NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Chapter
Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA)
Mission Statement: The Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) is a national organization of medical and pre-medical students committed to addressing the unique health challenges of Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) communities. APAMSA serves as a forum for student leaders to engage these health issues and develop initiatives and projects addressing those needs. The local, regional, and national activities of APAMSA aim to promote the health of the APIA community and help healthcare workers understand how to care for APIA patients in a culturally sensitive manner. Finally, APAMSA provides an important venue for medical students to meet, exchange experiences, and develop personally and professionally through leadership and service.
National Organization: www.apamsa.org
Our Chapter: We represent Asian Pacific Americans as a group within the health care community at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.
We are a resource for information on matters related to Asian Pacific Americans.
We provide a forum for discussion of issues concerning Asian Pacific Americans in health care.
We provide a link between students and faculty of Asian Pacific American background.
We provide opportunities for service in the greater New York City area.
Dues: TO BE ANNOUNCED
|Jonathan Chen||Vice Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kaythi Khin||2nd Year Representativeemail@example.com|
|1st Year Representative|
|Dr. Kathleen Pergament||Adviserfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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Hi, my name is Joon Ha Woo, and I’m so happy to announce APAMSA’s first meeting on 09/04/14. Our meeting will consist of 1. Introduction of E-board members and our adviser Dr. Pergament 2. Election for the First Rep Plus, you will get to hear all the great things that we have planned […]
Dr. K Pergament had come to talk to us about “Asian Health Disparities in the US” We discussed about diseases that were common in the Asian population and what doctors and people are doing to lower the mortality. Topics such as hepatitis B, cancer and the prevalence of these diseases were just a few of the topics that were […]
1) Introduced the APAMSA eboard. 2) Discussed upcoming school events (speakers, school community plunge etc) 3) Discussed upcoming social events (social dinner, holi event etc) 4) Introduced the sweatpants design 5) Collected the $10 dues 6) Elected our first representative- Denis Nguyen Meeting was adjourned at 12:45pm. There were no questions that were raised.