Student National Medical Association:
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is hosting its 2019 Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC), The Call for Excellence: Improving the Future of Medicine through Leadership, Service, and Activism on April 17-21 in Philadelphia, PA. SNMA will be celebrating its 55th anniversary with Philadelphia Eagles Safety and community service activist Rodney McLeod among other affluent speakers addressing students at this years conference. Key topics at AMEC will include leadership in healthcare, health policy, health disparities, and activism in underserved communities. Additionally, medical students will be provided with a multitude of multidisciplinary opportunities that include the incorporation of technology into medicine, hands-on clinical skills workshops, professional development sessions, and other tools that will allow them to excel as future physicians.
Unique in its focus, AMEC is the culmination of SNMAs extensive work for the year to help educate and prepare the next generation of underrepresented physicians and stands as a benchmark for its achievements in the areas of medical education and community service. SNMA is committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.
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April 17-21, 2019
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Rodney McLeod – Philadelphia Eagles Safety and community service activist|
Gabriel Felix – SNMA National President
|Drs. Joseph W. Semien, Jr., Pierre Johnson and Maxim Madhere – Authors of “Pulse of Perseverance”|
|Dr. Patrice Harris – First black woman to be President-Elect of American Medical Association|
Dr. Eugene Harris, III – Medical Director, Southern Regional Medical Center, Emergency Department and star on “Married to Medicine”
|Dr. Altha Stewart – First black President of American Psychiatric Association|
|Dr. Jeffrey Sterling – MPH, President and CEO of SterlingMedicalAdvice.com, SNMA Chairman Emeritus|
|Dr. Tyeese Gaines – MBA, Owner/CEO of NOWmed Walk-In Urgent Care, Doctor Ty Media and former SNMA Chairman|
|Dr. Velma Scantlebury – first black female transplant surgeon|
|Dr. Augustus A. White, III – Director, Culturally Competent Care Education Program|
|Opening Ceremony: Keynote Speaker “ Rodney McLeod 10:30 AM “ 12:00 PM|
|Plenary: First Among Firsts: Breaking Down Barriers and Defining the Leadership Path 2:00 PM “ 3:30 PM|
– Speakers “ Dr. Patrice Harris; Dr. Augustus A. White, III; Dr. Altha Stewart, and Dr. Velma Scantlebury
|Grand Opening (ribbon cutting with sponsors) of the professional exhibit hall Noon|
National Advocacy Forum: Health Policy Plenary: SNMA through the Times of Activism and Health Policy: Where Do We Stand After 55 Years? 10:00 AM “ 11:45 AM
– Speakers “ Dr. J. Nadine Gracia; Dr. Bryant Cameron Webb, and Dr. Roger Mitchell
Presidents Luncheon: Keynote Speakers “ Drs. Joseph W. Semien, Jr., Pierre Johnson and Maxim Madhere 12:00 PM “ 1:30 PM
|Beyond the Exam Room Annual Course: Speaker “ Nth Dimension; Bonnie Mason, MD 2:00 PM -5:00 PM|
|Premedical Forum “ MAPS Anniversary Plenary Session: Speakers “ Dr. Jeffery Sterling 2:00 PM “ 3:00 PM|
|Premedical Forum Luncheon & Bloomfield Lecture: Speaker – Dr. Tyeese Gaines 12:00 PM “ 1:30 PM|
|SNMA Medical Student Graduation: Keynote Speaker “ Dr. Eugene Harris III 6:00 PM “ 9:30PM|
Thought provoking topics during the conference will include leadership in healthcare, health policy, health disparities, and activism in underserved communities. For more information on SNMA and/or AMEC, please visit www.snma.org.