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The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) took place in Atlanta this past month. Student National Medical Association President Jasmine Ginn reported that several HUCM students sat on panels, as well as presented research poster presentations. Various HUCM students were also elected to leadership positions, including:

National Leadership:

  • National President Elect- Gabriel Felix (M2)- a two-year position; Gabriel will serve as the National President Elect for 2017-2018 and National President for 2018-2019
  • National Parliamentarian- Johnothan Smileye (M1)
  • National Community Service Committee Liaison- Oluwaseun Shobitan (M3)

Regional Leadership for Region VI (DC, MD, and VA):

  • Regional Director- Marius Chukwurah (M3)- continuing the second year of his two-year term
  • Assistant Regional Director- Kristen Bailey (M2)
  • Regional Recording Secretary- Marika Tate (M2)
  • Regional Corresponding Secretary- Onyekachi Ezeibe (M1)
  • Regional Parliamentarian- Dominique Durante (M2)

HUCM was elected as the host institution for the 2018 Regional Leadership Institute for pre-medical and medical students within the DMV. It will consist of workshops geared towards enhancing leadership qualities with leadership development activities. It will be beneficial for students interested in holding future leadership roles at any level in any organization, as well as a good opportunity to showcase HUCM facilities and faculty, especially for pre-medical students interested in applying to medical school.

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