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. 

For information please email aedfsu@gmail.com

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 by 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 as 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 Locations and Dates:

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • September 9th
  • September 23rd
  • October 7th
  • October 21st
  • November 4th
  • November 18th

Spring 2021: (Dean's Day date to be announced.)

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Alexandra Johnson
  • Vice President: Julia Blankenbaker
  • Membership Chair: Olivia King
  • Secretary: Sarah Abernethy
  • Treasurer: Sydney Schwartz
  • Historian: Madison Drake
  • Service Chair: Amanda Ruiz
  • Special Events Chair: Chayse Condon
  • Mentor Program Director: Raquel Lugo
  • Medical Missions Outreach Director: Graciela Medina 
  • Organization e-mail: aedfsu@gmail.com
  • Organization Web site: http://www.aedfsu.com/
  • Faculty Advisor: Anthony Garrett

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 Locations and Dates: 

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • September 14th
  • September 28th
  • October 12th 
  • October 26th
  • November 16th
  • November 30th

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers: 

  • President: Catherine Rothman
  • Vice President: Jordan Artzy
  • Secretary: Joshua Alvarez 
  • Treasurer: Dylan Niles 
  • Director of Membership: Madison McCraney
  • Director of Communications: Noah Roeck
  • Director of Philanthropy: Brandi Milner 
  • Assistant Philanthropy Directors: Sarah Helgeson
  • Director of Special Events: Dillon Webber
  • Community Leaders: Madison Tyle, Nicolas Jacobi, Carolina Martinez, Charles Gannon 
  • Faculty Advisors: Dr. Alice PomidorDr. Ewa Bienkiewicz 

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 virtually via Zoom in the Fall. 

Fall 2020

  • September 1st
  • September 15th
  • September 29th
  • October 13th
  • October 27th
  • November 10th

Spring 2021 

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Joanne Zhao
  • Vice President: Odalys Taylor
  • Secretary: Sydney Svendsen
  • Treasurer: Briana Ramirez
  • Socials Chair: Jade Davila
  • Communications Chair: Jessica Santamaria
  • Women's Health Chair: Jane McGinnis
  • Freshman Outreach Chair: Keelin Herling
  • Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Foster, Ph.D 

The Mission of AAA Health is to Analyze social determinants of health, Act through service, and Advocate for the affected communities with the intention of energizing and encouraging citizens with varying backgrounds to get involved in communal health efforts. AAA Health strives to alleviate the symptoms of health disparities by observing health comprehensively and addressing multifaceted issues that contribute to a community’s overall health. Students passionate about service and aspiring to enter the health professions will have the opportunity to approach and dissect social determinants of health through engagement in education and dialogue prior to committing to and serving in partner community organizations.

For further inquiry please email Thesla Anderson.

Meeting Locations and Dates:

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • September 3rd
  • September 17th
  • October 1st
  • October 15th
  • October 29th 
  • November 12th
  • December 3rd

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Megan Cortes
  • Vice President: Chase Altomare
  • Secretary: Marjorie Villalba
  • Treasurer: Ross Mayper
  • Project Manager: Noah Nellis, Paulina Mendez
  • Faculty Advisor: Thesla Anderson

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! CELLSatFSU@gmail.com or look us up on Facebook CELLS at FSU

Meeting Locations and Dates: 

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Carina Ferrarris
  • Vice President: Alec Bailey
  • Secretary: Tom McClymouth
  • Treasurer: Kerly Lapaine
  • Historian: Alexis Cox
  • Internship and Scholarship Chair: Alice Hamilton
  • Publicity Chair: Diania Remy
  • Events Coordinator: Julia Decker
  • Faculty Advisors: Devon Graham, Ph.D., Antonia Nemec, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Foster,Ph.D. 
  • CELLS Homepage 

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 Locations & Dates:

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced. 

Officers:

  • President: Jasmine Rubio
  • Vice President: Ashley Paredes
  • Secretary: Brittney Chang
  • Treasurer: Kiyana Cusic
  • Historian: Alessandra Garcia
  • Faculty Advisor: Thesla Berne-Anderson

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: 

All meeting dates will be held virtually via zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers: 

  • President (Fall): Abigail Meredith 
  • President (Spring): Marissa Miller
  • Vice President: Morgan Bowers
  • Occupational Therapy/ Physical Therapy Chair: Molly Brinkhoff
  • Treasurer: Kelly Murphy
  • Secretary: Isabella Luger 
  • Event/ Service Chair: Lia Russo
  • Faculty Advisor: Meredith Warren 

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 Locations and Dates:

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Alexis Piscitello
  • Vice President: Austin Krauza
  • Secretary: Bradley Dawson
  • Treasurer: Avery Knipfing
  • Volunteer Chair: Mia Szymonowicz
  • Fundraising Chair: Vanessa Kwok
  • Wax Workshop Chair: Josie May
  • T-Shirt Chair: Saige Fisher
  • Social Chair: Francheska Paz
  • Webmaster: Lori Purcell
  • Shadowing Chair: Blake Yarris
  • Faculty Advisor: Anthony Garrett

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

Pre-Optometry Club is for anyone who is interested in Optometry school, eyes, or the visual system. We have guest speakers, representatives from various Colleges of Optometry, local optometrists, ophthalmologists, and researchers at meetings to explore more about the profession. We meet every other Wednesday in College of Medicine room 1303. Club members also have many opportunities for unique activities such as volunteering at the Tallahassee VA Outpatient Eye Clinic, shadowing local Optometrists, and performing vision screenings at the Special Olympics!

Meeting locations and dates: 

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers: 

  • President: Aaron Deese
  • Vice President: Laura Forhan
  • Treasurer: Sarah McNally
  • Public Relations: Cole Pavlock
  • Secretary: Sara Dworak
  • Historian: Kayla Nguyen
  • Faculty Advisor: Meredith Warren 

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 Locations and Dates:  

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • September 9th
  • September 23rd
  • October 7th
  • October 21st
  • November 4th 
  • November 18th

Spring 2021

  • To be announced 

Officers:

  • President: Gaetano Alfano
  • Vice President: Kelli Corona
  • Secretary: Anna Mandziak
  • Treasurer: Olivia Wynn
  • Volunteer Chair: Nicole McConnell 
  • Special Events Chair: Kaylee Nelson
  • Public Relations Chair: Lauren Carpenter 
  • Faculty Advisor: Anthony Garrett

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 fsuprepaclub@gmail.com for more information.
 

Meeting Location and Dates:

All meeting dates will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall. 

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers: 

  • President: Logan Wortelboer
  • Vice President: Ailee Kirkpatrick
  • Secretary: Nicole Velasquez
  • Treasurer: Ashley Evans
  • Public Relations: Nyla Elianor
  • Event Coordinator: Megan Masters
  • Faculty Advisor: Meredith Warren

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: fsupvc@gmail.com for more information.

Meeting Locations and Dates: 

All meetings will be held virtually via Zoom in the Fall.

Fall 2020

  • Dates to be announced soon.

Spring 2021

  • To be announced.

Officers:

  • President: Katherine Glibowski
  • Vice President: Taylor Belusic
  • Secretary: Hunter McKee
  • Treasurer: Cole Ferreira
  • Speaker Coordinator: Nicole Heim 
  • Event Coordinators: Kaitlynn Kulla, Logan Rickmon
  • Publicity Coordinator: Karyna Bugos 
  • Philanthropy Chairs: Michelle Kaae, Camille Tidwell
  • Faculty Advisor: Anthony Garrett

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:  

Fall 2019

  • TBA

Spring 2020

  • TBA

Officers: To Be Announced

  • President: 
  • Vice President: 

Black Women in Medicine: Black Women in Medicine (BWM) is a premedical student organization that strives to provide underrepresented black women the skill set, knowledge, and experience to successfully emerge in healthcare fields. Founded in 2017 at FSU, BWM has now expanded its chapters to FAMU, USF, FAU, UCF, UF, and counting! For more information, email: blackwomenmedicine.fsu@gmail.com

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.