Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association
About The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association
The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA), founded in 1975 as the Junior Doctors’ Association, was established by the merging of several associations including UHWI and KPH.
The Association was renamed to the Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association in 2002 and is now a registered Trade Union and represents all medical doctors below the level of consultants (Junior doctors: Interns, Senior House Officers and Medical Doctors levels 1 to 3)
What We Do
The JMDA aims to
Facilitate improvement in the healthcare delivered to the people of Jamaica, by promoting training through education and improving working conditions
Defend and promote the interest of all junior medical doctors.
Mediate problems faced by its members and be their primary negotiator on issues concerning them.
Provide representation on all decision-making bodies where the issues of its members are involved.
Foster amongst its members a culture of charity through the initiation of and involvement in various outreach projects.
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Immediate Past President
Sian Scott Gray
Shona Lee Finegan-Richards
Assistant Industrial Representative
Public Relations Officer
To defend and promote the interests of all Junior Medical Doctors.
The improvement of the healthcare of the people of Jamaica through representation of doctors and patients.
For the purpose of protecting and advancing the members’ economic interest in connection with their daily work. This is done through negotiations or collective bargaining.