Alumni Community

The University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Association considers medical alumni of the University of Utah School of Medicine, faculty, house staff, residents, and medical students all part of the community we serve. Our goal is to provide programming, services, and events that support the medical school mission and connect alumni and students.

Alumni Programs
Half Century Society
  • Half Century Society Celebration - Alumni Weekend
  • Half Century Society Annual Summer Luncheon

Student Programs

First Year & Second Year

Fourth Year & Residency

All Medical Students

Alumni Community News

education
Sep 27, 2019

Harry Hill, MD

Hill is recognized with the 2019 award for Distinguished Service for his contributions to research and education about immune deficiency disorders at the University of Utah School of Medicine and throughout the world.... Read More

Alumni Relations
recognition
Sep 26, 2019

Jennifer Plumb, MD '00

Plumb, a pediatric emergency medicine physician and associate professor in the University of Utah Health Department of Pediatrics and at Primary Children’s Hospital, is the 2019 recipient of the Humanitarian Service Award from the University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Association. She is recognized for her work in establishing the Utah Naloxone program in Utah and educating law enforcement, first responders and the public on the disease of addiction. Her work has helped save hundreds of lives and lowered the death rate in Utah from opioid overdoses.... Read More

Alumni Relations
education
Sep 25, 2019

Karl Sanders, MD

Sanders is recognized for his exceptional talent as one of the top educators in the Department of Internal Medicine. An associate professor of clinical medicine, Sanders trains fellows in pulmonary and critical care.... Read More

Alumni Relations
Richard Price, MD ’60
education
Sep 25, 2019

Richard Price, MD ’60

Price is the recipient of the University of Utah School of Medicine’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award, recognized for his exceptional leadership as a surgeon, medical director, and teacher.... Read More

Alumni Relations
Dean's Roundtable - Tom Coppin, MD'67
recognition
Mar 07, 2018

Dean's Roundtable - Tom Coppin, MD'67

Dr. Thomas D. Coppin is a distinguished member of the School of Medicine’s class of 1967. He’s a career army pathologist, who extended his career after 30 years in the army for 13 more years working at FHP and then Lakeview hospitals.... Read More

Alumni Relations
2017 Distinguished Humanitarian Award
recognition
Mar 07, 2018

2017 Distinguished Humanitarian Award

alumni awards, events, physician award, surgery, clinical investigation prize,

Geoffrey Tabin, M.D. is Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, John E. and Marva M. Warnock Presidential Endowed Chair, and Co-Director of the Division of International Ophthalmology at the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center. He specializes in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Tabin graduated from Yale College and earned an M.A. in philosophy at Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, followed by an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. ... Read More

Surgery
Dean's Roundtable  James Mason, MD
recognition
Mar 07, 2018

Dean's Roundtable James Mason, MD

medical alumni, medical students, alumni relatoins

Dr. James O. Mason is a distinguished member of the School of Medicine’s Class of 1958. Given the Wintrobe Award—for being one of the top students in his class—Dr. Mason went to have a long and impressive career. Over the years, he was executive director of the Utah Department of Health, director of the Centers for Disease Control, assistant secretary for health and head of the US Public Health Service in the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the American delegate to the World Health Organization. Here’s what he shared in a recent Dean’s Roundtable.... Read More

Alumni Relations
2017 Distinguished Alumni Award
recognition
Nov 27, 2017

2017 Distinguished Alumni Award

alumni awards, events, physician award, surgery, clinical investigation prize,

Dr. Black received his MD degree from the U of U in 1974. He then did an internship and residency in surgery at both the U and Duke, finishing with a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital of Cincinnati. He is board certified in both general surgery and pediatric surgery and with the national board of medical examiners. ... Read More

Alumni Relations