EXTENDED DEADLINE (FEB 21st) – 2018 “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship – APPLY NOW!

On February 14th, 2018, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Mentorship News, Scholarship News by Comments Off on EXTENDED DEADLINE (FEB 21st) – 2018 “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship – APPLY NOW!

We are pleased to EXTEND 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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2018 Richard Juarez, MD Memorial Award – NOW OPEN

On February 5th, 2018, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Scholarship News by Comments Off on 2018 Richard Juarez, MD Memorial Award – NOW OPEN

ATTENTION: GRADUATING SENIORS → SCHOLARSHIP/AWARD OPPORTUNITY

 

2018 Richard Juarez, MD Memorial Award: For Outstanding Commitment to the Community of LMSA & Latino Community

We are honoring Dr. Richard Juarez, a Latino LMSA alumni legacy, by recognizing a graduating LMSA medical student.  To qualify for the 2018 Richard Juarez, MD Memorial Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Community to LMSA & the Latino Community, applicants must be graduating medical students who have been involved in LMSA during all of their years of medical school training, and have a well developed vision of how they will improve the health of Latinos and other underserved communities.

 

To apply use online application: https://allianceinmentorship.wufoo.com/forms/2018-richard-juarez-md-memorial-award/

 

To make a donation: https://www.paypal.me/mimentor

 

Submission of the on-line application must be made by February 23rd, 2018 by 11:59pm. Any application material received after this date will not be reviewed. All submitted materials become the property of the Alliance in Mentorship and will not be returned. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

 

Winners will be recognized at the 2018 LMSA-West Regional Conference Graduating Senior Gala. To purchase your ticket, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/34th-annual-ccm-lmsa-west-regional-conference-tickets-40081100651

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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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NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) Application Available

On December 19th, 2017, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Mentorship News, Scholarship News by Comments Off on NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) Application Available

The NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) provides medical and graduate-level nursing and physician assistant students a valuable opportunity to examine firsthand primary healthcare in key areas of the US. PCLP Scholars receive a scholarship stipend to cover travel and living expenses incurred during the program.

About the Program: Faced with an increasing shortage of primary healthcare professionals in the United States, the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) develops future leaders in the field, improving access for the nation’s most underserved communities. For six weeks each summer, PCLP Scholars experience the challenges and rewards of primary care in community health centers (CHCs) across the nation through leadership training, service-learning projects, and healthcare delivery.

PCLP application information and guidelines are available on the NMF website, at www.nmfonline.org/PCLP. You may also contact them via email at pclpinfo@nmfonline.org

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

 

Links:

2018 PCLP Recruitment Flyer – CA

2018 PCLP Brochure v3

 

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