Our Mission

 

Our Missions

To benefit humanity in Myanmar Community

● To promote the culture and the exchange of scientific information in Myanmar Medical Community

● To provide the information and support for the Medical Education of Myanmar Physicians

 

Humanitarian Missions ( Emergency Relief)

Tsunami in Japan, 2011 - $ 2000.00 contribution to Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA)

Nargis Cyclone in Myanmar, 2008 - $ 120,000.00 contribution to rebuild the community

Tsunami 2004 - $ 1000.00 contribution to UNICEF

 

Our Motto

Helping Myanmar Community and Physicians From Generations to Generations With Loving Kindness

 

Our History

2002 - The Society was born by a small group of Myanmar physicians (less than ten physicians, Dr. Daisy Saw, Dr. Shu Y. Chin, Dr. Khin Khin Hla, Dr. Tin Myint, Dr. Myat Myat Mon, Dr. San San Wynn, Dr. Joseph Yoe) who met informally for Dinner at Dr. Mon’s apartment in summer 2002.

At that time, the organization was named “The Myanmar American Medical Society, United States” (MAMSUS).  The website http://mamsus.org was created.

Recruitment of members from Myanmar Physicians was done throughout the year 2002 and 2003.

2003 -In December 2003, the core members of the organization decided to structure it to the Incorporation. Board of Trustees, Board of Directors and Executive Council were formed.

2004 - The organization name was modified to Myanmar American Medical Education Society (MAMES) according to the guideline from New York State for non-profit organization.  The Society was incorporated as a non-profit, charitable, educational, and scientific organization and approved under the section 501 (C) (3).

The Board of Directors and Executive Council of the Society have been guided by the following missions:

To benefit humanity in Myanmar Community
To promote the culture and the exchange of scientific information in Myanmar Medical Community
To provide the information and support for the Medical Education of Myanmar Physicians

Programs were started to accomplish the missions of the Society.

Milestones of the Society

2004, 2005, 2006 –

MyanmarNew Year Celebration

Scientific Meeting

Community Health Fair

Monthly Seminars and Lecture Programs

$1000.00 contribution to UNICEF for Tsunami, Asia in 2004

2007 –

Myanmar Medical Mission started with donation of books to medical schools

Guidance for Residency Program started

English Class for New Immigrants program was added

2008 –

$120,000.00 contribution to rebuild the community damaged by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar

2009 –

Education Program was included in Myanmar Medical Mission

2010 –

Residency Mock Interview Program started

The new website http://mamesociety.org was created

2011 –

$ 2000.00 contribution to Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA) for Tsunami in Japan

2012 – 

Welcome and Graduation Event for Residents and Fellows started

Observership program for Associate Members, partnered with CAMS

2013 and The Future  -   Medical Educational Resources Center, CommunityHealth Care Center, International Health Care Center in Myanmar and more 

 

Highlights of MAMES Contributions in Myanmar

1.     Donations of latest medical textbooks to Medical Schools every year

2.     Provide Education Program every year

3.     Participate in Training Program

4.     Rural outreach program

5.     Cyclone Nargis Relief (Total contribution: $ 120,000.00)

6.     Flood Relief

7.     Donations of Computers to Medical School

8.     Donation of Equipment for Internet service at Medical School

9.     Donation of Medications at Yangon General Hospital

10.  Donations of Ventilators to Teaching Hospitals of Medical Schools

 

11.  Donation of Glidescope to Anesthesia Department at YGH