NYMC student clubs reached a record high this year, with 77 continuing clubs and 12 new additions—re-affirming the College's commitment to a well-rounded life and suggesting that today’s NYMC students also choose not to live on academics alone.
“Back in the early 1990s,” recalls Anthony Sozzo, M.S.Ed., M.A., associate dean for student affairs and director of financial planning and student activities, “there were 20 student clubs. They’ve multiplied exponentially in the last few decades, reflecting both the diverse interests of our student community as well as the leadership qualities our students possess. It’s one thing to have an idea, and quite another to execute it.”
The annual student club fair on September 8 showcased the options to interested students, with all clubs falling into an overarching category: career interest, community service, cultural & religious, national organizations, and social and recreational.
New clubs include the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, the Poetry Club, the Current Topics in Healthcare Club and the Intramural Basketball Club, among others (see list below). To learn about existing clubs, please visit the Student Organizations. To learn about a new club, please write to the club founder.
African Student Association, Toluwalashe Davies
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, Liana Lau, Siu-Yang Huang, Shannon Kiang
Beyond Bars, Micaela Scott
Citizen Physicians, Drew Cumming
Current Topics in Health Care, Ebrahim Afshinnekoo
Diversity Mentorship Program, Natalia Arias Villele
Healthcare Economics and Policy Colloquium, Nam Lee
IM Basketball Club, Dylan Bennett, Nathaniel Kim
National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, Katelyn Iveson
Physicians for Human Rights, Masaub Khan, Rebecca Alschuler
Poetry Club, Thomas Fraychineaud
TEACH@nymc, Rachel Victor