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

Kenniebrew Awards 2023

2023 Kenniebrew Awards

Charlene Aaron, PhD, and SIU’s Center for Human and Organizational Potential received the Kenniebrew Equity Awards, in recognition of their efforts to actively promote inclusive excellence and equitable practices.
Nurse-Family Partnership home visit

Nurses available to first-time parents in Sangamon County

SIU Medicine is offering personal nurses to qualifying families through the Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County.

Ribbing is new president of IAPA

Jacob Ribbing, DMSc, PA-C, began his new role as president of the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) on January 1.