Student Organizations

Interprofessional Student Organizations

CHIP works with and supports a wide variety of interprofessional student groups. Each group focuses on a topic of interest across healthcare professions.

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CHIP Executive Council

The CHIP Executive Council is CHIP's governing student body and is comprised of students from each health professional program. Through this organization you'll strengthen your organizational and team-building skills, enhance what you learn in class, and have fun in the process!  

Learn more about the CHIP Executive Council 

Contact us at [email protected] or your CHIP Executive Council Representative for more information!

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CLinician Administrator Relationship Improvement OrganizatioN (CLARION) creates and conducts co-curricular, interprofessional experiences for University of Minnesota health professional students.

Learn more about CLARION

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Health Student for a Healthy Climate (HSHC)

Health Students for a Health Climate logo

Health Students for a Health Climate (HSHC) is geared toward health professional students seeking an interdisciplinary forum to learn about the health impacts of climate change and ways to lead action as future health professionals. 

Learn more about HSHC

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Interprofessional Duluth Student Organization (IDSO)

Interprofessional Duluth Student Organization logo

The Interprofessional Duluth Student Organization (IDSO) creates more opportunities for students to learn about other health professional students. IDSO's vision is to prepare students to be an active member of the healthcare team in the future. IDSO is based on the UMN Duluth campus. 

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Interprofessional Student-Parent Community (ISPC) Advisory Board

The ISPC Advisory Board is a student group made up of student parents in the health professional programs. The board helps lead the ISPC organization by assisting with programming and informing student parents of the resources available to them.

Learn more about ISPC 

Contact us at [email protected]

Integrative Health Education Action League (IHEAL)

Integrative Health Education Action League (I-HEAL) connects health professional students who share an interest in exploring ways to expand our understanding of health and healing. 

Learn more about I-HEAL

Contact us at [email protected]

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School (IHI)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School aims to connect interdisciplinary teams of University of Minnesota health professions graduate students with IHI Open School training and local health systems’ quality improvement work to deliver triple-aim value.

Learn more about IHI

Please email [email protected] for more information on joining

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Nutrition Experiential Learning and Advocacy (NELA)

The Nutrition Experiential Learning and Advocacy (NELA) group advocates for increased nutritional information in medical curriculum and is involved with outreach to schools about nutrition with an interprofessional approach. food is often defined by culture, so we must take it into account when discussing nutrition. Our main mission is to promote health awareness and wellness/nutrition education using a cultural framework.

Learn more about NELA

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Pride in Healthcare (PIH)

PRIDE in Healthcare

Promoting Recognition of Identity, Dignity, and Equality (PRIDE) in Healthcare aims to: Improve the conditions of healthcare for LGBTQ+ persons, to increase quality and quantity of LGBTQ+ content in medical education, to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ health disparities, and to provide a social forum for LGBTQ+/allied students and professionals in the health sciences.

Learn more about PRIDE in Healthcare

Contact us at [email protected]

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Primary Care Progress (PCP)

Primary Care Progress logo

Primary Care Progress (PCP) is an interprofessional club dedicated to building a stronger primary care system. We believe a sustainable model for healthcare involves working in interprofessional teams. 

Learn more about PCP

Contact us at [email protected]

Public-Health Advocacy Student Alliance (PHASA)

Public-Health Advocacy Student Alliance (PhASA) logo

The Public-Health Advocacy Student Alliance (PhASA) empowers students to improve health disparities through policy and advocacy measures.

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Student Committee on Bioethics (SCB)

Since the 1970s, the Student Committee on Bioethics (SCB) has promoted student education and engagement in bioethics. Our goal is to involve present and future health care providers of all disciplines in critical and open explorations of the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise within the health field. 

Learn more about SCB

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Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA)

Student National Pharmaceutical Association

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) is an educational service association of pharmacy students who are concerned about the profession of pharmacy, healthcare issues, and the poor minority representation in these areas. The purpose of SNPhA is to plan, organize, coordinate, and execute programs geared toward the improvement of the health, educational, and social environment of minority communities.

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Zoobiquity works to foster interprofessional communication, collaboration, and learning between students of different health profession on what is shared between human and animal medicine. And to stimulate future health professionals to ask, "do animals get ___?, do people get___?" and generate a unique perspective for any career in the health community.


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