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!

SAFE is a nationwide organization of doctors, medical students and health care providers dedicated to eliminating the United States firearm epidemic through research, policy reform and education.

The Society for the History and Philosophy of Medicine is a medical student group intended to promote intellectual inquiry and discourse on important issues in medicine, both past and present.

We provide support and guidance to medical students of South Asian descent as they enter the University of Michigan Medical School.

The Student Diversity Council is a forum for promoting diversity at the University of Michigan Medical School and the medical profession.

The Student Interest Group in Neurology aims to promote interest in neurology as a profession, provide neurology-related resources to the medical students at UMMS, and educate the community on topics of neurology.

STATS is a medical student organization committed to teaching local teens the facts about HIV/AIDS, dispelling common misconceptions and promoting safer behavior.

This annual symposium honors a former UMMS student who passed away in October 2010 after a road accident in Uganda where he was conducting AIDS research as an NIH-Fogarty Clinical Research Scholar.

The Surgeon Scientist Interest Group facilitates exposure to a career path that includes both research and surgical practice.

Clinical Simulation Center

SCRUBS is a student-run organization designed to offer a well-rounded perspective of the multiple fields within surgery, the life of a surgeon, and what it takes to be a surgeon.

The United Asian American Medical Student Association was founded in 1992 to support and represent the growing number of Asian American students entering the University of Michigan Medical School.

The University of Michigan Asylum Collaborative works in concert with Physicians for Human Rights and the University of Michigan Law School.

The Student Council is made up of several representatives from each class for various roles and responsibilities.

The U-M Student-Run Free Clinic is located about 25 miles northwest of Ann Arbor, in Pinckney, Michigan.

Members of the Urology Interest Group attend talks by Michigan Medicine urologists and residents covering topics from the daily lifestyle of a surgeon to emerging research.

White Coats for Planetary Health (WCPH) is a medical student group at the University of Michigan Medical School with a mission to educate about the complex relationship between human health and planetary health.

White Coats for Political Action is an independent, issues-based student group at the medical school that aims to promote political discourse, education, and actions that uphold the inclusive, patient-centered values of the medical profession.

Wilderness Medicine Interest Group

The Wilderness Medicine Interest Group is designed to be a forum to discuss and participate in medical care in low-resource environments.

Winding Roads is a diverse group of non-traditional students including, but not limited to, career changers, non-science majors, post-bac graduates, military veterans, and Peace Corps and AmeriCorps volunteers.

Wolverine Street Medicine was founded in 2017 by medical students interested in the health disparities of those facing homelessness or housing instability.

Wolverines for Life is a collaboration between the University of Michigan community, Gift of Life, Be the Match, Red Cross, and the Michigan Eye Bank -- all groups that are dedicated to saving lives through donation.

Our goal for Women's Health and Fitness Day is to impact Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and surrounding communities in our annual event to be held in February.