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Student Organizations

You can find many more pre-health organizations at FSU through Nole Central and the Student Activities Center

Below is a directory of pre-health student organizations that are mentored by the FSU College of Medicine faculty and staff. 


Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)

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Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED is a prestigious national honor society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in health pre-professional scholarship. Our organization consists of pre-health students with a passion to learn about the healthcare field and a strong desire to give back to the local community.

Our mission is to provide you with resources and guidance to assist in successfully becoming a leader of the health profession. We understand that the process of being a pre-health student may seem intimidating; however, in AED you are surrounded with many students who share similar dreams and aspirations. In AED, we are one big family and the Executive Board works hard to make sure your journey is a s stress free and fun as possible!

Please take the time to explore our website and learn about the many things AED is involved with during the year.

Meeting Location and Dates:
Psychology Lecture Hall, 7:00pm

  • Sept. 13th, 27th
  •  Oct. 11th, 25th
  • Nov. 8th, 22nd  
  • Defc.6th

Officers:

  • President: Emily Bohner
  • Vice President: Kaelin Kiss
  • Treasurer: Ankit Patel
  • Secretary: Alex Mathis
  • Service Chair: Jennifer Jallo
  • Special Events Chair: Alyssa Poe
  • Historian: Kara Harris
  • Mentor Program Director: Andres Delgoto
  • CAMEO Director: Marianne Cortes
  • Membership & PR Chair: Christy Dever
     
  • Organization e-mail: aedfsu@gmail.com
  • Organization Web site: http://www.aedfsu.com

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

Goals and Aspirations of Pre-Medical AMSA:
Pre-Medical AMSA is a student-run organization who share the organization's national mission of advocating student awareness and activism within the field of health care. Pre-Medical AMSA also aims to provide information, support, and leadership development for future physicians in training. Students must apply for membership

Meeting Location and Dates: 

All meetings will be held from 7:00-8:00pm in room A102 in the Psychology Building, every other Monday EXCEPT for Monday, October 30, which will be held in the Auditorium at the
College of Medicine.
 

Fall 2017 Meeting Dates


Monday, 9/18

Monday, 10/2

Monday, 10/16

Monday, 10/30 - College of Medicine Auditorium for Future of Healthcare Talk

Monday, 11/13

Monday, 12/4

 

Spring 2018 Meeting Dates

TBD

 

Officers:

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)

The undergraduate alpha chapter of The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) provides a supportive environment for women seeking careers in medicine. To help members on their path AMWA provides resources that include workshops, speakers in the field, and encourages volunteering in the community.

Meeting Locations and Dates:
All meetings will be held from 6:30pm-7:30pm in room A101 in the Psychology Building, every other Tuesday. 

Falll 2017

  • Sept. 12th, 26th
  • Oct. 10th, 24th
  • Nov. 7th
  • Dec. 5th - AMWA Fall Banquet 

Spring 2018  

  • Jan. 16th, 30th
  • Feb. 13th, 27th
  • Mar. 27th
  • April 10th
  • April 24th - AMWA Spring Banquet

Officers:

  • President: Eileen Faradji
  • Vice President: Alexis Moffa
  • Secretary: Alexa Serino
  • Treasurer: Khari King
  • Women's Health:  Robin Landy
  • Communications/Public Relations: Isabel DeLeon
  • Book Cart Chair: Mikela Mollanazar 
  • Freshman Outreach: LaTia West
  • Socials Chair: Cece Abdel-Kader
  • Faculty Advisor: and  

 

 

 Connecting Experimental Lab and Life Sciences (CELLS)

Connecting Experimental Lab and Life Sciences also known as CELLS promotes research for undergraduates and provides a social and professional network for students engaged in biomedical, clinical and social science research. CELLS at FSU will introduce and prepare undergraduate students for an exciting research experience by providing avenues for networking with research faculty. This organization offers workshops, mentoring, lab tours, service events, field trips, research symposiums, interactive discussions with research scientists and advice on internships and biomedical research careers.

Go to the CELLS homepage for details!  Contact us! or look us up on

Meeting Locations and Dates: 
Psychology Department Room  A106
- 6:30pm

Fall 2017
September 6, 20
October 4, 18
November 1, 15 
November 29th - End of Semester Social  

Spring 2018
January 17, 24
February 7, 21
March 7, 21
April 4
April 18 - Last meeting of the year!

Minority Association of Pre-Med Students

The mission of this organization is to enhance the recruitment of culturally diverse students into health-care fields, and to help members become more successful candidates for professional health and medical programs.

M.A.P.S. web site

Meeting Location & Dates:
FSU CoM Room 1200 – 7:00pm

  • Sept. 7th, 21st
  • Oct. 5th. 19th
  • Nov. 2nd, 16th, 30th

Officers:

  • President: Alexis Batiste
  • Vice-President: Brittaney Pratt
  • Secretary of Minutes: Kisha Cadet
  • Secretary of Points: Jay Khetani
  • Public Relations: Ashlei Phillips
  • Historian: Abdo Al-Awady
  • Faculty Advisor:   



     

Physical Therapy/Occupational (PT/OT Club)

A New Generation...A New Outlook on Medical Treatment.

Occupational/Physical Therapy Interactive College Students is an effort between the pre-physical/occupational therapy students of Florida State University to assist one another in preparation for graduate school. The club provides a means by which pre-physical/occupational therapy students can get to know each other and help each other with planning, GRE preparation, and physical/occupational therapy school applications. We will bring in practicing physical and occupational therapists, current physical/occupational therapy school students, and physical/occupational therapy school recruiters in order to help students understand the profession and gain knowledge of the physical/occupational therapy school admissions process.

Meeting Locations and Dates: for 2017
University Center D Room 1101 – 7:00pm 9/21, 10/19, 11/2, 11/30

Officers:

  • President:Emily Brinkley
  • V.P.: Drew Dobson
  • Student Advisor:DeVoss Harrison
  • Treasurer:Sorina Pierre
  • Secretary: Kayla Galvan
  • OT Chair: Beth Hinson
  • Faculty Advisor: Darel Robinson




     

Pre-Dental Society

The goal of the Pre-Dental Society is to teach students about the career of dentistry and provide them with the resources and knowledge needed to assist them in getting into dental school. This organization has a close working relationship with the Florida Dental Association and the Leon County Dental Association. A shadowing program has been established with the Dental Hygiene/Assistant school at Tallahassee Community College and the Leon County Health Clinic. Meetings are held twice a month and include guest speakers from dental schools and working professionals. All interested students are welcome to attend.

Meeting Location and Dates:
FSU CoM, Room 1302, 7:00pm

  • Sept. 6th, 20th
  • Oct. 4th, 18th
  • Nov. 1st, 15th, 29th

Officers:

  • President: Brooke Schloth
  • Vice President:
  • Treasurer: 
  • Secretary: 
  • Webmaster: 
  • Health Promotions Chair:
  • LCHD Chair: 
  • Wax Workshop Chair: 
  • Marketing Chair: 
  • Volunteer Chair 1:
  • Volunteer Chair 2: 
  • Faculty Advisor: Eric Crosier

Website address: http://www.fsupredental.com
 








 

Pre-Pharmacy Informational Leadership Learning Society (P.I.L.L.S.)

The Pre-Pharmacy Informational Leadership Learning Society (P.I.L.L.S.) is a student organization created by six Florida State University students in the fall of 2003 for undergraduates who plan on pursuing careers in pharmacy. The goal of the society is to provide resources and opportunities to introduce undergraduates to the world of pharmacy. In addition, the society seeks to help its members become the most qualified applicants for pharmacy school.The organization also seeks to encourage community involvement and to present members with opportunities to serve the community through volunteer service. By adding depth to members’ understanding of pharmacy, P.I.L.L.S. constantly strives to make its members the best prepared and most informed applicants for the pharmacy program.

Meeting Location and Dates:
FSUCoM, Room 1301, 7:00pm

  • Sept. 6th, 20th
  • Oct. 4th, 18th
  • Nov. 1st, 15th, 29th

Officers:

  • President: 
  • Vice President: 
  • Secretary:
  • Treasurer:
  • Historian: 
  • Volunteer Coordinator: 
  • Vice Volunteer Coordinator: 
  • Special Events Chair: 
  • Public Relations Chair:




     

 Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) Club

This is an organization for students interested in a career as a physician assistant. Meetings will be monthly and held at the College of Medicine. The agenda will includes guest speakers from the community as well as representatives from academic programs.

Please e-mail for more information.
 

Meeting Location and Dates:
FSUCoM, Room 1200, 7:00pm

  • Sept. 12th, 26th
  • Oct. 10th, 24th
  • Nov. 7th, 21st
  • Dec. 5th

Officers:

  • President: Julie Staton
  • Vice President :Riley Ransom
  • Secretary: Brooke Allman
  • Treasurer: Makalia Howell
  • Public Relations: Caitlyn Konopka
  • Event Coordinator: Schemide Zeternne
  • Faculty Advisor: TBA






     

Pre-Veterinary Club

The purpose of the Pre-Veterinary Club at FSU is to provide a supportive and educative environment where students can expand their interests in veterinary medicine or animal-related fields. The students will be familiarized with the expectations associated with veterinary schooling, the profession and volunteer opportunities. Membership is open to all Florida State University, FAMU and TCC students and may be requested at any regular meeting. Please visit the "Pre-Veterinary Club @ FSU" on our Facebook page for more information!

Please e-mail: for more information.

Meeting Location and Dates:
FSUCoM, Room 1303, 7:00pm

  • Sept. 13th, 27th
  • Oct. 11th, 25th
  • Nov. 8th, 22nd,
  • Dec. 6th

Officers:

  • President: Valeska Stamatti
  • Vice President: Cassidy Shields
  • Secretary: Kellie Hays
  • Treasurer: Alixis K. Patterson
  • Speaker Coordinator: Christine Wright
  • Event Coordinators: Katherine Glibowski & Carolina Baquerizo 
  • Publicity Coordinator: Hannah R. Love
  • Relay For Life Chair: Amanda Hirschman
  • Faculty Advisor: Eric Crosier







     

 

Pre Med Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)

Pre-SOMA at FSU is an affiliated chapter of the national Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association. We are dedicated to promoting the osteopathic tradition at Florida State University, and in the Tallahassee area, and to creating stronger, more knowledgeable students for entry into osteopathic medical institutions around the country. The chapter invites school admissions representatives, practicing physicians, and medical lecturers to speak at its meetings, and provides scholarships, shadowing and volunteering experiences, tutoring, and opportunities for meaningful leadership to its members.

Meeting Location and Dates: 
FSU CoM Room 1302, 7:00 PM 

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 Officers:

  • President:
  • Vice-President:
  • Secretary:
  • Volunteer Coordinator:
  • Fundraising Chair:
  • National Liaison:
  • Historian:
  • Faculty Advisor: Darel Robinson



     

Additional Pre-Health Organizations at FSU

FSU Medical Response Unit: The Medical Response Unit functions as a basic life support and quick response unit at Florida State University. Staffed by trained student volunteers, the Medical Response Unit is an affiliated project associated with University Health Services, FSU Police Department, Student Government Association, and FSU Division of Student Affairs. The Medical Response Unit offers support to existing emergency medical and safety units during campus events, such as intramural sports, 5K’s, the FSU Flying High Circus, Dance Marathon and many others.  Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.  For more information, email:  MedicalResponse@admin.fsu.edu 

Fundamentals of Observational Research and Career Experience (FORCE): Fundamentals of Observational Research and Career Experience(FORCE) was created for the FSU pre-health student body to facilitate shadowing rotations and group visitations, as well as to enhance the professional knowledge of a pre-health student. Shadowing stimulates a relationship between a professional and a student, where the professional can answer the simple or more complicated questions of a pre-heath student. As a team, FORCE is dedicated to providing pre-health students with shadowing opportunities and professional experience.  Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times. 

Hands of Hope: FSU Hands of Hope is a newly recognized Registered Student Organization that prides itself in organizing consistent volunteering projects that are mainly aimed to provide assistance to people with disabilities. We are officially affiliated with the College of Medicine at Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and have a variety of volunteering opportunities open within these and many other institutions that further reinforce our mission to integrate students with and without disabilities. Regular volunteering events include Stroke Awareness Group and Afternoon Bingo with patients at the TMH Rehabilitation Center, monthly Build-A-Ramps, and nursing home visits. We also host speakers from various health professions and hold social events. Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.

Health and Educational Relief Organization (HERO): HERO activity participates in two medical mission trips a year to Guyana, South America and other third world nations. These trips are made possible by a team of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and pre-health students who dedicate their time to serving those less privileged in need of medical care. During each trip, HERO provides not only medical attention to patients, but also works to bring the members of the community personal health education as well as literacy advancement programs for students. During the year while not on the medical mission trips, HERO actively fundraises and participates in various volunteer and service opportunities in the local Tallahassee community. Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA): Health Occupations Students of America is an organization catering to those students interested in a health care profession. HOSA at FSU participates in many volunteer opportunities, competitive events, and allows students to meet current health care professionals. The mission of HOSA is "to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care community." To do that, HOSA participates in state and national leadership conferences where students attend workshops and interact with other students from all over the nation. Joining HOSA is a fun and rewarding way to gain knowledge of the health care field!  Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.   Website: https://www.facebook.com/fsu.hosa?fref=ts
 

Medicine, Education, and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere (MEDLIFE): MEDLIFE stands for Medicine, Education, and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere. MEDLIFE Health at FSU is a pre-health organization that focuses on serving low income families both internationally and locally. Internationally, we help by attending mobile clinics three times a year (winter break, spring break, summer). Mobile clinics are made possible by student volunteers, MEDLIFE staff, and local physicians and nurses. Unlike most medical outreach trips, MEDLIFE ensures patient follow-up and strives to break the perpetual cycle of lack of infrastructure, education, and medical attention. Locally, we participate and organize multiple community service events per semester. "MEDLIFE is a network of medical professionals, motivated students, and trained staff who work together with communities in need to deliver better access to Medicine, Education, and Development.”  Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.