Jefferson APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association)

Membership Eligibility: Sidney Kimmel Medical College Only

Membership Dues or Fees: None

The Asian Pacific Medical Student Association (APAMSA) is a national organization that unites medical students interested in the health issues that affect Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. The Jefferson chapter strives to promote the well-being of Asian communities through direct service locally and nationally. Ongoing projects include APAMSA’s Hepatitis B Initiative at Jefferson, a lunchtime seminar series and variety of health screening events for Philadelphia’s Asian population. Activities have also included notable invited speakers; dim-sum; trips to the APAMSA National Conference in Las Vegas, NV and Hepatitis B/C Conference in Boston, MA; a Lunar Chinese New Year Celebration; participation in the “Expressions of Asia” program, and attendance at the APAMSA Region III Conference in Baltimore, MD.


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President: Thomas Chen, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Sahaj Desai, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Health Education Director: Dennis Huang, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Community Service Director: Lucy Li, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Community Service Director: Jeffrey Lee, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Community Service Director:     , Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Academic Director: Kevin He, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Culture and Diversity Director: Richard Zhang, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Public Relations Director: Kevin Xie, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor:
Hie-Won Hann, MD
, Director, Liver Disease Prevention Center at Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
132 South 10th Street, Suite 480 | 215-955-8900