American Medical Student Association Your 2014-15 officers Edmond Lai, Executive President Class: Junior Major: Biochemistry and Psychology Fun Fact: I was a UK citizen for three years and I still have a British passport Austin Schmierer, Executive Vice President Class: Junior Major: Physiology Fun Fact: My favorite show is “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Your 2014-15 officers Lisbell Abreu, Vice President of Education and Advocacy/Senator Class: Sophomore Major: Molecular Biology and Psychology Fun Fact: I come from a place where there's summer all year and where 70's degrees is consider to be COLD. Grant Uselman, Vice President of Public Relations and Recruitment Class: Sophomore Major: Biochemistry Fun Fact: I like to rock climb Your 2014-15 officers (cont) Zoha Syed, Vice President of Activities Class: Sophomore Major: Biochemistry and Chemistry Fun Fact: I got my black belt in Taekwondo with a torn ACL in my left knee Archana Einstein, Vice President of Membership/Treasurer Class: Sophomore Major: Microbiology and Biochemistry Fun Fact: My phone went off during a chemistry midterm twice Laura Colmenares, Vice President of Sponsorship/Webmaster Class: Junior Major: Neurobiology and Physiology Fun Fact: I love to surf What is AMSA? The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), with a half-century history of medical student activism, is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. Mission Statement The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/ WEBSITE: http://www.amsauw.com/ Becoming a Member National Membership ($75 for 5 years) Discounts on Bank of America, Kaplan MCAT test prep materials, travel services, etc. Free subscription to The New Physician Annual conferences/workshops Local (UW) Membership ($25) Access to professors/doctors Networking/mentorship Increase awareness about medical community and opportunities Reduced cost Upcoming events Medical Student panel…Wednesday, Oct 15th 5:30 pm Halloween Social…Wednesday, Oct 29th 5:30 pm Medical School Admission…Wednesday, Nov 12th 5:30 pm ASUW Student Health Consortium One of newest entities within ASUW Facilitates collaboration between pre-health RSOs (like this one) AMSA sponsors larger events Pre-Health Affair (November 25th) Everybody Every Body Fashion Show (March 5th) Why? SHC Internship: HEAL - Health Education and Advocacy Leaders Apps due October 13th at 11:45pm Tinyurl.com/SHCintern Be a model/supermodel in the Fashion Show UW Leaders through ASUW ASUW Office of Volunteer Opportunities Within this club!
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