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Lambda and Friends (GLBT/Straight) LambdaClub@westernu.edu
Promotes the acceptance of, and provides support to gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender students, faculty and staff of WesternuU.

Latino Medical Student Association LMSAclub@westernu.edu
Serves as part of a statewide communication and support network for medical and pre-medical students interested in developing health care services for Hispanic underserved communities.

Latter Day Saints Student Association LDSSAclub@westernu.edu
To encourage and support members of LDSSA in achieving their academic goals and maintaining a balanced life while on campus and to encourage members to become an influence for good by participating in activities and service on campus and in the community.

Lions Club at WesternU LionsClub@westernu.edu
To form a group of students that are willing to help our community as well as join the largest service organization in the world.

Los Angeles County Medical Association LACMAclub@westernu.edu
Osteopathic Chapter – The WesternU chapter of the LACMA Medical Student Section promotes osteopathic principles and practice in Los Angeles County via educational presentations to other health professionals and potential practitioners. The organization serves to educate members about issues pertinent to the field of medicine and provide students with access to legislative policy surrounding organized medicine. Students serve on policy-making committees and attend seminars, conventions and political rallies to insure adequate representation of the university.

Military Medical Student Association MMSAclub@westernu.edu
MMSA is open to all students regardless of military affiliation. Those students on military scholarships will have the opportunity to join student chapters of the Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (AMOPS) and the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians (USAFP). The primary goals of the club are to: provide information concerning rotations, internships and residencies in military facilities, provide information concerning the practice of osteopathic medicine and family practice medicine within the armed forces, to provide information concerning life and opportunities in the military in general.

National Community Pharmacists Association NCPAclub@westernu.edu
To introduce students to independent retail pharmacy. To promote high quality pharmaceutical care and to restoring, maintaining, and promoting the health and well-being of the public we serve.

National Optometric Student Association NOSAclub@westernu.edu
In conjunction with the National Optometric Association (NOA), NOSA focuses on increasing the under-represented number of minority optometric health care students, current and prospective, in the field of Optometry.

National Student Nurses’ Association NSNclub@westernu.edu  Visit our website!
To mentor students preparing for licensure as RN’s and to convey standards, ethics, and skills students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association NORAclub@westernu.edu Visit our Website!
To promote awareness of neuro-optometry on our interdisciplinary campus. To aid in identifying, distinguishing, and appreciating the roles of each member of the healthcare team in a rehabilitation setting. To establish relationships with current professionals and organize opportunities for interaction in rehabilitation settings to increase professional growth.

Optometric Extension Program OEPclub@westernu.edu
Promotes awareness of the national OEP Foundation through educational materials, speakers, office visitations, tours and local seminars. In all these ways, members will have the opportunity to learn and research vision, the visual process and clinical care.

Optometry Private Practice Business Club OPPBclub@westernu.edu
To prepare optometry students to transition from clinical education to the business aspect of optometry.

Orthopedic Interest Group OrthopedicClub@westernu.edu
To better integrate the different future health care professionals of orthopedics, including orthopedic surgery, non-surgical orthopedics, and rehabilitation post-orthopedics, trauma, sports medicine, etc. This organization also integrates students from the different programs.

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California OPSCclub@westernu.edu
Provides an avenue for student input to the state medical association and allows early involvement in OPSC. Helps osteopathic medicine candidates enhance their career opportunities through collegial relationships with practicing physicians. Students participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminars, clinical preceptorships, and guidance from physician mentors.

Parasitology Club ParasitologyClub@westernu.edu
Provides an opportunity for students to learn about common parasites of clinical importance as well as emerging zoonotic parasites. 

Phi Lambda Sigma (Gamma Nu Chapter) PLSclub@westernu.edu
Phi Lambda Sigma, also known as the national Pharmacy Leadership Society, promotes the development of leadership qualities, especially among pharmacy students. Phi Lambda Sigma honors leadership and its members are selected by peer recognition.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Club PMARCclub@westernu.edu
An intercollegiate club on campus that brings together healthcare professionals from various backgrounds to discuss disability issues as they relate to medicine. The club also provides volunteer and shadowing opportunities for those interested in a career in Physiatry.

Physical Therapy Advocacy Club PTACclub@westernu.edu
Provides opportunities for all students to partake in various Physical Therapy related lectures, convocations, debate panels including current issues and legislation and technique demonstrations. Activities include guest speakers, participation in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) functions and hands-on treatment techniques.

Physician Assistant Student Society PASSclub@westernu.edu
To promote the Physician Assistant profession and represent the WesternU at the national level.

Pipeline to Health Careers PHC@westernu.edu
To give the youth of today the tools essential to attain their full academic potential. To strengthen and develop a passion for science so students so that they will be inspired to seek careers in the health professions, and to help them see their promise as successful and effective professionals of tomorrow.

Pomona Community Health Action Team PCHAT@westernu.edu
The purpose of this team is to provide and serve the medical needs of the Pomona community.

Pomona Homeless Outreach Program PHOP@westernu.edu
Pomona Homeless Outreach Program is dedicated to providing health care, food, clothing, and education to the homeless population in both Pomona and Ontario. We do clinics monthly and education nights every 2 weeks.

Public Health Club PublicHealthClub@westernu.edu
To increase the awareness and importance of public health to the community.

Recreation and Networking Club RecreationClub@westernu.edu
To promote socialization among the interprofessional students at WesternU through recreational activities.

Rho Chi Society RhoChiClub@westernu.edu
To foster and recognize academic excellence in the pharmacy profession.

Rotaract Club RotaractClub@westernu.edu
The mission of the Rotaract Club of WesternU is to promote leadership development in an interprofessional health care environment through community service. The club and its members will focus on developing and delivering patient education presentations in the local community to improve health literacy while fostering student skills in community outreach, public speaking and leadership. As a committed member of the global community, the Rotaract Club of WesternU will also work with our parent Rotary club to combat polio abroad.

 

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