Alumni Relations


Since 1975, SIU School of Medicine has educated and trained more than 3,100 MD alumni, and nearly 4,000 resident and fellow alumni. Every graduate becomes a member of the School of Medicine Alumni Society. There are no dues.

The Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Society seek to provide meaningful ways to connect and engage its alumni and current students with their alma mater and with each other. Through events and outreach, we help to foster lasting relationships and advance the school’s mission.

Browse and learn more about the rewarding and fun networking opportunities.

Graduation Gowns Blowing in the Wind

Emergency room experience with SIU School of Medicine graduates

Emergency Medicine physician, Dr. Christopher McDowell, explains the excellent care he received from SIU School of Medicine alumni when he became a patient in his own emergency department.

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Latest articles

Junaia Carter 5K

SIU alumni, medical students hosting 5K for cancer research on October 28

On October 28, SIU School of Medicine is hosting a 5K run/walk to honor Junaia Carter, MD, a 2010 alumnus who passed away from Stage 4 breast cancer shortly after graduation. The event in Springfield's Washington Park raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Enos dad story

Medical student’s family invests time & money in Enos Park renovations

In 2005, Steve and Diane Combs moved to Springfield and bought an older home in Enos Park near the SIU School of Medicine. The Italianate structure was built in 1881, and it needed some work.
Photo of students participating in Day of Service

Cleaning, bonding, role modeling: Students serving in the community

For more than 10 years, SIU medical students have organized and volunteered for a spring cleaning day in the Enos Park and Pillsbury Mills neighborhoods.