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Latino Medical Student Association

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
LMSA
Purpose:
The LMSA Mission is the following: The Latino Medical Student Association unites and empowers medical students through service, mentorship and education to advocate for the health of the Latino community.

Our vision is: Unifying Medical Students to promote Latino health.

Part of our objectives include:

To unify all Latino medical students into one organization
To provide a voice for underrepresented medical students
To actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels
To educate medical students on Latino health issues
To advocate for the rights of Latinos in health care
To provide leadership opportunities for Latinos
To promote volunteerism in the Latino community
Year Founded:
2017
Membership Dues:
No dues
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
Health Professionals Education Building

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Laura Chahin
Public Contact E-mail Address:
lchahin@medicine.tamhsc.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
7135502791

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Other
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
31-50
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per year
Off-Campus Social Events:
Never
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never