Conferences

36TH ANNUAL LMSA-WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE - 2020

"POTENCIAR EL CAMBIO: Empowering Interconnection In Healthcare to Create Change"

The Latino Medical Student Association-West (LMSA-West) is proud to announce the 36th Annual LMSA West Regional Conference to be held on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th, 2019. The event will be hosted by the University of California Irvine School of Medicine LMSA Chapter. The goal of the LMSA-West Conference is to increase diversity of the health professions and inform future leaders in healthcare about the issues affecting the Latinx community. This conference is ideal for medical students who are passionate and/or interested in learning about diversity in the health professions and for premed students considering applying to a health professional school. We welcome students from all racial/ethnic backgrounds.

Registration is required and must be completed PRIOR to the conference. We will be selling out!

The conference includes:

Friday, March 13th: Networking/Residency Fair Event for medical students and physicians from 5-8pm that will take place at the University of CA Irvine School of Medicine Educational Building (836 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92697-4089).
Saturday, March 14th: Community college, undergraduate, and medical students are invited to join our conference and participate in workshops on the healthcare needs of the Latinx community, student leadership training, healthcare policy, medical school application process, residency application process and interactive procedural sessions. Registration and breakfast starts at 7:30am at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County, CA (18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612) and opening remarks begin at 8:30am. Please plan to arrive early so you don’t miss out on anything!
Saturday, March 14th (Evening): Registration for the graduating Senior Gala and cocktail hour will begin at 6:00 pm. The gala will take place at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County, CA (18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612) and end at 11:30 pm.

  • 35TH ANNUAL LMSA-WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE – 2019

    “We Belong: Luchando Por Nuestro Lugar”

    We expect over 600 Latino healthcare professionals and pre-health students and 50 exhibitors from medical schools, pre-health programs, and residencies all over the country! This annual conference is arguably the largest gathering of pre-medical and medical Latinx students in the U.S. The theme of this year’s conference is: “We Belong: Luchando Por Nuestro Lugar.” The theme speaks to the unique role we as future physicians have in advocating for our patients.

    Where: Stanford University

    When: March 8th – 9th, 2019

    Participants and Resource Fair Exhibitors: Registration is now open!! Click Here

    Graduating Seniors: Add your name to this list to make sure you don’t miss out on important information about your graduation sarape and graduation senior gala tickets! The gala will be on Saturday March 9th, 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM (tentative).

    The conference includes:

    Networking Night: Friday, March 8th, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Join LMSA-West medical students, physicians, and other health professionals for an evening of mingling over appetizers and beverages. Health professionals, LMSA alumni and staff: Meet graduating seniors and other medical students. Learn about what exciting next career steps await them. Medical students: Engage with alumni, faculty, staff and other LMSA supporters. Medical student and above. Location L .

    35th Annual LMSA-West Regional Conference We Belong! Luchando por nuestro lugar: Saturday, March 9th, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM The LMSA-West is our premiere signature event. Join pre-medical, medical, physician, and other health professional guests to support pre-medical students along their path. Workshops on applying to medical school, meeting the healthcare needs of the Latino community, student leadership training, health care policy, etc. Mostly pre-medical student and above. High school students welcome but workshops tailored for pre-medical students in higher education. Mostly pre-medical student and above.

    35th Annual LMSA-West Regional Conference We Belong! Luchando por nuestro lugar Exhibitor Fair: Saturday, March 9th, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Join over 40 exhibitors and 500 conference attendees during our exhibitor fair. Exhibitors: engage pre-medical and medical students into your program. Students: speak with admissions and recruitment staff to learn more about present programs.

    Graduating Senior Gala and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 9th, 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM: Join graduating medical student seniors, health professionals, advisors and other LMSA-West medical students for our Gala and Awards Ceremony.  Enjoy inspiring speeches over dinner and beverages, congratulate award winners, commemorate graduates, watch families and friends places stoles on seniors, enjoy cultural performances and a night of dancing. Mostly medical students and above only.

    Register for these events through our Eventbrite.

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    For any questions or inquiries prior to the event, please email vp_conference@lmsa.net. Thank you!

     


    34TH ANNUAL LMSA-WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    The Latino Medical Student Association-West (LMSA West) is proud to announce the 34th Annual CCM & LMSA West Regional Conference to be held on Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. The event will be hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine chapter of LMSA.

    The annual conference inspires Latino students to enter into healthcare professions and provides career development and leadership skills to current health care professional students. The theme of this year’s conference is:

    “Breaking Borders, Building Bridges: Paving the Future of Medicine”

     In addition to discussing major issues prevalent in our communities such as the growing demand for culturally sensitive, high quality health care access, we will also emphasize our active role in advocacy- ranging from the family medicine doctor to the Latino physician doing research for diverse populations.

     

    REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

    Registration information for the conference, networking event and gala can be found on the eventbrite page below:

    LINK:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/34th-annual-ccm-lmsa-west-regional-conference-tickets-40081100651

    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

    Due Friday, February 9th, 2018. For more information, see our Call for Abstracts post.

    CONFERENCE AGENDA

    Events this year include:

    Friday, March 2nd:

    • Conference for High School students at UCLA Undergraduate Campus [8am-4pm]

      • workshops for high school students on the healthcare needs of the Latino community, undergraduate admissions, medical school admissions, health care policy etc.

    • Networking event for Medical Students and Physicians at Geffen Hall at UCLA School of Medicine [5pm-8pm]

    Saturday, March 3rd:

    • Conference for Undergraduate and Medical Students at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel [8am-4:30pm]

      • workshops on the healthcare needs of the Latino community, student leadership training, health care policy, and various forms to take action.

    • Gala Event for Graduating Medical Students, Families and Physician Mentors at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel [6:30pm-1am]

     

    EXHIBITORS

    You can pay for exhibitors table directly on eventbrite page by selecting specific exhibitor category under ticket selection or you can also mail check, please contact us atwestconference@lmsa.netto provide instructions.

     

    Sincerely,

    The LMSA West Regional Conference Planning Committee

     

     


    33RD ANNUAL LMSA WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    The Latino Medical Student Association-West (LMSA West) is proud to announce the 33rd Annual LMSA West Regional Conference to be held on Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th, 2017. The event will be hosted by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine chapter of LMSA at the Mission Bay Campus of UCSF.

    The annual conference inspires Latino students to enter into healthcare professions and provides career development and leadership skills to current health care professional students. The theme of this year’s conference is:

    “Unidos en Accion: Calling to action, Moving to action, and Sustaining action with our communities”

    The theme speaks to the unique role we as future physicians have in advocating for our patients.

    The conference includes:

    Evening Friday, March 24th Networking event for medical students and physicians.

    Day Saturday March 25th workshops on the healthcare needs of the Latino community, student leadership training, health care policy, and various forms to take action.

    Evening Saturday March 25th  Graduating Senior Gala

     

    REGISTRATION

     

    Sold out

    AGENDA

    Now available in PDF Format: 33rd Annual LMSA West Conference Agenda

    EXHIBITORS

     

    Sold out

     

    Sincerely,

    The LMSA West Regional Conference Planning Committee

     


    32ND ANNUAL LMSA WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

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    11th LMSA National Conference

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    32nd Annual West Regional Conference

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    For more information, or to become a sponsor of our conference, please contact west@lmsa.net, or VP_Conference@lmsa.net.

    LMSA West Regional National Conf 2016

    31ST ANNUAL LMSA WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    LMSA West E-board 2014-2015_Thank You_Conference

    Thank you to KECK School of Medicine of USC for putting on such an amazing conference!


    31st Annual LMSA Western Regional Conference – Exhibitors Registration

    (Please note additional eventbrite fees apply)

    Prospectus: View/Download

    Participant / Student Registration

    Eventbrite - 31st Annual LMSA Western Regional Conference at USC

    https://lmsawest2015.eventbrite.com

    31st Annual LMSA Western Regional Conference

    April 3-4, 2015

    Hosted by Keck School of Medicine of USC

    For more information, or to become a sponsor of our conference,

    please contact west@lmsa.net, or VP_Conference@lmsa.net

     


    30TH ANNUAL LMSA WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    Our 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!

    UC Davis Medical students Olivia Campa, Jennifer Ornelas & Mayra Betancourt invite you to the “30th LMSA West Regional Conference” March  21st & 22nd 2014. Video produced by Jorge  Monzon form AVI co-sponsor working with LMSA in expanding outreach to our community via mobile technologies.  For more information email Olivia Campa: vp_conference@lmsa.net

     Register here: http://2014-lmsa-western-regional-conference-at-ucd.eventbrite.com/

    Register here - eventbrite

     

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    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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    PLATINUM Sponsor

    UC Davis School of Medicine

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    GOLD Sponsors

    Kaiser

    MiMentor

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    BRONZE Sponsors

    AVI Productions

    California Health Care Foundation

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    Kaplan

                 

                               

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    Honorable Mention

    California Endowment

    CMA

    Eastside Orthopedics

    Merrill Lynch

    NHMA

     

    Updated March 15, 2014 at 7:51 am

     


    29TH ANNUAL LMSA WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    This year’s Annual Regional Conference was held at UC San Diego School of Medicine.  Thank you all for making this conference a great success!