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Club Week 2020

Club Week 2020

While we all miss the nachos, strawberry-filled croissants, Boba, homemade soaps and the many, many other delicious treats we simply can’t host a large-scale event on campus. However, that doesn’t mean you can get involved with the clubs. So, we’ve gone digital and expanded our club day into a week. Our incredible students are often involved in numerous clubs so we grouped the clubs in meaningful categories so you hopefully have time to chat with numerous club leaders to find the right fit for you.  

If you are interested in becoming a club leader, officer transitions occur in January annual, unless national bylaws require an alternate date. So get involved now, learn the ropes and then apply for a leadership position within your club.

Club Week Schedule

Monday

Program Specific Clubs For:

College of Graduate Nursing
College of Health Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday

Program Specific Clubs For:

College of Dental Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Podiatric Medicine
College of Optometry

Wednesday

Program Specific Clubs For:

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest

Thursday

University-wide/Shared Clubs:

Interest and Service 

Friday

University-wide/Shared Clubs:

Cultural and Identity

 

 

 

 

 

 

How It’s Going to Work

  1. Check the schedule below
  2. Mark your calendar, be sure to note the time for the “live” meeting the club is hosting
  3. Visit a club site or talk with club leaders
  4. Get involved

Learn More & Win

An optional survey will go out following Fall Club Week to all “on-campus” students (students not currently on rotations). Your feedback will help us improve our events for the future. There will be MULTIPLE opportunities to win an Amazon/restaurant gift card for those that complete the survey.

Sponsored By

WesternU Alumni Association
Executive Student Government Association
University Student Affairs

 

 

 

College of Graduate Nursing

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
CGNAmerican Assembly for Men in NursingEst. in 2013 to provide a framework for nurses as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors which affect men as nurses. E-mail: AAMN Visit Club's Team Site
CGNDoctor of Nursing Practice AssociationEst. in 2009 to support each other through the DNP program. We are also concerned with nursing outreach, community service and student teaching of nurses. E-mail: DNP
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CGNNational Student Nurse AssociationEst. in 2012 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. E-mail: NSNA
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College of Health Sciences

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
CHSPhysical Therapy Advocacy ClubEst. in 2012 to provide 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. E-mail: PTAC
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CHSPhysician Assistant Student SocietyEst. in 2012 to promote the Physician Assistant profession and represent the WesternU at the national level. E-mail: PASS
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College of Veterinary Medicine

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
CVMSC - American Association of Avian PathologistsEst. in 2016 to promote interest and education of students in the field of avian veterinary medicine and expose them to a wide variety of procedures and techniques used that can help them excel in real cases. E-mail: SC-AAAPVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC - American Association of Bovine PractitionersEst. in 2012 to enhance student understanding of bovine medicine as well as companion livestock and production animal management. E-mail: SCAABP
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CVMSC - American Association of Equine PractitionersEst. in 2012 to improve the health and welfare of the horse. It also serves to further the professional development of its members. Provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry. E-mail: SCAAEP
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CVMSC - American Association of Feline PractitionersEst. in 2012 to improve the health and well-being of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education and scientific investigation, as well as stimulating veterinary student interest in feline practice. E-mail: SCAAFP
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CVMSC - American College of Veterinary Internal MedicineEst. in 2012 to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education and discovery. E-mail: SCACVIM
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CVMSC - American College of Veterinary PathologistsEst. in 2012 to educate veterinary students on both anatomical and clinical pathology career opportunities. Members engage in various talks with world-renowned speakers, participate in interactive histopathology presentations and necropsies, and attend the annual meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. E-mail: SCACVP
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CVMSC - American Holistic Veterinary Medicine AssociationEst. in 2012 to educate and provide information to the community on holistic approaches to veterinary medicine. E-mail: SCAHVMAVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC - American Veterinary Society of Animal BehaviorEst. in 2012 to educate veterinary students on current animal behavioral theory as well as the importance of recognizing the human-animal bond in a clinical setting. We also encourage hands-on application of theory in the clinical setting. E-mail: SCAVSABVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC - Association of Shelter VeterinariansEst. in 2012 to use veterinary knowledge and skills to work towards decreasing shelter and unwanted pet populations, improving conditions within the shelters, and educating the public and veterinary profession. E-mail: SCASVVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC - Christian Veterinary MissionEst. in 2012 to challenge, empower and facilitate veterinary students (and veterinarians) to serve others through their profession, through missions, living out their Christian faith. We also provide education and encouragement for those who desire to minister through service, prayer, relationship building and modeling Christ's love. E-mail: SCCVMVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC-Foundation for Veterinary DentistryEst. in 2016 to promote the interest and education of students in dentistry and expose them to a variety of common dental covariates. E-mail: SC-FVDVisit Club's Team Site
CVMSC - Humane Society Veterinary Medical AssociationEst. in 2012 to engage students in current ethical and political debates that promote the welfare of animals. Members participate in lectures with numerous world-renowned speakers, advance animal welfare through community activities, and volunteer for organizations that promote animal welfare according to SC-HSVMA guidelines. E-mail: SCHSVMA
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CVMSC - Society for TheriogenologyEst. in 2012 to expand the knowledge of interested students in science behind and techniques used in treatment of and approach to Theriogenology cases, real and proposed. E-mail: Therio
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CVMSC - World Aquatic Veterinary Medical AssociationEst. in 2014, this club's mission is to introduce veterinary students to the world of aquatic veterinary medicine. We aim to introduce students to all aspects of aquatic veterinary medicine and help by provide learning, externship and intership opportunities. E-mail: SCAQVMAVisit Club's Team Site
CVMStudent American Veterinary Medical AssociationEst. in 2004 to promote a spirit of friendly relations among students enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine and to provide an opportunity for members to gain professional knowledge and an understanding of professional ethics and conduct. Members are also able to take advantage of opportunities provided by the AVMA parent organization. E-mail: SAVMAVisit Club's Team Site
CVMStudent of Color &Allies Outreach, Retention & EducationEst. in 2013 to promote the interests of veterinary and other health students of color through advocacy and retention initiatives, educate the campus community on issues of diversity, and outreach to underrepresented students at K-12 and undergraduate schools. WesternU students will be provided a safe space through meetings and events where they will be able to voice their concerns and work together for the betterment of the campus community. The club is open to all regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status, disability, or any or any other status protected from discrimination by federal, state, or local law. E-mail: SCOREVisit Club's Team Site
CVMStudent Veterinary Emergency Critical Care SocietyEst. in 2012 to promote the interest and education of WesternU veterinary students in veterinary emergency and critical care. We strive to develop and strengthen a passion for animal emergency medicine through lectures, web labs and guest speakers. E-mail: SVECCS
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CVMVeterinary Business Management AssociationEst. in 2012, VBMA is dedicated to advancing the profession through increasing business knowledge, creating networking opportunities, and empowering students to achieve their personal and professional goals. E-mail: VBMA
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CVMVeterinary Diagnostic Imaging ClubEstb. In 2020, the mission of the Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Club is to encourage and foster a passion for diagnostic imaging, and to create a resource for veterinary students who want to pursue a career in diagnostic imaging. E-mail: VDICVisit Club's Team Site
CVMVeterinary Histology ClubEstb. In 2020, the primary mission of the Histology Club is to promote and encourage first and second year students of the College of Veterinary Medicine to work as a team; another goal of this club is to get students engaged in learning histology and applying it throughout multiple disciplines. The club will foster accountability, teamwork, and integrity by students coming together and using innovative ideas to help each other learn and apply histology. E-mail: VHVisit Club's Team Site
CVMVeterinary Research ClubEst. in 2012 to promote interest in the filed of biomedical research and laboratory medicine and to promote research opportunities for veterinary students. E-mail: DVMR
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CVMVeterinary Surgery ClubEst. in 2012, the purpose of this club is to provide learning experiences in the field of veterinary surgery with an emphasis on small animal surgery. E-mail: VSC
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CVMZoological Medicine SocietyEst. in 2004 to promote the general welfare and conservation of captive and free-ranging wildlife. To enlighten ourselves by sharing in the dissemination of relevant knowledge in an effort to increase the awareness of issues that affect these animals. E-mail: ZMS
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College of Dental Medicine

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
CDMAcademy of General DentistryEst. in 2020 to work with AGD constituents to provide dental students with an introduction to organized dentistry, the Fellowship program and to assist them with transitioning into dental practice with the intent of lifelong learning through affiliation with their local AGD constituents. To advance general dentistry and oral health through quality continuing education and advocacy. E-mail: AGDVisit Club's Team Site
CDMAmerican Association of Women DentistsEst. in 2011 to unify both women dentists and women student dentists by creating an extensive network that fosters mentorship, and empowers one another to enrich their lives, and simultaneously empowers our community. E-mail: AAWDVisit Club's Team Site
CDMAmerican Dental Education AssociationEst. in 2014 to promote accessibility of academic dentistry to students who wish to pursue careers as dental professors or educators. To promote accessibility of post-graduate, advanced "residency" programs to students who wish to further expand their clinical education. To promote awareness and understanding of dentistry to undergraduate and pre-collegiate students who are aspiring to become a part of the dental profession. E-mail: ADEAVisit Club's Team Site
CDMAmerican Student Dental AssociationEst. in 2009 to enrich dental student knowledge of organized dentistry and community involvement. E-mail: ASDAVisit Club's Team Site
CDMDelta Sigma Delta Dental FraternityEst. in 2012 to promote unity within the different classes of the college, extend scholarship and leadership opportunities to students, establish an alumni base and promote oral health awareness to the community. E-mail: DSD
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CDMDental Student Research GroupEst. in 2014 to foster craniofacial research and to raise awareness of the importance of scientific investigation in dentistry; to promote student participation in ongoing projects keeping with the current trends in oral biology. E-mail: DSRG
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CDMHispanic Student Dental AssociationEst. in 2015, HSDA is dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the local Hispanic community, minorities and under-served populations. HSDA aspires to encourage and increase minority enrollment and retention in dental schools and educate members and colleagues about the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of dentistry. E-mail: HSDA
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CDMStudent National Dental AssociationEst. in 2018, the SNDA has a long standing goal for over 40 years, to promote, aid, and support the academic and social environment of minority students. SNDA strives to establish opportunities for members to develop stronger alliances amongst one another as well as develop a sense of community, thus aiding the advancements of minority students within the field of dentistry. in addition, SNDA provides great opportunities to hone leadership skills both on the national and local level. E-mail: SNDAVisit Club's Team Site

College of Pharmacy

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
COPAcademy of Managed Care PharmacyEst. in 2009 to empower members to provide the best available, patient oriented pharmaceutical care through the use of sound medication management principles and strategies. E-mail: AMCP
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COPAmerican Pharmacists Association - Academy of StudentsEst. in 2012, APhA exists to serve its members, to enhance pharmacists' abilities to provide pharmaceutical care, and to further the public's recognition of the pharmacists' value as a health resource. As an academy of APhA, ASP promotes the professional practice interests of pharmacy students, establishes programs/activities for members, and provides a means for members to participate in APhA's policy-making process. E-mail: APhAVisit Club's Team Site
COPCalifornia Society of Health System PharmacistsEst. in 2012 to provide students an opportunity to become knowledgeable about pharmacy practices in organized healthcare settings. E-mail: CSHP
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COPIndustry Pharmacists OrganizationEst. in 2020 to provide opportunities for student pharmacists to best position themselves as strong candidates for pharmaceutical-industry focused career opportunities. E-mail: IPhO Visit Club's Team Site
COPKappa Psi Pharmaceutical FraternityEst. in 2007 to function as a fraternal organization promoting personal and professional growth among its membership. E-mail: KPPF
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COPNational Community Pharmacists AssociationEst. in 2012 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. E-mail: NCPA
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COPPhi Lambda Sigma - Gamma Nu ChapterEst. in 2012, 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. E-mail: PLS
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COPRho Chi SocietyEst. in 2012 to foster and recognize academic excellence in the pharmacy profession. E-mail: Rho Chi
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College of Podiatric Medicine

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
CPMAmerican Academy of Podiatric Sports MedicineEst. in 2015 to promote interest and awareness in the field of podiatric sports medicine. To provide opportunities for students to improve their knowledge and understanding of evaluations, treatment, management, and prevention of podiatric injuries in sports and fitness. To provide the podiatric student with additional opportunities to gain exposure and supervised training in the field of podiatry, all the while promoting public awareness of the field of podiatry and specifically podiatric sports medicine. E-mail: AAPSMVisit Club's Team Site
CPMAmerican Association for Women Podiatrists Est. in 2017, the purpose of the WesternU student chapter of the American Association of Women Podiatrists is to aid the advancement of the educational, professional and social goals of our members. Through networking, service learning and education, we will prepare for success in the field of podiatry, while benefiting our community. E-mail: AAWPVisit Club's Team Site
CPMAmerican College of Foot & Ankle SurgeonsEst. in 2010 to enhance the competency of medical students at every level of foot and ankle care by exposing students to more specific foot and ankle surgical techniques. E-mail: ACFAS
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CPMPodiatric Research Club Est. in 2017 to provide first and second year medical students with exposure to the latest research in the field, as well as participation in research of their own. E-mail: PRCVisit Club's Team Site
CPMAmerican College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and MedicineEst. in 2014 to provide students with the opportunity to gain practical skills in the evaluation, treatment and prevention of lower limb conditions and injuries through hands on experience, workshops and educational seminars. E-mail: ACFAOMVisit Club's Team Site
CPMSouthern CA Podiatric Medical Students' AssociationEst. in 2013 to create a SCPMSA regional chapter which will unify podiatric medical students at WesternU as well as provide them with relevant information and a unique identity. E-mail: SCPMSAVisit Club's Team Site

College of Optometry

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
COAmerican Optometric Student AssociationEst. in 2009 to improve visual welfare, promote the profession of optometry and to enhance the education of optometry students. E-mails: AOSA
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COBeta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor SocietyEst. in 2010, BSK is an elite group of optometrists and optometry students who are dedicated to stimulating scientific and clinical excellence, and high moral standards in the profession. E-mails:
BSK
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COCollege of Optometrists in Vision DevelopmentEst. in 2012, COVD exists for the primary purpose of providing children and adults with the best possible vision through vision development care; bringing together optometrists who share common interests and proficiency in helping individuals develop and enhance emotional, social, scholastic and vocational efficiency, promoting, fostering and engaging in interdisciplinary cooperation. E-mails: COVD
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COContact Lens ClubEst. in 2016 to provide club members unique insights into the applications and implications of contact lenses as a supplement to the optometry curriculum. E-mails: CL
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COFellowship of Christian OptometristsEst. in 2015 to promote, further, and maintain fellowship among optometry students/optometrists and others in the ophthalmic professions. Optometry students, optometrist and allied ophthalmic personnel will become established in the type of mission work which combines eye care and the furtherance of the Christian gospel, both in the workplace and on mission fields around the world. E-mails: FCOu
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CONational Optometric Student AssociationEst. in 2012 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. E-mails: NOSA
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COOptometric Extension ProgramEst. in 2014 to promote 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. E-mails: OEP
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COOptometry Private Practice ClubEst. in 2012 to prepare optometry students to transition from clinical education to the business aspect of optometry. E-mails: OPPB
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COSports Vision ClubEst. in 2016 to provide club members unique insights into the applications and implications of Optometric sports vision enhancement beyond what’s covered in the College of Optometry curriculum. E-mails: SVC
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COStudent Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (sVOSH)Est. in 2010, SVOSH is an international organization that provides eye care services and glasses to the needy. E-mails: sVOSH
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College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

CollegeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
COMPGold Humanism Honor Society * Est. in 2015 to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. GHHS honors medical students, residents, fellows, role-model physicians, teachers, and others who demonstrate excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to serve. Membership in the GHHS goes beyond selection and induction into an honor society; its members have a responsibility to model, support, and advocate for compassionate, patient centered care throughout their careers. E-mail: E-mail: GHHS
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COMPPhi Delta EpsilonEst. in 2018, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity creates physicians of integrity with a life-long commitment to our guiding principles of philanthropy, deity, and education through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics. E-mail: PDEVisit Club's Team Site
COMPStudent Osteopathic Surgical Association-Pomona *Est. in 2012 to provide opportunities for all students to learn about surgery as a career and help students develop basic skills for their clinical rotations. Activities include operating room shifts for all interested students and procedure workshops including suturing, casting, central lines, chest tubes and lumbar puncture. E-mail: SOSA
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COMPAmerican College of Osteopathic Family Physicians * Est. in 2012 to promote the training of osteopathic family physicians and provides a better understanding of the scope of services rendered by the osteopathic family physician. E-mail: ACOFPVisit Club's Team Site
COMPAmerican Medical Student AssociationEst. in 1986 to improve 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. E-mail: AMSAVisit Club's Team Site
COMPCalifornia Medical Association Est. in 2001 to promote 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. E-mail: CMAVisit Club's Team Site
COMPOsteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of CaliforniaEst. in 1997 to provide 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. E-mail: OPSC
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COMPSigma Sigma Phi *Est. in 2012, this fraternity provides service to the university and profession and is the official National Osteopathic Honors Fraternity. We promote educational programs for the entire student body and participation in community projects, health fairs, high school athletic physicals and blood pressure checks. E-mail: SSPVisit Club's Team Site
COMPStudent American Academy of Osteopathy-Pomona *Est. in 2012 to promote the instruction and understanding of unique osteopathic principles and technique through guest lectures on manipulative therapy and the osteopathic philosophy. E-mail: SAAO
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COMPStudent Osteopathic Internal Medicine AssociationEst. in 2012 to represent aspiring internists through an early exposure to the field of internal medicine. E-mail: SOIMA
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COMPStudent Osteopathic Medical Association-Pomona *Est. in 2012 to promote osteopathic ideals and unity within the profession, to educate future osteopathic physicians, and to establish/maintain lines of communication among healthcare professionals in an ongoing effort to improve and quality of patient care. E-mail: SOMA
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College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest

Club TypeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
COMP-NorthwestAmerican College of Osteopathic Family Physicians-Lebanon *Est. in 2013 to promote the training of osteopathic family physicians and provides a better understanding of the scope of services rendered by the osteopathic family physician. E-mail: ACOFPVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestAmerican College of Osteopathic Pediatricians - LebanonEst. in 2017 to foster the interest of pediatric medicine among medical students at COMP-NW while serving children in our community, encouraging an excitement for science based learning and promoting the foundations of health throughout childhood. This group strives to increase the number of graduates that enter pediatric residencies by connecting interested current students, with former graduated that have selected this specialty. Together, we can have an impact on the future of pediatric health and wellness for the children in our community, and the ones we will serve as physicians in the future. E-mail: ACOPVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestGold Humanism Honor Society-Lebanon*Est. in 2015 to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. GHHS honors medical students, residents, fellows, role-model physicians, teachers, and others who demonstrate excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to serve. Membership in the GHHS goes beyond selection and induction into an honor society; its members have a responsibility to model, support, and advocate for compassionate, patient-centered care throughout their careers. E-mail: GHHSVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestOsteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of OregonEst. in 2017 to form an avenue of communication between osteopathic medical students in the Pacific Northwest with OPSO, and other relevant organizations. The OPSO will also work to help the OPSO leadership in advertising and planning medical student activities at conferences, keeping the students engaged and informed to the ongoing and upcoming advocacy issues, education opportunities, and professional concerns of DOs in the state of Oregon. The OPSO is meant to be a medical student-initiated, medical student-focused and medical student-driven body. The student executive officers will be liaisons between the OPSO parent organization and the student body of the University as physician leaders strive to educate students about the current climate surrounding osteopathic medicine. E-mail: OPSOVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestSigma Sigma Phi-Lebanon *Est. in 2013, this fraternity provides service to the university and profession and is the official National Osteopathic Honors Fraternity. We promote educational programs for the entire student body and participation in community projects, health fairs, high school athletic physicals and blood pressure checks. E-mail: SSPVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestStudent American Academy of Osteopathy-Lebanon *Est. in 2012 to promote the instruction and understanding of unique osteopathic principles and technique through guest lectures on manipulative therapy and the osteopathic philosophy. E-mail: SAAOVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestStudent Osteopathic Medical Association-Lebanon *Est. in 2012 to promote osteopathic ideals and unity within the profession, to educate future osteopathic physicians, and to establish and maintain lines of communication among healthcare professionals in an ongoing effort to improve the quality of patient care. SOMA activities may include guest lectures, blood pressure screenings, blood drive promotion, community outreach, etc. E-mail: SOMAVisit Club's Team Site
COMP-NorthwestStudent Osteopathic Surgical Association-Lebanon *Est. in 2012 to provide opportunities for all students to learn about surgery as a career and help students develop basic skills for their clinical rotations. Activities include operating room shifts for all interested students and procedure workshops including suturing, casting, central lines, chest tubes and lumbar puncture. E-mail: SOSAVisit Club's Team Site

Interest & Service – Pomona

Club TypeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
Interest/ServiceAmerican Medical Women's Association/OB-GYN ClubEst. in 1986, the American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances. E-mail: AMWA-OBGYNVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceAnesthesiology ClubEst in 2006, the club provides educational resources and clinical opportunities to WesternU students who are interested in the field of anesthesiology, including, but not limited to, anesthesiologist shadowing, information of residency applications and conferences. Our affiliation to ACLS Certification Institute further provides all official members with one complimentary ACLS certification and courses to solidify the foundation of knowledge in anesthesiology. E-mail: ANES
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Interest/ServiceBusiness and Medicine OrganizationEst. in 2016 to increase awareness of the business challenges faced by health professionals. E-mail: BMO
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Interest/ServiceClub of Psychiatry EnthusiastsEst. in 2010 to foster the involvement, organization and implementation of health sciences students' mental health awareness. The group functions as a central hub for the exchange of ideas, information and resources for topics related to psychiatry. Promotes the discourse for psychiatric education in the WesternU community and for advocacy and justice in mental health as an integral part of health overall. E-mail: COPE
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Interest/ServiceDermatology Interest GroupEst. in 2005 to provide resources and guidance to students interested in a career in dermatology as well as outreach to the community concerning issues related to dermatology. This includes, but is not limited to, dermatology lecture series, Melanoma Research Fund Race for Awareness, community education, list serves for residency and rotation opportunities. E-mail: DIG
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Interest/ServiceEmergency Medicine Interest Group-Pomona *Est. in 1981 to promote the interest and education of students in emergency medicine and exposes them to a variety of common emergencies. Students will be exposed to practical procedures they can use in their third and fourth years. Instruction and practice will be provided of invaluable techniques necessary in the field of emergency medicine. E-mail: EMIG
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Interest/ServiceEnvironmental Advocates: Right to Health Est. in 2018 to educate and empower the greater Western University of Health Sciences community to implement the changes necessary to create a more resilient, sustainable, and socially responsible environment. E-mail: EARTHVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceGenetics and Medical Technology lnterest GroupEst. in 2019, GMTIG's mission is to increase awareness and passion for genetics and medical technology within the health field and our university system. We hope to accomplish this goal by providing a resource for those interested in the fields to gain applicable knowledge and experiences through interaction with other students, professors, clinicians, and researchers. E-mail: GMTIG
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Interest/ServiceGlobal Health Club-Pomona *Est. in 2012 to promote global health through international efforts and cross-cultural, interprofessional interactions. E-mail: GHC
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Interest/ServiceHumor as MedicineEst. in 2001 to embrace and practice the understanding that providing laughter, joy, and hope in times of difficulty can improve one’s prognosis and well-being. E-mail: HAMVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceInland Empire OutreachEst in 2020. The lnland Empire which makes up 20% of Southern California, has one of the highest needs for comprehensive, quality-driven patient care. The goals of the Inland Empire Outreach (lEO) are to foster personal and professional connections with physicians in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and offer hands-on community service to the area through volunteer and mentorship opportunities to patient populations. E-mail: IEO
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Interest/ServiceInterventional Radiology Interest GroupEst. in 2016 to enhance students understanding in the field of radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, including radiographs, MR, CT, and Ultrasound. E-mail: RTCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceLifestyle Medicine Interest GroupEst. in 2019, LMIG's mission is to increase awareness and passion for Lifestyle Medicine across all specialties. Our aim is to restore, maintain, and promote the health and well-being of the individuals of the WesternU community and local underserved communities. We hope to accomplish our goals by providing resources from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, emphasizing fitness and nutrition, offering health services to those in need, and more. E-mail: LMIGVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceLions Club @ WesternUEst. in 2012 to form a group of students that are willing to help our community as well as join the largest service organization in the world. E-mail: Lions Club
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Interest/ServiceMusicians in MedicineEst. in 2017, MM promotes healing and well-being through music. E-mail: MMVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceOrthopedic ClubEst. in 2012 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. E-mail: ORTHOPEDIC
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Interest/ServiceParasitology ClubEst. in 2014 to provide an opportunity for students to learn about common parasites of clinical importance as well as emerging zoonotic parasites. E-mail: Parasitology Club
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Interest/ServicePathology Interest GroupEst. in 2017, Pathology Interest Group's mission is to increase awareness and passion for pathology as a career in the student body, and to create a resource for students who want to go into pathology. We plan to do this through a multi-tiered approach, including 1st through 4th year medical students as well as professors, in order to cultivate a self-sustainable interest group. E-mail: PIGVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServicePediatric Interest GroupEst. in 2004, the purpose of this club is to increase awareness and interest in the field of pediatrics within and outside of the WesternU community. E-mail: ACOPVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServicePhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation ClubEst. in 2012, PMARC is 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. E-mail: PMARC
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Interest/ServicePipeline to Health Careers-Pomona *Est. in 2012 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. E-mail: PHC
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Interest/ServicePomona Community Health Action Team PCHATEst. in 2012, the purpose of this team is to provide and serve the medical needs of the Pomona community. E-mail: PCHAT
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Interest/ServicePomona Homeless Outreach Project PHOPEst. in 2012, 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 two weeks. E-mail: PHOP
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Interest/ServicePublic Health ClubEst. in 2012 to increase the awareness and importance of public health to the community. E-mail: PHC
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Interest/ServiceSports Medicine Club-Pomona *Est. in 2014 to provide opportunities for students interested in Sports Medicine. These include sponsoring school/club health checks, assisting at local athletic events, performing sports physicals for local high school and college athletic programs. We also offer seminars, speakers and other educational avenues for students interested in Sports Medicine. E-mail: SMC
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Interest/ServiceStudent Interest Group in Neurology *Est. in 2012 to provide opportunities for medical students to participate in activities related to the field of Neurology including; discussions, patient presentations, seminars, and shadowing Neurologists in the workplace. E-mail: SIGNVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceUltrasound Club *Est. in 2015 to enhance the medical curriculum and educate future doctors at WesternU to basic usage of ultrasound and related medical equipment. Ultrasound, or ultrasonography, has become increasingly in high demand in both the hospital and private practice settings. Benefits such as mobility, transportability, and safety of imaging without the use of ionization radiation has made ultrasound an indispensable tool in patient care. We aim to teach basic ultrasound diagnostic techniques, explore the dynamic usage of ultrasound in various specialties, and to reach out to the community through sonography education. E-mail: Ultrasound
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Interest/ServiceWesternU SingersEst. in 2005 to offer students a musical outlet; to provide music for campus and community events. E-mail: Singers
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Interest/ServiceWilderness Medicine ClubEst. in 2015 to promote the interest and education of students in wilderness and austere medicine. Students will be exposed to practical procedures and scenarios to aid them in situation when they may have to call upon their wilderness medical knowledge. The club will host activities and events designed to promote the skills and concepts needed to provide vital emergency care in remote settings. E-mail: WM
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Interest & Service – Lebanon

Club TypeClub NameMission Statement 
Interest/ServiceComplements Club-LebanonEst. in 2012, Complements is a club for spouses/significant others of WesternU's students. The purpose of the club is to provide support for each other, medical students and our community. E-mail: ComplementsVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceDermatology Interest Group-LebanonEst. in 2019 to provide opportunities and information to students interested in dermatology to prepare themselves for the competitive field of matching in dermatology residencies. E-mail: DIGNW
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Interest/ServiceEmergency Medicine Interest Group-Lebanon *Est. in 2012 to promote the interest and education of students in emergency and wilderness medicine and exposes them to a variety of common emergencies. Students will be exposed to practical procedures they can use in their third and fourth years. Instruction and practice will be provided of invaluable techniques necessary in the field of emergency medicine. E-mail: EMIGVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceGlobal Health Club-Lebanon *Est. in 2012, the purpose of this club is to promote global health awareness and activities through an emphasis on the interdependence of health of the globe and health of the people. E-mail: GHCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceHarm Reduction and Addiction Medicine Interest Group-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, to educate students on harm reduction and addiction medicine as it pertains to current and future practices in all specialties, as well as reduce stigma and shame among the medical community towards marginalized or vulnerable patient populations. E-mail: HRAM
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Interest/ServiceInternal Medicine Club- LebanonEst. in 2016 to promote interest and awareness of internal medicine as a specialty. E-mail: IMCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/Servicelnterventional Radiology Interest Group-LebanonEst. in 2018 to familiarize medical students with the practice of Interventional Radiology (IR), how IR fits into the patient care team, how lR physicians can support physicians of other disciplines, and increase student exposure to diagnostic/therapeutic imaging. E-mail: IRIGVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceNarrative Medicine Club-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, to expose COMP-NW students to the genre of narrative medicine, enabling healthcare professionals to utilize reading and writing with the hopes of becoming more observant, empathetic, and effective care givers. E-mail: NMC
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Interest/ServiceOB-GYN Club - Lebanon Est. in 2016 to promote the interest and education of students in obstetrics and gynecology and to be a resource for students who wish to pursue a career in this field. E-mail: OB-GYNVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServicePhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, to prepare students interested in pursuing the specialty of PM&R to become technically competent, culturally sensitive, professional and compassionate physicians who are prepared for graduate medical education, who are life long learners and will serve society by providing comprehensive, patient-centered health care with the distinctive osteopathic philosophy. This is accomplished through excellent in curriculum, translational research, service, osteopathic clinical practice and the enhancement of osteopathic graduate medical education. E-mail: PMARC
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Interest/ServicePipeline to Health Careers-Lebanon *Est. in 2012 to give the youth of today the tools essential to attain their full academic potential. To help students develop and strengthen a passion for science, and inspire them to seek careers in the health professions. To help students see their promise as successful and effective professionals. The Pipeline to Health Careers (PHC) will engage the 6th grade students of greater Lebanon with presentations of the “Linkage Academy”, a series of interactive, scientific workshops covering topics such as healthy living, exercise regimens, nutrition, hygiene and microbiology, and other health career related topics. E-mail: PHCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServicePsychiatry Student Interest Group Network-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, to foster interest in psychiatry and to educate students about the ever-evolving field of psychiatry and its subspecialties. We aim to emphasize the importance of mental health of not only patients, but also providers, as well as eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health. E-mail: PsychSIGN
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Interest/ServiceRecreation Networking Club-LebanonEst. in 2012 to promote socialization among the students at WesternU through recreational activities. Activities of the Recreation Networking Club (RNC) may include ping pong tournaments, volleyball tournaments, clothes and food drives, welcome parties, field trips and nature hikes. E-mail: RNCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceResearch Club-LebanonEst. in 2012 to provide students the opportunity to conduct research at COMP-Northwest and to learn about current research. E-mail: ResearchVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceRural Health Club-LebanonEst. in 2014, the mission of the clubs is to create a community of rural scholars and develop space for students to understand the opportunities and challenges of providing healthcare in rural locations. Students will be introduced to the unique situations that may arise while practicing in rural locations as well as developing an understanding as to how to be successful in a rural practice. E-mail: RHCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceSociety for Medical & Bioethics-LebanonEst. in 2016 to create a forum where non-experts, students of WesternU COMP-Northwest, can express and hear comments and opinions that supplement and give a perspective to our scientific and osteopathic education, this providing a framework for evaluating the tough medical decisions that lie ahead in our professional careers. E-mail: SMBVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceSpecialties Club-LebanonEst. in 2013 to provide an umbrella organization for the various interest groups to be able to reserve rooms and hold meetings as well as facilitate other interests not found within an established interest group. E-mail: SCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceSports Medicine Club-Lebanon *Est. in 2014, this club's mission is to provide opportunities for students to expand their knowledge of sports medicine and to share and apply their knowledge of sports medicine within the local community. The club will facility group discussion of research articles, create opportunities to shadow sports medicine professionals, and offer guest speakers that are experts in the field. In addition, members will have the opportunity to do presentation on sports medicine related topics at local high schools. E-mail: SMCVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceStudent Interest Group in Neurology-Lebanon *Est. in 2015 to better inform COMP-Northwest students on the opportunities that await them in the field of neurology by providing education about neurosciences and the duties of neurologists, with the ultimate result of students being better prepared to enter their neurology rotations so they can decide if the field is suited for them. E-mail: SIGN

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Interest/ServiceStudents for a National Health Program-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, SNaHP is the student branch of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), therefore the club will share a mission statement with the national organization. A portion of the mission statement is reproduced below: PNHP advocates for universal, comprehensice single-payer national health insurance. PNHP believes that access to high quality health care is a right of all people and should be provided equitably as a public service rather than bought and sold as commodity. The mission of PNHP is therefore to educate physicians, other health workers, and the general public on the need for a comprehensive, high-quality, publicly-funded health care program, equitably-accessible to all residents of United States. E-mail: SNaHP
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Interest/ServiceUltrasound Club-Lebanon *Est. in 2015 to enhance the medical curriculum and educate students on basic use and application clinically of ultrasound. Ultrasound use in both the hospital and private practice has been increasing as its mobility, safety, and rapid dynamic images prove beneficial. We aim to teach basic ultrasound techniques, expore its use in various specialties, and expand students skills and confidence in use. We hope to also educate and interact with the community. E-mail: UltrasoundVisit Club's Team Site
Interest/ServiceWilderness Medicine Club - LebanonEst. in 2017 to incorporate a love of the Pacific Northwest with a student’s budding medical education to create future physicians that will care about their environment in conjunction with providing critical, timely care and ingenuity under a fast-paced, sparse environment. In addition, we aim to teach the medical students how to live in harmony with the wilderness, use it to their best medical advantages through the enthusiasm of local physicians, rescue workers and EMS. E-mail: WMC
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Cultural & Identity – Pomona

Club TypeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Teams Page
Cultural/IdentityArmenian Student AssociationEst. in 2007 to enhance interaction among the Armenian student body at WesternU through cultural, social and recreational activities and to promote awareness of the Armenian culture, history and heritage to all students, faculty and staff. E-mail: ASAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityAsian-American Health Professions Student Association - Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Est. in 1987 to increase awareness of the osteopathic profession in the Asian community and to provide services to the university and Asian communities. E-mail: AAHPSA
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Cultural/IdentityChinese-American Health Students AssociationEst. in 2010 to reduce language barriers, promote health awareness, and limit health disparities in Chinese-dominant communities by providing health fairs, community health education events and other related activities. E-mail: CAHSA
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Cultural/IdentityChristian Fellowship Club Est. in 2017 to promote the Christian values of love, friendship, gratitude, and compassion. Through fellowship with other students, we strive to develop a strong community of Christian health professionals. We desire to make the WesternU community, along with the community of Pomona, a better place. E-mail: CFC
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Cultural/IdentityIranian-American Students of WesternUEst. in 2016 to promote the interest and education of students in the Iranian culture and represent Iranian traditions among students and other members of the community through educational, cultural, and professional events. E-mail: IAS
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Cultural/IdentityKorean Student AssociationEst. in 2010 to promote strong relationships among students and faculty, provide networking opportunities within the health care field, promote the Korean culture throughout the community and serve the school, profession and community at large. E-mail: KSAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityLambda and Friends (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)Est. in 2012 to promote the acceptance of, and provides support to gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender students, faculty and staff of WesternU. E-mail: LAMBDA
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Cultural/IdentityLatino Medical Student AssociationEst. in 2012, LMSA 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. E-mail: LMSA
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Cultural/IdentityLatter Day Saints Student AssociationEst. in 1983 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. E-mail: LDSSAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityMilitary Medical Student Association * Est. in 2012, 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. E-mail: MMSA
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Cultural/IdentityMuslim Student AssociationEst. in 1997 to serve as a religious outlet and meeting place for the growing number of Muslim students on the WesternU campus. Also, to further educate the WesternU community about Islam. E-mail: MSA
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Cultural/IdentityOrthodox Union Jewish Learning on Campus Est. in 2018 to provide avenues to spiritual development and exploration for Jewish students from varied backgrounds and to present a positive, sophisticated and welcoming face for Orthodox Judaism on campus. E-mail: OUJLICVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityVietnamese Student AssociationEst. in 2012 to introduce students and staff to the Vietnamese culture, language and food. The club also reaches out to the Pomona and Orange County communities by providing healthcare through health fair events. We believe that exposure to and knowledge of the Vietnamese culture can help future healthcare providers of WesternU understand and better empathize with their Vietnamese patients. E-mail: WVSA
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Cultural/IdentityStudent National Medical AssociationEst. in 2012 to serve the health needs of underserved communities and communities of color. In addition, SNMA is dedicated to both ensuring that medical education and services are culturally sensitive to the needs of diverse populations and to increasing the number of African-American, Latino and other students of color and entering and completing medical school. E-mail: SNMA
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Cultural & Identity – Lebanon

Club TypeClub NameMission StatementClub Day | Team Site
Cultural/IdentityAmerican Medical Women's Association-LebanonEst. in 2018, the American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances. E-mail: AMWAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityAsian-Pacific American Medical Student Association-LebanonEst. in 2018 to explore the unique challenges, obstacles, and responsibilities specific to Asian-Pacific American medical students and physicians with an osteopathic focus. E-mail: APAMSAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityChristian Medical Missions Fellowship Club-LebanonEst. in 2015 for believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, to meet together, to pray for each other, to pray for our school, to pray for medical mission trips around the world, and to discuss, share, and organize medical mission trips when possible and when opportunities arise. E-mail: CMMFVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityCultural Awareness Club-Lebanon
Estab. In 2020, the mission statement of the CAC is to promte and celebrate cultural diversity and awareness at COMP_NW and understand the cultural implications of healthcare for different groups of people. E-mail: CAC
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Cultural/IdentityEquality Alliance-LebanonEst. in 2013 to provide a safe and friendly atmosphere for all straight and lgbt members of the school to socialize, connect and conduct projects to further openness and acceptance for all members of the lgbt, and to further understanding of the diversity of lifestyles and gender interpretations. E-mail: EAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityLatino Medical Student Association - LebanonEst. in 2012 to promote unity in the local community, bridging the gap between the Spanish-speaking community in Oregon and the students at the medical school. Club outreach includes participating in local health fairs and promoting Spanish language and culture in the University. Students will be exposed to Spanish-based health programs, incorporating Spanish language and the basic medical care that they have learned in the first two years of medical school. E-mail: LMSAVisit Club's Team Site
Cultural/IdentityMilitary Medical Student Association-Lebanon *Est. in 2013, 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. E-mail: MMSAVisit Club's Team Site