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National Organizations - Emory Chapters

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

The criteria for election into this medical honor society include scholastic excellence, integrity, capacity for leadership, compassion, and fairness in dealing with one's colleagues.

American Medical Association - Medical Student Section (AMA-MSS)

Membership allows participation in national legislative decisions through state and national conferences. Emory’s chapter also works to benefit the school and the community through sponsorship of annual fundraisers for various causes.

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

Run by and for medical students, local chapters sponsor lectures and community projects. The New Physician magazine is distributed by the national organization and focuses on topics geared toward medical student concerns across the nation.

Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

The organization was established in recognition of the need to increase medical student awareness and sensitivity to health care issues of the nation in general and of minority and indigent communities in particular. The Emory Chapter is committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.