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!

Galens Tag Days

Galens Medical Society is the University of Michigan Medical School's largest and longest running service and social organization.

Medical students partner with physicians and community health workers to provide basic medical care and social services to the homeless populations of Ann Arbor and Detroit.

HESP was established in 2011 for the purpose of reinforcing the Medical School's commitment to serving indigent and marginalized communities by expanding the curriculum and creating opportunities for service.

Health Policy Society (PoSo) is a group of students that meet to discuss current issues in health policy.

Hope Medical Clinic is a free clinic in neighboring Ypsilanti.

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.

Integrative Medicine seeks to utilize all evidence based approaches to health care and wellness, with a focus on preventative and lifestyle modifications, including diet, sleep, exercise and stress management.

The Interprofessional Health Student Organization (IHSO) is committed to professional development, advocacy, and community that serves to improve interdisciplinary collaboration between health care students at the University of Michigan.

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.

The Medical Innovation Group is the hub for students interested in bringing design, engineering, tech, IT and entrepreneurship into health care and medicine.

Medical School Meditation meets on campus once per week for 20 minutes of meditation followed by brief discussion.

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

The Medical Student Home Health Care Program is designed to give pre-clinical students the opportunity to experience a medical home visit alongside a physician.

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.

Medical Spanish is offered as formal pre-clinical and clinical electives to help students achieve fluency and work as fully competent Spanish-English medical providers.

We are a group of medical students and faculty who enjoy running for fitness, competition and fun.


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.

MTango is dedicated to promoting the learning and enjoyment of Argentine tango in the University of Michigan community and beyond.

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.