Student Organizations

Type: Service, Social, Cultural, Professional

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Allies in Health is an organization dedicated to educating faculty, students and staff about topics of sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, romantic orientation and other LGBTQI+ health care topics. We spread awareness on LGBTQI+ issues and promote a more inclusive environment for faculty, students, staff and patients at UTMB. We host specialized trainings in LGBTQI+ inclusive healthcare as well as community and social events.

Activities: Trainings in LGBTQI+ inclusive care, special topic lectures, Pride activities, community events, socials, and Diversi-Tees.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: alliesinmedicine@gmail.com
Organization Website: Allies in Health Facebook

Type: Service, Professional, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: We seek to empower women in medicine by: listening to the stories of female physicians who have gone before us, helping women in our community through difficult times, forming connections between upper and lower classmen to ease the transition into medical school, serving UTMB by facilitating affordable housing for interviewees, and maintaining active connections within our community to help women through a difficult time in their lives.

Activities: Social events related to our Big/Little Program and fundraising events for the Resource and Crisis Center (RCC), cooking at the RCC shelter weekly, weekly meetings, and other volunteer events around Galveston.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: amwautmb@gmail.com

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The mission of the Animal Assisted Therapy Organization is to educate UTMB students about animal assisted therapy, and foster volunteer opportunities for future health professionals to learn how to train animals to participate in therapy sessions. We will raise awareness on the UTMB campus and in the Galveston community, about animal assisted therapy. We will educate UTMB students and staff on current research regarding animal assisted therapies and encourage future research. In addition, we will facilitate volunteer opportunities for UTMB students in animal assisted therapy settings.

Activities: The Animal Assisted Therapy Organization strives to promote animal assisted therapy through both collaborative and experiential learning. Monthly informational meeting will serve as the platform to discuss articles about animal assisted therapy or hear from speakers. Volunteer opportunities for members will be fostered with organizations that provide animal assisted therapy or have animals that we can train to be assistance animals for therapy. Community outreach events like health fairs, organization fairs, and events at the local animal shelter or other local organizations will be orchestrated.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: AATSO.UTMB@gmail.com

Type: Cultural, Professional, Service, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: This Organization shall be guided by the following general principles:

● To promote the dissemination of information relative to Asian Pacific American issues in the field of medical education;

● To explore and possibly resolve the unique challenges, obstacles, and responsibilities specific to Asian Pacific American medical students and physicians;

● To provide opportunities for Asian Pacific American medical students to give back to their community through service.

● To represent Asian Pacific Americans as a group within the health care community at the University of Texas Medical Branch

● To be a resource for information on matters related to Asian Pacific Americans

Activities: Community engagement, raising awareness on health disparities, fundraisers, Faculty-Student mentoring, high school outreach, health fair, and cultural celebrations

Officer Board:

Organization Website: APAMSA Facebook Group

Type: Social, Service, Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: BCSO brings graduate students in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology department together to plan social events for new students, invite speakers for departmental seminars, and participate in journal club as well as other campus events.

Activities: Plan social events for new students, Invite speakers for department seminars, Journal Club, Service events such as the Toy Drive, United to Serve, and Community outreach events.

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Kay Choi, Biochem & Molecular Biology (kychoi@utmb.edu)
Organization Website: BCSO Homepage

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: By School - SOM

Mission Statement: To share news and research opportunities within the fields of cardiology/CT Surgery along with potential webinars.

Activities: Member meetings, webinars, socials.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: cardio.utmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery Club

Type: Service

Membership:  University - Wide

Mission Statement: We are a volunteer organization dedicated to making people smile. We believe that laughter is the best medicine! Caring Clowns is open to all students at UTMB. We make weekly clown round visits to see pediatric patients and participate in community events throughout the year.

Activities: We visit the hospital once a week, and we plan at least 1 event in the community where we allow our members to create balloon animals for children at community events while dressed up like clowns.

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Shelley Smith, Interprofessional Scholars Education (shelsmit@utmb.edu)

Organization Website: Caring Clowns Facebook
Organization Email: caringclownsatutmb@gmail.com

Type: Social, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The mission of this organization is to improve the health and safety of the Galveston beach environment and coastal waters through litter control, to provide a safe opportunity for students to socialize and get physical activity, to improve mental health, and to encourage interdisciplinary unity.

Activities: Weekly opportunities to walk the beach to pick up trash and recycling

Officer Board:

Type: Service, Professional, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Due to the stress and complexities inherent in health education, the purpose of The Collaborative Association for LearningMindfulness (C.A.L.M.) is to facilitate the optimization and integration of the mental health resources available to the UTMB student body by:

  1. Students helping students advancing through health education to balance the challenges of personal life and school to prevent student burn out.
  2. Increasing awareness of free counseling services and other resources available to students to improve mental health and wellness.
  3. Advocating for and helping to secure additional resources for student mental health counseling services.
  4. Hosting an annual mental health week with relaxing, educational and therapeutic activities for UTMB students.
  5. Teaching students stress management techniques and coping mechanisms.
  6. Assisting in the collection and analysis of data regarding efficacy of mental health interventions on student mental health and wellness.
  7. Providing regularly scheduled wellness activities to combat stress and encourage mental wellness.
  8. Create open dialogues amongst UTMB student body regarding difficulties faced in their classes and holistic approaches to mental health.
  9. Hosting events that tie in the various cultural backgrounds with UTMB student body to facilitate a sense of respect, community and solidarity.

Activities: Annual wellness week, Mindful cleaning at the beach followed by meditation sessions, Midnight breakfast, Board game nights, Volunteering opportunities, Group discussions to educate students on the UTMB resources available for those struggling with burnout and mental health.

Officer Board:

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Food For Thought is an organization dedicated to helping students at UTMB learn more about nutrition and diet and apply that knowledge towards helping the community and enriching their food choices.

Activities: Workshops at St. Vincent's. Meetings with informative speakers and healthy food. Workshops about nutritional topics.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: foodforthought.utmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: Food for Thought Facebook

Type: Professional, Service    

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Our mission is twofold:

1. Clinical Service: To identify community healthcare needs by developing sustainable, preventive healthcare programs tailored to the needs of the local underserved community and to provide additional competencies in primary healthcare settings.

2. Humanistic View: To expose students to the most underserved and disadvantaged communities in order to engender empathy, compassion, and a commitment to service.

Activities: Health fairs, community volunteer events, and trips to alpine region to address community needs

Officer Board:

Organization Email: fronteradesalud@gmail.com
Organization Website: Frontera De Salud Facebook

Type: Service, Religious

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: 

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Provide Medical Services to people in the form of short term medical care, referral and follow up with local organizations, and education that can make a lasting difference in their lives.
 - Create an environment that is educational to the students and faculty participating, allow students to learn and practice clinical skills.
 - Provide much needed spiritual care that is often overlooked in medicine.
 - Help anyone learn more about medical missions and give students an opportunity to learn, participate, and equip them for future trips of various kinds

Activities: Currently Short term medical mission trips to Peru.With possible expansion to local mission trips in the future.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: handsandfeetmissions@gmail.com

Type: Professional, Service, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: IPESN will create, develop, and foster interprofessional relationships amongst students, faculty, and staff to establish a campus-wide culture of team-oriented health care across all settings.

Activities: 

  • Promoting current IPE Scholars events
  • Creating new interprofessional opportunities
    • Social
    • Community Service
    • Simulation
  • Educating and creating awareness of interprofessional healthcare teams

Officer Board:

Website: IPE Student Network Facebook 

Type: Service, Fraternal, Social

Membership: By School - SOM

Mission Statement: KXD is an all-female medical sorority that was founded in 2015 to create a support system for women in which we can encourage and motivate one another throughout our medical careers

Activities: Weekly tutoring sessions, monthly meetings including female physicians, social events including a winter formal and Friendsgiving, and other professional development events such as suturing workshops.

Officer Board:

Organization Website: Kappa Chi Facebook

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: By School - SON

Mission Statement: The Kids Club is an organization for the School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch, which will encourage nursing students to come together who have a calling for pediatrics! This club will be devoted to embracing students’ passion by furthering their pediatric knowledge through educational and volunteering opportunities.

Activities: We volunteer at UTMB in the pediatric units and with organizations that serve around the community. We open opportunities to students to hear from registered nurses/past students in the pediatric field.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: thekidsclub.utmb@gmail.com

Type: Service

Membership: By Profession - CLS

Mission Statement: The objects of this society are to develop a spirit of cooperation and unity among students entering any of the fields encompassed by medical laboratory science; to stimulate a higher ideal for scholastic effort, to encourage research, and to develop the professional character of the work itself; to interest other students in these fields; to determine and make known the requirements of hospitals and other institutions offering approved testing; and to become better acquainted with medical biology and the professionals in the field to achieve mutually beneficial discussions and associations.

Activities: Fundraisers, Volunteer services, Phlebotomy workshops, Bake Sales

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Julie Soder, Clinical Laboratory Sciences (jksoder@utmb.edu

Type: Professional, Service, Cultural, Social

Membership: By School - SOM

Mission Statement: The Latino Medical Student Association at UTMB is committed to recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in medicine. We strive to develop leadership opportunities by mentorship, volunteerism, and advocating for the community as well as social events throughout the year.

Activities: META Grab Bag, General Body Meetings, Volunteer Opportunities, Social Events, Hispanic Heritage Month

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Dr. Norma Perez, Hispanic Center of Excellence (noaperez@utmb.edu)

Organization Website: LMSA Facebook

Type: Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: 
Music in Medicine strives to provide instrumentalists/musicians within UTMB an avenue to express creativity with their peers and participate in events around the Galveston community that use music to uplift the spirits of those who need it most. We promote participation of musicians of all skill levels.

Activities: 

  • Social gatherings to provide musicians with a place to play and learn together.
  • Community projects to uplift the spirits of patients and their families.
  • Pending development: Student led entertainment at student events on campus.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: musicinmedicineatutmb@gmail.com

Organization Website: Music in Medicine Facebook

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) at UTMB aims to create a culture of humanitarian concern and awareness in the medical community. Through investigation and dialogue, this organization hopes to engage future physicians in the intersection between health and human rights from both a local and global perspective.

Activities: Activities of the organization are geared towards community involvement in humanitarian awareness and activism. Types of activities to accomplish these goals can encompass many forms and structures but activities in the past have included: unconscious bias workshops, campus wide voter registration events, a disability justice forum, curriculum discussions withadministration, partnering with other student organizations to accomplish shared goals, protesting at black lives matter events, administration, partnering with other student organizations to accomplish shared goals, protesting at black lives matter events, and distributing/updating information on other ways to support the demand for justice.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: PHRatUTMB@gmail.com

Type: Cultural

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Professionals Advocating for Cultural Excellence (P.A.C.E.) is a student organization at University of Texas - Medical Branch aspiring to build an interprofessional community to foster diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to unify and educate future healthcare professionals through interactive, on-campus engagement and community outreach to promote cultural awareness.

Activities: 

  • Organize events and social gatherings that promote diversity on campus

  • Provide multicultural, interprofessional fellowship among students/faculty

  • Provide volunteer outreach services to underrepresented communities

  • Offer a safe space for minorities in healthcare to have their voices heard

Officer Board:

Website: PACE Facebook Page
Email: pace.utmb@gmail.com

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: By Profession - OT & PT

Mission Statement: Project Play is an inter-professional rehabilitation services organization focused on giving students an opportunity to increase play and physical activity in the pediatric population and explore the role of play in healthcare through volunteer efforts in a variety of settings, participation in community events, and education to parents and caregivers.

Activities: Volunteering at the Pediatric inpatient unit, community service events for the pediatric population throughout Galveston and the surrounding areas, mentorship opportunities through Rosenberg elementary, And exposure to guest speakers within the field of pediatrics.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: projectplayUTMB@gmail.com 
Organization Website: Project Play Facebook

Type: Service, Professional

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: PHO at UTMB's goal is to increase availability and access to the social determinants of health for the Galveston population. Through community service, education, & advocacy, we are working towards creating a healthier community.

Activities: 

1) Educating current UTMB students about the principles of and their roles in the realm of public health.

2) Carrying out public health-oriented projects to benefit members of the Galveston community.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: pho.utmb@gmail.com

Organization Website: PHO Facebook

Type: Sports, Social, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The Running Club is recreational sports organization whose objectives are to raise awareness of the sport of running at the university, to promote running with the goal of improving fitness and physical health, to provide a welcoming and educational environment for running, to encourage teamwork and camaraderie between students at UTMB, and to foster interest and participation in local, national, and international races.

Activities: Weekly runs, races, volunteerism, fundraisers

Officer Board:

Activities: Running Club Facebook Group 

Type: Social, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: SIMMER aims to provide UTMB students with an inclusive space to share in their appreciation of food and the culinary experience, while promoting the importance of healthy habits within the healthcare community.

Activities: 

  • Pot Lucks
  • Cook/Grill-Offs
  • Bake sales
  • Recipe sharing
  • Food eating contests
  • Meal prepping
  • How-To cooking tutorials
  • Collaboration with students in the SHP Nutrition and Metabolism program to create a “healthy eating recipe guide” for any student who feels that healthy eating on a budget can prove difficult.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: simmer.org@gmail.com
Organization Website: SIMMER Facebook Group

Type: Professional, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The purpose of the Galveston Chapter shall be a) to advance the understanding of nervous system, including the part the nervous system plays in determining behavior, by bringing together scientists of various backgrounds and by facilitating the integration of research directed at all levels of biological organization; b) to promote education in the neurosciences; and c) to inform the general public of the results and implications of current research in this area.

Activities: 

Brain Fair

Due to increase lifespan of individuals the cases of neurological diseases continues to rise. Our goal is to provide brain awareness to kids in Galveston and surrounding islands, Galveston community and UTMB.

Demonstrations at Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market

We will continue holding demonstrations of neuroscience activities for children and their parents at Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market in the upcoming summer season while children are out of school. Through supporting the farmer’s market, we not only reach families and engage them in scientific discussions, but we also connect with another fundamental mission of UTMB to encourage healthy lifestyles. We will use funds to purchase supplies to have activities which include creating brain hats to demonstrate the anatomy of the human brain, making pipe cleaner neurons to explain how brain cells work, and using microscopes and electrophysiology equipment to do real neuroscience experiments on the go.

Easter Egg Hunt Galveston

Last year we held our annual Easter Egg Hunt in Galveston to support and bring the community together in a fun, active way, both encouraging a healthy lifestyle and appreciation for UTMB and our community, as well as engaging people in information about the research we do at UTMB in neuroscience. This also gave members of our organization a platform to talk about the ongoing research at UTMB centered around neurobiological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and substance use disorders

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

Each year the SfN Galveston Chapter interacts with other community members by forming a team for the Galveston Walk to End Alzheimer’s disease and supports research funding in neuroscience. We have raised over $1000 each year and formed collaborations with the local Alzheimer’s Association who helps us to advertise all of our events.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: sfngalveston@gmail.com
Organization Website: SfN Facebook Page

Type: Service

Membership: By Profession - Occupational Therapy 

Mission Statement: St. Vincent's Occupational Therapy Clinic is designed to promote health, wellbeing, independence, and engagement in meaningful occupations in the underserved population of Galveston, TX.

Activities: Participating in fundraising efforts to support clinic operations; treat clients in a non-profit setting.

Officer Board:

Type: Service

Membership:  University-Wide

Mission Statement: St. Vincent’s Student Clinic is a free student-run clinic that provides quality medical care to those in the Galveston community who lack medical benefits and have no other means. In partnership with St. Vincent's House and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), we offer free primary and specialty care to those who might otherwise go without treatment. We depend on student volunteers to help our clinic run. In addition to medical care, we assist the local community through our community garden, walking groups, clothing giveaways, food bank, and financial assistance.

Activities: Running and maintaining a free clinic that serves under and uninsured adults in Galveston County and the surrounding areas, maintaining our local community garden, encouraging community members through weekly walking groups.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: support@stvsc.org
Organization Website: stvsc.org

Type: Professional, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The Street Medicine Interest Group at UTMB aims to unite all students interested in Street Medicine to learn about best practices, resources, ideas, and research. We hope to improve and provide quality health care to people experiencing homelessness where they live through the development of a street team under the direction of physicians from UTMB clinicians.

Activities: Opportunities for research, Monthly meetings to educate students on topics surrounding street medicine, guest speakers, and providing healthcare to those experiencing homelessness.

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Norma Perez, SOM Asst Dean Student Affairs (noperez@utmb.edu)

Organization Website: Street Medicine Interest Group Facebook

Type: Service, Social, Professional

Membership: By Profession - OT

Mission Statement: The purpose of the organization is to serve as an extension of the cohort to foster the personal and professional development of occupational therapy students, encourage community service and educational excellence, and advocate for students and professional issues. SOTA acts as a liaison with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA) as well as other professional organizations on UTMB's campus.

Activities:

  • Various fundraising events in and around campus

  • Social gatherings to promote camaraderie among our peers within and without our program

  • Participation in community service events with UTMB and throughout the Galveston community

Officer Board:

Organization Website: SOTA Facebook

Type: Service, Social, Professional

Membership: By Profession - CLS

Mission Statement: The purpose of the organization is to provide the framework in which to perform while in the program. The sub-objective within this framework is to help formulate academic achievement and clinical excellence in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences’ student by involving the student in educational process while establishing the CLS student as a competent health professional.

Activities: Activities in SOCLS includes community service/service projects around Galveston/Houston area, social events, and fundraising for our annual trip to the Texas Association of Clinical Laboratory Science (TACLS).

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Janet Enderle, Clinical Laboratory Sciences (jlenderl@utmb.edu)

Type: Professional, Service, Social

Membership: By School - SOM

Mission Statement: This organization aims to provide students with exposure to the field of general surgery as well as the ability to have mentors during their medical school career.

Activities: Monthly meetings, social events, volunteer activities.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: sss.utmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: Student Surgical Society Facebook

Type: Professional

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Students for Choice is focused on improving reproductive rights and health through advocacy, empowerment, and education.

Activities: Hosting workshops, speakers, advocacy events.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: studentsforchoiceutmb@gmail.com

Type: Professional, Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: To promote awareness and education of lifestyle, integrative and holistic medicine, as well as strategies for healthy living for ourselves, the UTMB community, and Galveston County.

Activities: Walk with a doc, Cooking classes with St. Vincent's Clinic, Guest speakers, Weekly wellness activities (yoga, meditation, resistance, cardio sessions) in and out of the gym, Conferences

Officer Board:

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: 

The Students for Wellness Interest Group at UTMB is a student organization which brings awareness to students about internal and external clinical issues that impact the health of themselves and others.

Activities: 

  • Suicide prevention training/QPR certification
  • Domestic violence/trafficking
  • Sexual assault and harassment
  • Trauma training
  • Gun Violence and Deep Wound Response
  • Opioid overdose response
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Time management of schedules
  • Mentorship
  • Guided meditation/ Yoga
  • Reducing performance anxiety

Officer Board:

Organization Email: sfw.utmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: SfW Facebook Group

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The purpose of SIGHT is to address the medical needs of the global community by creating awareness of health disparities in underserved populations, by supporting the development of solutions for health issues facing society, and by promoting clinical and research opportunities to students concerned with the development of health care on a local, national, and international level.

Activities: Raising money for global health experiences. Volunteering in the Galveston community.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: sightatutmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: SIGHT Facebook

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The mission of Students Together for Service at UTMB is to promote and support community service activities of other UTMB organizations and within the Galveston community partnering with the Galveston Urban Ministries.

Activities: Applying fluoride varnishes to children in the Galveston Urban ministries program. Collaborate with other UTMB organizations on community service projects. Provide educational sessions to adults in the Galveston Urban Ministries

Officer Board:

Organization Website: Students Together for Service Facebook
Organization Email: stsgalveston@gmail.com

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: A UTMB-formed organization serving to educate and equip students and healthcare professionals with the knowledge and resources to recognize the signs of human trafficking in patients and how to offer victims support while raising community awareness about human trafficking.

Activities: Van tours hosted by Elijah Rising, meetings to raise awareness and educate future providers on recognizing signs and educating about human trafficking, fundraisers for resources for victims of trafficking to use to reach out for help (lipstick with outreach phone numbers), fundraising for Free the Captives, jewelry sale of jewelry created by women in foreign countries.

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Fadeke Adewole, Physician Assistant Studies (ftadewol@utmb.edu)
  • Faculty Advisor – Julie Kutac, Physician Assistant Studies (jekutac@utmb.edu)

Organization Email: orgswat@gmail.com

Organization Website: SWAT Facebook

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Sunshine Helpers is an interprofessional student organization dedicated to volunteering with individuals with disabilities and improving education for students in regards to working with people with disabilities. We are affiliated with the Sunshine Center in Galveston, and we are an official chapter of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry. We provide an array of unique volunteer opportunities, host educational sessions, and hear from speakers at our meetings.

Activities: 

-Healthy Athletes Program: we will partner with the Special Olympics athletes to develop individualized health goals

-Special Olympics Volunteering: weekly volunteer opportunities, partnered with the Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundation

-Health Fair: annual health fair at the Sunshine Center to provide physicals for Special Olympics athletes and promote a healthy lifestyle

-Inclusion Week: a week of activities to celebrate our diverse world, inspire action, and ultimately end discrimination for people with disabilities (Special Olympics global event)

-Hydration Workshop: activities at the Sunshine Center to promote hydration

-Weekly volunteer opportunities at the Sunshine Center

-Monthly AADMD Virtual Grand Rounds

-Host small group activities with clients at Sunshine Center to talk about and practice ways they can advocate for themselves when they meet with a healthcare provider

Officer Board:


Organization Website: Sunshine Helpers Facebook Group

Type: Service, Professional, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The purpose of Syncope is to spread the joy of a capella across campus and the Galveston community while empowering students to pursue excellence in the vocal arts.

Activities: Socials, Rehearsals, Performances at UTMB and across Galveston.

Officer Board:

Organization Website: Syncope Facebook

Type: Service

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: The Butterfly Project, through the University of Texas Medical Branch, practices inter-professional student care through volunteer efforts aimed towards the infant, pediatric, labor and delivery, antepartum, postpartum, and bereavement populations of UTMB and the Galveston community.

Activities: We volunteer at UTMB and within the community in events such as the Pediatric Memorial and Compassionate Friends Candlelight Ceremony. We build bereavement boxes to be donated to the ISCU to be given to families who have lost their infants. Historically, we have been involved in March of Dimes, UTMB Preemie Reunion, and Ronald McDonald House.

Officer Board:

Organization Email: butterflyprojectutmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: The Butterfly Project Facebook

Type: Service, Professional, Social

Membership: University-Wide

Mission Statement: Tiny Toes is an organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of students interested in the neonatal or pediatric fields through volunteer efforts and educational opportunities. We are an interdisciplinary organization for students who are interested in working with the neonatal or pediatric populations.

Activities: We volunteer in the NICU and PICU in John Sealy Hospital, as well as with organizations that serve families around the community.We have opportunities to hear from professionals who are doing what we hope to do, as well as network within our own disciplines with our future colleagues.

Officer Board:

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