Jefferson Physician Scientist Association

Membership Eligibility: All Jefferson Students  

Membership Dues or Fees: None

Description: 
The Jefferson Physician-Scientist Association seeks to represent the interest of MD and MD-PhD students. Specifically, the Association seeks to promote the advancement of translational medicine on campus by promoting interactions between student organizations representing basic science, patient care and advocacy; providing a resource for Jefferson students pursuing research outside of a formal training program; and facilitating an interdisciplinary network of mentorship, community building and mutual support for student physician-scientists. Members regularly attend monthly translational seminars, the MD-PhD retreat, and biannual guest lecture series.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization Email: jpsa@jefferson.edu

President: Tanziyah Muqeem, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

Treasurer: Elaine Yang, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

Secretary: Weelic Chong, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

VP for Career Development: Noor Shaik, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

VP for Recruitment: Brittany Charsar, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

VP for Community and Culture Affairs: Michael Vido, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

VP for Clinical Enrichment: Benjamin Yang, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

VP for Academic Affairs: John Flickinger, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

APSA Institutional Representative: Johnathan Gorky, Sidney Kimmel Medical College 

Student Organization Advisor:
Scott Waldman
, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Room 368 | 215-955-6086