UA Student Organizations


American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

AMSA's mission is to give future physicians the opportunity to reshape medicine through accessible, affordable, and diversified health care. We are a student-led organization with a national affiliation that hopes to cultivate, inspire, and inform premedical students by providing skills necessary to succeed on the premed and medical school journey that are not learned in a classroom. At The University of Akron, the AMSA community fosters a collaborative environment where pre-med students can thrive.

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MEDLife

MEDLIFE Akron is a college chapter of the greater MEDLIFE organization. Together our mission is to build a worldwide Movement empowering the poor in their fight for equal access to healthcare, education, and a safe home.

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Minority Association of Pre-Medical/Pre-Health Students

To provide underrepresented pre-med/ pre- health students with knowledge and experiences that are both beneficial and applicable to their professional participation in health care fields and that will produce competitive w ell- rounded candidates for medical school or other professional health related programs.


Phi Delta Epsilon

The University of Akron's OH Epsilon chapter of Phi Delta Epsilon is one of the many chapters of the international pre-medical & medical fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon. We strive to create an accepting and supportive atmosphere for all premedical students at UA. With professional development events such as guest speakers, cultural night, and MCAT night; social events such a bid day & big-little reveal; and countless leadership opportunities through executive board & chair positions, there is a spot for all premeds in PhiDE.

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Pre-Dental Club

The Pre-Dental Club at University of Akron is an organization devoted to helping undergraduate students stay informed, connected and confident in their journeys to becoming the future dentists of America.

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Pre-Optometry Club

Pre-Optometry Club is for students interested in the field of optometry. Optometry is a healthcare profession that centers around eye care, vision, visual processing, and visual systems. Pre-Optometry Club is an opportunity for interested students to learn about the field of optometry and connect with fellow Pre-Optometry students. In this club, we review prerequisites and steps needed in order for admission into optometry school, learn about advances in the field, visit optometry schools, offer advice and review for the OAT, and attend conferences associated with optometry. The club leads trips to different settings in which an optometrist can work, to encompass all specialties.

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Pre-PA Club

The Pre-PA club aims to provide a resource for pre-PA students to come together and ensure they are on the right track for pre-admission requirements. Along with exploring options for master's programs, the application process, healthcare experience opportunities, shadowing, and volunteering. We hope to educate members about the history, basis of the profession, and health care system itself.

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Pre-Veterinary

The main goal of this club is to prepare and inform students looking to apply to veterinary graduate school. This includes visiting veterinary schools, preparing for the GRE, and learning what it truly takes to be a competitive applicant. For anyone interested in the animal field this is a great way to get involved and share an environment with fellow animal lovers!

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