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. 

IMPORTANT: College of Medicine Affiliated Pre-Health Organization Meetings and Activities:

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we encourage you and your members to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. College of Medicine rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1200  from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 8th
  • September 22nd
  • October 6th
  • October 20th
  • November 3rd
  • November 17th

Spring 2022: (Dean's Day date to be announced.)

  • Spring meetings dates TBA

Officers:

  • President: Sarah Abernethy
  • Vice President: Graciela Medina
  • Membership Chair: Jessica Santamaria
  • Secretary: Sandra Garcia
  • Treasurer: Raquel Lugo
  • Historian: Claudia Silver
  • Service Chair: Madison Scott
  • Internal Service: Amanda Ruiz
  • External Service: Xander Diaz
  • Mentor Program Director: Karina Zack
  • Fundraising Director: Bailey Maholm
  • Medical Missions Outreach Director: Javier Mariscal
  • 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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine at the Auditorium Room 1400  from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 13th
  • September 27th
  • October 11th 
  • October 25th
  • November 8th
  • November 29th

Spring 2022

  • Spring meeting dates TBA

Officers: 

  • President: Dillon Webber
  • Vice President: Charles Gannon 
  • Secretary: Nicholas Jacobi 
  • Treasurer: Noah Roeck 
  • Director of Membership: Rita Mattar 
  • Director of Communications: Julia Oliveira 
  • Director of Philanthropy: Daniela Arguello 
  • Assistant Philanthropy Directors: Ellie Zanegood 
  • Director of Special Events: Taylor Soloway 
  • Community Leaders: Parker Townsend,  Dylan Niles, Gabriella Mazzorana, Maia Ruiz 
  • Faculty Advisors:.  Alice Pomidor and Ava 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 in person during the Fall semester at the Psychology Building in Room A101 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in campus buildings to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 7th - this meeting is on Zoom. 
  • September 21st
  • October 5th
  • October 19th
  • October 27th
  • November 2nd
  • November 16th
  • December 7th

Spring 2022 

  • Spring meetings dates TBA

Officers:

  • President: Sydney Svendsen
  • Vice President: Jade Davila
  • Secretary: Silvia Zervos
  • Treasurer: Jessica Santamaria
  • Socials Chair: Amy Casanova
  • Communications Chair: Priscilla Reyes 
  • Women's Health Chair: Maria Popoter
  • Freshman Outreach Chair: Kailey DiPaolo
  • 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: 2021-2022 meeting information is not available at this time.  Please contact the faculty advisor with any questions. 

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Officers:

  • President: 
  • Vice President: 
  • Secretary: 
  • Treasurer: 
  • Project Manager: 
  • 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 in person during the Fall semester at the Psychology Building in Room A101 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in campus buildings to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 1st
  • September 15th
  • September 29th
  • October 6th
  • October 20th
  • November 3rd
  • November 17th 
  • December 1st 

Spring 2022

  • Spring meeting dates TBA

Officers:

  • President: Kerly Lapaine
  • Vice President: Robert Kirk 
  • Secretary: Nehry Celoge
  • Treasurer: Waleed Farra
  • Historian: Scott “Riggs” Newell
  • Events Coordinator: Victoria Kwiat
  • Scholarship Chair: Arthur Egan
  • 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.

MAPS homepage

Meeting Locations & Dates:

Meetings will be held virtually via Zoom and and in person at the College of Medicine Room 1200 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, see schedule below for details. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 9th 
  • September 23rd 
  • October 14th (virtual via Zoom)
  • October 28th (virtual via Zoom)
  • November 10th (virtual via Zoom)
  • December 1st 

Spring 2022

  • Spring meeting dates TBA 

Officers:

  • President: Jasmine Rubio
  • Vice President: Mariana Lima
  • Secretary: Gabriel Ponce  
  • Treasurer: Kiyana Cusic
  • Historian: Alessandra Garcia
  • Community Coordinator: Michael Placeres
  • Faculty Advisor: Thesla Berne-Anderson
  • Faculty Advisor: Miranda Charity Mack-Delavallade

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 meetings will be held in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1302 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 2rd 
  • September 16th
  • September 30th
  • October 14th
  • November 4th 
  • November 18th 

Spring 2022

  • Spring meetings dates TBA

Officers: 

  • President: Isabella Luger
  • Vice President: Aiden Martino
  • Occupational Therapy/ Physical Therapy Chair: Ansley Allman
  • Treasurer: Stacey Ramirez
  • Secretary: Marina Dovenberg
  • 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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1200 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 1st
  • September 15th
  • September 29th
  • October 13th 
  • October 27th
  • November 10th
  • CoM Room 1400 on December 1st only. 

Spring 2022

  • Spring dates meeting TBA 

Officers:

  • President:  Avery Knipfing
  • Vice President: Blake Yarris
  • Secretary: McKasie Le
  • Treasurer: Sebastian Sass
  • Volunteer Chair: Madison Messer
  • Fundraising Chair: Cayla Suchlicki
  • Wax Workshop Chair: Cameron Harkey
  • T-Shirt Chair: Gabby Boudreaux
  • Social Chair: Alina Ramsey
  • Webmaster: Evan Shusterman
  • Shadowing Chair: Sara Fazekas
  • Faculty Advisor: Anthony Garrett

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 1301. 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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1301 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • August 24st
  • September 7th
  • September 21st
  • October 5th
  • October 19th 
  • November 2nd
  • November 16th 
  • November 30th 

Spring 2022

  • Spring meeting dates TBA

Officers: 

  • President: Madison North
  • Vice President: Olivia Wynn
  • Treasurer: Clare Gutteridge
  • Secretary: Daniela Salas
  • 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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1301 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 8th
  • September 22nd
  • October  6th
  • October 20th
  • November 3rd
  • November 17th

Spring 2022

  • Spring dates meetings TBA

Officers:

  • President: Nicole Mcconell 
  • Vice President: Hannah Merceron
  • Secretary: Yan Li
  • Treasurer: Jessa Mielke
  • Volunteer/Public relations chair: Kevin Sierra
  • 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 meetings will be held in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine Room 1200 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 7th
  • September 21st
  • October 5th
  • October 19th
  • November 2nd
  • November 16th
  • November 30th

Spring 2022

  • Spring meetings dates TBA

Officers: 

  • President: Ailee Kirkpatrick
  • Vice President: Megan Masters
  • Secretary: Nyla Elianor
  • Treasurer: Anya Jean-Julien
  • Public Relations: Athena Rossi
  • Event Coordinator: Lindsey Abney
  • 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 in person during the Fall at the College of Medicine at the Auditorium Room 1400 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask when in the building to prevent the spread of COVID. The rooms will be supplied with wipes and disinfectant to sanitize the area before and after the meetings.

Fall 2021

  • September 8th
  • September 22rd
  • October 6th
  • October 20st
  • November 3th
  • November 17h

Spring 2022

  • Spring dates meetings TBA

Officers:

  • President: Bailey Kilroy
  • Vice President: Lauren Shields
  • Secretary: Stephen Soler
  • Treasurer: Alexis Msadoques
  • Speaker Coordinator: Alex Shields
  • Event Coordinators: Kaitlyn Osmond, Margaret Giffin
  • Publicity Coordinator: Adrian Luksza
  • 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:  This club is currently inactive.  If you are interested in establishing the organization again, please contact Meredith Warren, the Prehealth Professions Advisor.  

 

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

Hearts for the Homeless Tallahassee (H4H): Hearts for the Homeless (H4H) Tallahassee serves to provide FSU students with a unique volunteering experience. Its mission aims to enlighten and impassion students that volunteer their help and skills for a greater cause. Furthermore, it works to help the homeless community in Tallahassee by providing free blood pressure screenings and creating caring interactions between volunteers, homeless individuals, and all of those in the community. Hearts for the Homeless Tallahassee plans to work with other non-profit organizations, veterans’ organizations, health care clinics and medical professionals to enhance the effectiveness of this registered student organization. This organization aspires to help shape and mold the minds of our members into knowledgable, compassionate leaders. Check Nole Central for meeting dates and times.

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.