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Student Organizations

Student organizations form an integral part of campus life, serving the interests of our medical students and the greater community. Our student groups support a wide range of interests.

Students at Wellness Day

Jonathan Wai and Angela Sandell distribute free pepper plants to their classmates at the Wellness Fair.

Student Government


Student government for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.


The PCC helps Jacobs SMBS students develop professional ethics and to encourage honesty and integrity: in themselves, in their peers, and in medicine as a discipline.

National Organizations


The nation’s oldest and largest student organization focused on the health needs and concerns of minority communities.

The American Medical Association Medical Student Section (AMA-MSS) is dedicated to representing medical students, improving medical education, developing leadership and promoting activism for the health of America.

Professional Interest Groups


Offers members chances to learn from specialists about current topics in anesthesiology.


Hosts skills workshops and lunch lectures for first- and second-year medical students interested in emergency medicine.


Network with family medicine physicians and residents, develop professionally and refine your clinical aptitude while gaining a deeper understanding of our field.

The OB/GYN Interest Group is a student-run group providing activities that furnish students with a greater understanding of the vast and exciting field of obstetrics and gynecology.

Aims to increase student and community understanding of orthopedics through dinner lectures and informational demonstrations.

Students in any year can participate in PsychSIGN Buffalo, a club that gives you an opportunity to interact with psychiatry faculty in friendly, informal settings.
The Radiology Interest Group (RIG) aims to increase student and community understanding of the field of radiology.

Special Interest Groups


Seeks to encourage, equip and connect health care professionals interested in improving patient care through the integration of faith and health.


The medical school’s a cappella singing group. The group welcomes all interested UB students.


Offers guidance and advice about medical careers in the military.


Provides information about current international health issues and research and supports international work by students.


Educates elementary students about the heart and healthy lifestyles, and encourages interest in the biological sciences and medicine.


Organizes events for medical students to engage in physical activity while enjoying nature.

The Student Wellness Committee was established to promote healthy lifestyle choices among medical students while raising awareness about the range of health and wellness services available at UB.
The Wilderness Medicine Club organizes activities for medical students and residents who share an interest in this dynamic field and a passion for the outdoors.

Community Outreach