The International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) is a unique international organisation established in 1985. IAP provides a pivot and glues national and regional societies for the common cause of promoting Pancreatology throughout the world. It has a unique model where members of various national societies are accorded dual membership of IAP and the parent society. At present, it has >3500 members comprising of basic scientists and clinical investigators from 32 countries exploring pancreatic biology and pathophysiology in order to find newer treatment and improve outcomes for pancreatic disorders.
The major objectives of IAP are