Miami Dade College

Medical Campus

Group photo of the Student Life Organization

Clubs and Organizations

Each campus has a culture that is as diverse its student body. Each offers an opportunity for teamwork and leadership. Can’t find a club that suits your interests? You can start a new organization from scratch.

Phi Theta Kappa is the scholastic honor society for students attending two-year colleges. Founded in 1918, it is the only internationally acclaimed honor society serving institutions which offer associate degree programs.
Advisors:
Ileana S. Pino
P: 305-237-4182
Helen Bhagwandin
P: 305-237-5221
Co-advisor: Suhas Deochand

The Florida Nursing Student Association is a professional organization that informs students of current issues in nursing and provides opportunities to participate in the change process on a local, state, and national level. The experience enhances leadership skills and employment opportunities. Members become active in community projects and campus committees.
Advisors:
Marie Etienne
P: 305-237-4288
Barbara Popola
P:

The Miami Dade College BSN Program Honor Society is open to students in the bachelor of science in nursing program. Membership in the Honor Society is by invitation only, recognizing the academic accomplishments of the BSN student as well as their community service. The Honor Society is the first step in the development of a Sigma Theta Tau International chapter on the Miami Dade Medical Campus. STTI is the international honor society for nurses, headquartered in Indiana.
Advisor:
Gail Williams, RN, MSN
P:305-237-4283
Marie Etienne
P:305-237-4288
Helen Bhagwandin
P:305-237-5221
Yesenia Blanco
P:305-237-4076

The Health Information Management Student Association is composed of students from the health information management, coder-biller specialist and medical transcription programs. HIMSA’s goal is to enhance its members’ educational experience by keeping them abreast of activities, seminars, conventions, annual state meetings and employment opportunities.
Advisor: Mary Worsley
P: 305-237-4156

The Laboratory Science Student Association is open to all full- and part-time students enrolled in the medical laboratory technology program on the Medical Campus. The main function of the group is to promote visibility of the MLT program while promoting cohesion among its members. Activities that raise funds and foster volunteerism are integral tenets of the organization.
Advisor: Joan McLaughlin
P:305-237-4224

Membership in the Physical Therapist Assistant Club is available to all students in the physical therapist assistant program. Participation in the club enhances members’ exposure to professional and career issues in physical therapy.
P: 305-237-4171

The Physician Assistant Student Organization is devoted to academic achievement and clinical excellence. PASO promotes the physician assistant as a member of the health care delivery team.
Advisor: Jimmy Santana
P: 305-237-4282

The Student Association of Medical Sonographers provides a forum to discuss related issues and to stay current in ultrasound technology. Members have the opportunity to interact and network with other professional organizations.
Advisor: Dalia Sanchez-Suarez
P: 305-237-4245

The Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association is dedicated to building the ethical and educational future of the profession. Involvement in the association provides the student with the opportunity of previewing a professional career in dental hygiene.
Advisor: Susan Kass
P: 305-237-4029

Student Government Association (SGA)

Group of students from the Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the voice of the student body. Its role is to address the concerns and issues of students attending MDC Medical Campus.
Members represent the student body at campus and college-wide meetings. They also develop teamwork, leadership and organizational skills that are vital in today's competitive job market.