Virginia Tech® home

Military Medicine Student Interest Group

Military Medicine


Student Leadership

Alexandra Campbell
Emma Frye

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Brian Unwin

Note: contact information for student leaders and faculty mentors is available for current students only.  

About Us 

The MMIG at VTCSOM is dedicate to fostering a dynamic and inclusive community that explores, educates, and supports the diverse facets of military medicine. We strive to inspire passion, facilitate learning, and build lasting connections within the real of military medicine. Together, we aim to empower individuals to contribute meaningfully to both the medical and military communities. Our mission is to:

Education: Equip members with comprehensive knowledge and resources are out of career as a military physician, enabling them to make informed decisions regarding a dual profession and health and the armed forces.

Support: Establish a robust support network that connects Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) students, military personnel, veterans, and non-affiliated members, creating a collaborative environment for sharing experiences, advice, and camaraderie.

Empower: Host workshops and events to convey the pivotal role of medical officers in the dual profession of healthcare and military.

Promote Teamwork: Foster a spirit of collaboration and teamwork among members through engaging activities and field training exercises, enhancing understanding of military medicine in a practical context.

Facilitate Dialogue: Conduct meetings featuring guest speakers and open discussions on topics such as military life, residencies, careers, and general military medicine.

Advocate for Military and Veterans Affairs: Organize events to advocate for and advance military and veteran affairs, with the mission to raise awareness and contribute to the well-being of our armed forces.

Maintain Physical Readiness: Conduct Physical Readiness Tests (PRT) in an informal setting, simulating the conditions encountered in active duty to ensure members are physically prepared for the unique challenges of a military medicine career.