Students in the School of Biomedical Sciences & Health Care Administration have excellent opportunities for involvement and leadership in our student organizations. The connections you’ll make to fellow students, faculty, and professionals are invaluable to your experience. Leadership, learning, networking, and service to the community…it’s all here!

Biomedical Sciences Student Association (BMS-SA)

Provides educational, vocational and social support for UWM Biomedical Sciences students at all levels. Promotes general public awareness of the roles and contributions of the clinical laboratory scientist. The assimilation of scientific knowledge and its subsequent application toward solving today’s health problems is a primary function of the biomedical scientist and consequently the collective goal of club members.


Cindy Brown, Association Advisor

Future Healthcare Executives (FHE)

FHE is the student organization for Health Care Administration (HCA) students. FHE offers students an opportunity to meet the leaders in the field, attend symposiums sponsored by the ACHE – Wisconsin chapter, and attend national conventions. Students also develop leadership and management skills by networking with executives from the Milwaukee area and beyond.

Membership in FHE is open to all UWM students, both undergraduate and graduate, who have an interest in health care administration, regardless of major.

The HCA program is an associate member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Full membership in AUPHA represents programmatic accreditation for undergraduate health administration programs.


Kathleen Olewinski, Faculty/Staff Advisor

Looking for more student organizations?

UWM has over 300 student organizations, giving you the chance to make connections across the University community. Whether your interests are recreational, social, cultural, athletic or beyond, there’s a place for you at UWM! Explore the Center for Student Involvement for a full listing.

Honor Societies

  • Phi Kappa Phi: An honor society that recognizes academic excellence and encourages superior scholarship in all academic disciplines.
  • Pi Theta Epsilon: A specialized honor society for Occupational Therapy students and alumni recognizing and encouraging superior scholarship among students enrolled in professional entry-level programs at accredited schools across the United States.
  • Upsilon Phi Delta: An honor society that recognizes, rewards and encourages academic excellence in the study of health administration.