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Pre-Health Professions Association (PHPA)

The purpose of the Pre-Health Professions Student Association is to bring together students with similar goals and aspirations for mutual support and development of informational programs. The Student Association officers work closely with the pre-health profession Advisor to develop a schedule of speakers, workshops, and other programs covering many of the health professions. Annual dues are minimal and are used to provide the programs described above. 

Officers for the 2020-2021 academic year:

President: Adriene Pavek

Vice-President: Jacob Menchaca

Secretary: Nelly Cyuzuza

Treasurer: Riley Grigg

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American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. AMSA members are medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians. Founded in 1950, AMSA continues its commitment to improving medical training and the nation's health.

Future Health Professional Association (FHPA)

This student organization is located on the ISU-Idaho Falls campus. More information can be obtained by contacting their advisor, Barbara Frank, at

Interprofessional Health Discipline Student Association

The purpose of the Interprofessional Health Disciplines Student Association is:

  1. Provide healthcare professional students of Idaho State University access to interprofessional learning opportunities and collaboration with students.
  2. Building awareness of the importance of interprofessional work on the healthcare team.
  3. Allow healthcare professional students to network with employers, students, and community members.
  4. Expand knowledge of working in rural and underserved communities.
  5. Promote interprofessional service learning experiences.
  6. Practice representing yourself to other health discipline students.

For more information, contact Allison Ward at

Idaho Condor

Idaho Condor is a humanitarian organization that is ran solely by ISU students, local doctors, and other community professionals. They make a yearly trip to Peru during ISU's spring break to administer Dental, Medical, and other Health related services to the villages surrounding Cuzco, as well as parts of Lima.

Students to help organize the trip, as well as volunteer. Volunteer opportunities range from sterilizing instruments, to translating Spanish, to even directly assisting professionals. The experience that Pre-Health students will gain from this expedition is once-in-a-lifetime and is invaluable. It is also an incredible resume builder!

Contact infomration to come.

Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Organization (Pre-SOMA)

Information about Pre-SOMA can be found on the national organization’s website.