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INTRODUCTION TO
APAMSA @ USF
HTTP://HSC.USF.EDU/MEDSTUD/APAMSA/
MEET THE EXEC BOARD
President
 VP of Campus Outreach
 VP of Community Outreach
 Webmaster
 Secretary
 Treasurer
 Faculty Advisor
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Jian Zheng
Ayesha Farooq
Malveeka Sharma
Kristina Chechotka
Poonam Kalidas
Wai Wai Lwin
Dr. Lynette Menezes
APAMSA WEBSITES
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USF Website http://hsc.usf.edu/medstud/apamsa/
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National Website: http://www.apamsa.org/
WHAT IS APAMSA
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APAMSA = Asian Pacific
American Medical Student
Association
APAMSA was established
in 1993
APAMSA chapters are
present throughout most
medical schools, including
USF COM
WHAT IS APAMSA
Our mission is to
 Improve healthcare for Asians and Pacific
Islanders (API)
 Foster cultural sensitivity and understanding
 Encourage student leadership and community
engagement on API issues
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
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No membership fee
USMLE Step I Webinars
Clinical Rotation Webinars
Exclusive USMLERx Scholarships for APAMSA members
Special International Medical Missions Opportunities
Chapter Grants for Hepatitis B community projects
Chapter Grants for Research
Start-up kits and funding for national service projects
Material on APA health care issues
Info on clerkships, internships, research opportunities in
APA communities
KEY CHAPTER EVENTS
National APAMSA Conference
 International Research and Opportunities
 International Exchange Student Program
 Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer Initiative
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Oct 15-17, 2010
 Co-host by John’s Hopkins & University of Maryland
 Full funding for at least 3-4 students, or partial
funding for more students
 Eligibility based on commitment to APAMSA and a
simple application that we will email you in Sep
 http://www.apamsa.org/2010conference
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USF AT NATIONAL APAMSA CONFERENCE
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENT PROGRAM
Partner with International Affair office to
welcome exchange students from China,
Thailand, India, and South Korea
 Show them around USF campus and Tampa,
have lunch or dinner with them, learn from each
other's healthcare system, and learn about
possible elective rotation abroad in your 4th year
 Will receive volunteering hours toward the
required 40 service hour
 We need volunteers- see sign up sheet!
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SUMMER INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH
Lunch seminars with physicians in international
medicine and infectious disease to talk about
research opportunities and international
programs that you can do in the summer
 Tentatively scheduled in Oct or Nov
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HEPATITIS B AND LIVER CANCER INITIATIVE
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Partner with the Hillsborough County Health
Department Epidemiology Program to reduce
perinatal transmission of hepatitis B
HEPATITIS B AND LIVER CANCER INITIATIVE
Educational outreach in community health fairs
 Work on political advocacy on campus by encouraging
students to support the Viral Hepatitis and Liver
Cancer Prevention and Control Act of 2009
 For more info, please visit
http://hsc.usf.edu/medstud/apamsa/hepatitis.html
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YOUR IDEAS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
CHAPTER OF THE YEAR IN 2006!
JOIN APAMSA
To Join USF APAMSA
 Go to USF Blackboard
 Click on “Student Life” tab on the top
 Search for APAMSA to join us
 Question? [email protected]
 http://hsc.usf.edu/medstud/apamsa/
To Join National APAMSA
 http://www.apamsa.org/members/membershipapplication

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