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!

Alpha Omega Alpha is the only national honor medical society in the world. Its mission is to recognize and perpetuate excellence in the medical profession.

The AADMD is a national organization with a mission to improve and enhance knowledge and quality in the medical care of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities (ND/ID).

The neurosurgery student interest group for medical students is a part of the national organization American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

By 2030, the number of adults age 65 and older is expected to double, and almost one out of five Americans will be 65 years or older.

The medical student arm of the American Medical Association is an independent, democratic, policy-making body.

The American Medical Student Association is the country's largest medical student-run organization.

AMWA at the University of Michigan is an organization comprised of women and men that seeks to create a diverse community dedicated to women in medicine—both as health care providers and health care recipients—through education, leadership, and advocacy.

The Anesthesiology Student Interest Group is dedicated to promoting student interest and knowledge of anesthesia.


The Auscultations is the University of Michigan Medical School's own all-medical student a cappella group.


Biorhythms is the student-run dance performance group of the University of Michigan Medical School.

Black Medical Association

The primary mission of the Black Medical Association is to recruit and retain African American students at the University of Michigan Medical School.

The Catholic Medical Student Association is open to both Catholic and non-Catholic students.

This is a community of Christian medical students is dedicated to fostering Christian growth in all areas of life, emphasizing the integration of faith into medicine, and witnessing to the truth and love of Jesus Christ in our relationships with our friends, our community and the world.

A comprehensive guide for medical students created, edited and updated annually by medical students and the Office of Medical Student Education.

The Delonis Clinic, located at the Delonis Homeless Shelter in Ann Arbor, provides free medical services to all comers.

The Dermatology Interest Group helps medical students explore opportunities for mentorship, research and resources to help match into the field.

Doctors of Tomorrow

The University of Michigan Medical School’s Doctors of Tomorrow (DOT) outreach program exposes underrepresented minority students to careers in medicine, and provides them with the skillset needed to help them pursue this path.

The Emergency Management Interest Group connects students to opportunities to participate in the Michigan Medicine Emergency Management Committee.

The Emergency Medicine Interest Group is a student interest group at UMMS dedicated to provide medical students with early exposure to the exciting field of emergency medicine.

The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) strives to educate the student body about family medicine’s role in our health care system, dispel myths about the field, and demonstrate how family medicine is changing to improve its patient-centered model of medical care.

First in Family at the University of Michigan Medical School provides medical students who are first-generation (defined as students with parents who do not have four-year degrees) and/or low-income with the academic, professional, financial, and community resources necessary to succeed in medical school and in the medical profession.

Frog Island Track Club focuses on providing medical students with the opportunity to work with 1st to 6th graders in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Galens Tag Days

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

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.

Hope Medical Clinic is a free clinic in neighboring Ypsilanti.