About Us

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.

Our Executive

Elon Thompson

Elon Thompson

President

Deon Flemmings

Deon Flemmings

1st Vice President

Mindi Fitz-Henley

Mindi Fitz-Henley

2nd Vice President

Autrene Buchanan-Waite

Autrene Buchanan-Waite

Immediate Past President

Renee Badroe

Renee Badroe

Secretary

Sian Scott Gray

Sian Scott Gray

Treasurer

Annya Gordon-Whyte

Annya Gordon-Whyte

Assistant Secretary

Johnathon Wilson

Johnathon Wilson

Assistant Treasurer

Robbert Hibbert

Robbert Hibbert

Industrial Representative

Shona Lee Finegan-Richards

Shona Lee Finegan-Richards

Assistant Industrial Representative

Brian Kazaara

Brian Kazaara

Editor

Phillip Coombs

Phillip Coombs

Public Relations Officer

Franco Pencle

Franco Pencle

IT Representative

Rochelle Smith

Rochelle Smith

Intern Representative

Mission

To defend and promote the interests of all Junior Medical Doctors.

Vision

The improvement of the healthcare of the people of Jamaica through representation of doctors and patients.

Function

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.

Location

P.O BOX 219
Shop 12B
CGS Building
8 Lady Musgrave Road
Kingston 5, Jamaica W.I

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed