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Diversity Panel 2020

Event held by LMSA – Latino Medical Student Association on 02/06/2020: AAPI, APAMSA, 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.

SNMA – Mountains, Hills, and Valleys; A Talk with Dr. Parker

Event held by SNMA – Student National Medical Association on 10/15/2019: At SNMA’s first meeting of the Fall, students had the ability to hear from Dr. Donna Parker, Dean of Diversity and Health Equity, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, and a beloved mentor to us all. We learned about her…

Disparities in HIV/AIDS lunch talk with Dr. Cook

The SNMA and AMSA partnered to sponsor a lunch talk with Dr. Cook about disparities in HIV/AIDS. Dr. Cook talked to us about the history of HIV/AIDS in the United States and then led a very interesting discussion with us about disparities in access to diagnoses, treatment, and care related…

SNMA and Peds IG Weight of the Nation Screening

The SNMA and the Peds Interest Group joined to host a screening of HBO and the Institute of Medicine’s documentary “the Weight of the Nation”. We watched the fourth part of the documentary which focuses on the beginnings of the obesity epidemic and some innovative ideas for improving the health…

SNMA Health Expo

Recently a handful of SNMA members volunteered at the New Horizon Outreach Ministries Health Expo. The goal of the event was to promote HIV testing and general health awareness in the local community. Throughout the morning and afternoon, we took blood pressures and checked glucose levels for over 40 people.

SNMA Health Fair

SNMA partnered with SNDA to host a health Fair. Medical students checked patient BPs and glucose levels as well as educated them about hypertension and diabetes.

SNMA Welcome Potluck

SNMA hosted a welcome potluck at Wildflower Clubhouse for the minorities of the entering medical class.