We encourage students to get involved in student-led organizations on campus to gain leadership skills and experience in their field of study.
Explore the Opportunities to Get Involved
Food & Health Organizations
An organization that ignites a passion in college-age women for health and fitness with an emphasis that fitness can, and should, be fun! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An online food publication created by students for students about food, restaurants and everything in between.
An on-campus, student service organization that provides a sustainable solution to reducing food waste while serving healthy meals to those struggling with hunger.
An organization that supports on-campus, hunger-related initiatives and organizations by facilitating communication and providing resources to develop and implement strategies to end hunger.
The American Medical Student Association at the University of Kentucky is a chapter of the national, student-governed organization that was founded in 1950. This organization engages pre-medical students, medical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Phi Delta Epsilon, KY Gamma at the University of Kentucky is a pre-medical chapter of a medical fraternity that aims to provide pre-medical students with opportunities for academic and professional growth and development through shadowing, informative talks and service activities. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pre-Pharmacy Club at the University of Kentucky is a student run organization supported by the UK College of Pharmacy that aims to educate and connect students with interests in pharmacy.
The Pre-Physician Assistant Student Association is open to students who want to learn about this career field. Supported by the UK College of Health Sciences, this organization provides interaction between local Physician Assistants and students, while unifying peers with the common career goals.
The Pre-Physical Therapy Student Association is open to any student interested in physical therapy to guide members to become competitive candidates for Physical Therapy schools. They meet once every month during each semester and have guest speakers, including physical therapists in the community, rehab science professors, admission administrators and current physical therapy students.
For students who are interested in exploring the physical therapy profession, please consider shadowing or volunteering at the following healthcare facilities:
- Samaritan’s Touch
- KORT Physical Therapy
- UK Orthopedics Clinic
- Lexington Veteran Affairs Hospital