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S tudent N ational M edical A ssociation UCCOM. Objectives. Meet the 2011-2012 Executive Board SNMA- History and Significance UCCOM SNMA- Goals and Objectives for 2011-2012 Upcoming Events and Projects. SNMA Executive Board. Ali Azad Co-President. Danisa Clarrett Co-President.

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S tudent n ational m edical a ssociation uccom

Student National Medical AssociationUCCOM


  • Meet the 2011-2012 Executive Board

  • SNMA- History and Significance

  • UCCOM SNMA- Goals and Objectives for 2011-2012

  • Upcoming Events and Projects

Snma executive board
SNMA Executive Board

Ali Azad


DanisaClarrett Co-President

Avanté Roberts Vice President

Sheila Boateng Treasurer

Stacey Williamson Secretary

Nancy Fru

Social Chair



Sam Kim


Sung Kim

MAPS Chair

Sam Mukasa

MAPS Chair

Endzone tutoring
EndZone Tutoring

Meet your chairs:

Andrew Rogers

David Calderhead


Snma is
SNMA is…

  • committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.

  • dedicated to reducing morbidity and mortality in under-served communities

    These communities may currently constitute

    the minority of the overall population but

    make up the majority of individuals struggling

    to maintain good health

Snma is not
SNMA is not…

  • a “black club”

  • only for minorities

  • exclusive

  • a social club

S tudent n ational m edical a ssociation uccom

We want to make sure that our physicians are more likely to:

These patients have the same condition, but their treatment may be different

  • Work in medically underserved areas

  • Address issues of minority health in practice and research

  • Provide language and culturally competent care

  • Play a key role in ending racial disparities in healthcare

Uccom snma goals objectives
UCCOM SNMA Goals & Objectives

  • Increase service to local, national, and global community

  • Collaborate with other student organizations

  • Continue recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority students

  • Raise funds

Endzone club tutoring
EndZone Club Tutoring

  • Tutoring for middle school and high school children in Cincinnati

  • Tutoring Sessions held once a week at UCCOM starting in SEPTEMBER

  • Mr. Foster is the coordinator for the tutoring sessions

Other community service
Other community Service!

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • 6th Annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Saturday, October 15th (10am-1pm)

  • Christmas Toy Drive

S tudent n ational m edical a ssociation uccom

Class of 2015…We Need YOU!

New exec board position:

Community Service Representative

Please e-mail SNMAUCCOM@GMAIL.COMif you’re interested.

What we did last year
What we did last year!

  • Awareness posters / red ribbons

  • Condom – grams

  • Documentary at lunch

  • Infectious Disease doctors – Dinner Talk

  • Lunch Talk with adolescent AIDS doctor

  • Lunch discussion on mental health and HIV

  • HIV/AIDS tribute @ IvaDean Benefit Concert

Black minority history month
Black/Minority History Month

  • Our way of honoring underrepresented minorities who have made a significant contribution to medicine & society

  • February 2012

    • Informational Display

    • Movie Night

    • Happy Hour

    • Community Service

    • Cultural Potluck

    • Banquet

UCCOM’s own Dr. Charles Collins along with our 2011 keynote speaker Dr. Denise Davis and her husband Dr. Keevin Davis at the Black History Month Banquet

S tudent n ational m edical a ssociation uccom

UCCOM SNMA Date Auction

  • This is still a work in progress

  • Tentatively schedule sometime in April

Minority professional network
Minority Professional Network

  • Maintain contacts with Diversity/Minority student groups in other professional colleges on campus

    • Nursing

    • Law

    • Pharmacy

    • Social Work

    • Engineering

  • Community Professionals

  • Attend Meetings

  • Social Events

  • Community Events


  • We attend recruitment fairs around the country along with the Dean of Diversity and Community Affairs, Dr. Charles Collins

  • Encourage and counsel aspiring medical students

Minority association for premedical students maps
Minority Association for Premedical Students (MAPS)

  • Undergraduate version of SNMA

  • MAPS chapters are located at over 150 undergraduate institutions across the country

  • UC-SNMA oversees the MAPS chapters at UC, Xavier University and Miami University (OH)

Let s make snma better this year

We need new ideas AND more people!

We Need You!

Benefits of local membership
Benefits of Local Membership

  • Scholarships

  • Academic Resources

  • Leadership

  • Community Service

  • Networking


Benefits of national membership
Benefits of National Membership

  • Fee: $100 for 4 years www.snma.org membership

  • Attend National Conference in ATLANTA!!!!!!!!

  • Scholarships

  • DISCOUNTS! Kaplan, car rentals, hotels, etc.

  • Automatic membership with Global Health Council (BOGO)

  • International Medical Missions

  • Subscription to Journal of Student National Medical Association

Regional leadership institute and picnic
Regional Leadership Institute and Picnic

September 3rd:

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine inLansing, MI

Picnic / Social Event


Great way to meet other students from different medical schools!

Come out this friday
Come out this Friday!!!

  • 6pm: Cactus Pear

  • get to know more of your classmates as well as 2nd, 3rd and 4th years!

  • Eat yummy MEXICAN food and drink delicious margaritas

  • 9pm: Pre-party at Stetson

  • 11pm: Out to Mynt Martini downtown!

  • 3am and beyond: probably Skyline@ Ludlow & Clifton