Posted by: westmontamsa | February 9, 2011

UPDATE: 01/25/2011

If you weren’t able to attend the meeting on 01/25/2011 below is a quick overview of the announcements made and some upcoming events for you to get involved in:

  • Trip to Los Angeles for Tour of UCLA Medical School, March 4th. More details to come.
  • Consider signing up for the PC Med/Dent/Opt team for the upcoming spring break trip. Applications due February 1st. Click here to sign up.
  • Want to be a pre-health officer for next year? Applications coming late February/early March.
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Posted by: westmontamsa | October 26, 2009

AMSA/ARC Pre-Med Conference Photos

Check the photos out here:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3984338&l=25cdb966f2&id=679691109

Credit: Jeff Hsiao
Posted by: westmontamsa | March 30, 2009

UPDATE: 03/29/09

  • In my last update I mentioned a meeting for prospective officers that was to be this month. CORRECTION: There will be a meeting in April, NOT March.
  • I have information that National AMSA sent me on membership benefits, dues, etc. If you would like any of this material email me back and I will see that it gets in your mailbox.
  • I will be going to various science classes next month to get freshmen and other pre-med people to interested in our Westmont chapter and let them know about the pre-health club.
  • Everyone plan on attending a meeting closer towards the end of April so that we can all get on the same page before summer and finalize details for both the pre-health club and AMSA chapter. More details to come.
Posted by: westmontamsa | February 22, 2009

Update: 02/22/09

  • I have spoken with the current pre-health officers and have gauged where the pre-health club is as of know and how it will fit in with our new AMSA chapter.

  • I mentioned in my last update that if you are interested in being an officer to start thinking about it. If you are interested in an officer position please e-mail me back with what position you are interested in. The positions are as follows:

Pre-health club officers (3)

AMSA Vice-President

AMSA Secretary

AMSA Treasurer

  • Also, for those of you interested in an officer position please plan on attending an informational meeting this month. More details to come.
  • I have received information from AMSA including benefits, brochures, flyers, etc. If you would like to look at any of these let me know and I will see that you get them.
Posted by: westmontamsa | February 16, 2009

Update: 02/15/09

  • As of right now I am awaiting to set-up a meeting with the current pre-health officers. The purpose of this meeting will be to get their thoughts on the direction we should take and also ease the transition between officer team
  • We are going to need officers for both the pre-health club and AMSA chapter. If you are thinking about applying for a leadership role start praying about it now. More details to come!
  • Click here for the proposed structure of the pre-health club and the AMSA chapter. I know some of you are intending to go into another field besides medicine. As you will see from the graph you will still be able to be a member of the pre-health club and participate in various activities throughout the year. While I am on this subject I thought I would mention the current conversation I have had with Erika on starting a pre-dental chapter. Right now I have asked Erika to research this option some more. After we have most of the information on this, we will sit down with Dr. Marten and propose this idea to him. What this means for the pre-health club is another branch much like the AMSA chapter will be.

  • Click here for the proposed/preliminary AMSA chapter constitution and bylaws. Feel free to take a look at it and ask any questions you might have about it.
  • The goal right now is to plan on having an informational meeting for all those who have expressed interest sometime in April. This meeting will simply be used to answer any questions you have and let you know more detailed information as to what we would like to see in the future. I will be going around to the Bio, Chem, and other science classes to get more people interested in joining the pre-health club and telling them about this future meeting.

  • Many of you have asked me if you should sign-up at the AMSA website and become a member. The answer to this is not yet. The membership fee for this organization is somewhat high and I want to make sure we get chartered as a chapter first before I tell you to become a member. However, if you would like more information on AMSA feel free to visit their website and look around (http://www.amsa.org)
Posted by: westmontamsa | February 10, 2009

Club Proposal

The graph below gives a proposed overview of what is planned for the structure of the existing pre-health club with the AMSA chapter.

Proposed Club Structure

Posted by: westmontamsa | February 6, 2009

The Beginnings…

Attention Pre-Health Westmont students: We are trying to start up a national AMSA medical chapter here at Westmont. The goal is to take the existing pre-health club and nationalize it. Right now we are in the process of completing the necessary tasks to complete this, but we need YOUR help. We need to first get a core group of people together and submit names and dues to the AMSA. If you are planning on going into a medical profession and want to be part of starting up the FIRST national health club on campus please contact Joshua Mac Fawn for more information. (jmacfawn@westmont.edu)

Posted by: westmontamsa | February 1, 2009

Westmont AMSA

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