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Make our school even better
Together, the Medical Students Association strives to listen to fellow students to advocate for improvements to our school community. We serve to represent our student community with the school administration and the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association to foster an even more vibrant atmosphere of lifelong friends and colleagues.
Phase 1 Student Leaders
Tori Johnson - MSA President
Momin Mohis - MSA Vice President
Confidence Kpegeol - Class of 2024 Co-President
Kemal Kirchmeier - Class of 2024 Co-President
Kevin Franco Valle - Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee (EPCC) + Medical Student Subcommittee (MSS) Rep
Mark Hancher - MSA Treasurer
Colin Hammock - AAMC Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Rep
Manraj Singh Dua - MSA Webmaster
Carlos Torres - Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT) Rep
Hannah Ray - Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT) Rep
Liana Dawson - Equity & Diversity Rep
Katarina Milosavljevic - Class Rep
Kevin Cordeiro - Class Rep
Nicole Gregorich - Class Rep
Sam Hayes - Class Rep
Phase 2 Student Leaders
Phase 3 Student Leaders
Hailey Bussan - CALC
Taylor-Paige Stewart - CALC
Elizabeth Maginot - SPC
Kevin Rymut - SPC
Rutvi Shah - AC
Lauren Watchmaker - AC
Scott Odorico - CPC
Colin Korlesky - CPC
Ben Kannenberg - TRIUMPH
Trevor Cooper - WARM
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
This committee serves to address concerns in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion both among the student body and within our curriculum.
Equity & Diversity Representative
We represent your class on equity and diversity initiatives. We are involved in Equity and Diversity committee and other task forces of interest, as well as work as a liaison between MSA and Medical Students for Minority Concerns to represent a unified student voice on equity and diversity concerns.
M1: Liana Dawson
M2: Meghan Murphy-Belcaster
Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT)
Our role is to create and implement a health equity lens for the ForWard curriculum. The HEAT is responsible for evaluating the curriculum from a health equity perspective, then work with Block Leaders and administration to ensure health equity is represented appropriately in the curriculum and learning environment.
M1: Carlos Torres, Hannah Ray
M2: Jason Kim, Cassie Crifase
Medical Students for Minority Concerns
Our objective is to introduce medical students to the experiences and challenges of minority physicians, patients, and populations, advocate for a more diverse and inclusive learning environment, and build a community for minority students at UWSMPH.
M2: Cat Phouybanhdyt, Jalin Roberson
This committee serves to address any ethical concerns students may have. Please send concerns to the link in the button to the right.
Benjamin Weber - M1 Ethics Committee Chair
Alex Tannenbaum - M2 Ethics Committee Chair
Form submissions or email messages to (email@example.com) will only be seen by the Ethics Chair and will be de-identified before distribution to the Ethics Committee members below.
M1 Ethics Committee Members:
Arun Augustine - Education Outreach Officer
Temisan Blagogee - Education Outreach Officer
Henry Thompson - Ethics MSA Rep, Communications Officer
Sarah Thornton - Resolution Writer
Hailey Milakovich - Secretary
M2 Ethics Committee Members:
Claire De Forcrand De Coiselet
InterHouse Council (IHC)
Within each class year, we are sorted into Houses. Each House elects two officers to join the InterHouse Council (IHC). This council promotes community among the student body. Please reach out to these leaders for the House community!
M1: Ryan Laffin, Taylor Penn
M2: Sahand Efketari, Holly Helein
M1: Allie Frank, Matt Dooley
M2: Beyann Alzoubi, Colin Boyle
M1: Josh Martens, Ruby Gravrok
M2: Mohamed Fofana, Quinn Vatland
M1: Joe Skipor, Hannah Van Steenburgh
M2: Calvin Lam, George Luong
M1: Todd Le, Molly Ryan
M2: Aria Kenarsary, Cassandra Nytes
Wellness Initiative Student Engagement (WISE)
This committee serves to promote wellbeing in the student body through initiatives both large and small. We provide weekly wellness programming, one-off event, and advocate for lasting changes within the learning environment. Please reach out to these leaders with any wellness concerns!
Mario Giacobassi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Medical Student Subcommittee (MSS)
This committee is responsible for management and organization of end of block evaluations and partake in post-block curricular reviews. We work with older medical students, IBLs, and Dean Chheda on curricular quality improvement based on highlights from the end of block feedback/evaluations. We also meet with the Medical Education Office a few times a semester to address any other curricular concerns/areas of improvement.
M1 MSS Committee Members:
Grace Seibert - MSS Rep
Rachel Craven - MSS Rep
Kevin Franco Valle - EPCC Rep
Tori Johnson - MSS Rep from MSA
M2 MSS Committee Members:
Grace Shea - MSS Rep + EPCC Rep