The Southeast region of LMSA is composed of the states of Alabama , Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the common wealth of Puerto Rico. For general inquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEWS and UPDATES
USF Medical Interpreting Training Course: USF AHEC is offering a free medical interpreting training course for bilingual students, residents, faculty and staff on May 21, 2011 in Tampa, FL. Please register by May 10, 2011 online at www.gnahec.org. If you have any questions, please call Victor L. Rodriguez Cruz, BS at: (813) 929-1000 ext. 209.
USF Health Professions Summer Academy: The AHEC Professions Summer Academy is a two-week residential academic program intended to increase the college preparation skills of high school students interested in health careers such as: medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, allied health and public health. For more information click here.
2011 LMSA Southeast Regional Conference: The 2011 conference, Abriendo Puertas: Empowering Future Medical Leaders to Ensure the Ethical Care of Every Patient, was a huge success! We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the LMSA-SE chapter at the University of Miami (Hispanic American Medical Student Assoc) and all speakers and participants. Events included lectures on pressing Latino health topics, clinical skills workshops, expert panel discussions, pre-medical seminars and resources, a residency fair, and a community service project. CLICK for more details.
Elections: 2011-2012 officers were elected at our 2011 regional conference. The position of Webmaster is still available, this is a great way to get involved with our growing organization. If interested email email@example.com. CLICK HERE for more details.
LMSA Southeast USF COM Chapter Medical Mission Trip: Our USF COM chapter will undertaking its first medical mission trip this year! They will be going to Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic on December 19-22, 2010. Donations are currently being accepted. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A Unified Name – A New Era: On March 22, 2009, the executive board of NNLAMS approved the National Name Change Proposal with the goal to move the network to the next phase of unification. The proposal involved changing the NNLAMS national and regional names to LMSA. On March 27, 2009 the LMSA legislative body approved the national name change proposal thus releasing the LMSA name for the five regions and national core to use. Additionally, the new national logo will be LMSA’s present logo. On July 1, 2009, the national name change will go into effect in the following regions: West, Midwest, Southwest, Southeast. The Northeast region of the network, NBLHO, will have a House of Delegates meeting soon to vote on this issue formally as a reigon. For more details email: email@example.com
Summer Research Training Opportunities: Numerous programs are available to medical and graduate students interested in research opportunities at NIH (NIDA, NCI, NIAMS, NICHD, NHGRI , NINDS). If interested in the opportunity to participate in an NIH intramural programs and receive a travel award of more than $8,000 CLICK HERE.