• Welcome!

    The Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA) is a group of medical and health care professionals with a knowledge of Japanese language, culture or customs. JMSA members are also proud supporters of local community efforts and educational scholarships.
  • President's Message

    Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA) is a group of volunteer healthcare professionals who are working to contribute to the Japanese community. The organization was established in 1973 and our activities have expanded significantly over the years.

  • Get Listed

    One of the benefits of membership in the JMSA is listing in our professional directory. This provides both new referrals from patients looking for a doctor and also boosts your search results if you link to your practice website. JMSA.org is highly ranked by all the major search engines.

  • Student Members

    Our student members are involved in many outstanding projects both here and abroad. Student members enjoy mentorship from JMSA members in various medical fields, helping to prepare for their future careers.  The JMSA also awards a number of scholarships each year.

JMSA Golf Social June 2013

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Enjoy 18 holes of golf at the beautiful Crystal Springs Resort on the Black Bear Golf Course in New Jersey on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Start time is 10am, followed by light food. Let's get together and welcome the spring/summer of 2013.  Friends and family are welcome.  The cost is $155 for online pre-registration (deadline 6/10) or $165 at the door.

Please click on the following link to register: 

41st Annual Spring Dinner

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We are pleased to announce that JMSA will be celebrating its 41st Annual Dinner on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

In addition to celebrating the scholarship recipients, we would like to raise funding for the JMSA so that we may continue our programs. Please review the Annual Dinner announcement and consider supporting our annual dinner as a guest and/or by supporting a table. 

How to receive healthcare in the US

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Health Seminar Vol. 29

The next JMSA Health Seminar at the Nippon Club will be held on Tuesday, March 12. The lecture will be by Dr. Ouchi, an Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine Resident at North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Ms. Miyuki Tanino, a medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College. The seminar will be on how to receive Emergency Medicine and Primary Care in the US. The lecture will be conducted in Japanese. 

Holidays and community outreach

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JMSA Celebrates 12/12/12

On December 12, 2012, JMSA held its Holiday Reception at the Columbus Citizens Foundation. Over 100 members and guests of JMSA attended the event. The main focus of the holiday reception was to honor the recipients of the JMSA Community Outreach Program (JCOP) grants, which totaled $20,000 this year. 2012 marks the 6th year that JMSA has awarded community groups with these grants. JMSA is the only organization that offers such grants to grassroots Japanese community organizations. The goal is to support organizations that offer vital medical, psychological and social support to the Japanese community. The JCOP grants are made possible each year by generous donations from corporations and individuals that support JMSA and JCOP. 

Health Seminar Synopsis: Marathon Injury Prevention and Nutritional Support

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Japanese Medical Society of America

M. Adachi, M.D., Sc.D and J. Furuyama, D.D.S: Editors


Marathon Injury Prevention and Nutrition Support                  

Asako Miyashita, MS, RD. Nihon Clinic, New York, N.Y.

A proper diet is essential and significantly influences your marathon training and race-day performance. An adequate diet in terms of quantity and quality, before, during, and after training and competition, will give you optimal results. Eating balanced meals can meet basic nutrition requirements and provide your body with enough nutrients and energy to maintain health and prevent injury.


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