The winner of this scholarship will receive a FULLY PAID Kaplan MCAT prep course, which typically costs around $2,000.

Deadline: August 31st 2016 11:59 PDT

“The Janine Gonzalez MCAT Preparatory Course Scholarship was developed to assist pre-medical students with the financial burden of preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) required to apply to accredited U.S. Medical Schools.”

For application and eligibility details please visit the Janine Gonzalez MCAT Scholarship page

Questions? Email

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3rd Annual Policy Summit

On August 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on 3rd Annual Policy Summit

LMSA West!

Please join us in Washington D.C. as we collaborate with other LMSA regions in health policy.

LMSA Policy Summit Flyer

Visit for more information!

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News from the Mentorship Committee!

On August 21st, 2016 | Comments Off on News from the Mentorship Committee!

As your 2016-2017 LMSA West Mentorship Committee, our goal is to increase our communication with you and connect you to resources.
As a first generation student, the path to medicine can be confusing. The members of the LMSA Mentorship Committee are here to help, encourage, and support you. This newsletter will include information about us (your LMSA Board) and will help you find scholarships, mentors, y comunidad.

Please  sign up HERE to enjoy resources, tips and stories. If you have any tips or suggestions to make this newsletter more effective and/or relevant – please let us know!

Thank you!

LMSA West Mentorship Committee
Fátima Reyes, Ricardo Padilla, Edgar Corona, Lobsang Marcia, Katherine Brito, Lizbeth Sanchez

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2015 Cynthia Felix Scholarship Winner

On July 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on 2015 Cynthia Felix Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that the second 2015 Cynthia Felix Scholarship winner is Karla Navarro!

In addition to going through her own medical journey, she has dedicated her time to helping others through volunteer work. While at UCLA she was involved in CCM and MiMentor

To learn more about her story please visit the Cynthia Felix Scholarship winners page!

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We are pleased to announce that the second winner 2015 Si Se Puede scholarship winner is Vanessa Rangel.

She has volunteered her time with AltaMed through Americorps organizing health screenings in underpriveleged communities. She was also involved with CCM at UCLA, Ventura County Medical Center Summer Scholars Program, as well as other organizations. She will be starting the MD/MBA with UCLA Prime.

To learn more about her story visit the scholarship’s winner page!

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