2020 SNMA Virtual Electoral Advocacy Forum
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2020 SNMA Virtual Electoral Advocacy Forum

Learn about the legislative process, non-partisan electoral advocacy, grassroots advocacy, empowering patients to vote in the COVID-19 era, and more!

When: Sunday, October 4, 2020
11:00 AM
Where: Virtual
Contact: Comfort Orebayo

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The Student National Medical Association’s (SNMA) National Advocacy Forum (NAF) is designed to educate, challenge, and build advocacy skills. Session topics include an overview of health policy, diversity in medical education, advocacy for medical student education, medical practice and policy, communication, community engagement, public health research, and much more.  NAF 2020 will uniquely focus on "electoral advocacy" as we gear up for a crucial Presidential election in November.

Some of our session presenters include:

  • Camille A. Clare MD, MPH: Secretary, Board of Trustees, National Medical Association (NMA), Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at New York Medical College
  • Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP: Founder of GetUsPPE, Chief Research Officer of AFFIRM Research, Director of the Emergency Digital Health Innovation Program, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Alister F. Martin, MD, MPP: Founder and Executive Director of VotER, Founder of Get Waivered, Emergency Medicine Physician at Harvard Medical School, Faculty at MGH Center for Social Justice and Health Equity
  • Mattie Renn: American Medical Student Association (AMSA) KP-Education and Advocacy Fellow, Founder and Co-Chair of AMSA's Medical Student for Gun Safety, Board of Directors member for Scrubs Addressing Firearm Epidemic (SAFE), 4th year medical student at Columbia School of Medicine

Full program agenda to come!