Membership Eligibility: All Jefferson Students 

Membership Dues or Fees: None


Jeff SAMOSA fosters interest in and increases awareness of the South Asian culture at Jefferson. In addition, Jeff SAMOSA provides a peer support group for persons of South Asian descent. The Diwali Festival is held in the fall and includes a cultural show to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Speaker and discussion panels are held featuring renowned healthcare professionals in the South Asian community. Other events include National Gandhi Day of Service, Bollywood movie screenings, and South Asian mixers. Jeff SAMOSA also participates in Holidays Around the World and Expressions of Asia. The organization has been in existence for more than 19 years.


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President:  Meghana Subramanian, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Sanika Udyaver, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Vice President: Mayur Patel, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Secretary: Nisha Patel, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor: 

Madhu Kalia, MD, PhD, MBA,  Professor, Department of Neurology

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