American Medical Student Association

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Welcome to the AMSA Chapter at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine! We are pleased and excited in your interest in AMSA, the American Medical Student Association.  AMSA is a student-governed, national organization dedicated to representing physicians-in-training. It is the oldest and largest organization of this type.


AMSA’s Mission:

“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.”


The UIC AMSA Chapter is one of the most active in the nation. We provide opportunities for UIC AMSA members to become leaders and community educators in the following disciplines:

Global Health

Health Care Policy

Diversity and Professionalism

Community and Environmental Health

Pre-medical Student Mentoring

Student Health and Well-Being


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