Alumni Relations


Since 1975, SIU School of Medicine has educated and trained more than 3,200 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 Development & 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.

Join the SIU SOM Alumni Facebook Page

Our Facebook page is active from our posts, as well as alumni sharing their own photos and news. Our goal is to keep this page fun, upbeat, community-focused, sprinkled with alumni updates and Alumni Society announcements. We look forward to you joining!

link for SIU SOM FB page
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

McNeese portrait

In Memoriam: Wes McNeese, MD

Dr. Wesley Robinson-McNeese, a trailblazing physician and leader at SIU School of Medicine, passed away on September 18, 2023. Dr. McNeese was the SIU System Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives and Special Advisor to the SIU Department of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
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.