Past and Future AMSA Events:

(To see only upcoming events, click here.)

Premed Info Session
Wednesday, September 14
at 7:00 PM
Location: 4-237
Come and learn about being a premed at MIT! Meet AMSA members and advisors from the MIT Prehealth Advising Office! Ask about courses, volunteering/shadowing programs, summer internships, etc.
Dr. Byrne's Medical School Admissions Info Session
Thursday, October 6
at 7:00 PM
Location: 4-237
Talk to Dr. Thomas Byrne about medical school and application processes. He is the Clinical Professor of Neurology and Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital) and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Having been on admissions committees, Dr. Byrne will provide tips and invaluable advice on how to have an edge when applying to medical school.
MCAT Session
Tuesday, October 18
at 7:00 PM
Location: 2-105
Learn about the MCAT (when to take it, what it consists of, and how to approach it).
Bake for Cancer Patients at Hope Lodge
Saturday, November 5
Location: AstraZeneca's Hope Lodge (meeting place at MIT is TBD)
AstraZeneca's Hope Lodge provides temporary housing for cancer patients who come to Boston for treatment. Come volunteer by baking delicious treats for the residents.

If you would like to come, please fill out this form. This event will take place on Saturday afternoon, but the exact time has not been decided yet. Check back soon for updates.
Informal Discussion with Dr. Amrein
Tuesday, November 8
7:00 to 8:00 PM
Location: 4-145
Dr. Philip Amrein is an oncologist at MGH who specializes in treating leukemia. Come to this informal discussion to talk with Dr. Amrein about his current work at MGH, his career path, his medical school experience, and much more!
MCAT Information Session
Tuesday, March 6
7:30 to 8:30 PM
Location: 66-144
Taking the MCAT soon? Come to an MCAT information session presented by Mcatalyst Prep! David Miranda, an Mcatalyst Prep representative who is currently at Harvard Medical School, will provide information about the MCAT, the AMCAS application, and how the Mcatalyst Prep program can help you. If you are currently studying for the MCAT or thinking about taking it soon, this is a great opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for the MCAT!
Informal Discussion with Dr. David Fisher
Tuesday, March 20
7:00 to 8:00 PM
Location: 3-133
Dr. David Fisher, MD, PhD, is currently a dermatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Fisher also has a lab at MGH which studies the cell death and proliferation signals in the development of melanoma. If you are interested in seeing patients, working in a clinical research lab at a hospital, or both, come to this informal discussion with Dr. Fisher!
Discussion with Dr. Bailin
Tuesday, April 24
at 7:30 PM
Location: TBA
Dr. Bailin is an MIT premed advisor and an all-around interesting person. He speaks for AMSA about once a year, and the event always garners very positive reviews, so you don't want to miss it.
Eat Zinga Froyo for Charity
Sunday, April 29
11:00 to 10:00 PM
Location: Zinga! Frozen Yogurt in Kenmore Square
On this particular day (Sunday, April 29), if you mention AMSA then Zinga will donate 15% to the Boston Children's Hospital.
5K Walk/Run for the Boston Children's Hospital
Sunday, May 6
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Location: Kresge Pits

More details here.

Want to enjoy the nice weather outside with your friends?
Want to get some exercise?
Want to contribute to a good cause?

The MIT American Medical Students Association presents:

5K Walk/Run for the Boston Children's Hospital

Come raise money and awareness for the life-saving work done at the Boston Children's hospital. Bring your friends!

Free water and snacks will be provided.
Tickets are $5.
You can buy tickets at the event or at our booth in Lobby 10 [times to be announced later].


What: AMSA 5K Walk/Run for the Boston Children's Hospital
When: Sunday, May 6 at 2 pm
Where: Kresge Pits, MIT
Why: To benefit one of the top-ranked children's hospitals in the nation
Who: You! :)

Unable to make it?
You can still contribute!
Donate Here:
You can donate directly to the Boston Children's Hospital using this link. (This site accepts credit cards.)
To donate from your TechCash account, go here.
All proceeds will go to the Boston Children's Hospital.