RSSArchive for January, 2011

Relationships in Medicine-Getting What Matters, Getting What You Need

Relationships in Medicine-Getting What Matters, Getting What You Need

Kendra* smiled shyly, lowered herself into a comfy therapy chair, and began her relationship story at the end.

“I can’t believe he broke up with me. Even though I broke up with him, twice. Even though we only were on the same campus for a few months before going to different cities. Even though we’ve been apart for two years and will be for four more years. He always said, ‘Baby, you’re going through some bad times, but I know we’re meant to be.’”

Health Reforms Effects on Medical Students and Their Patients

Health Reforms Effects on Medical Students and Their Patients

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or Affordable Care Act), which became law March 23, 2010, will continue to make dramatic changes to the American health care landscape over the coming decade. Members of the Student National Medical Association should begin to familiarize themselves with the many important provisions of the Affordable Care Act because several of these provisions will become implemented as current medical students begin and complete their residency training.

I Am SNMA:  Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.B.A.

I Am SNMA: Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.B.A.

The Student National Medical Association is composed of over 135 medical chapters and 120 pre-medical chapters nationwide. These local chapters are often recognized as the “backbone” of the SNMA. In relation to the success of these chapters, often tantamount to member involvement is the commitment and guidance of many unsung heroes who assume roles as advisors, mentors, and supporters. The Creighton SNMA Chapter is fortunate to have such a supporter in Dr. Sade Kosoko-Lasaki.