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Click here to find the MAPS Minutes “Spring Edition” April 2014 Issue Dear MAPS Family, It is hard to believe that the academic year has come to a close in the 50th administration of the Student National Medical Association with the theme, “50 Years, One Mission Diversifying the Face of Medicine.” The MAPS & […]
2013-2014 Membership Award Winners Premedical Scholarship Symone Jordan, Bowie State University, Region VI Symone has volunteered with the Mentoring to Manhood Program, helping students to prepare for standardized tests. She is also a participant in the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship program. She is the Vice President of her MAPS chapter and currently pursuing a BS in […]
Dear LMSA and SNMA, Since 2007, the LMSA has produced an incredibly informative residency guide and distributed it to its members at the LMSA national conference. This guide has evolved throughout the years but has always maintained the goal of furthering the success of all medical school students with particular focus on the challenges Latino […]
I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Chelsea Friedman, Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Florida International University.
Chelsea grew up in a middle class neighborhood in Central Jersey. The daughter of first generation college graduates, she is of Russian descent. Her parents, who moved from New York City to raise their family, worked hard to provide her and her three sisters with a decent quality of life. Although growing up […]
Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year! There is much to celebrate and reflect on for this season: being thankful, being generous, celebrating family traditions, and embracing the new year. This season is also an opportunity to reflect on what it means to have humanism in medicine. William Osler stated: “Let us know what kinds of people have a […]
As the first half of the academic year has come to a close, we reflect with the “Holiday Edition” of the MAPS Minutes to give our pre-medical /pre-health membership a publication with interesting articles, list of opportunities, and some National MAPS webinars focused on MCAT preparation, etc. In this issue, we learn about the community service […]
Blackness, Fear and Health By: Hazael Ajayi, Master of Biomedical Sciences Candidate 2014, Tufts University School of Medicine You heard of driving while black but have you heard of exercising while black? You can run, but you cannot hide from how the awareness of blackness can have an impact on health. A few weeks […]
Michael Harrell was born in a small, country town in Texas, named Huntsville. It is about 45 minutes from Houston. His mother met his father while she was working at a McDonald’s that he was managing. They got married, produced Michael, and were divorced soon thereafter. Michael has a sister who is 5 years […]
The MAPS Minutes is back to publication. The MAPS Minutes is the voice of the pre-medical & pre-health student membership of the Student National Medical Association. It is focused on all thing pre-medical as a way to focus on issues relating to premed life ranging from personal statement tips, AMCAS / AACOMAS applications services, professional […]