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Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is comprised of a group of dedicated students representing all schools and programs at Columbia University Medical Center. 

SHS values the contributions of the Student Health Advisory Committee whose role is to facilitate communication with the student body and obtain valuable input from students regarding the operations of the Student Health Service.

Students in the College of Physicians of Surgeons and the College of Dental Medicine are elected by their classmates during the fall semester election process. Students in the School of Nursing, Programs in Occupational Therapy, Program in Physical Therapy, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Human Nutrition, and the Mailman School of Public Health are appointed on a voluntary basis. Please email us for more information.