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SNMA Race and Medicine: Dermatology in Minority Communities

Event held by SNMA – Student National Medical Association on 11/29/2021: The second speaker of our 2021 Race and Medicine Lecture Series: Dr. Rony Francois! Dr. Rony Francois is a Dermapathology Fellow currently at the Univerisity of California, San Francisco. Dr. Francois spoke on dermatological disorders and issues in…

SNMA- Intro Meeting

Event held by SNMA – Student National Medical Association on 09/03/2021: SNMA welcomed new and old members back into the fold. We introduced our executive board and our event plans for the upcoming semester.

SNMA Black History Month Movie Night

Event held by SNMA – Student National Medical Association on 02/19/2021: UF SNMA hosted a Black History Month movie night where we came together and watched “Something the Lord Made”, a film about Vivien Thomas and his journey to transform the field of heart surgery. The movie was inspiring…

Getting to know SNMA

Event held by SNMA – Student National Medical Association on 09/01/2020: In SNMA’s very first GBM of the year, we introduced everyone to what SNMA is both on a national level and on a UF chapter level. We showed what we have done thus far including our summer Dinner…

Diversity Panel 2020

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.

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.