Student Groups

There are several student groups that contribute to the primary care landscape at UCSF, each with open membership to interested students. We encourage you to join one or all to find ways to get involved on campus:

Primary Care Progress (PCP)

Primary Care Progress (PCP) is a UCSF chapter of a national organization ( and functions as the student-run counterpart to PCLA. To find out more, go to Facebook or Twitter.


Although there are many similarities in mission and actions between PCLA and PCP, there are also important areas of distinction. This Venn Diagram helps to illustrate these:

Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG)

Pediatrics Interest Group (PIG)

Women's Health Interest Group

Aging & Palliative Care Interest Group

Global Health Interest Group

San Francisco Hepatitis B Collaborative (SFHBC)