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.

CHIP Executive Council

CHIP Executive Council

The CHIP Executive Council is CHIP's governing student body and is comprised of students from each of the Academic Health Center schools and colleges as well as the Allied Health programs. Through this organization you'll strengthen your organizational and team-building skills, enhance what you learn in class, and have fun in the process!  

Contact us at chipcouncil@umn.edu or your CHIP Executive Council Representative for more information!

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CLARION

CLARION

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

Contact us at clarion@umn.edu

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Health Student for a Healthy Climate

Health Student for a Healthy Climate

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

 

Contact us at hshc@umn.edu

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Integrative Health Education Action League

Integrative Health Education Action League

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. 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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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.

Contact us at ihiumn@umn.edu

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Nutrition Experiential Learning and Advocacy

Nutrition Experiential Learning and Advocacy

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.

Contact us at nela@umn.edu

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Primary Care Progress

Primary Care Progress

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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. 

Contact us at pcprogress@umn.edu

PRIDE in Healthcare

PRIDE in Healthcare

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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.

Contact us at ahcpride@umn.edu

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Student Committee on Bioethics

Student Committee on Bioethics

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. 

Contact us at scbumn@umn.edu