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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 […]

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 […]

Should Medical School Last Just 3 Years?

Should Medical School Last Just 3 Years?

Sandwiched between three mind-numbing years of basic science courses and hospital rotations and the lockdown years of residency training, the fourth year of medical school has long been a welcome respite for future doctors. It is the only time in their medical education when students have few requirements and a plethora of elective course offerings […]

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 […]

Doctor Shortage: Doctors Encourage Minority Students to Learn Medicine

Doctor Shortage: Doctors Encourage Minority Students to Learn Medicine

Doctors met minority high school students to invite them to consider a career in medicine. Derrick Jones, a sophomore at Ballou Senior High School, said that he was grateful for the support of the volunteer doctors. He said they were committed to helping him get to where he wants to go in life. Jones spoke […]

Research Assistant – Global Health

Research Assistant – Global Health

The Center for Global Development, an independent, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC seeks a Research Assistant to support the work of the Director of Global Health Policy. The successful candidate will have experience with research in economics and/or Global Health Policy.  The RA must demonstrate strong quantitative, analytical and communications skills. General Responsibilities: Under […]

YOUNG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

YOUNG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program (YLSP) recognizes, supports and encourages the educational efforts of young people committed to active roles of public service and leadership in the struggle against HIV/AIDS. YLSP is open to current high school seniors and college undergraduates who have demonstrated an active commitment to fighting AIDS (for […]

Program addresses shortage of healthcare professionals in less developed countries

Program addresses shortage of healthcare professionals in less developed countries

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2013 – The Peace Corps today will begin accepting applications from healthcare professionals interested in serving as medical or nursing educators in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda as part of the Global Health Service Partnership program. Volunteers will serve one-year assignments starting July 2014 teaching clinical skills to medical and nursing students […]

Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program

From the Multicultural Affairs Office, the Summer Research Trainee Program is a mandatory eight weeks in length. Students will   prepare an oral presentation of their work at the completion of the eight-week program.   Prepare an abstract of the research project.   Attend the weekly didactic seminars (mandatory), as well as an introductory course […]