Welcome to the Winter 2016 Newsletter!

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View our past newsletters here.


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Dates have now been announced for the 33rd Annual LMSA West Regional conference!

It will be held March 24th-25th in 2017 and will be hosted by UC San Francisco. So keep the date on your calendar and bookmark the 33rd Annual LMSA West Regional Conference to stay up to date on the details of the conference.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

-LMSA West

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Open to high school and college freshman within the LMSA West States who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine

Deadline: May 31st, 2016 11:59pm

For more information, eligibility criteria and to download the pdf application, please visit the Dr. Amanda Perez Scholarship page.

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Order your LMSA Class of 2016 Zarapes here!

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SENIORS!!  Order your LMSA Class of 2016 Graduation Zarapes here!

They will arrive in time for the Gala at the LMSA National Conference in Pomona, California, on April 9, 2016.  You can pick these up at the Gala registration table.

Remember to FILL OUT Graduation GALA Form  by 2/25/2016 HERE. ** Lifetime members please see below. **

* If you are unable to make the Gala, you can have a representative from your school pick it up for you (please indicate this in the option below).

* The zarape can also be shipped to your specified address – please be sure to provide this information as you check-out in PayPal.

Thank you and see you at the Conference!


Please ** use your computer browser **
*** If using Mobile Phone –> on your phone browser’s Setting –> “Request Desktop Site”
( Instructions on Requesting Desktop Site: iPhone / Android )

1) Select Pick-up vs. Shipped (if pick-up, enter name of person picking up in #3).
2) Enter your Medical School.
3) click on Buy Now after selecting the Option.

Choose from Options below: Pick-up vs. Shipped
School rep picking up zarape:

LMSA “Lifetime” Members

(ie. those who became paid lifetime members prior to 12/31/2015)

You must still RSVP to the Graduating Senior Form by 2/25/2016.  If you are attending the Gala, your zarape will be ordered for you.

NOT attending the Gala and still are requesting a zarape?  You can pay for it to be shipped to you.  Please pay for shipping and provide your address (shipped in April) when prompted:

PayPal Payments


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Check out our upcoming Events!

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Keep checking our EVENTS page for more details on all upcoming conferences, recruitment  fairs, health forums and more!

Stay tuned for these upcoming events:

32nd Annual LMSA Western Regional Conference

More info & REGISTRATION link–> Conference 2016

LMSA WEST - National Pomona Western Save_the_date_2016

Be a part of this amazing event:  inspiring keynote speakers, one of a kind workshops, festivities and gala banquet for our graduating seniors and much much more!

Become one of our conference sponsors and supporters and contribute to this great community event!  For more information please contact VP_Conference@LMSA.net.

Get ready for the 2016 LMSA Conference at WESTERN in Pomoma, California!  Elections for LMSA West & National will be happening during the weekend of April 7-10!

Wondering where the next LMSA West Conference will take place near you?  Take a look at our 5-year schedule here!

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