Medlife Chapters

Medlife ChaptersWhat is a MEDLIFE Chapter?

MEDLIFE Chapters are student groups that represent and share the MEDLIFE Movement to create a world free from the constraints of poverty at their schools and in their local communities. Our in-country staff works with impoverished communities in Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Tanzania every day — but we couldn’t do it without the support of our Chapters. They make an impact by organizing groups to volunteer in Service Learning Trips, raising awareness about global health inequality, hosting fundraisers, engaging in local community service, and hosting regional conferences, among other initiatives.

It’s thanks to their dedication and support that we are able to provide high-quality healthcare, education, and development projects to communities in need!

Start Your Own MEDLIFE Chapter

Start a MEDLIFE Chapter at your school today to spread the MEDLIFE Movement!

Our Chapters Impact

DonationRaising thousands of dollars for the MEDLIFE Moving Mountains program, our initiative that creates sustainable, large-scale solutions for issues facing communities living in poverty. This support allows MEDLIFE to do more – reach new communities, provide preventative health care to people without access, and create a safer home for families living in poverty.

AirplaneSending students on  Service Learning Trips to support impoverished communities in Africa and Latin America.

ServiceInitiating and engaging in community service at home. Service goes beyond one week. Our Chapters continue spreading the Movement by participating in local initiatives in their own communities.

TalkHosting regional MEDLIFE conferences. A vital component of our Movement is education. To continue growing and learning, MEDLIFErs seek opportunities to learn from professionals in the medical, education, and development fields.

Get involved

Join MEDLIFE’s Worldwide Movement today!
Check out the following opportunities to get involved:


and connect with more than 200 universities from the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and more!

By joining the Movement, you are joining the fight for a world free from the constraints of poverty.

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Contact Us!

Contact a MEDLIFE advisor at [email protected] or call our office at 1-844-medlife / 1-844-633-5433

Visit our Facebook for photos of all our Service Learning Trips!

Hear it From MEDLIFErs

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Reya Seby
Western University

This trip motivated me more to pursue a career in the healthcare field so that I can use my resources to help those who need it the most, similar to MEDLIFE’s mission.

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Victoria DiCanio
University of Connecticut

It was most enjoyable to finish the hard work and see how big a difference a group of individuals can make. It was such an amazing experience.

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Anita Woo
University of Toronto

I enjoyed the mobile clinics the most, especially the dental and triage portions. I would definitely recommend a MEDLIFE trip, it was a great experience.

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David Saff
Maclay High School

The most enjoyable part of my trip was hanging out with the amazing group of kids I was with. I would highly recommend a MEDLIFE volunteer trip to others.

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Sydney Sansone
Nova Southeastern University

This trip made everything that I was learning in my public health courses come to life and immersed me in a new culture while also learning about medicine.

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Abygail Youmans
College of Charleston

Being involved with MEDLIFE is not like joining another club - its bigger than that. It is about joining a movement that seeks to help change people’s quality of life for forever.

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Emi Hofmann
University of Central Florida

Not only was I able to participate in a week long Mobile Clinic, shadowing doctors of all types of specialties including pharmacy, dentistry, gynecology, and more, but I was also able to learn about the culture and visit incredible places.

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Julian Takagi-Stewart
University of Toronto

One thing that I really loved about this trip was that MEDLIFE made sure that the volunteers got an understanding of the complexity of issues that lead to underprivileged people in communities outside of the main city

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Hannah Van Hofwegen
University of Ottawa

Whether it was basketball with the local kids, assisting the doctors, talking with families, building washrooms, holding babies, or spending time with the people who were on the SLT with me, this was an amazing opportunity that I would do over and over again.

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Isabelle Holt
Cornell University

I loved learning about the patients MEDLIFE has followed and how they offer real help to people with chronic/urgent conditions. It is amazing how the organization formed real connections with the communities.

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Valerie Lindeborg

Our family had the privilege of participating in multiple trips with Nick [founder] and his amazing staff. Their expertise made the trips unforgettable while instilling in my boys the fundamentals of good character: selflessness, compassion, and empathy.

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Harry Vildibill
University of Georgia

As an aspiring physician, MEDLIFE motivated me to further continue my goal of becoming a doctor. In fact, I enjoyed the Tanzania Service Learning Trip so much that I decided to go on another trip to Cusco, Peru.