Jefferson Psychiatry Society

Membership Eligibility: All Members of the Jefferson Community

Membership Dues or Fees: None

The mission of the Jefferson Psychiatry Society (JPS) is to provide behavioral health-related exploration to freshman and sophomore students, career and residency application guidance to junior and senior students, and to disseminate new and relevant findings within the field of psychiatry throughout the entire university and hospital community. JPS meets for organizational meetings several times per year; in addition to offering film screenings and discussions, lunchtime lectures, career talks, training sessions and activities dedicated to enhancing individual and community well-being. The Jefferson Psychiatry Society has been in existence for more than 18 years.


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President: Rebecca Montana, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Ariel Brown, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Events Coordinator: Jeffrey Lee, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Wellness Chair: Lisa Sussman, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Postbac Representative: Oliva Ludwig, Jefferson College of Biomedical Science

4th Year Representative: Mary Smith, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor: 
Omair Abbasi
, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thompson building, Suite 1652 | 215-955-8962