Purpose: To provide medical students at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine opportunity for participation in the activities of the Mississippi State Medical Association and American Medical Association through adherence to the following principles:
Advisor: Dr. Sharon Douglas
Purpose: The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and health care delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.
Advisor: Dr. Jerry Clark
Purpose: To bring together those in medicine and health-related fields to promote women's health and to support members' professional and personal development.
Purpose: APSA is dedicated to career development and community building among physician-scientists in training. APSA also strives to be the student physician-scientists' leading voice for improving educational opportunities, advancing patient-oriented research, and advocating for the future of translational research.
Advisor: Dr. Sean Didion
Purpose: OSR provides medical students with a voice in academic medicine and medical education at the national level while also fostering student involvement at the local level. OSR representatives are afforded a seat at the table with leaders such as deans, program directors, hospital CEOs, and other academic medicine stakeholders to learn about the intricacies of medical education at the highest level. This provides an invaluable educational opportunity and allows representatives the opportunity to voice local student concerns directly to the AAMC.
Purpose: Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of undeserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.
Advisor: LaFreda Sias
Purpose: Focuses on community health, the environmental and the social physician commitment.
Advisor: Dr. Alan Penman