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2019 LMSA 14th National Conference and the Southwest 7th Regional Conference
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2019 LMSA 14th National Conference and the Southwest 7th Regional Conference

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), LMSA Southwest, and our host the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are proud to announce LMSA’s 14th Annual National Conference in conjunction with the 7th Annual Southwest Regional Conference. This conference will take place on March 22-24, 2019 in Lubbock, TX.

3/22/2019 to 3/24/2019
When: 3/24/2019
12:00 PM
Where: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th St
Lubbock, Texas  79430
United States
Contact: Maria Limas

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The Latino Medical Student Association, the Latino Medical Student Association – Southwest Region, and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center cordially invite you to:

 

The 14th Annual LMSA National Conference & 

7th Annual Southwest Regional Conference

 

“"Todos tenemos valor: Building solidarity through healthcare”


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March 22nd-24th, 2019

Lubbock, TX

 

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), LMSA Southwest, and our host, the Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, are proud to announce:

 

14th Annual LMSA National Conference and the 

7th Annual Southeast Regional Conference

 

We are extremely excited about our upcoming National Conference hosted at The Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC), March 22-24, 2019 in Lubbock, TX! We wanted to update you on logistics and opportunities at the conference. TTUHSC has long been a strong community partner of the LMSA and they are instrumental in putting our conference together - we welcome them as a Diamond Sponsor this year!

 

Purpose and Demographics:

The purpose of the conference is to bring together high school students, premedical students, medical students, graduating physicians, residents, practicing physicians, and other health professionals, interested in service, mentorship, and education to advocate for the health of the Latino community. The conference will include a series of workshops on the healthcare needs of the Latino community, student leadership training, clinical skills, medical school and residency application panels, networking, recruiting, and healthcare policy. We are expecting 250- 350 attendees, targeting to have about 35% attendance from premedical students and 50% attendance from medical students.

Conference Theme: “Todos Tenemos Valor – Building Solidarity Through Healthcare”

 

Important conference information:

Exhibitors and Sponsors: Space is filling up fast in our Exhibitor Fair and there are limited opportunities to sponsor our event. We depend on your support and continued efforts in our communities! For Registration click here and be sure to download our Exhibitor Prospectus!

 

Hotels:  Ask for LMSA rates at our Preferred Conference Hotel. Early bird pricing is ending soon on March 7th

Overton Hotel and Convention Center at (806) 776-7000) or online: https://reservations.travelclick.com/74387?groupID=2466173

 

National Executive Board Elections: We encourage our young leaders to submit applications for positions on our National Executive Board and Committees. The Application Packet can be found here. Talk with your local and regional LMSA Leaders about heeding the call to leadership in LMSA today! Contact elections(at)lmsa.net if you have any questions or message us on Facebook!

 

Poster Session: Poster sessions will take place on Saturday March 23rd. Posters should be no more than 4’ x 3’ (L x W). Submit your abstract here by March 10th, 2019. 

 

Community Service Event: You will have the option to purchase a lapel pin during registration to benefit the TTUHSC Free Clinic. You may wear this pin with pride during the conference! 

 

Advisor Training: We are having our second annual LMSA Advisor Training session taking place from 12:00PM to 6:00PM on Friday, April 13.Please find more information here. Space is very limited. 

 

Tentative Agenda: Please see our tentative agenda.

 

Attire:

  • Business during conference
  • White coat for the group pictures
  • Gala: semi formal, bring your dancing shoes!

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