SGU Clubs & Organizations

Academic Organizations

AEROSPACE MEDICINE CLUB (AMC)

 

The Aerospace Medicine Club is for SGU students to come together for discussion, to stay updated on recent events in the field, and to learn about possible career paths. All students are welcome to attend events such as guest speakers and outreach to the local Grenadian community to promote science in the schools.

AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (AAHA)

St. George’s University’s Student Chapter of the American Animal Hospital Association was introduced in Fall 2002. The club promotes the ideals of this well known association through informative lectures, hands-on wet labs, and up to date demonstrations by qualified veterinarians with concentration on practical small animal care. AAHA offers FREE national membership for all veterinary students, plus many more benefits. We are proud to be one of AAHA’s largest and most active Student Chapters with over 70 percent student membership within the veterinary school!

AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION (AMSA)

As an International chapter of the American Medical Students Association, this group promotes active improvement in medical education, world health care delivery, and the enhancement of social, moral and ethical obligations of the medical profession. The St. George’s University chapter has on average 600 AMSA members- making us one of AMSA’s largest chapters.


 

BUSINESS IN MEDICINE (BIZMED)

The Business in Medicine club aims to integrate the worlds of business and entrepreneurship with the field of medicine. This club will encourage all medical students to understand the logistics and management required to run a medical practice, establish their role in the hospital setting, or even obtain a position on a medical board.  We aim to highlight and develop the pivotal skills of professionalism, ethics, public speaking, entrepreneurship, leadership, knowledge about health insurance companies and the government impact on medicine.  Emphasizing the importance of knowing when to lead, when to let others lead, and having the ability to inspire others to lead, will altogether provide a better cohort of future physicians.

BUSINESS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (BSA)

The BSA has been organized to facilitate student support and professional development through business and social activities. These activities are geared towards the attainment and application of sound moral and ethical practices by all business students. The BSA aims to: Facilitate student interaction with the local and international business communities; Assist students in career selection; Assist faculty in organizing guest speakers and lectures; and to facilitate the practical aspect of the event management course.

EDUCATION, CONSERVATION AND OUTREACH (ECO)

ECO’s mission is to facilitate environmental awareness through research and education. ECO hopes to raise public awareness about issues affecting marine and terrestrial ecosystems through school forums and lectures at SGU conducted by visiting lecturers and scientists. Moreover, we hope to raise awareness through local school competitions and presentations. Additionally, the group hopes to disseminate their own research to the general public and student body relating to the environment. The issues to be highlighted in our awareness campaigns include pollution, poaching, over harvesting of local species, climate change, and exploration of unidentified organisms that have not been listed under Grenada’s species list.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLUB (EMC)

Students from a variety of backgrounds choose to join the EMC to learn more about Emergency Medicine, help the local Grenadian community, and get a jumpstart on their clinical years through several hands-on workshops. The club regularly invites guest speakers to talk with students about the field of Emergency Medicine, obtaining residencies, and recent advances that have been made in the field. All students are welcome to join.

EXOTICS AND WILDLIFE SOCIETY (EWS)

The Exotics and Wildlife Society works to increase veterinary knowledge and experience with unique, non-traditional animals for all levels of veterinary students at St. George’s University. Our organization focuses specifically on providing opportunities for student learning in the areas of avian, laboratory animal, marine, reptile, wildlife, and zoo medicine. By working with a wide variety of excellent faculty and visiting professors, we are able to offer students lectures, hands-on wet labs and other activities focusing on these diverse categories of veterinary medicine.

FERAL CAT PROJECT (FCP)

Feral Cat Project is a student run trap-neuter-release (TNR) organization which provides free sterilization and vaccination to Grenada's wild felines. Our mission is to improve the health and welfare of feral cats through population control and provide a public health benefit through proper vaccination. FCP provides valuable surgical experience for third year veterinary students and opportunities for faculty and student research. Foster and adoption services as well as medical care are also provided to cats and kittens under executive board discretion.

HUMANITARIAN SERVICE ORGANIZATION (HSO)

 

The Humanitarian Service Organization (HSO) is committed to raising awareness about the importance of service in society; enhancing the understanding of benevolence in the profession of medicine; providing a foundation for students to incorporate humanism into their clinical practice over the years of basic sciences; and promoting lifelong compassion in patient-centered care, while striving to have a positive impact on the student body and local community as a whole.

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (HS³A)

The Humanities and Social Sciences Students Association (HS3A) was duly incorporated to represent both the academic and non-academic interest of its members. HS3A’s aim is to ensure that all its members are well-rounded through a number of events it intends on organizing and executing, namely: academic week, brown-bag seminars and work-shops. While HS3A is primarily for those within the Humanities and Social Sciences Department. It is open as well to those with the desire to create, invoke, change and enlighten. In a contemporary society that is swiftly advancing with each passing day, being OK will ensure your continued existence, but it is in the distinguishing of one’s self from the competition that the individual would ensure not only his/her continued existence, but that of others. This is the unyielding objective of the Humanities and Social Sciences Student Organization; To Create, To Inspire, To Enlighten, To Change — HS³A.

IOTA EPSILON ALPHA HONOR MEDICAL SOCIETY (IEA)

IEA is a student organization comprised of students who have excelled academically and are willing to participate in various extracurricular activities and international health projects. The mission of IEA is to promote the pursuit of academic excellence and integrity of scholarship and research; to recognize outstanding achievements in the study, practice and science of medicine; to encourage the highest standards of character, conduct, leadership and compassion; to improve the overall morale of medical students and graduates locally and worldwide; and to promote, and where possible, provide for the public health and welfare of the underprivileged and medically indigent, locally and worldwide.

 


 

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF MEDICAL STUDENTS (IFMSA)

The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) is an independent, non-governmental and non-political federation of medical students’ associations worldwide. IFMSA-Grenada is the forum for medical students in Grenada to the worldwide IFMSA body, which represents more than 1 million medical students to the United Nations and the World Health Organization. Internationally there are almost 100 member countries of the IFMSA. IFMSA-Grenada joined the international body in 2009. IFMSA is considered a major partner when it comes to issues relating to global health.

INTERNAL MEDICINE CLUB (IMC)

The Internal Medicine Club (IMC) at SGU is aimed at exposing students to the practice of internal medicine as well as the many sub-specialties it encompasses. The organization acts as an educational resource to members by providing career guidance, hosting guest lecturers, and conducting clinical skills seminars. One of the goals of the organization is to familiarize students with the general field of Internal Medicine and its many medical sub-specialties in order to provide better insight into what career the student wishes to pursue. Through our clinical skills seminars focused on physician/student interactions, we plan to better prepare SGU students for their 3rd/4th years. By learning about the different training paths offered through internal medicine, it is hoped that students will be aided in thinking about future career goals.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SURGICAL NETWORK (INCISION)

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ST. GEORGE’S UNIVERSITY INTEGRATIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE CLUB (IVMC)

The mission of the SGU Integrative Veterinary Medicine Club is to allow students to gain knowledge and understanding of holistic and alternative therapies within the context of veterinary medicine. The SGU Integrative Veterinary Medicine Club will provide an environment that will enable students to combine the traditional medical knowledge gained in their coursework with alternative therapies such as acupuncture, low level laser therapy, nutritional therapy, herbal medicine, and rehabilitation. Students will therefore be able to become more familiar with these practices and augment their veterinary knowledge.

INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (IVSA)

The IVSA exists to benefit animals and people by harnessing the potential and dedication of veterinary students to promote the international application of veterinary skills, education and knowledge. IVSA wants to raise the overall standard of veterinary education by increasing international and inter-cultural exchange of ideas and knowledge by organizing student exchange programs and attending international congresses and symposiums. We also hope to encourage students to undertake education in important areas outside their normal training.

LARGE ANIMAL SOCIETY (LAS)

The Large Animal Society strives to enhance the veterinary education by conducting hands-on wet labs and lectures significant to large animal profession. Through student representatives from professional organizations such as The American Association of Bovine Practitioners, The American Association of Equine Practitioners, The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners, and The American Association of Swine Veterinarians, LAS remains current on all major topics of large animal medicine. An island outreach project provides care for the diverse population of large animals on the island.

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (MISIT)
 

The Management Information Systems and Information Technology Association shall serve as a focus at SGU for all M.I.S. and I.T. students and other members of the SGU community interested in technology, its management and other similarly related affairs. The Club shall also be active in organizing activities aimed at fostering interaction among the technology based community. In addition The Club will also introduce, in depth, the technological field and its surroundings to the rest of the SGU community as well as outside SGU.

 

ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY (SGUNS)

The mission of the SGUNS is two fold:

Firstly, it exists to foster and sustain the students' interest and involvement in neurosciences throughout their basic science and clinical years, with an endpoint of providing students with valuable knowledge in neurosciences and provide insights into medical and research careers within the domain of neurosciences. However, the organization is also intended for students of interests other than in neurosciences.

Secondly, it is designed to provide knowledge, exposure, and valuable and enjoyable experiences from neuroscience related activities to the local school kids and community. The goal is to stir interests in today's young students and steer them toward scientific endeavors in the domain of neurosciences that will excite them and benefit humanity.

ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY NURSING STUDENT ASSOCIATION (SGUNSA)

The St. George's University Nursing Student Association is organized for those interested in assisting in the improvement of the healthcare system on the island of Grenada through active campaign endeavors geared at purchasing specialized equipment to donate to the General Hospital. We endeavor to elevate the standard of the nursing profession and promote the advancement of the nursing career through student unification, education and the practice of the discipline within the University and the outer community. This will be done through a community outreach program that includes regular visits to the local homes and shelters, educational lectures and seminars that will address some of the pertinent medical issues facing the nursing profession and Grenada today.

ONE HEALTH, ONE MEDICINE (OHOM) MOVEMENT

The mission of the St. George’s University One Health, One Medicine (OHOM) Movement is to unite the students from all schools at SGU in one cohort to increase interest, awareness, and education in the One Health concept. This concept recognizes the interconnected nature of the health of humans, animals, and the environment and should be foundational in our approach to medicine. This movement hopes to become a major source of positive change in Grenada and the student body of St. George’s University.

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (PHSA)

The Public Health Student Association (PHSA) is an organization primarily consisting of MPH, MD/MPH, and DVM/MPH students.  Its function is to promote aspects of public health and preventive medicine through education and various activities within the school and broader community.  An ongoing goal is to form a bridge between the Grenada Public Health Association and PHSA.  Past events have included a Poverty Eradication Forum, Woburn Community Clean up, Carriacou day trip, etc.

PRE-MED BIOLOGY STUDENT ORGANIZATION (PBSO)

The PBSO was developed with the main aim of promoting scientific research in the biological Sciences and to increase awareness of chronic and prevalent diseases in Grenada. We seek to provide future scientists and physicians with opportunities that will nurture and foster professional development. This organization aims to increase the academic performance of students in the Biology and Pre-Med department and to provide members with leadership skills critical for the work world. Finally, we wish to create a bond among members that will last beyond the walls of St. George’s University through hosting a number of events such as guest lectures, workshops, seminars, visits to health care facilities and a variety of social activities. The club is open to anyone who is interested in the biological sciences.

PEDIATRICS CLUB

The Pediatrics Club is a student organization for students in the SGU community who seek to learn more about the field of pediatrics. The goal of the club tis to promote and stimulate interest in pediatric medicine through various events and activities as well as provide service to children of the local Grenadian community.

RADIOLOGY CLUB 

This organization was established with the belief that Diagnostic Radiology has a place in the future of all students of St. George's University.  The primary focus is on students who have an interest in Radiology as a career, but acknowledges and champions the reality that knowledge in this specialty is applicable to many careers in medicine. This group provides a source of information about pursuing a career in Radiology and additional exposure to diagnostic imaging through group discussion, tutoring, and guest lecturing. It is the belief of this organization that this will better prepare students of SGU for the amount of imaging encountered in clinical and residency training and well into our careers.

RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING CLUB SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (RDIC)

 

The mission of the Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Club for the School of Veterinary Medicine is to increase the amount of exposure available to veterinary students in the field of diagnostic imaging.  This includes predominantly radiographs and ultrasound, but can extent to computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, fluoroscopy, and more.  Increasing students' imaging experience is achieved by providing lectures, labs, and case studies for extra practice outside of the regular curriculum.

STUDENTS OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (SAVMA)

The Students of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) coordinates chapter functions; organizes special lectures and seminars; promotes the exchange of ideas and information among students in all terms within and outside of St. George's University; promotes the development of professional knowledge, ethics and conduct; and represents its members in matters that concern them, both as students and future veterinarians.

STUDENTS OF CANADIAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY (SCVMA)

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association is the national and international voice for Canada's veterinarians, providing leadership and advocacy for veterinary medicine.  The priority of the organization is to act as a leader on national veterinary issues and animal welfare advocacy.

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE (SCACVIM)

The St. George's University Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine promotes interest in the specialties of cardiology, neurology, oncology, large animal internal medicine, and small animal internal medicine. SCACVIM also supports individuals interested in pursuing residencies and internships in any field by the advancement of knowledge through informative lectures, hands-on wet labs and open forums discussions with our outstanding faculty and visiting professors.

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF VETERINARY PATHOLOGY (SCACVP)

SCAVP is a student organization established to promote interest and provide learning opportunities within the field of veterinary pathology.  To achieve this mission, the VPC is designed to facilitate student interactions with pathology faculty and board-certified veterinary pathologists.  Regularly scheduled learning activities include:  guest speakers, various necropsy wet labs, histopathology slide sessions, and career guidance.   Wet labs, learning sessions, and guest seminars will revolve around the many different career paths within veterinary pathology:  diagnostic pathology, forensic pathology, wildlife and exotic pathology, toxicologic pathology, as well as academia and research.

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SHELTER VETERINARIANS (SCASV)

The Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (SCASV) is a student organization established to advance the practice of shelter medicine by promoting interest and raising awareness among SGU veterinary students. SCASV will achieve this goal, in line with the goals of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians, by providing its members with lectures and hands-on labs taught by professionals currently in the Shelter Medicine field. SCASV will also focus on disseminating valuable resources and current research to those members seeking a future career in Shelter Medicine.

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY DENTAL SOCIETY (SCAVDS)

The Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Dental Society (SCAVDS) at St. George's University is committed to advancing the knowledge, education, and awareness of veterinary dentistry among veterinarians, veterinary students and the public. Through our efforts in education and programming, we are successfully increasing awareness of the importance of this facet in animal medicine. While the St. George's University chapter of SCAVDS was only founded in 2014, we hope to make an impact on how you practice veterinary medicine in the future.   Faculty Advisor: Dr.  Francesca Ivaldi (Contact: President Samantha Steck, ssteck@sgu.edu).

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE SOCIETY FOR THERIOGENOLOGY (SFT)

The Student Chapter of the Society for Theriogenology works to introduce veterinary students to the practice of reproductive medicine in a wide range of species.  Using wet labs, lectures from specialists, and hands on experience, we provide an educational foundation as well as technical skills for students interested in the field of animal reproduction.  Material learned in this club will be applicable for all future practicing veterinarians.

STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (SNMA)

SNMA is the United States' oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Established in 1964 by medical students from Howard University School of Medicine and Meharry Medical College, the membership includes over 5000 medical students, pre-medical students, residents and physicians. The SNMA 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.

 

STUDENT VETERINARY EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE SOCIETY (SVECCS)

 

The objective of SVECCS is to encourage the education and involvement of veterinary students in all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine.  SVECCS covers on-call shifts at the Small Animal Hospital assisting the veterinarians in whatever cases come in.  The organization features various lectures from guest speakers and hands on wet labs based on real life emergency situations.  SVECCS also offers scholarships, educational reference materials, and give opportunities for internships in emergency and critical care medicine to members.

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE SURGERY CLUB (SVMSC)

 

The SVMSC will further the knowledge and skills of the student body by introducing students to the basics of surgery as well as advancements and new techniques being applied to surgery.  The SVMSC will provide examples of new and alternative techniques in the surgical field for all species.  The SVMSC will collaborate with human medicine and the development of trans-species surgical adaptations.

SURGERY CLUB

The Surgery Club offers all SGU students, regardless of future professional interests, an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including learning suturing techniques as well as observing surgeries at the local hospital (http://www.sgusurgery.com).

VETERINARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (VBMA)

The VBMA is a student driven organization dedicated to advancing the veterinary profession through increasing business knowledge, creating networking opportunities and empowering students to achieve their personal and professional goals.  The VBMA strives to expand student awareness and knowledge through scheduling speakers and organizing seminars to cover relevant topics to veterinary practice that lie outside the current veterinary medical curriculum, with an emphasis on business management, finance, leadership, marketing, law, and communication skills.

VETERINARY STUDENT HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY (VSHS)

The mission of the Veterinary Student Herpetological Society (VSHS) is to improve veterinary education in herpetological medicine through the exchange of ideas and educational materials, by educating members about Grenada's unique herpetofauna and by giving members hands-on    experience with the club's live animal collection.  Additionally, as the first international student chapter of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV), the VSHS strives to promote the conservation of the health and humane treatment of all reptilian and amphibian species through public education, captive breeding and reptilian and amphibian habitat preservation. In March 2008, the VSHS became a registered student organization at St. George's University.

WOMEN IN MEDICINE (WIM)

 

WIM is a committee that advocates for the interests of women in medicine, particularly physicians-in-training. We promote women's health, emphasizing well-being and autonomy and we work for the inclusion of women's health issues in medical school curricula and continuing medical education. We also work to affirm the basic right of reproductive freedom and to educate women to become full participants in their own health care. For example, as apart of community education, we participate in community Health Fairs and offer breast exam screening, self-exam instruction, resources, and referrals. There are many workshops, guest lectures, and activities planned during each semester to benefit students, staff, and the community.


 

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Religious & Cultural Student Organizations

AFRICAN CULTURAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (AFCSA)

 

The African Cultural Students Association (AFCSA) was established to facilitate interaction and unity between African students, students of African descent and all those who identify with the African continent in any form at St. George's University in Grenada. AFCSA aims to serve as a medium that advances the interests of African students at St. George's University and to display the beauty of the various African cultures to the St George's University community. Our motto is "SIMUNYE". This is a Zulu word for "We Are One". We all originated from many Countries, possess and display many Cultures, but are unified as One.

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION (APAMSA)

The Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association is an organization devoted to spreading awareness and visibility of Pan-Asian culture at St. George's Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Undergraduate Studies, and the various professional Schools with the goal of increasing the diversity of experiences of the student body and the island of Grenada.  We are an all-inclusive organization and welcome anybody interested in learning more about Asian culture and being involved with the community of St. George's and the island of Grenada.

ARMENIAN STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION (ASA)

The Armenian Students' Association at St. George's University (ASA at SGU), founded in November 2012, strives to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of Armenian history, heritage, and culture through social, philanthropic, and educational activities. As an organization, we are focused on providing a space where students of Armenian descent can connect with their roots, network with one another, and give back to their communities – whether on campus, the Armenian community, and local charity organizations supporting Grenada. The ASA at SGU works with other cultural, social, philanthropic, and academic groups on campus to promote an appreciation of all cultures and people.

 

CANADIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (CANSA)

CanSA is an organization dedicated to the development of a community that supports and enhances the lives of Canadian and non-Canadian students alike, at St. George's University. The goal of the club is to facilitate the transition of students to life at SGU and to provide information for Canadians studying abroad through a series of guest speakers. The organization will also strive to enrich the entire community by sharing our rich Canadian heritage.

CARIBBEAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (CASA)

The Caribbean Student's Association was started in the year two thousand and one (2001) by students who saw a need for Caribbean unity on campus. However, membership is open to all students, Caribbean and non-Caribbean. The purpose of the Association was and is not only to bring together Caribbean students, but to provide further knowledge of the Caribbean culture and customs.

CATHOLIC STUDENTS ORGANIZATION (CSO)

 

The goal of the Catholic Students Organization is to provide the students, faculty and staff of St. George's University with the spiritual guidance needed to live each day as practicing Catholics. In addition to facilitating weekly Sunday Mass on campus, the CSO is committed to providing support in celebrating the holidays of the Liturgical Year and sponsoring events that remind us that we walk with the Lord in faith. The CSO welcomes, as members, all SGU students and does not discriminate based on religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or other personal beliefs.

CHRISTIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (CSA)

Christian Students Association (CSA) is a body of Christian believers seeking to cultivate a community of worship, commitment to prayer, preaching and studying the Word, the celebration of the sacraments, and fellowship across gender, race, age, culture, and class. We aim to equip loving, giving, growing Christians to reach out with the good news of Jesus Christ by evangelizing the lost and ministering to those in need.

We have services every Sunday, 11am at Patrick Adams Hall. The services are composed of a time for worship, a Biblical message given by a member of our leadership team, and a time of prayer and fellowship at the end. In addition to our Sunday services, we have numerous Bible studies throughout the week so there's always a way to get connected.

INDIAN CULTURAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION (ICSA)

ICSA is an organization that endeavors to share the Indian culture with the entire university and country of Grenada at large. The organization welcomes members from all races, colors, and creeds. ICSA hosts many different events on campus including a Diwali Show in the fall and a Holi Show in the spring. Both cultural shows include Indian dances, vocal acts, and other various performances.

ITALIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (ISA)

The Italian Students Association (ISA) is a cultural organization which seeks to promote the Italian culture and language on campus through fun activities, games and socials. Our three main goals are to raise awareness of Italian culture among the SGU community, encourage practice and appreciation of language among experienced and beginners alike, and always enjoy Italian food! The ITSA community welcomes every student and faculty, regardless of their Italian heritage and/or knowledge of the Italian language.

JEWISH STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (JSA)

 

Continuing a Jewish lifestyle may appear to be a difficult endeavor whilst in school, however, the Jewish Student Association (JSA) of St. George's University opens its arms to all, to continue your Jewish heritage, to learn about Judaism and share your academic interests. JSA has a tight-knit relationship with Chabad Grenada, led by Rabbi Baruch Rozmarin, the Rabbi of SGU. Chabad Grenada hosts weekly Shabbat services, every Friday at 7 pm, and holiday celebrations. Chabad Grenada's doors are always open for the Jewish student's of SGU. A Chabad lounge is located on campus on the top floor of St. George's Hall.

MUSLIM STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (MSA)


The Muslim Students Association is a student organization that provides religious services and support for the SGU community. Our goal is to promote a positive understanding of Islam and its practice among people of all faiths and nationalities. Besides providing weekly Jummah (Friday) Prayer Services, MSA also sponsors community gatherings, dinners, and bi-annual holiday celebrations.

 

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST STUDENTS ORGANIZATION (SDASO)

The Seventh-day Adventist Students Organization is comprised of Seventh-day Adventist students and staff from around the world.  Members range in nationality from the Caribbean region to the African, North and South American continents. Membership in the organization transcends the barriers of religious affiliation. Our mission is to foster the social and spiritual growth of students through fellowship and to proclaim the love of God and the second coming of Jesus Christ by the way we live.  Our vision is to be a perpetual light reflecting God's truth to the wider community. All are welcome to join and share in the life changing experience that is the Seventh-day Adventist Students Organization.

ST. JOHN'S ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CLUB (SJOCC)

The Sikh Student Association (SSA) at St. George's University aims to provide an opportunity to members of the SGU community to come together in a supportive and healthy environment to spread awareness of Sikh religion. This organization encompasses the main beliefs of Sikhism such as community service and equality. Everyone, regardless of their religious beliefs, are welcome to the club and are encouraged to join in various activities such as weekly prayer and biannual Langar night.


SIKH STUDENT ASSOCIATION (SSA)

 

The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) is an independent, non-governmental and non-political federation of medical students’ associations worldwide. IFMSA-Grenada is the forum for medical students in Grenada to the worldwide IFMSA body, which represents more than 1 million medical students to the United Nations and the World Health Organization. Internationally there are almost 100 member countries of the IFMSA. IFMSA-Grenada joined the international body in 2009. IFMSA is considered a major partner when it comes to issues relating to global health.

Special Interest Student Organizations

ANGELS IN ARMOR (ANIMAL RESCUE FUND) (AAARF)


The mission of AAARF is to provide financial relief to those students or faculty members of St. George's University who opt to rescue sick or injured companion animals in need of emergency care and are without ownership. The Angels in Armor Organization of St. George's University is a group of volunteers dedicated to encourage Good Samaritan behavior in our community as well provide an outlet to save the lives of animals that would otherwise be euthanized for lack of financial capabilities. AAARF intends to promote and advance emergency medicine and critical care as a specialty for veterinary students through demonstrations, case studies and lectures.

DERMATOLOGY INTEREST GROUP ASSOCIATION (DIGA)


The Dermatology Interest Group Association (DIGA) was nationally founded with the purpose of providing support for students considering a career in Dermatology. It provides opportunities for students to form productive relationships between other students, residents, and program directors on topics pertinent to a career in Dermatology as well as foster a forum for communication and accurate information exchange.

 

The Chapter at St. George's University School of Medicine is dedicated to the recruitment, success, and retention of students interested in a field of Dermatology as a specialty, sub-specialty, or area of research. The goal is to elucidate the challenges of entering into this field and providing the necessary resources, networks, and experiences to navigate into this rewarding field. Volunteer Services and contributions will be made to the surrounding community through the utilization of members' trained skills and fund raising activities.

 

IMPROV COMEDY CLUB (ICC)

The mission of the Improv Comedy Club is to practice improv comedy games on a weekly basis, and perform free shows on campus once a month. If you have never tried improv comedy before and you've always wanted to this is your chance. Anyone at any level of skill is welcome to come and have fun. We will practice basic acting skills as well as work on public presentation skills and thinking on your feet.

INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND MEDICINE CLUB (IHMC)

The Integrative Health and Medicine Club's primary goals are to promote student awareness and education of integrative and functional health practices through first-hand experience, exploration of the evidence-base (at the scientific, medical and business levels), and the role complementary and integrative health plays in healthcare systems, today.  IHMC also serves as a networking hub to connect like-minded students and faculty members to continue shaping the future of medicine.

 

ORPHANAGE STUDENTS ORGANIZATION (OSO)


OSO is a group of volunteers that are committed to providing care and assistance to the abused, neglected and abandoned children in the Bel Air and Queen Elizabeth orphanages in Grenada. Many of the children suffer from development, social, and educational inadequacies. Through volunteer interactions the children receive well-needed attention, find a role model, and most importantly have fun. In addition to hosting beach days and holiday parties, the OSO also helps to address medical, academic, and other basic needs of the children.

 

PRIDE & EQUALITY SGU (P&E SGU)

P&E SGU exists for the benefit of all members of the university in the hope of enriching their experience at SGU.  As a result our organization is open to anyone and everyone. P&E SGU is committed to the development of an atmosphere that is both open and equitable, specifically as that goal pertains to the needs of those who have been marginalized on the basis of their sexual and/ or gender orientations, and/ or identities. By working with a wide variety of excellent faculty and visiting professors, we are able to offer a number of educational events and social activities throughout the term focusing on various aspects of the LGBT community.

ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY ANESTHESIOLOGY CLUB (SGUAC)

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ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY INTEREST GROUP IN GENOMICS (SIG G)


Genomics is an exciting and innovative field of medicine which is growing by the day.  Now more than ever, medical professionals must be informed and active in this developing field.  We provide the leadership, framework, and focus as a student organization to increase awareness of this topic.  Activities revolve around increasing awareness in genomics and providing service to the community.

 

SPAY NEUTER POTHOUNDS (SNP)

SNP's mission is to work with Spay Neuter Pothounds in the sterilization of dogs and cats in Grenada. SNP's goal is to leave a PAWSitive impact by providing education to the local citizens of Grenada regarding proper animal husbandry and care, and veterinary services to surgical candidates presented for third year St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine students. We provide short term foster homes for surgical candidates that are rejected due to health problems, so they can be rehabilitated and surgery can be rescheduled. Long term foster homes are also provided for unwanted puppies that need to find permanent adoptive homes and for severely injured or sick patients that need a place to recuperate.

 

SIGNIFICANT OTHERS ORGANIZATION (SOO)

The Significant Others Organization is comprised of spouses and significant others of students and faculty who have relocated to attend St. George's University. The mission of the SO group is to is to facilitate the transition of the significant others and their families to Grenada, to provide social and recreational activities for significant others and their families, to act as an informal support group for significant others and their families, to participate in and organize philanthropic activities for the Grenadian community, and to work together with students and administrators of St. George's university on various projects and activities.