Name: American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
Description: Georgia Tech’s American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is an organization dedicated to supporting the Pre-Health Community on campus through the following initiatives: mentorship, advocacy, and member engagement. We help our members navigate to their professional goals through a variety of different events including a Networking Night, Spring Health Fair, and Annual Pre-Health Conference. Fundamentally, AMSA’s purpose is to inspire a community of future health professionals through education and advocacy.
Name: American Red Cross Club at GT
Description: The purpose of GT American Red Cross Club is to facilitate students in gaining leadership experience through service to the university community and the community-at-large. We plan all the blood drives on campus and organize community service projects for our members. We participate in events such as Habitat for Humanity, Trees Atlanta, children’s cards for CHOA and more. We are always finding new events to serve our community through and provide volunteer opportunities for our members.
Name: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society
Description: Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
Name: Buzz Mobile Health (BMH)
Description: Buzz Mobile Health (BMH) aims to provide a service-oriented, holistic approach to improve healthcare access among Atlanta’s underserved communities by utilizing students and faculty from Georgia Tech, charitable organization volunteers, and healthcare professionals and trainees from partnering medical institutions in the greater Atlanta area. Team members work together, in conjunction with partnering organizations, to develop and implement strategies that aim to reduce health disparities among Atlanta’s underserved populations.
Name: Engineering World Health
Description: Engineering World Health organizes monthly repair sessions at the MedShare warehouse in Decatur. During the repair sessions, our members volunteer their time and engineering skills to troubleshoot and repair medical equipment donated by Atlanta hospitals. The restored medical equipment is then shipped to hospitals in countries in need. Make a world of difference!We also hold events and workshops on campus throughout the semester to bring awareness about the current state of global healthcare and about resources that will allow us to provide low-cost, innovative solutions and address the issues at hand.
Name: Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
Description: Engineers without Borders (EWB) is a student chapter of a national non-profit organization called Engineers Without Borders- USA. We serve as a resource for connecting Georgia Tech Students with opportunities for personal development and a stronger understanding of global health concerns and humanitarian engineering
Name: Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)
Description: The Foundatino for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving pediatric and maternal health in the developing world through the implementation of innovative and self-sustainable health improvement programs.
Name: Georgia Tech Emergency Medical Services (GT EMS)
Description: Georgia Tech Emergency Medical Services is a local chapter of the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (NCEMSF). GT EMS provides an opportunity for students to get help becoming certified EMTs and giving back to the campus while getting high-level clinical experience. EMT training gives pre-health students access to exclusive clinical experiences like providing treatment for patients, practicing implementing medical knowledge, and job opportunities that aren’t available anywhere else! We plan to give our members opportunities to get CPR/AED/First-Aid certification and help them join an EMT-training course to become certified before volunteering as an EMT on campus. We are currently in the process of getting chartered on campus, but we are looking to make an impact as soon as possible!
Name: Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS)
Description: The Georgia Tech chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) was founded by 7 undergraduate students in Spring 2013 with a mission to promote the success and excellence of students in pursuit of a medical career with an emphasis on increasing diversity in healthcare. MAPS gives members the chance to speak with medical schools, medical students, recruiters, and practicing physicians. There is also a focus on discovering ways to serve the needs and interests of MAPS members by connecting them with opportunities for internships, research, study abroad, and community service. In addition to making academic resources readily available, MAPS core and utmost important goals are providing members with the guidance, direction, and support they need to ensure that their future aspirations become their biography.
Name: Mobilizing Opportunities for Volunteer Experience (MOVE)
Description: MOVE (Mobilizing Opportunities for Volunteer Experience) is Georgia Tech’s strategic umbrella organization for community service. Our organization consists of 6 committees that address various issues and provide many service opportunities throughout the year (Animal Welfare, Education, Hunger & Homelessness, Medical Assistance, and Sustainability). You can make a difference in your community with nothing more than a smile and a desire to serve – no experience necessary or required!
Name: Neuroscience Club
Description: The GT Neuroscience Club aims to promote collaboration amongst students and professors in education, research, networking, advocact, outreach, inquiry, and professional development of the field of neuroscience. The Neuroscience Club at GT is dedicated to fostering student interest in neuroscience through volunteering activities, visits to local neuro-related research centers, and regular speaker events focused on neuroscience faculty and researchers not only from Tech, but also from nearby institutions.
Name: Pre-Dental Society
Description: The Pre-Dental Society’s purpose is to better prepare for dental school by forming a supportive pre-dental student community, participating in health-related community service, and learning about career opportunities in dentistry and dental related fields. The Pre-Dental Society brings in speakers from various fields in dentistry and dental research. They also participate in service projects and provides support and advice for members in the process of applying to dental school. PDS encourages pre-dental students to get involved by means such as volunteering, on and off campus research, and shadowing.
Name: Pre-Pharmacy Club
Description: The Pre-Pharmacy Student Organization (PPSA) is a group of students all looking to gain admission into Pharmacy school after graduation. PPSA better prepares students for pharmacy school by forming a supportive pre-pharmacy student community, participating in health-related community service, and learning about career opportunities in pharmacy and pharmaceutical fields. They bring in speakers from various fields of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research as well as participating in community service projects and providing advice for members in the process of applying to pharmacy school.
Name: Pre-Physician Assistant Club (PAC)
Description: This group was founded so as to provide a network for all students who are following the career path to become a Physician Assistant and to familiarize students with the career path and admissions process. We provide shadowing connections, opportunities to learn from Physicians Assistants, and advice from current Physician Assistant students. And lastly, we strive to raise awareness and understanding of the new and growing profession on the Georgia Tech campus.
Name: Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association (Pre-SOMA)
Description: Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association has undergraduate chapters across the country, and because we’re passionate about osteopathic medicine, we thought we’d share this opportunity with you! In case you aren’t familiar with medical programs, one can become a Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (M.D.) or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). A D.O. has the ability to perform the same tasks as an M.D., including diagnosing, prescribing medications and performing surgeries, but also have an extra skill set that allows them to focus on a more holistic approach to healing the body and preventing future problems. Our Pre-SOMA chapter has a number of events planned, including guest speakers, shaDO days with medical students, volunteer opportunities, leadership conferences, surgery simulations, and much more. The best part? National Registration is completely free! As we work more closely with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)- Georgia Campus, we hope to bring you all that you need to shape the future of osteopathic medicine.
Name: Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
Description: The purpose of the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is to promote and stimulate interest in the field of veterinary medicine. We provide our members with opportunities to participate in community service projects involving animals as well as behind-the-scenes tours of locations like Zoo Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium. The PVMA also brings in educational and informational guest speakers regarding the field of veterinary medicine and animal health.
Name: Project Smile
Description: Project Smile was founded on the belief that a diagnosis should never have the power to steal a childhood. Formerly known as Enchanted Encounters, we strive to facilitate unforgettable memories for local pediatric patients and their families while they are undergoing treatment. We partner with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Ronald McDonald House to provide specialized programming that aims to create a unique experience, linking children with activities that are organized purely for their enjoyment.
Name: Stamps Health Services Ambassadors
Description: Stamps Health Services Ambassadors help run campus wide events relating to a wide variety of health topics. In past experiences our Ambassadors assisted with flu vaccination clinics, HPV clinics, blood pressure checks, GT Welcome week, Health Promotion events, and many other events throughout the year. They also provide students with the opportunity to shadow a physician who works at Stamps. We also have created committees within the organization to address health issues on campus and educte students on how the clinic can help them. Applications for the Ambassador program open in the first few weeks of the Fall and Spring semesters and will be published in the Pre-health newsletter and other mailing lists.
Name: Student Hospital Connections
Description: The members of SHC are a group of dedicated, fun-loving students who want to give back to our community. In the process, SHC members obtain valuable experiences in three of Atlanta’s largest hospitals, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta Medical Center and Emory Winship Cancer Institute, and have the opportunity to explore other clinical and volunteering opportunities, internships, trainings and shadowing. Whether it is to gain more medical knowledge, wanting to volunteer to help those in need, or to get a feel for the hospital environment, SHC is a great way to accomplish all these goals and meet a diverse group of friends.
Name: Students for One Health
Description: SOH, Students for One Health, aims to promote the idea that the health of humans, animals, and the environment are all connected. This collaborative concept is captured in interdisciplinary fields such as public health, comparative/translational medicine, and climate change. We hope to integrate pre-health students and provide opportunities for one health discussions and workshops with professionals, community service, and more to support interest in global health.
Name: Undergraduate Public Health Association
Description: We are an organization focused on promoting public health around Georgia Tech’s campus and connecting our members with professional development opportunities. Some of our past events have been trips to Emory Rollins School of Public Health and to the CDC Museum. In the spring semester, we organize events for National Public Health Week to bring awareness to different health topics. Anyone from any major is welcome to join us as public health is an extremely interdisciplinary field.