Si Se Puede Scholarship NOW OPEN!

On October 2nd, 2016 | Comments Off on Si Se Puede Scholarship NOW OPEN!

The 2016 “Si Se Puede” scholarship application is now open! Every year, this award helps students dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities cover the expensive cost of applying to medical school.

The AMCAS/AACOMAS financial support is retroactive, and students are eligible if they applied for matriculation into medical school in Fall of 2017. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2016

Please visit the Si Se Puede scholarship page for the application and more details!

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Policy – Prescription to Vote 2016

On September 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Policy – Prescription to Vote 2016

Only 48% of eligible Hispanic voters cast their ballots in 2012. Be the change! Join LMSA’s #PrescriptionToVote campaign by encouraging your comunidad to register & vote.

To see a listing of voting registration drive locations please visit the Policy page!

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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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