Typhoon Haiyan Relief Effort:
Typhoon Haiyan unleashed the fiercest winds ever recorded on the Philippines on November 8, 2013. It left a wide, deadly path of destruction, eerily similar to what we witnessed in the Tohoku region more than two years ago. We have established a JMSA Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief Fund, and we are asking you for your generous support to help the victims. Your donations will be sent to the Rotary Club of Englewood N.J. which has announced that all the proceeds will go to ShelterBox USA (website: www.shelterboxusa.org). This company is involved in humanitarian aid by making high quality shelter and necessary supplies that are packaged in a container and shipping them to disaster areas. This is our second collaboration with the Rotary Club which played a vital role in our successful Tohoku relief effort.
We are a not-for-profit organization, and all donations are fully tax deductible.
Please click on the link below to donate online or mail a check to: Japanese Medical Society of America, 100 Park Avenue, Suite 1600, New York, NY 10017.
Dear JMSA Family and Friends,
We are proud to announce a new scholarship, Kuro Murase MD-JMSA Scholarship, sponsored by Mr. Satoru Murase in honor of his late grandfather who was one of the first Japanese doctors to practice in NY.
Mr. Satoru Murase’s grandfather Dr. Kuro Murase was a surgeon at what is now called Nagoya University Medical Graduate School and served in the Russo Japanese war front. Dr. Murase came to New York in about 1911 and studied Ophthalmology at Bellevue Hospital. He knew both Dr. Hideyo Noguchi and Dr. Takamine well.
Please join us in thanking the Murase family for their generosity.
Dear JMSA Members and Friends,
We wish you a lovely upcoming holiday season. We will be hosting our popular annual holiday reception once again at the Columbus Citizens Foundation at 8 East 69th Street (Manhattan, NYC) on Friday December 13, 2013, from 7:00PM to 9:00PM.
Space is limited, so please kindly RSVP by Friday 12/6/13 to Mr. Kano at
, with your name and names of guests, affiliations and titles. Please encourage friends who may be interested in JMSA's activities and mission to join the reception. If you have questions or concerns, contact Mr. Kano at 914-433-3210.
All members, board members, and guests MUST RSVP by 12/6 with first and last names! Please note that ALL attendees must RSVP. 12/6 is the absolute last date for RSVP.
Members (regular or post-graduate) and one guest are free, and additional guests will be just $30 per person. Please send checks to the JMSA address below by December 6, 2013. If your membership has lapsed, but would like to attend, please mail membership dues to the JMSA office: 100 Park Avenue, Suite 1600, New York, NY, 10017.
We look forward to seeing you at the reception.
With warm regards,
American Airlines, Japan Society, Rotary Club, and US-Japan Foundation to support Japanese Medical Society of America and 9/11 Tribute Center again for the Second Outreach Mission to Japan
In August 2013, American Airlines flew a second team to Japan for an outreach mission. JMSA and Rotary International led members of the 9.11 community (family members, survivors, rescue and recovery workers, residents of the WTC neighbourhood) and Mount Sinai Global Health to share their personal stories of transformation and give hope to survivors of the 3.11 earthquake disaster in Tohoku, Japan with children in need and the community.
"At American Airlines, supporting children and their families is a primary focus of our Kids in Need program," said Bernie Willett, American's Director – Citizenship and Community Programs. "We're proud to partner with JMSA for the 2nd consecutive year to join their mission to give hope to children in Tohoku, Japan, who are still suffering from 3/11 disaster.”George Packard, the President of the United States-Japan Foundation, “extends every good wish for the success of the project.”