Global Medical Brigades helps students broaden their experience and knowledge of global health. GMB aims to make yearly trips to foreign and developing cities to help provide medical help and education. Through campus and international initiatives, GMB hopes to broaden the medical perspectives of all AUA students, and of volunteers, and to make a positive impact on the communities we visit.
The HMSA’s mission is to provide a vehicle through which AUA’s Hispanic students can support one another, and to increase awareness of Hispanic cultures on the AUA campus, in Antigua, and in the future workplaces of members after they graduate.
The mission of the Peer/Buddy program is to provide direct support to persons living with HIV and AIDS and their families, by specially-trained AUA students. This support includes social interaction, emotional support, monitoring of medication adherence, and facilitation of health care concerns.
MHC encourages students to be poets, writers, and artists. The purpose of the group gives students the opportunity to express themselves through any medium and share these expressions with their peers. This club includes three sectors, each pertaining to a different interest. One is Expressive Therapy, which is an umbrella term for music, singing, dance, movement, poetry, writing, film, drama, and visual art therapy. The other sectors include research and spiritual practices such as meditation.
The Muslim Students Association (MSA) is a social and religious group created for AUA’s 100+ Muslim students. Through the MSA, Muslim students on campus can maintain and increase their faith through prayer, and a tool through which the larger AUA community can learn more about the beauty of Islam. The MSA strives to please God through community service on campus, create an inclusive atmosphere, strengthen ties with other groups, and promote education and activism.
OBGIG’s mission is to educate students and the Antiguan community about women’s reproductive health, pregnancy and labor/delivery. OBIG raises money for organizations like the March of Dimes and for women’s shelters in Antigua, and runs suturing clinics (which include information on cesarean sections. Future plans include simulated or even live birth viewings. Participating in this group is a great opportunity for medical students to make connections and expand their knowledge of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
OIG spreads awareness about cancer to the community and engages in cancer research. This club is not limited to those exclusively interested in the field of oncology. Any student who wants to be involved in making an impact on the community is welcome to participate.
PhiDE creates physicians of integrity with a lifelong commitment to our guiding principles: philanthropy, deity, and education through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics
The Pulse is a magazine created by and for AUA students and chronicles the experiences that form their medical education. The Pulse provides deeper insight into campus events and fosters closer ties with members of the Antiguan community by clearly representing outreach efforts. Read the latest issue