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Pre-Health Advising

Pre-Health Student Organizations

Student Organizations:

Pre-Health students get involved in student organizations at the University of San Diego for different reasons based on their individual needs and desires. What they receive varies with their individual contribution, but most students say they receive great personal dividends.

* American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

* Dental Club

* Institute for Healthcare Improvement

* Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)

* Phi Delta Epsilon (Pre-medical Fraternity)

* Physical Therapy Club

* RX for Success (Pharmacy Club)

* Medical Brigades

* Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association

Five of the most common reasons students get involved are:

  1. Growth
  2. Recognition
  3. Achievement
  4. Participation
  5. Enjoyment

Benefits students receive from their involvement include:

  • Learning about their intended career or to explore other career options
  • Working with groups (running effective meetings, learning delegation skills, using public relations, etc.)
  • Interpersonal skills (communicating, managing conflict, listening, etc.)
  • Making a difference on campus and in our surrounding community
  • Learning and practicing leadership skills (delegating, communicating, managing time, setting goals, etc.)
  • Having fun and networking with other students who share their same interests

For more information about club meeting times and locations, please check our weekly listserv messages.