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CCOM Student Associations

The CCOM Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supports several student-run associations that build support networks that include MSTP students.

Student National Medical Association (SNMA), which represents the oldest and largest medical student organization dedicated to people of color and underserved communities

Co-Presidents:  Sheps King-McAlpin & Thomas Pak
Membership & Publicity Coordinator:  Rebecca Autenried
Social Activities Director:  Eliot Zhu

Iowa’s Queer & Allied Medical Students (EQUAL Meds), a student group focused on education about health issues that pertain to the LGBTQ community

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), a national group which focuses on the unique challenges, obstacles, identities, and responsibilities specific to Asian Pacific American medical students and physicians

Association of Multicultural Scientists (AMS), a graduate student-run organization that supports inclusion of individuals from groups that have historically been underrepresented in biomedical research and science

Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) that will host a leadership conference at the U of Iowa in September 2020.

Past president:  Frida Teran