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!

For information on student organizations, please contact Denise Brennan, [email protected]

The Michigan Interventional Radiology Interest Group (MIRIG) exposes medical students to the scope of practice/procedures performed in Interventional Radiology (IR).

The Michigan Journal of Medicine is a peer-reviewed, student led forum to bring high quality scientific and clinical research generated by graduate students at the University of Michigan to the scientific community at large.

The Michigan Ophthalmology Pipeline is a longitudinal one-on-one mentorship-led pipeline program between medical students and ophthalmology residents to inspire and to support under-represented minority (URM) medical students in pursuing a career in ophthalmology.

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.

MSTP Women and Allies is a student run organization that provides access and resources to promote an inclusive training environment as programs members prepare for careers in science and medicine.

Narrative medicine is a discipline “at the intersection of humanities, the arts, clinical practice, and healthcare justice” that utilizes storytelling and written reflection from the perspectives of providers and patients.

The National Arab American Medical Association aims to develop avenues to promote consciousness of health-related needs of Arab and Arab American populations.

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.

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 LGBTQIA+ individuals and straight allies in the University of Michigan Medical School and Michigan Medicine.

PalMD creates a dynamic and multifaceted platform in order to provide skills and knowledge to students on palliative and end-of-life care, regardless of desired specialty, through three main initiatives: shadowing, education, and wellness.

Parents in Medical School aims to build an inclusive community open to any and all medical students who identify as parents or caregivers and develop supportive relationships among parents and families.

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.

Pet Care Rounds supports medical students in caring for their pets while navigating medical school and aims to create a community where students can build relationships between owners and pets.

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

The PM&R Student Interest Group is dedicated to increasing awareness and engagement with the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation among medical students at the University of Michigan.

Prenatal Partners aims to connect medical students with expectant mothers who do not have a social or familial support system in place during pregnancy.

The purpose of this organization is to educate medical students about the field of preventive medicine.

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