Check out our upcoming Events!

On March 19th, 2014 | Comments Off

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

Stay tuned for our upcoming:



Our 30th Annual LMSA Western Regional Conference

that took place March 21-22, 2014 in Sacramento, CA, was a huge success!!

Congratulations to the graduating seniors, and a big thank you to our sponsors and supporters, and everyone for participating and contributing to this great community!  Wondering where the next conference will take place?  Take a look at our 5-year schedule here!

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Our recent 30th Annual Regional Conference at UC Davis was a great success!  Thank you to each and everyone of our students, supporters, organizers, sponsors, and participants!  We could not have done it without you.

We are also pleased to announce our new Spring 2014 issue of our LMSA West Newsletter:

  • LMSA Annual Conference ……………..1
  • Case Mgt to Stamp Out Diabetes………3
  • Wellness Center Collaboration………..4
  • Empowering Young Latinas…..………..5
  • Outreach & Mentorship……………………5
  • Chapter Update…………………….…………6
  • Mentorship & Networking………..……..7
  • Comprometidos con la Comunidad….8
  • Medical Spanish…………….……………..9
  • United Health Fndn. Scholar…..……..9
  • Scholarship Recipients……….…..…….11

 Please visit our Newsletter Page for past publications!

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National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

On February 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

Save a Life, Give Blood.

Did you know that someone in the US receives blood every 2 seconds?

Invoking the name and legacy of César E. Chávez, the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)-West, in conjunction with LMSA National, BloodSource and the Migrant Students Foundation will be taking part in the César E. Chávez Blood Drive Challenge on Saturday, March 22, 2013.

LMSA-West would like to cordially invite you to participate in our blood drive being held during our 30th annual Regional conference:  Transforming Our Script in Medicine.  This is the first year that LMSA-West has partnered with LMSA National for its National Latino Healthcare Day.  What better way to celebrate our 30th anniversary than by continuing the legacy of Cesar E. Chavez and bring awareness to a good cause: blood donation?

The blood drive will be held throughout the 30th Annual Conference at the Double Tree hotel in Sacramento. If you would like to participate and donate blood please indicate it on your conference registration under the “Participate in Blood Drive tab”.  Our VP of Community Affairs will then contact you with further information.

Questions? Please contact our VP of Community Affairs: Sonia Morales (

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Winter 2014 Newsletter

On January 25th, 2014 | Comments Off

Our Winter Regional Meeting is taking place TODAY at Western University of Health Sciences in conjunction with LMSA @ Western’s MENTORSHIP DAY!

Inside this newest issue of our newsletter:

  • Undocumented Student’s Road to Surgery-UW
  • Escribiendo Historia-UCR
  • Inner Peace in Peru-U of UtaHFrida Kahlo and Medicine-USC
  • History of a Health Fair-UCLA/CDU
  • Reflecting on 2013-OHSU
  • Mentorship Day-Western
  • Cesar Chavez Blood Drive
  • Serving Migrant Workers –UCSD

 Please visit our Newsletter Page for past publications!


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Attention pre-health students in the LMSA West Region!

For one week in February, Tour 4 Diversity will be visiting a campus near you! this event is for:
-Undergraduate Students!
-Post-Bacc Students!
-Recent Alumni!
-Graduating High School Seniors!
Time to get motivated!

Program consist of: A day-long conference of informational and inspiring workshops

Date and Location: See link below
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (registration opening at 8:30am)
* Lunch served *
Cost: Free for all students!

Click Here: Tour 4 Diversity

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Our Mission

To recruit and support individuals in the healthcare professions who will strive to improve the access and delivery of healthcare to Latinos and medically underserved populations.

LMSA West Newsletter


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