4th Year M.D. Student Chidimma Acholonu Appointed to Leadership Role in Student National Medical Association
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) recently announced the appointment of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) student Chidimma Acholonu as Community Service National Committee Co-Chair. Acholonu is a fourth year M.D. student. She was appointed to the position during SNMA’s Annual Medical Education Conference this spring.
SNMA is a student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color nationwide and works to increase the number of students of color in medical school. The organization of more than 7,000 members also works to eradicate racial and ethnic health disparities.
Acholonu aspires to be a pediatrician upon her graduation in 2019. Currently, she is involved with MSM’s H.E.A.L. Clinic where she previously served as student medical director and is an associate editor for the American Academy of Pediatrics.