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LMSA-NE General Organization

National Executive Council

The Latino Medical Student Association--Northeast is governed by an Executive Council consisting of at least eleven members who are health professions students elected yearly at the annual LMSA-NE Conference. The Council members are:

Co-Chairs(2) Co-Chairs Elect (2)
Secretary Treasurer
Parliamentarian Membership Chair
Webmaster Conference Chair
LMSA Liaison

House of Delegates

The House of Delegates is the ultimate ruling body of LMSA-NE.  The House of Delegates considers recommendations and constitutional amendments and approves or disapproves actions taken by the Executive Committee. Each LMSA-NE chapter has two delegates who are members of the House of Delegates. The House of Delegates convenes at least twice a year at the LMSA-NE Fall and Spring Meetings, the latter of which takes place at the LMSA-NE Annual Conference. These meetings are open to all members.

Advisory Board

In accordance with Article VII of the Constitution, an Advisory Board to the organization complements the National Executive Committee and the House of Delegates. The members of the Advisory Board are selected by the National Executive Council. Local chapters are asked to submit candidates for the Advisory Board on a yearly basis.

Local Chapters

Chapters may be formed in the northeast region of the Unites States by any group of at least one student in the health professions wishing to form a chapter as specified by the Bylaws of the NBLHO.  The chapters generally have an Executive Board comprised of a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. A representative of that chapter (generally the president or vice president) serves as a liaison between the chapter and the Executive Council. For more information please read the Chapter Blueprint and and follow the LMSA Template for Chapter Constitution

General Membership

LMSA-NE is open to individuals regardless of race, gender, age or creed that share a common commitment to the recruitment of Latinos into higher education and the health professions, as well as a commitment to improving Latino health. The classifications of members are as follows: 1) Medical Student 2) Graduate Student 3) Physician 4) Allied Health Student 5) Post-Doc 6) Undergraduate Student 7) Health Care Worker and 8) High School Student.

Chapters

Connecticut Yale University School of Medicine
Maryland Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Massachusetts Boston University School of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine 
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
New Hampshire Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
New Jersey Cooper Medical School of Rowan University 

Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine
New York Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hofstra University School of Medicine 
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)
New York Medical College
New York University School of Medicine
SUNY - Downstate College of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Pennsylvania Drexel University School of Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Rhode Island Brown University School of Medicine
Washington, D.C. Howard University College of Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine