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Student Organizations

Participating in student organizations is a great way to meet friends, engage in fun and worthwhile activities, complement your academic work and build leadership skills – all of which will benefit you throughout your career. Our many student clubs and organizations are organized into five categories:

  • Career Interest: approximately two dozen clubs for students interested in specialty areas such as anesthesiology, cardiology, emergency medicine, ethics, family medicine, infectious disease, oncology, pediatrics, neurology and radiology.

  • Community Servicea variety of opportunities to be involved in the local community by volunteering at hospitals, shelters and clinics; delivering tobacco-awareness programs in local middle and high schools; and staffing the annual Community Health Fair. 

  • Cultural and Religiousinterest groups providing connection and programming for Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Asian-Pacific, Chinese, Latino and South Asian students. 

  • National Organizations: : campus chapters of such important professional groups as Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Student Association, American Medical Women’s Association, American Physician Scientists Association, Physicians for a National Health Program and many others. 

  • Social and Recreational: nearly two dozen recreational, fitness and other clubs, including the Art Club, the Arrhythmias a cappella group, Camping Club, Climbing Club, Cycling Club, Flag Football, Intramural Basketball League, Student Senate, Ballroom Dance Club and Wine Club of NYMC.

View a listing of the Approved NYMC Student Clubs for 2020-2021 along with videos provided by those on-campus clubs and organizations they represent.

Get involved!

  • Check out the campus publication, InTouch Archive, for announcements of upcoming activities and other news of importance to members of the NYMC community.
  • The SOM Student Senate helps create solutions that will ensure the success and holistic wellness of the entire New York Medical College Community. 
  • The SHSP Student Healthcare Executives help prepare tomorrow’s public health leaders to preserve, protect, and improve the health of individuals, families and communities through education, investigation, practice and service.
  • The GSBMS Graduate Student Association solidifies a mutually beneficial relationship between the graduate student body and the college community.
  • For additional information on any of our clubs or student activities, please contact the Dean of Student Activities at (914) 594-4491.