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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”



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:


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:

Overton Hotel and Convention Center at (806) 776-7000) or online:


National Executive Board Elections: We encourage our young leaders to submit applications for positions on our National Executive Board and Committees. We will be sending out the Application Packet in the next couple of weeks. Talk with your local and regional LMSA Leaders about heeding the call to leadership in LMSA today!


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 15th, 2018. 


Community Service Event: In an ongoing effort to help our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico, are taking donations online. We will also have another event TBD.


Advisor Training: We are having our second annual LMSA Advisor Training session taking place on Friday, March 22. Please find more information here. Space is very limited. 


Tentative Agenda: We are still finalizing the agenda.

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