Burmese American Medical Association

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BAMA 2020

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Advisory Committee 2020 

Dr. Thomas Lee
Dr. Zaw Win Lwin
Dr. Tin Ngwe

Board Of  Directors 2020

Chair Dr. Su Su Hline
Member Dr. Thein Oo
Member Dr. Khaing Myint
Member Dr. Sandar Kyi
Member Dr. Ohnma Win
Member Dr. Kyaw Moe
Member Dr. Cho Lwinr

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  (2020)

President Dr. Mya Myo Aye
Vice President Dr. Wai Wai Soe
Secretary Dr. Htun Tin
Treasurer Dr. Edna Taikwel
Parliamentarian Dr. Than Saung Lin


Sub-Committee 2020

Education
Chair Dr. Khine Khine Win
Co-chair Dr. Naing Aung Moore
member Dr. Mie Mie Thinn
member Dr. Than Htike Kyaw
 
 

Entertainment

Chair Dr. Sanda Win
Co-Chair Dr. Sophie Chwa

Public Relation
Dr. Moe Aung

 

History of our Association

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A Nonprofit, Nonpolitical, and Nondenominational Professional Medical Association

Since 1960, physicians who had graduated from Burma had migrated to the USA for postgraduate training. They can only meet each other at social  gatherings occasionally  and  had felt the need for a well-organized association to coordinate the social gatherings and to maintain contact and share information and experiences to assist one another for the training and practice and settling down in certain communities. With that common goal in mind, a group of Burma medical graduates gathered at Fullerton, California and held a preliminary meeting to explore the feasibility of the formation of such an organization which should be non-profit in status and tax-exempt, formed purely for the purpose of social, educational gatherings and community service. After several meetings, various temporary committee members were chosen to carry out the drafting of the by-laws and structure of the Board of Directors. On May 8, 1982, the first dinner meeting was held at the Golden Dragon Restaurant in Los Angeles. The President gave a speech explaining the purpose of the organization and stressed the importance of team spirit and unity.

 
NO. YEAR PRESIDENT NAME
1 1982 Michael Ko Lay Maung, M.D
2 1983 Hoke N. Ho, M.D (Deceased)
3 1984 Thomas Lee, M.D
4 1985 Harry Chew, M.D (Deceased)
5 1986 Michael A. Sein, M.D (Deceased)
6 1987-88 Desmond B. Chiong, M.D
7 1989 Eugene Taw, M.D
8 1990 Eng Moy, M.D
9 1991 Thomas Hwee, M.D
10 1992 Constant Chan, M.D
11 1993 Rosie Tan Yeo, M.D
12 1994 Calvin Tint, M.D
13 1995 Daisy Tint, M.D
14 1996 Gary Lim, M.D (Deceased)
15 1997 Soe Myint, M.D
16 1998 Patrick Paik, M.D
17 1999 Khin Maung Tint, M.D
18 2000 Phillip Kaw, D.D.S
19 2001 Kevin Kyaw Win, M.D
20 2002 Eric Chwa, M.D
21 2003 Zaw Win Lwin, M.D
22 2004-05 Anthony Lee, M.D (Deceased)
23 2006-07 Thant Zin, D.D.S
24 2008-10 Tin Ngwe, M.D
25 2011-12 Leonard Liu, M.D
26 2012-13 May Kyi Nyein, M.D
27 2013-14 Su Su Hline, M.D
28 2014-15 Thein Oo, M.D
29 2015-16 Khaing Myint, M.D
30 2016-17 Sandar Kyi, M.D
31 2017 Ohnma Win, M.D.
32 2018 Kyaw Moe, M.D.
33 2019 Cho Lwin, M.D.
 34  2020  Mya Myo Aye, M.D.



 

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE:

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Dear BAMA members,

I trust you are doing well physically and mentally.

Since earlier this year, COVID pandemic has been dynamic and has a significant impact on us at many levels.  BAMA EC members have also adapted and changed our activities or decisions this year for safety reasons. We have omitted some of our usual activities like public health talk, residency information session etc. We have adapted to virtual meetings, relaying residency application information and tips to candidates via email.
We have conducted virtual mock interview successfully on August 15 th 2020 from 1-4 pm and detail event report will also be shared on this website and also on our BAMA FB page.

We will be sending outstanding achievement awards to those residency candidates with top 5 highest scores in USMLE step 1& 2 (taken within last 3 years) and also recognition award to all those who applied for the award .

5 outstanding achievement award recipients (in alphabetical order):
Aung Myint Myat
Aung Sitt Naing
Pyae Hein Kyaw
Sidney Trevor Aung
Su Wai Moe

Our EC and BOD team will be making further decision regarding annual dinner depending on the pandemic situation and it would be deferred until further notice.
For Myanmar Medical graduates who are in the process of getting into residency training, membership is free. Just need to email your information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

With warm regards,

Dr.Mya Myo Aye, MD
BAMA president, 2020

 
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