Student Organizations

American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Global Health Committee seeks to increase awareness, education, and activism of global health issues including worldwide disease and medicine development, healthcare disparities, and pertinent social justice topics. Being a sect of a larger pre-health organization, AMSA Global Health wants to promote an open environment for global engagement and cultural development, which they believe to be invaluable to understanding health on a broader scale. Contact:

Partners in Health Engage. Partners In Health is a global health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of poor and marginalized people around the world. At UIUC, Partners In Health | Engage is a grassroots movement dedicated to building a strong community that is mindful of global health issues. We aim to educate, fund-raise, and advocate for those around the world who are suffering from insufficient or improper healthcare. Visit or contact

Timmy Global Health is committed to improving health care on both a local as well as global level. Members of Timmy will participate in annual medical service trips abroad as well as help people in the Champaign-Urbana community. Visit for more information. Contact Arielle Guzman for more information.

Does your Registered Student Organization organize activities related to global health? Send us an e-mail with the name of the organization, a 2-3 sentence description, and the name and contact information for the organization’s president.