We are a 501c3 approved non-profit organization aimed to eliminate health disparities of Fujianese Americans and other underserved populations.
To advance medical knowledge through education, scientific research, scholarship, and philanthropy with emphasis on aspects unique to Fujianese Americans.
To promote and to advocate for medical professionals of Fujianese descent and others devoted to like purposes.
September 10th, 2023
FJMAA teams up with vns healtH, northwell health, CAIPA to host health fair in sunset park, brooklyn
Join us on September 10th, 2023 for our first health fair event in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. A large percentage of the population suffer from chronic liver disease, suboptimal dentition and pain. We will provide liver screening utilizing Fibroscan to assess for liver steatosis and fibrosis, dental hygiene screening as well as joint pain screening utilizing ultrasound technology. Free meals and dental products will be handed out!
February 2021 to july 2022
FJMAA teams up with university of pennsylvania medical students for covid19 patient navigation
Members of the Fujianese Medical Association has teamed up with medical students from the University of Pennsylvania to help assist in educating and patient navigation for the public to access the COVID-19 vaccination. We want to thank the students from the University of Pennsylvania in helping with this effort to help our community. If there is anyone who you think may benefit from this, please contact us! We provide mandarin, cantonese and fujianese translation.
Dr. Kevin Tin educates on colon cancer screening
March is colon cancer awareness month and Dr. Kevin Tin teamed up with Visiting Nurse Services of New York to help educate the community on colon cancer awareness and prevention. If there is anyone that you think may benefit from information about colon cancer, feel free to reach out to us!
January to february, 2021
FJMAA VOLUNTEERS FOR COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION
Members of the Fujianese Medical Association, including: Dr. Kevin Tin, Dr. Chun Wong, and, Xiaoyu Shi RN, took time out to volunteer in partnership with SOMOS Community Care to do COVID-19 vaccine administration. In helping, we hope the amount of vaccine administered will catch up to the amount of vaccines distributed. We believe in having as many people get vaccinated as quickly as possible before the emergence of new variants that can possibly deem the vaccine ineffective.
May to June, 2020
FJMAA VOLUNTEERS FOR COVID-19 TESTING
Members of the Fujianese Medical Association, including: Dr. Kevin Tin, Dr. Meng Shao, Dr. Kelvin Lin, Dr. Chun Wong, and, Xiaoyu Shi RN, took time out to volunteer in partnership with SOMOS Community Care to do COVID-19 antibody testing for the community. The testing took place in multiple sites in Queens and Brooklyn with patients coming from all five boroughs for testing. We believe in the importance of serving our community during times of need and working united, we will be able to overcome these unprecedented times.
APRIL 12, 2020
MEDICATION INFORMATION EVENT
Our secretary, Xiao Fen (Samantha) Zhao, Pharm. D, took an hour to be interviewed by members of aijia.us, a popular chinese website on household-related items, on commonly used over-the-counter medications to help treat mild illnesses such as cough, allergies, pain, and burns. Afterwards, she had a Q&A session with the listeners. As many patients are trying to avoid visiting their doctor or going to the hospital, she believes that providing education to the community on these medications can be helpful and valuable.