2018 “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship – Now OPEN

On January 25th, 2018, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Scholarship News by Comments Off on 2018 “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship – Now OPEN

We are pleased to open the application cycle for the 2018 “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship! This scholarship was developed in 2008 to assist high school and college freshman students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be considered in the selection process. Dr. Amanda Perez is an alumna of LMSA-West at the Charles Drew University Chapter, where she served as Medical Student Representative. She later was in charge of the Scholarship Program when she served on the Executive Board for the Western Region. Award recipients will have the chance to meet Dr. Amanda Perez at a future LMSA West event.

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Call For Abstracts – LMSA West Conference on March 2nd and 3rd

On January 25th, 2018, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, LMSA Chapters, LMSA Events by Comments Off on Call For Abstracts – LMSA West Conference on March 2nd and 3rd

LMSA West is happy to announce a Call For Abstracts for poster presentations at the LMSA West Conference on March 2nd and 3rd. The poster fair will be held concurrently with the networking event on Friday, March 2nd at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Please share with all your members and contacts who may be interested.

Medical, nursing, MPH, graduate students, and residents are all encouraged to submit abstracts for poster presentations on research related to health and health access in underserved communities, including health outcomes in Latinx communities/populations. We welcome poster presentations in the areas of basic sciences, social and behavioral sciences, translational and clinical research, and public health. Established guidelines will be used to select 15 posters for presentation and judges available at the poster fair will determine which three posters qualify for prizes of $250 or $125. **Click here for guidelines**

The poster fair will be followed by a networking event with appetizers and a great music selection curated by a DJ. Attached you will find the “Call for Abstracts” information sheet with all the details outlined.

Submit abstracts using this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkzCCWyg0GIvW7f84FykgfgV64o5-Y6ZTOLSE-YTDMSrlvdA/viewform

​For any questions, please contact us at lmsawestposters2018@gmail.com

We look forward to reading your abstract and to the poster presentations.

Kind regards,

LMSA West Conference Committee

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