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 Service: a 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 Religious: interest groups providing connection and programming for Jewish, Christian, 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.
- 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.