Stanford Medical Student Association (SMSA)

Stanford Medical Student Association (SMSA)

Mission Statement

The Stanford Medical Student Association serves first and foremost to advocate for the student body.  We function as a liaison between students, faculty, and the administration.  As a responsible custodian of student body resources, SMSA supports student groups and promotes education, community service, social well-being, and leadership.


All students at Stanford University School of Medicine are members of SMSA and are represented by an executive council consisting of executive officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer), Class Representatives, Social Chairs, Representatives of the Committee on Curriculum and Academic Performance (CCAP), Policy and Advocacy Chairs, and a Mentorship Chair.

SMSA Constitution (last amended 4/30/10)

Other student organizations that represent Stanford medical students include:
The Graduate Student Council ( and the Associated Students of Stanford University (

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