The BGA is the officially recognized representative body of the Brody School of Medicine graduate students.  The purpose of the BGA is to serve the unique, separate and distinct academic, nonacademic and social interests and needs of all students in the Brody basic sciences graduate programs.  The BGA serves to provide a forum for the discussion of issues raised by Brody graduate students, foster inter-class collegiality and social activities, an opportunity for student participation in the decision-making processes in the Brody School of Medicine, which directly or indirectly affects graduate students while also promoting and supporting the Brody basic sciences graduate programs in the continued advancement of its standards.