The Student Osteopathic Medical Association, NYCOM chapter held its third meeting on October 18th 2011 from noon to 1:00pm in William Rogers Auditorium. This meeting was held in conjunction with PHR and SOIMA. Lunch was served.
President [Darcy Hamill], Vice President [Danica Vargo], Secretary [Alysia Kwiatkowski], Treasurer [Anna Maria Arias], National Liaison [Tessa Murante], and First Year Representative [Lauren Ianco] were all present.
The keynote speaker for this lunchtime lecture was Prof. Martha Livingston from SUNY-Westbury. Prof. Livingston spoke on behalf of Physicians for a National Health Program and discussed both the need for health care reform and the benefits of a single payer insurance system. She also addressed concerns and answered questions from audience members.
Additionally, T-shirts were distributed to those who were not present at the last SOMA meeting.