Student Organizations



CLARION creates and conducts co-curricular, interprofessional experiences for University of Minnesota Academic Health Center students based upon the Institute of Medicine’s report “Six Aims for a New Healthcare System.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School

The Minnesota Chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement  (IHI) Open School is a health care improvement and patient safety educational resource for students, faculty, residents, and physicians.

Integrative Health Education Action League

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. 

Nutrition Education and Health Awareness

Nutrition Education and Health Awareness (NEHA) is a group that advocates for increased nutritional information in medical curriculum and is involved with outreach to schools about nutrition with an interprofessional approach.

Students' International Health Committee (SIHC)

The Students' International Health Committee (SIHC) strives to bring a global perspective to the training of students in health professions at the University of Minnesota while fostering global health awareness in the greater Twin Cities community.

Student Committee on Bioethics

Since the 1970s, the Student Committee on Bioethics (SCOB) 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 bio/medical context. 

UMN Hot Spotters

UMN Hot Spotters is an interprofessional student organization within the University of Minnesota’s CHIP student center. The group strives to improve care of patients with high utilization through multiple means including patient care, research, education, policy and partnering with community organizations. 

Wilderness Health Society

The Wilderness Health Society (WHS) strives to give Academic Health Center (AHC) students the ability to expand their healthcare learning into another arena--the outdoors.