Student & Resident Services

The Alumni Association works closely with the Office of Student Affairs to support students with programming and services throughout their years at medical school.

A medical student, and an alternate, and have voting rights on the School of Medicine Alumni Association Board. Each class year representative advocates on behalf

To learn more about the School of Medicine Alumni Association Board services for students please browse the links below or contact us at

Transitioning Into Practice

The Transitioning Into Practice program is designed for residents and fellows in the last two years of medical training. The goal, to offer the physician information, tools, and resources that assist in a successful transition from training into a successful medical career. 

Alumni Roundtable

Since the University of Utah School of Medicine started educating doctors in 1905, thousands of exceptionally talented physicians have gone on to pursue fascinating careers, making important contributions to their respective fields. As a way to connect some of the school’s contemporary alumni back to their alma mater and medical students, the UUSOM Alumni Association in partnership with Student Affairs and the Dean's Office created a roundtable program where students learn about the unique careers of our distinguished alumni during an informal Q & A session.  The program is currently on hiatus but will begin again in 2017. 

School of Medicine Alumni Association Fourth Year Award

The Alumni Association's 4th Year Student Award was established in 1990 by the Alumni Board and is presented to one member of the graduating MD class who has, in the opinion of their classmates, professors and peers demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, and community concern representative of an exemplary physician. Please join us in congratulating Craig Elder, MD - Recipient of the 2016 4th Year Award

Student Emergency Fund

The Alumni Student Emergency Fund was established by the School of Medicine Alumni Association to financially assist University of Utah medical students who are experiencing an acute hardship due to a significant life event or emergency. The awarding of funds will be at the discretion of the Alumni Board Student Programs Committee. To apply please complete the information in the linked form or email

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