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JMSA is an organization based in New York, comprised of Japanese healthcare providers, students, and those from diverse backgrounds who support promoting health, science and research among the Japanese communities in the US and Japan.
Become a part of a network of Japanese medical professionals, share and learn the latest advances in medicine both in the US and in Japan.


Requesting applications for New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2019 (2/13/2019)- Dear JMSA Member and Friend: The New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Society, Inc. (HNMS) is requesting applications for the 2019 scholarship. The scholarship is designed to support young life scientists from Japan who are pursuing a research career in the U.S.  Please see attached documents for detailed eligibility information as well as the application. The deadline to submit […]
Interview with Dr. Maki Kano (12/17/2018)- Dr. Maki Kano is the current JMSA Vice President and a Pediatrician and Internist who practices in Westchester, NY. She sat down for an interview with Riku Moriguchi, a fourth year medical student at Albert Einstein, to discuss her career as a Japanese-speaking physician in the US. Below is the transcript of the interview, where she speaks about her upbringing, her current practice, both the joys and challenges of being a working mother, and her experiences in JMSA.
2019 JMSA Scholarships (12/3/2018)- The JMSA is excited to announce that the application for 2019 scholarships is now open! Please complete the required information and send your application back to us at applications@jmsa.org. Should you require further information, do not hesitate to reach out to us at info@jmsa.org. Please note that all applications must be received in their entirety […]
JMSA Holiday Party Online Registration is now available (11/14/2018)- Dear JMSA Members and Friends: We are excited to announce the JMSA Holiday Party on Friday 12/14/18 at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in NYC from 6:30pm to 9pm. Online registration is now available. Register your guests by 12/7/18 for the early bird rate. All members and guests MUST register online to be admitted to the […]
JMSA Hosts a Round Table with Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura, President of World Medical Association (10/10/2018)- The World Medical Association (WMA) is an international organization representing physicians. It was founded in 1947, when physicians from 27 different countries met at the First General Assembly of the WMA in Paris. The organization was created to ensure the independence of physicians, and to work for the highest possible standards of ethical behavior and […]
JMSA Leads 7th Annual 9/11 – 3/11 Disaster Outreach Program in Tohoku (10/10/2018)- American Airlines, Consulate General of Japan in New York, Japan Society, Mount Sinai Global Health, and Rotary International supports JMSA and September 11th Family Members for 7th 9/11-3/11 Outreach Program to Tohoku, Japan 7/14/2018  Fukushima Minyu News Article: September 11th family including two high school students visited Fukushima and met with students of Futaba Future School […]