Event held by APAMSA – Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association on 05/18/2021: APAMSA held a lunch forum to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This was an open discussion on Asian American heritage, and the recent challenges faced by Asian Americans.
Event held by APAMSA – Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association on 12/22/2020: Dr. Co-Vu, a pediatric cardiologist, spoke about the representation of Asians/Asian-Americans in popular culture, the influence of stereotypes and the model minority myth, and how Asians/Asian-American physicians can contribute to the conversation on diversity.
Event held by LMSA – Latino Medical Student Association on 02/06/2020: APAMSA, IMSA, LMSA, and SNMA hosted their second annual Diversity Panel with physicians from minority backgrounds. They spoke about their experiences interacting with their colleagues and patients, and their recommendations for becoming culturally-sensitive medical providers.
Event held by APAMSA – Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association on 09/09/2019: Lunch meeting discussing Dr. Co-Vu’s experience as an Asian/Asian American physician and how her cultural identity has influenced her practice.