Membership Eligibility: All Members of Jefferson Community

Membership Dues or Fees: None

Description: Jeff SAMOSA fosters interest in and increases awareness of the South Asian culture at Jefferson. In addition, Jeff SAMOSA provides a peer support group for persons of South Asian descent. The Diwali Festival is held in the fall and includes a cultural show to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Educational events include a lecture series revolving around the influence of South Asian culture on medicine. Other events include National Gandhi Day of Service, Bollywood movie screenings, and South Asian mixers. Jeff SAMOSA also participates in Holidays Around the World and Expressions of Asia. The organization has been in existence for more than 20 years.


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President: Haritha Reddy, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Preeyal Patel, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Vice President: Effie Mathew, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Secretary: Ayesha Baig, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Public Relations Chair: Lakshmi Narayanam, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor: 

Dr. Shruti Chandra MD, MEHP, Associate Professor, JeffMD Phase 3 Director, Department Emergency Medicine

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