Student Organizations

Find connections and expand your horizons through student groups

You do not have to give up what you love when you come to Michigan Med. Our campus hosts 75+ medical student groups, many of them founded by students. Ranging from socially and academically focused, to service and identity oriented, these groups round out your medical student experience. You can choose to participate in as many as you would like!

The University of Michigan Medical School’s Infectious Diseases (ID) Interest Group exposes medical students to adult and pediatric ID physicians and provides opportunities and connections for for mentorship and research.

The IHI Open School is an interdisciplinary student organization that provides students of all health professions with a wide variety of opportunities and experiences in the field of quality improvement and patient safety locally at the University of Michigan and on both a national and international level.

Students of all denominations are welcome to the join JeMSA.


The Latin American & Native American Medical Association was founded in 1985 to provide a more welcoming and supportive environment for our Native American and Latinx medical students at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Med ECG is a medical student group that works on pro bono consulting projects with non-profit health care organizations in the local Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit community.

Medical Campus Garden

The Medical Campus Garden is a collaborative garden between med students, staff, faculty and the larger Michigan Medicine community to promote wellness, educational opportunities and outreach around sustainable foods and nutrition.

Medical Student Grand Rounds is a monthly series of talks presented by medical students for an audience of medical students and interested faculty.

Medical Students for Choice® is dedicated to ensuring that women receive the full range of reproductive health care choices.

The primary mission of Medical Students of Middle-Eastern Descent is to serve the Middle-Eastern population both in this country and in the Middle East.


MedStart is an interdisciplinary child advocacy organization composed of students from the U-M schools of medicine and nursing.

The Michigan Radiology Interest Group is designed to support medical students interested in learning more about the fields of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology.

MiHealth empowers teams of medical students to serve as health instructors in high school classrooms teaching relevant, evidence-based health information through authentic dialogue, realistic approaches, and engaging learning activities.

The Muslim Medical Students’ Association (MMSA) at the University of Michigan was created in response to the growing need for an organization that caters to Muslim students and their concerns.

NextGen Med University of Michigan Medical School

NextGen Med is a group of medical students committed to bringing in local as well as global leaders to the UMMS community to discuss current challenges in medicine.

The OB/GYN Interest Group offers students the opportunity to explore and appreciate the field of obstetrics and gynecology.

The goal of the Ophthalmology Student Interest Group is to expose physicians-in-training to the exciting field of ophthalmology.


Our group provides information, assistance, and mentorship to medical students interested in entering or simply learning more about the field of orthopaedic surgery.

The Otolaryngology Medical Student Interest Group exposes students to the field of otolaryngology.

OutMD is a student group that serves to unite LGBTQ+ individuals and straight allies in the University of Michigan Medical School and Michigan Medicine.

Pathology Medical Student Interest Group educates students on the diverse field of pathology and its subspecialties.

The Pediatric Interest Group introduces medical students to the unique fields of pediatrics and provides opportunities to expand their knowledge of important issues in this field.

Plastic surgeons do everything from facelifts, to burn care, to neurally controlled prosthetic limbs.

The Psychiatry Student Interest Group is a resident physician and medical student-run interest group affiliated with the Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry.

The Radiation Oncology Interest Group provides pre-clinical and clinical students information regarding the field of radiation oncology.

SafeMD works to promote an environment in which sexual assault is illuminated, understood, not tolerated and actively combated.