Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Office of Alumni Affairs HOSTS Program


HOSTS Program at SIU School of Medicine

The HOSTS (Helping Our Students To Succeed) program matches SOM alumni volunteers across the country with SOM 4th year medical students in need of complimentary overnight accommodations while conducting their residency interviews. Residency travel dates will occur during the months of September-January. The program fosters mentoring relationships between the SOM students and alumni. If you are interested in participating in the HOSTS program, please choose the appropriate form below.


If you are interested in being a HOSTS volunteer, please complete the ALUMNI PROFILE FORM. You may share unique attributes of your household in the “Comments” section.

Medical Students

If you are interested in participatisng in the HOSTS program, please complete the on-line STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM with the details of your residency interviews. Registration forms should be received at least two weeks prior to your travel date.

Want to learn more?

Explore the details of the program in Question / Answer format. If you have additional questions, contact Sheryl Lloyd in the Office of Alumni Affairs at 217.545.7800.

Phone 217-545-7800
P.O. Box 19650
Springfield, IL 62794-9650
The mission of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community.


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