NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Chapter

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

Mission:  AMSA is committed towards advancing medical education for premedical and medical students, interns, residents and improving the quality of care provided by post-MD and DO trainees; promoting active participation of its members in the economic, moral and social aspects of medicine by their involvement within the school, community and medical centers; and bettering the health care system and its delivery to all people.

National Organization: http://www.amsa.org

Our Chapter: AMSA will organize meetings which focus on medical economics, primary care specialties and HIV awareness. AMSA will host a bake sale in observance of World AIDS day with a possible guest speaker from the UN and a community event at the Glen Cove Boys and Girls club about safety. AMSA will also discuss the treatment and management of various traumatic injuries and possibly participate in a community Breast Cancer Awareness walk.

Dues: TO BE ANNOUNCED


Member Position Email
Brigid Freeley President bfeeley@nyit.edu
Altaib Al Yassin Vice President aalyas01@nyit.edu
Emily Deutsch Secretary edeuts01@nyit.edu
Melissa Foy Treasurer mfoy@nyit.edu
Megan Small Integrative Medicine Chair msmall01@nyit.edu
1st Year Representative
Dr. Maria Plummer Adviser mplummer@nyit.edu

 

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AMSA Updates

Hello new and old AMSA members! We’re off to a great start this year with lots of new members and one great meeting under our belts. At our first meeting, we celebrated AMSA’s National Primary Care Week with Dr. Blazey, who joined us to discuss the field of Primary Care with our club. He spoke specifically about what fields […]

SOIMA+AMSA+LGBT – World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1st, we had invited Regine Dawes and her client, Scott Bishop, from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) to come talk about his experiences living with HIV. He provided a very personal and engaging talk, breaking stereotypes and the stigma usually attached to the disease. […]

AMSA – Minutes to first meeting

Meeting #1 October 3, 2012 Start time: 12PM End time: 12:45PM All members of the eboard were present In today’s general interest meeting, Julie Ramaley as AMSA president, presented AMSA’s goals for the year. The goals include trying to transform idealism into meaningful public service, innovation and institutional change, give power to medical students to […]

AMSA participates in Community Plunge and St. Baldrick’s Event!

AMSA would like to thank everyone who participated in Community PLUNGE on Friday, March 16 at the Glen Cove Boy’s and Girl’s club! We played lots of games, like SPUD, Bacon and Duck, duck, goose with the children before giving a lecture on Safety, Nutrition and Fitness. Kids and adults alike had plenty of fun […]

AMSA and GHO get Lost in Translation

On February 7, AMSA co-sponsored a meeting with GHO, featuring a talk on cultural competency by Dr. Zehra Ahmed. Health disparities exist both on a global level, as well as within our nation’s health care system. Despite health care providers’ best intentions, we continue to see racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in medical care. One […]

AMSA – Summary and Updates

AMSA is a medical student organization that has broad objectives and can accommodate all medical students, regardless of background, specialty interests, or affiliations. So far, AMSA has held two monthly meetings. At our first meeting, we introduced everyone to AMSA and our new e-board! We explained our objectives: affordable health care for all, global health […]

ASMA Updates

AMSA is a medical student organization that has broad objectives and can accommodate all medical students, regardless of background, specialty interests, or affiliations. So far, AMSA has held two monthly meetings. At our first meeting, we introduced everyone to AMSA and our new e-board! We explained our objectives: affordable health care for all, global health […]

USMLERx Scholarship Announcement

AMSA and the First Aid/USMLERx Team are very proud to announce the third annual USMLERx Scholarship Program. This groundbreaking program will provide over $800,000 worth of scholarships at medical schools in the U.S. and around the world. Five complimentary 6-month USMLERx Step 1 Qmax and five complimentary 6-month USMLERx Step 2 CK Qmax scholarships are […]

SGA Activities Fair

Make a Difference, Get Involved! The SGA Activities Fair is a great way for students to learn more about the active organizations present on the NYCOM campus.  Each organization will have its own table where students can sign up to become members or inquire about organization activities that take place throughout the year.  The Activities […]

AMSA General Information

Want to learn more about the NYCOM Chapter of the American Medical Student Association?  Read through the flier below for some general information about the organization.

PPACA Survey Update – Quick Survey on Health Care Reform!

Members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) are working with medical students at Oregon Health & Science University to conduct a brief survey study on students’ perspectives on health care reform. The purpose of this study is to examine medical students’ current understanding of the new healthcare law, and how it affects them and their future patients. It […]

Mental Health Counseling is Available to all NYITCOM Students

Confidential mental health and professional counseling is available to all NYITCOM students to assist them in coping with the stresses of medical school. Counseling services are available through the NYITCOM Academic Health Care Center and the NYIT Counseling and Wellness Center. A. NYITCOM’s Academic Health Care Center provides mental health counseling services. Students can schedule […]

 

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