Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

  • Welcome to Beantown Social


    SMAA is coming to Beantown and with the help of local alumni, we are hosting a welcome party for the newly placed residents at Empire Asian Restaurant & Lounge in Boston. All alumni and residents are invited to come join us for a fun and relaxing evening happy hour down by the harbor. Come expand your professional network, connect with old friends and meet some new ones over drinks and delicious appetizers!  

  • Student Outreach to Alumni Resources (SOAR) Dinner

    We are proud to welcome alumni, faculty and students to participate in the SOAR (Student Outreach to Alumni Resources) Mentorship Dinner on the evening of Wednesday, November 7th. This program is designed to foster mentorship opportunities across the Stanford Biosciences community. Alumni are a crucial part of what has made this program successful in past years and your participation helps expose current graduate students and post-doctoral scholars to a wide range of career options and pathways. Make a difference in a student's life today and be a mentor!

    This program is co-sponsored by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association and the Stanford Biosciences.

  • Santa Barbara Social

    Join Stanford Medicine alumni and friends for a lively social gathering and happy hour at a private residence in beautiful Santa Barbara, just steps away from the water. Relax, unwind and grow your Stanford network!

Recent Events

  • First LGBTQ+ Forum

    Celebrating Visibility

    Thank you to all who were able to come out and celebrate visibility within the Stanford LGBTQ+ community. The Stanford Medicine Alumni Association and the Stanford School of Medicine is proud to sponsor the first LGBTQ+ Forum celebrating visibility.

    Establishing visibility is critical in advancing toward an academic environment in which LGBTQ+ students, trainees, staff, faculty, and alumni are included, valued, and recognized. 

  • 2018 Tailgate & Football Game

    Stanford Cardinal vs. Utah Utes

    Thank you to all who made it out for the Stanford  Medical Alumni Association's annual football tailgate! We hope everyone enjoyed our exclusive pre-party BBQ before watching the Stanford Cardinal take on the Utah Utes!


  • PhD Lab Coat Ceremony 2018

    Thank you to everyone who made it to the PhD Lab Coat ceremony, welcoming the newly arrived PhD students. Each student was identified with his/her department and was coated with a personalized lab coat as a symbol of the start of their research/graduate studies in the biosciences.

  • Resident Welcome BBQ - Los Angeles

    Thank you to all that were able to join the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association and fellow Stanford alumni on a beautiful Sunday afternoon for a welcome BBQ for the newly arrived residents to the Los Angeles area! The purpose of this event was to welcome the new residents to the area and to connect them to local alumni and resources. This event was open to all local alumni and residents.  What a fun afternoon! Thanks to all that made it!!

  • MD Stethoscope Ceremony 2018

    Thank you to all that could join The Stanford Medical Alumni Association and the Office of Medical Student Affairs at this annual ceremony welcoming the new MD Class of 2018. The annual MD Stethoscope Ceremony event, in which first year medical students received their white coats and stethoscopes is always a special symbolic event marking the beginning of the new MD class's journey into medicine. As our President - Elect of the Stanford Alumni Board of Governors, Arturo Molina, said at Friday's ceremony, "The stethoscope embodies the essence of doctoring... it will allow you to form a connection with your patient... and it only functions if there is a person at each end."                                         


2018/2019 Upcoming Events

  • 09/24: PhD Lab Coat Ceremony
  • 10/06: Annual Alumni Tailgate - Stanford Cardinals vs. Utah Utes
  • 10/10:  LGBTQ Visibility Event
  • 10/18: Boston Regional Event - Welcome to Boston to the Newly placed Residents
  • 12/07: Alumni Awards Ceremony
  • 01/26: Board of Governors Meeting
  • 02/12: MD Student Explore Dinner
  • 02/20: Half Century Luncheon
  • 03/15: Match Day 2019 Celebration
  • 04/05: PhD Pathways Career Event
  • 04/21: Clerkship Retreat
  • 04/13: Alumni Day 2019
  • 04/27: Beyond the Farm
  • 06/01: Board of Governors Meeting
  • 06/06 - 06/09 - Sierra Camp Weekend
  • 06/14: PhD Grad Finale
  • 06/15: Commencement

  • For more information about Stanford Medicine Alumni Association events, contact our office at (650) 725-5026 or