UCB GMMA Officers
President | 4th Year
As a college freshman, I was so blessed to have been introduced to the GMMA community right from the start. GMMA unites people intergenerationally who seek to bring glory to God in their work as healthcare professionals. This community has provided me with a deeper understanding of how my work and faith are intertwined as well as a community of brothers and sisters I can share all of life’s uncertainties with. I am challenged by and seek to pursue the faith journey of my GMMA mentors and peers to build God’s kingdom together through missions (local and global) as well as forming God-centered relationships with one another. I am so excited to see how God uses GMMA to transform faiths and bring us closer to Him!
Vice President | 4th Year
GMMA stumped me. GMMA got me real good. In just this short time with this community, my image of what a healthcare professional is was completely revamped. When Dr. John placed his own hands on top of the weathered hands of his patient and recited a prayer that was longer than the medical procedure itself, I knew that there was something I didn’t understand. It wasn’t the doctor that healed. It was God who healed. A doctor was someone who simply translated God’s almighty love into healing. And yet, I’m still slowly discovering the role of a true doctor. But where I first made this realization, where I’m fostering this curiousity, and where I’ll continue to dig a little deeper into God’s purpose for me all intersect at one point, at one community. And that’s GMMA.
Secretary | 4th Year
Having joined GMMA during a virtual year, I didn’t quite know what to expect. I initially anticipated a challenging year of spiritual and relational growth, but God provided a community of fellow pre-health brothers and sisters in Christ all dedicated to glorifying Him. I truly treasured the edifying conversations and fellowship spent with this community, from sharing personal memories and struggles to challenging me to ask tough questions about my faith. Through GMMA, I have had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of how the Gospel is able to transform lives and unite God’s people from around the globe. Having had a positive GMMA virtual experience, I cannot wait to see how much more fruitful relationships will develop going forward!
Treasurer| 4th Year
GMMA is so much more than an organization to me. I joined GMMA in the middle of my freshman spring semester, not really knowing if pre-health was the route I wanted to pursue. Not only did GMMA help me gain confidence in my desire to pursue a profession in medicine, but GMMA also provided me a wonderful group of brothers and sisters that look to pursue God more than anything. GMMA has been my community and spiritual accountability, especially through the difficult virtual semesters. Through our Zoom calls, impromptu hangouts, and meals together, I truly think of GMMA as a my closest friends and family who will point me back to Him.
Missions Coordinator| 3rd Year
My prayer coming into college was to be able to find a community of Christian students who I can walk out my faith with. GMMA for me became more than just the community that I was looking for as it opened my eyes to ways I can pursue my passion in health care for the Glory of God. I learned what it means to live out a Christ-centered missional life and through the testimonies of health professionals, my heart for both the lost and for God grew. I realized how much value this Gospel holds and it became a driving force for me to pursue after the lost. My prayer is for students to learn about the heart of God and to be able to bring glory to Him through serving wherever God calls us.
PR | 3rd Year
Ever since joining, GMMA has been a huge blessing for me and so much more than a pre-health organization. Through GMMA, I found a community of brothers and sisters seeking to glorify God more than anything. I was so blessed with brothers and sisters and the moments where we shared our struggles, our praises, and ultimately life together! I am constantly being encouraged by mentors and peers that are continuously seeking to run this race together and build God’s kingdom together. I gained a deeper of understanding of what it means to serve God and His people through the means of medicine/healthcare and I am constantly challenged by my GMMA mentors and peers who are passionately striving to build God’s kingdom through missions and Christ-centered relationships.
Dr. Alex Chang
Dr. Chang has been serving as the GMMA Berkeley mentor since 2019. He enjoys going on medical mission trips with the students and encouraging them in their faith. As an internal medicine and pediatrics physician, he loves teaching the students about medicine and investing in their personal and spiritual growth.
UC Berkeley Alumni
GMMA is my favorite community. I love surrounding myself with diligent, God-fearing, mission-minded individuals who continue to strive for excellence both in this world and the heavenly one! I believe GMMA is a great platform to explore one’s faith in the immediate workplace and in the global community to which we are all connected to. I believe there is a place for me in GMMA no matter what life-stage from college and beyond. I love getting to know new people in GMMA!
About UC Berkeley Student Chapter
GMMA Student Chapter at Berkeley is committed to:
- Providing a network among Christian students and health professionals to bring about healing towards all nations.
- Fostering a unique community and fellowship among peers and mentors committed to medical mission and healing ministry.
- Inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals to passionately give back to the community for the gospel
Contact us with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are excited to collaborate with other organizations or professionals who also share our same vision to expand God’s kingdom through our careers as health professionals.
Our general meetings (GM) are held every other Monday @ 7:00 – 8:30 PM PST in Dwinelle 109. Our meetings will usually last about 1.5 hours consisting of, but not limited to: health professional speakers, mentorship, workshops, and fellowship.
Fall Semester 2022
Sept 13 GM #0 | Info Session
Sept 26 GM #1 | Dr. Hans Yu
Oct 10 GM #2 | 4-Year Plan Workshop + Shua Jo
Oct 24 GM #3 | Dr. Alex’s Testimony
Nov 7 GM #4 | Missions Workshop
Nov 21 GM #5 | Dr. David Choi
Aside from our regular general meetings, we will be announcing fellowship/outing, outreach, fundraising, and other GMMA related events. We have a lot of exciting opportunities for this fall semester! For more details, please visit our GMMA Berkeley Facebook group page or our instagram page @berkeleygmma.
Mission trips have resumed! Please check back for updates on dates!