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 School 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.
The UBNS NSIG consists of a group of students interested in neurosurgery. The group meets quarterly each year to offer students who are interested in the neurosciences a better understanding of this field. Medical students or undergraduate students interested in neurosurgery are encouraged to attend.
Our main mission is to unveil the relevance and innovation of vascular and endovascular surgery.

Special Interest Groups

The UB chapter of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) seeks to encourage, equip and connect health care students and 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.
This nonprofit organization provides hats, gloves and socks for frostbite victims and those in need in Buffalo area hospitals and free clinics.
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.
This nonprofit, student-run program is a street medicine outreach initiative whose mission is to increase access to health care among the homeless population of Buffalo, New York.
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