About Us

A cover photo of Vol.1 No.1 of the "Likarskyj Visnyk", also known as the Journal of the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (JUMANA), May 1, 1954
Welcome to umana.org, the on-line home to the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America.

The Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA), founded in 1950, is a voluntary non-profit association of professionals licensed to practice in their areas of health care in the United States and Canada. UMANA’s objectives are:

1. Unite health care professionals of Ukrainian descent, who share an interest in promoting the health of Ukrainians

2. Share medical knowledge and scientific research with emphasis on aspects unique to Ukrainians

UMANA is composed of 19 Branches throughout the USA and Canada. UMANA sponsors regular medical conferences, publishes a Ukrainian language medical journal Likars'kyj Visnyk (JUMANA), circulates an English language newsletter The UMANANews, and distributes a biennial directory of members.

UMANA is a founding constituent of the World Federation of Ukrainian Medical Associations (WFUMA), and pursues cooperative relationships with Ukrainian organizations in the United States and Canada.

Board of Directors & Committees List

Please click on the link below to see the current officers serving on the Board of Directors of the National office, presidents of respective Chapters, and chairpersons of our acting committees.

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Unique Medical Journal: the only continually published medical Journal in the Ukrainian language in the world.

Knowing you support the oldest and largest medical association in the diaspora, working to promote the cause of improved health of Ukrainians world-wide.

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