Fellow SMA Student Members,
I would like to invite you all to attend Medical Anthropology Student Association’s business meeting that will be held during the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting next week in Baltimore, Maryland. Our meeting will be on Saturday, March 31st from 12:00 to 1:00 in the International Room B. Feel free to grab a lunch and bring it along with you. As SMA student members, you are all officially members of MASA, and the purpose of this meeting is to bring you up to speed on a number of opportunities available to MASA members. I also look forward to hearing your thoughts and opinions about how MASA can better serve its members, even those of you who can’t attend the meeting.
Here is an outline of the agenda for our meeting:
- Needs of students- How can MASA serve you?
- How to formally join MASA
- Our facebook page
Opportunities to get involved:
- SMA European Meeting in 2013
- Editorial opportunity through MAQ
- “Take a Stand” Policy Statement Committee
- Mentor Award Committee
- SMA Newsletter Editor
2012 AAA meeting- San Francisco:
- Travel awards for students
- MASA Special Sessions