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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.
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JMSA distributes more than 10,000 masks received from Medical Students and Resident Physicians of Tohoku Region (5/23/2020) - Yuzo Takeguchi, MD a graduate student at Fukushima Medical University led a donation drive among FMU Medical Students, Resident Physicians and Faculties of Tohoku Region to help NYC front-line medical staff fight Corona virus pandemic. They raised over $18,000 and supplied us with much needed medical masks.
Nippon Club / JMSAWebinar: COVID-19 Discussions in Japanese (5/15/2020) - We are happy to share the link to the recent Nippon Club / JMSA webinar presented by Dr. Tomonori Nakagama and Dr. Satoko Kanahara on the recent updates in the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Nakagama discusses public health implications of the pandemic, with a focus on data driving the decisions to reopen businesses and schools. Dr. […]
Questions about the novel coronavirus-part 2 (5/1/2020) - Written by: Dr. Yuzuru Anzai I summarized the recent topics on novel corona virus. This article does not represent the opinion of JMSA or any other organization. Testing of COVID-19 The test which has been utilized so far in the US is a RT-PCR of SARS-CoV-2 itself. The specimen is obtained with a nasopharyngeal swab. […]
A new digital initiative with Japan Society of New York, called “Tea Time” (4/26/2020) - JMSA President, Dr. Robert Yanagiswa highlighted the inaugural episode of a new digital initiative with Japan Society of New York, called “Tea Time.”  Per Japan Society, it has been viewed more than 4,000 times as a run away success. Dr. Yanagiswa states he wanted to share his personal experience not only as one of the […]
JMSA and Nippon Club co-host a webinar featuring JMSA doctors speaking about COVID-19 (4/17/2020) - On 4/13, Board members from JMSA and the Nippon Club came together to broadcast a one hour webinar on COVID-19 with latest information and updates. The webinar was geared for the Japanese community and there were over 400 people mostly from U.S. but also some from Japan who signed up to watch the webinar.  Dr. […]
JMSA doctors at the forefront of Coronavirus (4/14/2020) - Dear Friends and Colleagues, My colleagues and I’ve been at the forefront of taking care of patients affected by Coronavirus, both in the community as well as in hospitals. We are making small, but positive strides in saving lives. More than 2,200 patients have been discharged back to home just from my hospital. Many potential […]