UA Student Organizations

All Pre-Health Students

Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC)

  • The Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) program supports students as they identify personal and community resources and connect them to pressing community health concerns.
  • The goal of HPAC is to promote community health and student success by empowering students to implement health projects in their communities.
  • HPAC helps increase students’ academic scholarship, their ability to conduct research, and engagement within the community.
  • HPAC connects students with experts in the field and community agencies or organizations doing similar work.
  • HPAC members have the opportunity to present their project at the annual HPAC Scholars Day hosted by Northeast Ohio Medical University.


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The Pre-Dental Club

The purpose of The Pre-Dental Club is to educate students on the dental profession, help them with the dental school application process including DAT preparation, letters of recommendation, personal statements, etc., volunteering, meet with admissions counselors from Ohio's dental schools, and visit those schools on their Pre-Dent Days.



Phi Delta Epsilon

Are you a pre-medical student?
Are you driven to succeed?
Are you dedicated to service?
Are you looking for an organization that will offer you information, support, and friendship throughout the pre-medical process?
If so, check out Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity – Akron’s  co-ed medical fraternity. 
Trying to walk down the pre-med path alone can be tough, so we are here to help. Whether it’s listening to a distinguished lecture from a physician, learning more about the MCAT, or completing a group service project, we offer a multitude of resources to help you achieve your goal of getting accepted to medical school and becoming a doctor.


Pre-Optometry Club

Pre-Optometry Club is an opportunity for interested students to learn about the field of optometry and connect with fellow Pre-Optometry students. In this club, learn about prerequisites and steps needed in order for admission into optometry school, advances in the field, visit optometry schools, review for the OAT, and attend conferences associated with optometry.


Pre-Pharmacy Society

This organization is for all Pre-Pharmacy students interested in learning more about the field. There will be many events where special guests will come speak about pharmacy school, and the PCAT. There will also be volunteering opportunities to those students who would like to give back to the community.

Pre-Physician Assistant

Pre-PA Club

The Pre-PA Club is committed to getting UA students admitted into Physician Assistant School. This organization a place where Pre-PA students can interact with one another, make connections, and learn more about graduate school and the career field.


Pre-Veterinary Club

The main goal of this club is to prepare and inform students looking to apply to veterinary graduate school. This includes visiting veterinary schools, preparing for the GRE, and learning what it truly takes to be a competitive applicant. For anyone interested in the animal field this is a great way to get involved and share an environment with fellow animal lovers!