Chapter Awards 2012



Chapter of the Year: University of Pittsburg School of Medicine
Featured Events:

Lunar New Year Banquet (martial arts, dragon dancing, and Chinese yo-yo)
Japanese Game Night
Bone Marrow drive event (raised $500 & registered over 50 people for the national registry)
Lecture by Dr. Don Nakayama, Department of Surgery chair at Mercer on Asian American leadership in the medical profession


Pre-Med Chapter of the Year: University of Southern California
Featured Events:
Bone Marrow Drive
Hepatitis B Screenings
Health fairs at Oriental Mission Church
Guest speakers on applying to med school and careers in medicine
Seminar on Mental Health within Asian Communities

Best Community Service: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Featured Events:
Flu shot clinic at the St. Helena Parish in Northeast Philadelphia
Blood pressure screening at a Vietnamese community health fair
Hep B, blood pressure, & glucose screenings for the Indonesian community
8th Annual Asian American Women’s Health Awareness Day in Philadelphia

Best Fundraiser: Tulane University School of Medicine
Sushi-making event followed by all-you-can-eat sushi dinner – raised almost $1000 for health fairs and screenings

Best Cultural Event: Stony Brook School of Medicine
Stony Brook SOM Asian Extravaganza! (lion dance, STEPedius Dance Team, Korean pop dances, Best of Bollywood, raffle, ethnic cuisines, comedy skits, music) – raised $2100 to support Hepatitis B research, prevention, and education at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in NYC

Best Educational Events: Harvard Medical School
Featured Events:
Asian Americans and Mental Health Lunch Talk
Documentary Screening of “Vincent Who?”
Leadership in Medicine Lunch Talk
Monthly Newsletters

Regional Conference of the Year: Region VII – AK, HI, UT, ID, CA, MT, NV, OR, WA
Regional Co-Directors: Kambria Nguyen & Christine Thang
Keynote Speaker: Victor Kim

Regional Director of the YearChung-Sang Tse
Hosted the regional conference “Doctor 2.0: Generation Y in Medicine” at Yale