December 1, 2018

AMSA just held our first end-of-the-quarter study jam of the year on November 30, 2018 in Orbach G73! All members of AMSA were encouraged to come out and study regardless of their year or classes, and we had a brilliant turnout of a lot of dedicated students! Thank you to everyone who could make it out, and good luck on all of your finals!

November 22, 2018

At this week's General Meeting, AMSA was fortunate enough to host several guest speakers from Western University of Health Sciences, including University Recruiter Mina Mikhael and two current DO students! They spoke primarily on the DO pathway offered through the school, and additionally offered valuable insight into both Western and the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Degree. Thank you again to our speakers, as well as to all of you who could make it...

October 31, 2018

At AMSA's second general meeting, representatives from Saint George's University offered their valuable insights into Caribbean Medical Schools! We were also fortunate enough to have two Resident Surgeons from Arrowhead Regional Medical Center describe their experiences at SGU, including one who was actually a UCR alumni! Thank you again to everybody who was able to make it out!

October 17, 2018

AMSA held its first general meeting on October 17, 2017 in the UCR School of Medicine Lecture Hall G650! At the meeting, AMSA members were introduced to the students and faculty behind AMSA, including our wonderful advisor Dr. Nduati and our board members! Afterwards, members were invited to a fundraiser at Cha2O, where they had the opportunity to get to know each other and the AMSA officers! Thank you to everyone who could make it out!

May 3, 2018

On May 2nd, 2018 in Bourns A125, AMSA held its second general meeting of spring quarter. Admission Outreach Representative Kat Wang was invited to inform students on the postbaccalaureate programs offered at Keck Graduate Institute as well as other career path options that are in the rise aside from being a doctor. Students were divided into two groups to discuss the differences of being a doctor and working in the biopharmaceutical field. Students also wer...

April 19, 2018

On April 18, 2018, AMSA held its first general meeting of the 2018 Spring quarter in room
Bourns 125. In this meeting, two presenters from the Caribbean medical school Saint George's
University spoke about admissions as well as the postgraduate education offered at the school. After their presentation, the speakers fielded questions from the audience and gave out medical related souvenirs.
Thank you to our speakers and all our members for coming!

March 7, 2018

"I'm trying to see if you can look at it from different experiences."

On February 28th, 2018 in MSE 104, AMSA held its fifth general meeting. Students got a chance to speak with guest speaker Dr. Lawrence Loo from the UCR School of Medicine about the interview process and MMI format for the UCR School of Medicine as well as Loma Linda University School of Medicine. As an internal medicine specialist and physician educator, students were able to gain a lot of...

February 28, 2018

On February 24, 2018, AMSA attended League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) health clinic. We worked in shifts from 5am to 5pm, aiding the doctors, dentists, optometrists, and other healthcare professionals bring medical free medical care to the underserved population of Riverside. Thank you to all who attended and supported our community! 

February 22, 2018

“If you can’t enjoy the journey, the journey is going to be way too long for destination to be worth it.” -Dr. Tustison

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February 17, 2018

 On February 15th, 2018, AMSA held a social at the University Village Tower Theater. Members got together to watch Big Hero 6 and enjoyed popcorn and candy while bonding with one another. Also, the AMSA board members wrote Valentines Day-themed puns onto red cards that were given out to all the members. Thank you to those who showed up and we hope you had a fun time!

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