Student National Medical Association


Rush SNMA is committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities in Chicago, IL,  and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.  We organize guidance and mentorship activities for high school and undergraduate students with an interest in science and health-related fields.  Additionally, Rush SNMA works to improve multicultural awareness and sensitivity at Rush University through our many community service projects and interdisciplinary activities.

Contact information

President: Hope Iyiewuare

Secretary: Javier Paulino

Pipeline Chair: Coralie Pardo

Vice President of Undergraduate Recruitment: John Walton

Vice President of Community Service: Aretha Boakye-Donkor

Treasurer: Philippe Daniel

Advisor: Carl Lambert, physician, Rush University Medical Center