Affiliated Student Organizations
The following student organizations are affiliated and supported by the College of Medicine's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI).
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is an organization dedicated to addressing the needs and concerns of minorities in medicine and in the community. It also seeks to aid in the successful completion of the medical curriculum by its members.
Further goals include disseminating information pertaining to minority student concerns in medical education, sponsoring programs to encourage the entrance of minorities into the health professions and raising levels of minority recruitment. Learn more >>
The UC College of Medicine's Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) strives to unify all Latino medical students into one organization, provide a voice for underrepresented medical students, actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels, educate medical students on Latino health issues, advocate for the rights of Latinos in health care and provide leadership opportunities for Latinos, and promote volunteerism in the Latino community. Learn more >>
The Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) is committed to addressing the unique health challenges of Asian Pacific American communities through education, outreach, advocacy and service. Our purpose is to celebrate Asian culture and to foster awareness of health issues in the Asian-American community. Learn more >>
UCCOM Pride (LGBTQ+ and Allies in Medicine)
UCCOM Pride is a student organization for LGBTQ+ students and LGBTQ+ allies to explore, serve, and advocate for the unique needs of LGBTQ+ students, physicians, patients, and their supporters. We provide a safe place to connect with other members of the community, and tackle the most current and pressing health and career concerns.