FUMSA is an old students organization and member of IFMSA dating back to the 1970’s. However no documented history of the old times has existed for reference. Its membership has been irregular in IFMSA with the organization being non-existent in the 90’s and early 2000’s. With time, the different MSA’s realized a need to get together to achieve goals they felt were necessary for them, most of which were just a question of socializing.
With time however, the members of the team noticed a need to have goals and objectives beyond socializing and in 2009 the MSA was redefined thereof. FUMSA was re-birthed. With a Mission and vision, and later on a constitution. FUMSA applied to join IFMSA in 59th General Assmebly and was granted candidate membership by the 59th IFMSA General Assembly . The federation started of with all the standing committees however most of them were stationed in specific universities with the hope of keeping the MSA’s active. In the 61st General Assembly FUMSA was granted full membership in IFMSA and has been one since then to date. The Federation has reached appoint of rapid growth with committees becoming more dynamic, stable and active. More projects are emerging , building the medical students body in Uganda and communities they affect.