TUNCOM Student Government Association

AMA-MSS

 

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Welcome to the American Medical Association of TUNCOM!

The AMA is currently one of the most influential medical organizations in politics with a robust House of Delegates from every state dedicated to help shape the future of the medical profession and improve patient outcomes. With the AMA’s thriving advocacy influence and strong physician and medical student base, the AMA-Medical Student Section allows for your voice to be heard in the political process and help you network with physicians and colleagues all across the nation. Plus, with the upcoming AOA-ACGME merger, now is a critical time for medical students to have a strong voice in shaping our medical training.


Membership Benefits

  • 2 FREE study aids: Kaplan medEssentials eBook AND choice of Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards or Rapid Review Pathology
  • Free TUNCOM AMA t-shirt
  • Countless community service, clinical/professional development, and networking opportunities
  • Access to DynaMed Plus: a clinical decision support tool
  • Unlimited access to The Journal of the American Medical Association, including specialty journals
  • Access to FREIDA: Residency & Fellowship Database
  • Discounts and savings on Kaplan and Rapid Review products, UPS, Hertz Rental Car & MORE!

Core Values

  • Advocacy:
    • Caring advocates for our patients, our profession, and our medical student members.
  • Leadership:
    • The stewards of the future of medicine.
  • Excellence:
    • Commitment to provide the highest quality service, products, and information for our members.
  • Integrity:
    • Ethical behavior forms the basis for trust in all our relationships and actions.

Links to AMA


Upcoming Events

  • General Meeting & Elections

    • 8/21 @ lunch in LH2
  • Teddy Bear Clinic
    • 9/27 @ 5 pm
  • Intubation Workshop
    • TBA

 


Executive Board 2016-2017

  • President: ……………………………………………………………… Eric Chang
  • Vice-President: ……………………………………………………… Suzie Hong
  • Secretary: ………………………………………………………………….. Lilian Li
  • Treasurer: …………………………………………………………….. Nancy Huynh
  • Community Service Director: ………………………………….. Cecilia Pham
  • National Medical Student Section Delegate: ……………….. Mark Chen
  • Recruitment Director: …………………………………………….Caroline Feigert

Faculty Advisor

Weldon Havins, M.D., J.D., L.L.M.

Dr HavinsDr. Havins is Professor and Director of Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics here at TUNCOM.  He currently practices ophthalmology and serves as president, executive director and legal counsel of the Clark County Medical Society.  He is a graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and interned at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Following two years with the U.S. Navy, he completed an ophthalmology residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, and later, a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas, Houston. He earned a Master’s degree in Management from the Claremont Graduate University. Don attended law school at the University of San Diego where he graduated cum laude. Following law school, he earned a Masters of Laws degree in Health Law from the University of San Diego.

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