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Student Organizations

Global Medicine Society - Student Physicians for Human Rights

The Global Medicine Society is a student-run organization that strives to address global health issues through education, advocacy, and outreach. Our organization works to raise awareness about health disparities and empower students to take action. Examples of events held by this group are guest speakers, cultural exchanges, French and Spanish conversation hours, current event discussions, volunteering, and lunch at international restaurants. 

GMS Career Mentorship Series:

The GMS-SPHR Career Mentorship Series invites physicians from various specialties and professional levels to discuss their career decisions, how they’ve successfully incorporated the principles of global health and health equity into their work, and answer questions for medical students and PA’s.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Global Health Programs office at 335-9449 for assistance.

Student Physicians for Human Rights:

Physicians for Human Rights mobilizes health professionals to advance health, dignity, and justice and promotes the right to health for all. Harnessing the specialized skills, rigor, and passion of doctors, nurses, public health specialists, and scientists, PHR investigates human rights abuses and works to stop them.   


Our PHR student chapter strives to advance students' understanding and lifelong investment in human rights activism. We aim to cultivate the unique contribution of science and medicine to the field of human rights, learning to act as advocates for health and human rights locally, nationally and globally.