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Along with the Service Learning Coalition , Medical Student Council (MSC) is a medical student leadership group. MSC governs the IU School of Medicine student body, Student Interest Groups (SIGs), many student committees, and College and House.


To serve as a collective voice of IU School of Medicine’s medical student body

  • Inspire innovation
  • Provide a forum for ideas
  • Promote student happiness
  • Advocate student interest
  • Empower students to become the best physicians they can be
  • Build upon the positive attributes found within the IU School of Medicine community

To serve as advocates of the student body, community, and other related constituents and organizations

  • Maintain an open forum to hear and implement proposals for change
  • Utilize and connect students with Indiana University and community resources
  • Act as a means of checks and balances to ensure training of competent, well-rounded IU School of Medicine graduates
  • Bridge the communications gaps between students and those who make decisions that affect student educational experiences

To develop greater opportunities for student connection with faculty, staff, alumni, community organizations and IU School of Medicine as a whole

  • Focus on developing interpersonal communication skills
  • Foster stewardship and accountability
  • Exemplify positive attitudes and behaviors
  • Strive toward the fair allocation and efficient management of resources
  • Strengthen alumni relations
  • Become invested alumni

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