KMA Young Doctors Network (KMA-YDN)

What is KMA YDN?

Young Doctors Network is a committee under the Kenya Medical Association, launched at the KMA@50 AGM in April 2018. The committee was formed to increase participation of the younger professionals in the association and mentor & un-tap the potential of these professionals.

Mission

To connect, develop and support Young Doctors by providing opportunities to explore and develop personal and professional growth.

KMA YDN GOALS

  • Promote the health and wellbeing of young doctors, including mental health.
  • Provide a forum for young doctors to share experiences, challenges and solutions in the medical profession.
  • Provide young doctors with a platform to engage in advocacy and policy making including participating in boards.
  • Ensure young doctors have fair and adequate representation in Kenya Medical Association.
  • Promote the Continuous Medical Education and career progression among young doctors.
  • Provide an avenue for young doctors to collaborate with other-like minded

Membership Eligibility

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Any doctor registered in Kenya and is under the age of 40 years.
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Any doctor registered in Kenya and is within 5 years of completing undergraduate studies.
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Any registered KMA Member under the age of 40 years or is within 5 years of completing undergraduate studies can register as a member of the KMA Young Doctors Network.
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KMA Young Doctors Network Convener

Dr. Lyndah Kemunto

MBChB ( University of Nairobi ) and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management ( Strathmore University ).

Upcoming Activities

Workshop discussion: Thriving at Work
Workshop discussion: Thriving at Work 01 May 2022 from 6-7pm
Workshop discussion: Thriving at Work
Workshop discussion: Thriving at Work 01 May 2022 from 6-7pm
KMA YOUNG DOCTORS NETWORK 2022 PRE-CONFERENCE
KMA YOUNG DOCTORS NETWORK 2022 PRE-CONFERENCE1st June 2022
YDN PRE - CONFERENCE
YDN PRE - CONFERENCE1st June 2022

KMA YDN Workplan 2020-2022

#Impact 1

Lobbying

#Impact 2

Webinar series and meaningful engagement for opportunities for young doctors

#Impact 3

Policy Formulation

#Impact 4

Mental Health

 

Our Working Groups

  • Mental Health & wellness SWG - Dr. Marie-Claire Wangari
  • Mentorship SWG
  • Financial Health and Wellbeing SWG - Dr. Diana Aboudha
  • Policy and Advocay SWG - Dr. Felisters Bosibori
  • Research and Innovation - Dr. Ryan Nyotu

Join us Today and be a KMA Member

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Call us for any querry

254 722 275 695

or email us on

ydn@kma.co.ke

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