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I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Marc Parris, MD Candidate at The University of California, San Francisco

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Marc Parris, MD Candidate at The University of California, San Francisco

  Marc Parris, the youngest of three children to his parents, was born in Manhattan, New York. He grew up in Mt. Vernon, which is just north of the Bronx in New York. His parents, both of Bajan (people from the island of Barbados) descent, are physicians in anesthesia and pediatrics. His brother is an NYPD […]

MAPS Minutes Fall 2014 Edition has been published!!!

MAPS Minutes Fall 2014 Edition has been published!!!

Click here to find the MAPS Minutes Fall Edition November 2014 Issue   Greetings MAPS Family! I would like to introduce you to the Fall edition of the 2014-2015 MAPS Minutes! We are midway through the SNMA administrative term, and I am so grateful for an incredible MAPS Committee. The MAPS Committee has been hard […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Terrance Weeden, DO Candidate at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Terrance Weeden, DO Candidate at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Georgia Campus

  Terrance Weeden was born early on Memorial Day at Fort Rucker, Alabama, a quiet, small, army base nestled in a rural area in southeast Alabama. He arrived to a mother, father, and an older sister anxiously awaiting their bundle of joy. His parents were both natives to southern Alabama; his dad was enlisted in […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Brittany Bruce, MD Candidate at the University of Kansas School of Medicine

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Brittany Bruce, MD Candidate at the University of Kansas School of Medicine

  Brittany was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, the beautiful city of unmatched BBQ, majestic fountains, and midwest charm. Being the oldest of one little brother, Brittany describes her household growing up as “full of love”. There was always time to sit down each night for dinner, always time for family vacations, and […]

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Ekene Ajufo, MD Candidate at Temple University School of Medicine

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Ekene Ajufo, MD Candidate at Temple University School of Medicine

        Ekene Ajufo was born in Nigeria, but moved shortly after birth and spent some of her childhood all around the world. When her parents settled in the United States, she gained early experience in the medical field. Her father, a pediatrician going through residency. Her mother, a practicing registered nurse. In […]

MAPS Minutes Spring 2014 Edition has been published!!!

MAPS Minutes Spring 2014 Edition has been published!!!

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 & […]

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AMEC 2014 Updates: SNMA and MAPS Chapter Awards and Chapter Charterings

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 […]

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 challenges Latino […]

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 […]

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 […]