Fall Golf Outing 2011

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golfThe Fall JMSA Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Lake Isle Golf Course in Eastchester.  Please join us for some golf, Italian meal at a nearby restaurant after the round, and some prizes!   Please RSVP with Dr. John Belmonte: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011
Tee time: 12 noon
Place:  Lake Isle Golf Course (Phone: 914-961-3453)
660 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10583 
Fee: $130 per person 

New Appointments for Dr. Luis J. Fujimoto

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Dr. Luis J. Fujimoto has been appointed Treasurer/Secretary of the Osseointegration Foundation, and Chairman of the Osseointegration Foundation's Titanium Society. The Titanium Society selects the recipient of the Nobel Biocare Brånemark Osseointegration Award, an honor given annually to recognize an individual's impact on the field of implant dentistry.

JAA Senior Health Week 2011

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On Sept 24, 2011, seven of our members participated in the Japanese American Association's Senior Health Week by giving seminars on various medical and dental topics. Participants were Drs. Iwahara, Kano, Furuyama, Homma, Yanagisawa, Fujimoto, and Shimizu.

Japan Relief: Volunteer in Japan

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JMSA is helping Dr. Suzuki at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to organize a Japanese Physician Reserve List for those willing to volunteer in Japan. This listserve was developed through TMAT, a specialized disaster relief medical team based on Tokushukai, Japan's largest private practice group. If you are interested in being listed, please contact Dr. Suzuki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

Phone number at which you can be reached
Affiliation and specialty (specifically)
Degree (MD, PA, NP, NS, CMA, etc.)
Whether or not you have a license in Japan
Specific time and duration that you wish to volunteer

JMSAでは、今回の東北地方の大震災を受け日本でのボランティア活動を希望される医療関係者の方々にボストンのBrigham and Women’s Hospital の鈴木ありさ先生を通じ在米医療ボランティア・リザーブへの参加をご紹介しております。このボランティア・リザーブは、日本最大のプライベート・プラクティス・グループである徳州会内で立ち上げたTMATによるものです。TMATは、災害医療に特化したチームであり、現在までも国内外での活動実績があります。http://www.tmat.or.jp/

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Breast Cancer Symposium on Nov. 6, 2011

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br ca ribbonDr. Yuzuru Anzai will be giving a talk in the breast cancer symposium, "Celebrating Women's Health: Empowering Your Body & Mind", organized by the Young Japanese Breast Cancer Network, on Sunday, Nov. 6. The event will consist of Japanese talks in the morning, a luncheon for both Japanese- and English-speaking attendees, followed by English talks in the afternoon. Click here to see the flyer and program for more details. We hope to see you there!

Date: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011
Time: Japanese part - 11:00am - 12:45pm; English part - 11:30am -  3:00pm 
Place: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street, New York, NY) 
Fee: $100 for both English and Japanese programs
$80 for English program ($55 for students)
$35 for Japanese program ($25 for students) 
*All fees include lunch

Click here for the English website and Japanese website.