Dear Propesctive Member,
Thank you for your interest in the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) and our inaugural National Center for LMSA Leadershiip & Advancement. This initiative aims to provide physicians, faculty members, staff, and healthcare professionals with resources for their continual development as leaders in medicine. We are delighted that the National Center's inaugural year coincides with the 50 Years of LMSA Chapters celebration, a tremendous milestone honoring the founding of the first LMSA chapter in 1972.
Specifically, the National Center will focus on providing LMSA advisors and their colleagues with the knowledge and skills to:
Successfully address the academic, personal, and professional needs and pursuits of diverse trainees, particularly those involved with LMSA;
Enhance discussion of issues in Hispanic & Latina/o/x health at advisors’ respective institutions; and
Understand how to utilize their LMSA-related work for promotion purposes.
We are proud to offer three National Center membership packages to academic medical centers - each with unique benefits - to help your institution meet your diversity and inclusion deliverables and achieve American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) diversity standards. Benefits for each tier are depicted below and described further in this overview letter and on our webpage.
Please use this form to register for membership in the National Center for LMSA Leadership & Advancement for the 2021-22 academic year. Each membership term lasts THIRTEEN (13) months, extending from June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. This form is enabled to securely accept payment via credit/debit card for any membership tier. You may also use this form and submit payment via check. For check payments, please list the payee as "The Latino Medical Student Association" and mail to the address below:
The Latino Medical Student Association
1 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611
A copy of the LMSA National W-9 Form is available here.
For any questions regarding this form or the National Center, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to welcoming you as a member of the National Center this year.