Subcommittees

Monash University Surgical Interest Group
(MUSIG)
Co-Chairs: Upuli Kommala & Jessica Au
Email: [email protected]

The Monash University Surgical Interest Group was founded in 2008 by a group of intrepid medical students keen to promote surgery as a future vocation to their peers. As a MUMUS subcommittee, MUSIG provides free membership to all Monash medical students studying in Australia. MUSIG’s primary goal is to provide medical students with the opportunity to nurture an interest in surgery, however small. Our numerous events aim to appeal to a wide range of interests and include practical, hands-on workshops and information nights about how to best pursue a surgical career.

Monash University Paediatric Promotion, Interest & Training Society
(MUPPITS)
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Chair: Ashleigh Laird & Mirsada Prasko
Email: [email protected]

Monash University Paediatric Promotion, Interest & Training Society (MUPPITS) is a subcommittee of MUMUS founded in 2015. MUPPITS is dedicated to providing students with information, resources, opportunities and events related to studying and training in paediatrics. To stay up to date with all the latest information and opportunities to get involved follow our Facebook page and check our website regularly!

Community & Wellbeing
(C&W)
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Chair: Megan Herson
Email: [email protected]

The Community & Well-being (C&W) Subcommittee aims to involve students into the community, as well as promoting and increasing awareness of student well-being. By running various fun events such as fund-raisers, BBQs, fun runs and many others, we hope to connect students within their cohort and to the wider community.

MUMUS Careers
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Chair: Suwandi Dewapura & Abhishekh Srinivas
Email: [email protected]

A MUMUS initiative created to address student questions, concerns and interest in relation to post-graduate employment in both a pre-vocational and vocational context. The subcommittee develops resources and organises events to provide students with accurate and relevant information regarding medical careers.

MUMUS Momentum
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Chair: Thao-My Nguyen
Email: [email protected]

Momentum is the official MUMUS mentor network. Founded in 2014, it pairs junior Monash medical students with senior students to provide guidance, advice and support throughout the year. In 2019, the program expanded to include doctors as mentors for final year students

Teddy Bear Hospital
(TBH)
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Chair: Hannah Truong & Donna Lei
Email: [email protected]

Teddy Bear Hospital (TBH) is a student run program that aims to alleviate ‘white coat anxiety’ experienced by children when going to the doctor or hospital. The program involves primary school students who bring their teddies in to be the patients, and medical students acting as ‘teddy doctors’, to familiarise them with common medical examinations and procedures.

Monash Medical Orchestra
(MMO)
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Co-Chairs: Natalie Liu & Lachlan Coman
Email: [email protected]

Founded in 2011, the Monash Medical Orchestra (MMO) caters to the busy work and study schedules of Monash University medical students, aiming to provide our members with the opportunity to further develop their orchestral skills and express themselves artistically and creatively. As an auditioned orchestra with a professional atmosphere, the MMO seeks to maintain a high standard of musical performance and reach a wide audience, including medical students, staff members and the wider community. Under the musical direction of Mr Robert Dora, the orchestra holds a number of concerts each year and performs a variety of repertoire, from classical masterpieces to modern contemporary works.

MUMUS MedChoir
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Chair: Jason Lee
Email: [email protected]

The Monash MedChoir is a group of Monash medical students with love for and enjoyment of singing. It provides an opportunity to foster these students’ interest and passion for music in a supportive and cooperative setting as they progress through their demanding medical course. The MedChoir is managed and run by students, with the wide range of repertoire covered in its weekly rehearsals selected by members. The choir also aims to extend the enjoyment of music to others through performances to the public, providing an avenue for medical students to contribute to wellbeing of the wider community through their talents.

MUMUS MedRevue
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Producer: Barton Lowe
Email: [email protected]

The MUMUS MedRevue is a production outlining a humorous perspective of the Monash Medical Course and the medical students’ way of life. The production itself is written, produced, directed, and performed by the medical students themselves, with rehearsal times fitting into their busy schedule in order to allow the Monash medical students an artistic outlet for them to show their talents. Including actors, musicians, and dancers, this comedy/musical is designed wholeheartedly for the busy students in order to give them a chance to shine on the stage.

Medical Research Students' Society
(MRSS)
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Chair: Ashan Kathriachchige
Email: [email protected]

The Medical Research Students’ Society (MRSS) was re-established in 2017 and is responsible for promoting medical research opportunities to Monash medical students. In particular, we advocate for those already undertaking research, and provide extra-curricular research-oriented education and mentorship. We seek to represent all medical students interested in research including those within formal research programs, such as the BMedSc(Hons) and MD-PhD, as well as our pre-clinical and international students. MRSS hosts academic and social events, as well as journal clubs at SCS and CCS, so please come along!

Women's Health Interest Society of Monash
(WHISM)

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Chair: Sachintha Senarath
Email: [email protected]

The Women’s Health Interest Society of Monash (WHISM) was established in 2019 to enhance student interest and engagement in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology as a future career, promote relevant information across the field of Women’s Health and provide like-minded students with a platform to connect. WHISM hopes to bridge the gap between the academic Women’s Health curriculum and the broad scope of opportunities in Women’s Health. We strive to not only support clinical students as they undertake their formal studies in Women’s Health, but to also engage the captive audience of pre-clinical students.