About Us

The Latino Medical Student Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded to represent, support, educate, and unify US Latino(a) medical students. The network of Latino(a) medical students is composed of 5 regions spanning the United States: Midwest Region, Northeast region, Southeast region, Southwest region, West region.

LMSA at HMS functions within the Northeast Region and works locally with other medical school chapters in Boston and surrounding area. 

Our mission is: 

  • To provide a unified voice for Latinos and other underrepresented medical students

  • To actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels of our career

  • To educate medical students on Latino health issues

  • To advocate for the Latino community and their health

  • To provide leadership opportunities for Latinos

  • To promote volunteerism in the Latino community