JSNMA is the flagship publication of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). As the voice of the SNMA, it serves as an educational and outreach tool to upcoming doctors and researchers. Journal topics include medical education, research, health advocacy, career opportunities, cultural competency and community outreach. As a print publication, the JSNMA reached over 8,000 student health professionals, physicians, deans and executives.
JSNMA.org includes interactive tools to engage readers in discussion of hot topics and educates about trends in medical education and health care delivery. JSNMA reaches a wide and diverse audience by utilizing its robust social networks. JSNMA maintains a semiannual publication calendar with interim content updates providing real-time access to news and information via laptops and smart phones.
Publications Committee Co-Chairperson
Yale School of MedicineCortlyn Brown obtained her Bachelor of Arts in biology with honors from the University of Chicago in 2010. She is currently a second year medical school student at the Yale School of Medicine. She served as President of the Yale SNMA for the 2012-2013 year during which Yale SNMA was selected as “Region VII Chapter of the Year.” During medical school, she has also served as a voting member of the Yale Institutional Review Board and a volunteer at HAVEN Free Clinic.
Jonathan Ryan Batson
Publications Committee Vice-Chairperson
Florida International University
About the SNMA
The Student National Medical Association is the nation’s oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Membership includes more than 6,000 medical students, pre-medical students, residents and physicians. Established in 1964, SNMA is dedicated to both ensuring culturally sensitive medical education and services, as well as increasing the number of African-American, Latino and other students of color entering and completing medical school.
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