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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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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Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines – Dec. 22nd

On December 15th, 2017, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Mentorship News, Scholarship News by Comments Off on Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines – Dec. 22nd

The Latino Medical Student Association sponsors several scholarships for pre-med and medical students. Award amounts vary, and the deadlines are approaching for 3 of them (Due: 12/22/17).

Here is a link to our scholarship webpage: Current LMSA Scholarships

Apply now! And best of luck to you all.

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2018 Summer Internship Program by Nth Dimensions – APPLY NOW

On December 15th, 2017, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, Mentorship News, Newsletter Featured Articles, Scholarship News by Comments Off on 2018 Summer Internship Program by Nth Dimensions – APPLY NOW

Apply for the Orthopaedic Summer Internship program, sponsored by Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

All medical students are encouraged to apply for this program especially designed for first year gender and ethnic minority medical students, including those enrolled in the AAOS, J. Robert Gladden, or Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society mentoring programs.

Summer interns work side by side with experienced orthopaedic surgeon preceptors in a challenging academic or private practice environment. Students prepare and defend poster presentations at the National Medical Association (NMA) Annual Convention and attend elements of the AAOS Annual Meeting the following spring.

For more information or to apply online, visit www.nthdimensions.org
Accepting applications: November 1, 2017 – January 15, 2018

Information Flyer available HERE

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Mentorship Information at the Chapters

On May 5th, 2017, posted in: General Announcements, Latest News, LMSA Chapters, LMSA Events, Mentorship News by

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Hola LMSA familia!

Mentorship has put together a document of the mentorship opportunities located at various chapters. You can read about it on the pdf file below or by visiting the chapter pages under the “Who We Are” and “Our Chapters”.

Don’t hesitate to contact the chapters on how to get involved in mentorship!

LMSA West mentorship practices

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