JAA Dinner

On November 11, 2010, the Japanese American Association of NY (JAA, Nikkeijinkai「日系人会」) held a fundraising dinner at the Sony Club. The keynote speaker was Bobby Valentine (former Major League Baseball player, former New York Mets and Chiba Lotte Marines manager).…

JAA Senior Week

JMSA played a large role in this year’s Senior Health Week at the Japanese American Association (http://www.jaany.org). On September 25th, eight JMSA members, lead by Dr. Maki Kano, conducted small-group seminars in their respective specialties. The event was a success,…

Japan to the United States

From Tokyo University(東京大学医学部)– Website with student experiences: http://koryu.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp/hp07.html– Official exchange programs are with UPenn, Ohio State, Hopkins, U Mich, and Wash U From Tokyo Women’s Medical University(東京女子医大)– Official exchange programs with Brown, Columbia, U of Hawaii, and Mt. Sinai –…

United States to Japan

Ehime University(愛媛大学医学部)– A 1 year program at Ehime University for native English speakers– Teach medical and conversational English to physicians and medical students– Contact Lindsay Gibbon (MS2, Cornell) at lgibbon@gmail.com for more information Kyorin University(杏林大学医学部)– Ophthalmology (retina and uveitis) clinical…

2010 Scholarship Recipients

JMSA-Nishioka Foundation Scholarship Yoko HiranoKagoshima University School of Medicine, Medical StudentProject: Provide healthcare at refugee camps in Algeria and study HIV statustrex2009@live.jp Jeffrey Ryuta WillisUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine, Medical StudentProject: Edit/translate manuscripts written by Japanese medical scientists to…