About

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.

 

 

JSNMA Staff

Jasmin Scott-Hawkins

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Publications Committee Co-Chairperson

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Jasmin Scott-Hawkins obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2010. She is currently a third year medical school student at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She served as Vice President of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine SNMA Chapter for the 2012-2013 year and served on the Region V Regional Conference Planning Committee for the 2013-2014 year.

 

 

Jonathan Ryan Batson

Publications Committee Vice-Chairperson

Florida International University

 
Jonathan Ryan Batson obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology with double minors in Public Health and Sociology/Anthropology from Florida International University in 2013. He previously served as the President of the Florida International University’s chapter of the Minority Association of Premedical Students (M.A.P.S.) that was awarded the distinction of “2011-2012 Student National Medical Association Region IV MAPS Chapter of the Year”, recognized by the Florida International University’s Council for Student Organizations as the 2011-2012 Outstanding Leader of the Year, and received the Dr. Gina Morgan-Smith Promising Premedical Student Award (Pre- Medical Student Scholarship) by the James Wilson Bridges M.D. Medical Society (JWBMS) chapter of the National Medical Association (2012). He is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University in Miami, Florida. His main goal as the Vice-Chairperson this academic year is to work on providing resources for our Pre-Medical membership as well as using his knowledge in Public-Health to include a social component of healthcare to the Journal of the Student National Medical Association.
 

 

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.

Reprinting

To reprint articles originally appearing in the JSNMA or JSNMA.org, please reference the article using the following text: “This article was reprinted from the JSNMA.org, the online Journal of the Student National Medical Association, first published [DATE DD/MM/YYYY] by [AUTHOR].

 

 

Contact

Journal of the Student National Medical Association
5113 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20011
T: 202.882.2881
F: 202882.2886
jsnma@snma.org

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