Postponing the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship

Dear Applicants for the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020:Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, we have decided that we must postpone the selection process for the 2020 New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship. Many of those involved in the…

Postponing Annual Dinner

Dear JMSA member and friend:Due to the current spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone our annual dinner originally scheduled for 4/25/20.We are in the process of determining a new date for the dinner and once we finalize the…

Interview with Dr. Maki Kano

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.