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.
Dr Mindi Fitz-Henley
Dr Renee Badroe
1st Vice President
Dr Robert Hibbert
2nd Vice President
Dr Elon Thompson
Immediate Past President
Dr Brian Kazaara
Dr Shonna-Lee Finegan-Richard
Dr Gillian Campbell
Dr Gail Evering-Kerr
Dr Franco Pencle
Industrial Relations Officer
Dr Sade Dunbar
Assistant Industrial Relation Officer
Dr Tamara Foster
Public Relations Officer
Dr Janielle Shim
Dr Colleen Campbell
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.