Club Description

To serve as a credible and accurate source of information relevant to minority issues in the field of medical education. To encourage and foster the development of minority faculty in order to increase the presence of minority mentors and biomedical researchers in academic health centers. To evaluate and cultivate the necessary measures to eradicate practices in the field of health profession education that compromises the goal of providing quality education to minorities and women.


President: Uma Kanaparth

Vice President of Administration & Vice President of Membership: Zaina Younes & Daviyavar Joshi

Secretary: Kaitlyn Vassaw

Treasurer: Shriha Patel

MAPS Chair: Amulya Kulkarni

Public Relations Chair: Mia Tornel

Parliamentarian Chair: Sanjana Nalla

Community Service Co-Chairs: Abdulmuhaimin Khatib & Daniyal Hasan

Club Advisor: Dr. Abukabda

News & Events

  • Are you registered to vote? Do you want to learn more about why it is important to vote as a medical student? SNMA is hosting a Voter Registration Drive in the Cafeteria during LUNCH on September 30th & October 3rd and 4th!…
  • Gather a couple of your friends and join SNMA Erie for a Micro Game Night! Test your knowledge on core, systems, and board relevant topics in micro in a fun game of Jeopardy! More details to come!
  • LECOM SNMA is hosting it’s first ever t-shirt sale! We are selling T-shirts to raise money for Voices For Independence, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people with disabilities. If you are an SNMA national member who has paid SNMA ERIE…
  • Come join SNMA at Chipotle! On October 28th, stop by the Chipotle on Peach Street between 5-9pm and treat yourself with your favorite dish (don’t forget that cilantro Dr. Kulesza is always talking about)! If you order in person, tell the cashier…