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The Family Medicine Interest Group works to increase student awareness of family medicine as a career opportunity, and is open to all students interested in learning more about the specialty. The group hosts monthly to bi-monthly events discussing multiple topics relevant to family medicine and primary care. Meetings can occur on campus during the lunch hour, and more extensive workshops and discussions are hosted in the evening, occasionally at faculty homes.




Students celebrate Islam Awareness Week: Muslim Student Association hosts events to counter misconce



South Asian Medical Dental Association (SAMDA) provides a peer-support network to promote and support the academic and social environment of South Asian students and foster a sense of community. SAMDA provides community service with an emphasis, but not limited to, the South Asian population, where there is care lacking secondary to language and culture barriers. SAMDA also aims to create awareness and celebrate South Asian culture.


The Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN) and its meetings are open to students who are curious about the brain and its powerful ability to perform complex tasks ranging from emotional processing to coordinating the synchronized rhythm in which we walk. We welcome anyone with even a small interest in opening up discussions. Each year, our events aim to show what neurology and its subspecialties are about and how to get involved in research, shadowing, and volunteering. We host various physicians who speak about their work, lifestyles, and research. Some past events have included: Neuro Jeopardy for 1st and 2nd year students, Stroke Day, "how to succeed in neurology" panels with advice from fourth years who matched in the field, and a 5K to raise awareness for the CT Brain Tumor Alliance. We are also part of the Student Interest Group in Neurology, which offers numerous research and scholarship opportunities for students interested in the field.


The Student Professionalism and Ethics Association in Dentistry is a national, student-driven association that was established to promote and support students' lifelong commitment to ethical behavior in order to benefit the patients they serve and to further the dental profession. Our chapter at the UConn School of Dental Medicine hosts several events throughout the year. We discuss legal and ethical issues that face dentists and dental specialists, and invite guest speakers to share their experiences and professional opinions on issues.


American Cancer Society is dedicated to helping people who face cancer. Our purpose is to provide support, encourage prevention, promote a healthy lifestyle, foster innovation, discuss cancer disparities, and share stories of researchers and cancer survivors. By working with the nationwide American Cancer Society, we plan to raise awareness of current cancer research and discuss risk, prevention, and screening methods to eliminate cancer. American Cancer Society at Hunter College seeks to create awareness of the deadly disease among students at Hunter College and assist cancer patients by hosting fundraisers and volunteer events and providing them with numerous resources.


The purpose of this association is to initiate discussions of sexual wellness and how it concerns students of Hunter college. There will be events where trained professional guest speakers can talk about their experiences and provide advice for Hunter students. We hope to create a safe, curious, and welcoming environment for students to discuss, share experiences, and express feelings toward topics related to sexual wellness.


The purpose of this club is to bring a community of Pakistani students together and create a safe space for them to connect. We want to inform people about current events in Pakistan and raise awareness and fundraise for tragedies in Pakistan due to climate change etc.(recently there was a natural disaster which affected 30% of Pakistan's land and displaced millions).


To raise awareness for healthy lifestyles, healthy eating, and overall wellness through events and functions. To orient incoming students in the major and assist them in their effort to adjust to the new community as well as fostering interaction between members, students from other majors, and professionals. To function as representatives of the Nutrition and Food Science programs to students, faculty, and staff of Hunter College. To utilize our nutrition knowledge to create easy to understand nutrition information for the public population.


Healthcare Business Club of Hunter College is a secular, student-operated volunteer organization whose mission is to promote the image of Hunter College as an institution that produces leaders who have an impact on the business of health care. This mission is achieved by providing a space for students to learn the business of health care, prepare for and pursue careers/innovations in health care, and raise awareness of malpractice and business ethics that occur in the healthcare industry. Members of this club will go through workshops, speaker events, and mentorship by professionals in various healthcare administration fields. Through these experiences, members will be able to immerse themselves in topics including but not limited to: Healthcare Consulting, Health Policy and Management, Finance and Investment, Health IT/Tech. Our goal is for our members to gain insight on how to become business professionals in the medical field.


EYEspeak is a student club associated with the IMA Program. The club hosts and facilitates student led events, workshops, and minor equipment purchases. All current students in the IMA program are encouraged to participate.


The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a supportive, safe and familiar environment for African students to connect with other Africans. Furthermore, it shall serve as a platform to properly educate the Choate community on the dynamic culture and diversity of the African continent, in which members shall discuss topics ranging from African politics, cuisine, literature and traditions. This club seeks to deconstruct any misconceptions or stereotypes about the continent or its people, as well as to celebrate Africa, its people and its culture.


The Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Choate provides Muslim and Non-Muslim students the opportunity to come together in a supportive spiritual environment and seeks to educate and raise awareness about Islam within the Choate and Wallingford community. All students and Choate community members are welcome to MSA activities and events. We recognize that students come from different backgrounds and are at varied levels in their own faith, and we welcome all.


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