AMWA Student Region 2

Region 2 includes New York and New Jersey

The current Region 2 Director is Alex Schick, MD Candidate at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Class of 2026.

To get in touch with a specific branch, contact Alex at region2@amwa-student.org and she would be more than happy to connect you! If you don’t see your branch listed here, would like to establish a branch, or would like to update your branch leadership, please reach out to Alex. To explore local and regional events, see the Region 2 calendar below.

Current Branches

  • Albany Medical College
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • City College of New York Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • Co-Leader: Ruiyan Wang
    • Co-Leader: Abigail Graham
  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
  • Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
    • Co-Leader: Divya Kumar
    • Co-Leader: Allison Trabold
    • Co-Leader: Christina O’Leary
    • Co-Leader: Katarina Nilsson
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Co-Leader: Courtney Chau
    • Co-Leader: Camila Vicioso
    • Co-Leader: Emma White
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Elmira
    • President: Candy Chen
    • Vice President: Michelle Perry
    • Treasurer: Mary Claire Casper
    • Secretary: Alise Leiboff
  • New York Medical College
  • New York University School of Medicine
  • NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Rutger’s University – New Jersey Medical School
    • Co-President: Mia Bersalona
    • Co-President: Tina Mehrotra
    • Co-President: Sanya Rastogi
    • Co-President: Mary Yoo
  • SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
    • President: Rachel Pak
    • Vice President: Caleigh Loughran
    • Secretary: Morgan Mitchell
    • Treasurer: Julia Rupp
  • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
    • President: Ginamarie Gioia
    • Vice President: Lea Sarmiento
    • Treasurer: Nadia Celestin
    • Secretary: Zoe Lainis
    • Chief Communications Officer: Lindsay Blank
    • Chief of Community Service: Katharine Dishner
    • Chief Operating Officer: Charlotte Walden
  • SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • SUNY Upstate University School of Medicine
  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    • Co-President: Alex Schick
    • Co-President: Hannah Schneider
    • Co-President: Richa Patel
    • Co-President: Jae-Hee Lee
    • Co-President: Sarah Hoffman