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

Dr Mindi Fitz-Henley

Dr Mindi Fitz-Henley

President

Dr Renee Badroe

Dr Renee Badroe

1st Vice President

Dr Robert Hibbert

Dr Robert Hibbert

2nd Vice President

Dr Elon Thompson

Dr Elon Thompson

Immediate Past President

Dr Brian Kazaara

Dr Brian Kazaara

Secretary

Dr Shonna-Lee Finegan-Richard

Dr Shonna-Lee Finegan-Richard

Treasurer

Dr Gillian Campbell

Dr Gillian Campbell

Assistant Treasurer

Dr Gail Evering-Kerr

Dr Gail Evering-Kerr

Assistant Secretary

Dr Franco Pencle

Dr Franco Pencle

Industrial Relations Officer

Dr Sade Dunbar

Dr Sade Dunbar

Assistant Industrial Relation Officer

Dr Tamara Foster

Dr Tamara Foster

Public Relations Officer

IT Representative

Dr Janielle Shim

Dr Janielle Shim

Intern Representative

Dr Colleen Campbell

Dr Colleen Campbell

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