Student National Medical Association

       Welcome to the UCSD Student National Medical Association

An information source for programs and activities available to UCSD Medical Students.

The mission of the Student National Medical Association is:

  • To create an atmosphere wherein professional excellence and moral principals can find the fullest expression.
  • To promote the dissemination of information relative to minority issues in the field of medical education.
  • To take the necessary and proper steps to eradicate practices in the field of health profession education that compromises the goal of providing quality education to minorities and women.
  • To promote the development of workable programs of legislative policies for the provision of enhanced access to better health care.
  • To promote the sponsorship of programs for minority youth to encourage their entrance into the health professions.
  • To promote increases in the levels of minority student recruitment, admissions, and retention in schools training health professionals.
  • To encourage and promote the development of minority faculty in order to increase the presence of minority mentors and biomedical researchers in academic health centers.

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