the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America

This Web site provides information on our membership, activities, and publications.
Whether you are an UMANA member, a recent medical graduate, or a member of the general public,
we hope you find this Web site useful and visit us often for updates on our activities.



The Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA) was incorporated as a professional organization in New York City in 1950.

Under the leadership of Roman Osinchuk, MD, post World War II Ukrainian immigrant physicians united in an association of physicians and dentists, sharing the immigrant experience, expanding their educational possibilities, and interacting with colleagues in an exchange of medical knowledge and practice.

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UMANA members are dedicated to sharing their professional expertise and cultural heritage with their colleagues and public at large.

Membership is open to students, residents, and graduates of recognized professional schools (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and affiliates, such as nurses, psychologist, physical therapist, dieticians, etc) as well as graduates of schools beyond the USA and Canada who are interested in pursuing a license in the health professions on North America.

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UMANA Foundation

The UMANA Foundation, the tax-exempt 501-c-3 non-profit scientific and educational arm of UMANA, supports publication initiatives and educational exchange opportunities to promote and expand the level of medical science among the professional Ukrainian community.

Gifts to UMANA Foundation are tax-deductible. Donations support the spread of medical knowledge via print and electronic publications, medical journals, scholarships and projects supporting such initiatives.

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