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Training and Leadership Opportunities

SB 810 / HR 676

California Health Professional Student Alliance (CAHPSA) supports single payer universal healthcare reform. Check out Lobby Day!


An instructional video of how to conduct an effective legislative visit.

Footage from Lobby Day 2008 in Sacramento, CA


Recommended Articles

Bringing healing to Duroville 10/08/2009

Domestic violence as pre-existing condition? 8 states still allow it 10/04/2009

Sick and Wrong 09/03/2009


Med Student Scholarships

LMSA Scholarships

LMSA West provides a number of different scholarships throughout the year


2011 National Conference

Download conference publications here

Conference programs, Journal of LMSA, Residency Guide, etc.


Community Tool Box / Caja de Herramientas Comunitarias

English / Español

Provided by the Work Group for Community Health and Development (a WHO Collaborating Centre), the Community Tool Box is a global resource for free information on essential skills for building healthy communities. It offers more than 7,000 pages of practical guidance in creating change and improvement.


III Curso Internacional Sobre Migración y Salud

July 2008, Puebla, Mexico

Presentations, Workshops and Resources


Underserved in Medicine Week 2008

Deflating the Myths: Immigrants and the Use of Medical Services in the United States

PowerPoint by Leo Chávez, PhD

Professor of Anthropology and Chicano/Latino Studies, UC Irvine


Physician Well-Being: Survival Strategy for Working with Underserved Communities

PowerPoint by Martha Sosa-Johnson, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Internal & Primary Care), UC Irvine


Mental Health Issues in Underserved Communities

Audio Lecture by Thomas A. Parham, PhD

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Counseling and Health Services, UC Irvine