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2013-2014 LMSA/SNMA Residency Guide!!!

2013-2014 LMSA/SNMA Residency Guide!!!

  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 […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Chelsea Friedman, Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Florida International University.

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 […]

Winter 2013-14 JSNMA is here!!! -  Humanism in Medicine edition

Winter 2013-14 JSNMA is here!!! – Humanism in Medicine edition

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 […]

MAPS Minutes Winter 2013 - Holiday Edition

MAPS Minutes Winter 2013 – Holiday Edition

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

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 […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Michael Harrell, MD Candidate at Boston University School of Medicine

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Michael Harrell, MD Candidate at Boston University School of Medicine

   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 […]

MAPS Minutes for Fall 2013 has been Published!!!

MAPS Minutes for Fall 2013 has been Published!!!

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 […]

Get Published in the Journal of the Student National Medical  Association (JSNMA) for our  Winter 2013 / Spring 2014 Editions.

Get Published in the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) for our Winter 2013 / Spring 2014 Editions.

The Journal of the Student National Medical Association is looking for original submissions from National SNMA members  (associate and active members) for their upcoming JSNMA issue and jsnma.org! Medical/Public Health submissions preferred; exceptional non-medical/health submissions will be  considered as well. *You must be paid national member to be published!!! Winter 2013 JSNMA Edition would be […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE - Denise Della, Bachelors of Science in Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle.

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Denise Della, Bachelors of Science in Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Denise Della was born and raised on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii.  She was raised by parents that emigrated from the Philippines.  Denise is the youngest of two siblings, Michelle who is 26 years old and Chris who is 28 years old.  Although Denise lived on a beautiful and tropical island of Maui, she […]

The Freshmen Ten – 10 Essential Tips for Premedical Students

The Freshmen Ten – 10 Essential Tips for Premedical Students by: Jonathan Ryan Batson, National Vice-Chairperson of the SNMA Publications Committee / Junior Editor of the JSNMA   The freshmen “10”, in the traditional sense is about the extra 10 pounds that students get during their busy time acclimating to the rigors of their first […]