Student clubs are a great way to get to know your classmates, get involved on campus and above all else, have fun!
If you are interested in joining any of the clubs or organizations listed below, please email [email protected] and we will connect you to the appropriate source.
CURRENT STUDENT CLUBS AT UWS
Adjustive Technique Club
To better the adjustive skills of our school student population.
Frequency of Meetings: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
To form a community to discuss the intersection of faith, education and medicine. To integrate our education with our love of Christ for the good of the patient and ourselves becoming doctors.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per week
MPI (Motion Palpation Institute)
The Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) is a technique concept and integrated assessment sub-system that aims to help students master assessment and treatment of the neuromusculoskeletal system. MPI prides itself on being progressive and up-to-date while still keeping the hands-on essence of chiropractics. The emphasis on palpation and manipulation of joints and muscles hold great diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities and as a club we strive to help students learn these techniques.Facebook | Instagram | Frequency of Meetings: once per week
Neurological Rehabilitation Club
The purpose of the Neurological Rehabilitation Club (formally the Functional Neurology Club) is to increase awareness of functional neurology and its application to chiropractic. The focus of the club will involve exploring information from any source that aids in the understanding of functional neurology. The Neurological Rehabilitation Club will also relate and practice how to utilize this unique information in a clinical setting including assessments, modality treatments and specific adjustments. Most of the meetings will be led by club officers providing for an environment to learn, practice and improve communication, organization and leadership skills. Guest lectures from chiropractors specializing in functional neurology will also be part of the quarterly curriculum when appropriate.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: weekly recorded videos
Rehab 2 Performance
Our general focus is on the rehabilitation piece of patient care. We share and collaborate with our members different assessment techniques and exercises that promote active patient care. Our club (when in person) is a fun learning environment where we aim to get everyone moving and involved. One of the best part about our club is the ability to meet students from different quarters and backgrounds, form relationships and learn from a variety of people.Facebook | Instagram | Frequency of Meetings: once per week
SABCA (Student American Black Chiropractic Association)
To recruit, encourage and support Black persons to study chiropractic. To encourage research in and the development of the science, philosophy and the art of chiropractic. To assist UWS in recruiting qualified Black students and faculty members. To teach and perform research in chiropractic. To generally advance in the science, philosophy and art of chiropractic, and to improve the standards in the profession by advancing the technical and professional knowledge. To donate time and services to neighborhood health clinics. To perform community education.
Frequency of Meetings: three times per quarter
SACA (Student American Chiropractic Association)
SACA is the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) student counterpart, getting support in our endeavors for the betterment of our profession. This includes providing chiropractic students opportunities to learn, lead, and fight for chiropractic rights. Learn more about SACA.Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: Fall Quarter- 6-12 times a quarter. Winter/Spring/Summer- 1-2 times per month
SAIM (Student Alliance for Integrative Medicine)
The Student Alliance For Integrative Medicine (SAIM) helps foster inter-professional understanding and collaboration amongst institutions and communities throughout the health care continuum. We “aim” (if you will) to expand awareness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), foster communication and camaraderie among health care students, and to facilitate several educational and networking opportunities. This helps us in building a better understanding of each involved profession’s contributions and strengths towards whole-person health care.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: twice per year
UWS Service Club exists to engage in community service with both local and international organizations and fosters opportunities for UWS students and staff to volunteer in their communities.Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per quarter
Soft Tissue and Manual Therapy Club
We explore various manual therapy techniques and expose students to effective ways to assess, treat and release overactive muscles.Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per week
Student ACA Sports Council
The purpose and goal of this club is to get more experience with sports injuries, orthopedic exams and taping and bracing for sport.
Frequency of Meetings: once per week
These groups vary from year to year depending on student involvement.