Scholarship Application for the Japanese Medical Society of America

Our Mission The Japanese Medical Society of America  (JMSA) was established in 1973, as a nonprofit organization by Japanese medical professionals serving the New York region with a mission to support the Japanese and Japanese-American communities through various health related…

2019 JMSA Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to this year’s JMSA Scholarship Recipients! Below are the awardees of the JMSA scholarship 2019, along with their proposed scholarship projects. Nishioka – JMSA Scholarship Kristen Homma, Medical Student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Project: To create a…

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.