06/02/22 - 06/05/22 Sierra Camp Weekend
Thank you to all who made it for the twelth annual Stanford Medical Alumni Association week-end at Stanford's Sierra Camp at Fallen Leaf Lake! We hope that you had a special weekend with your family, along with your fellow alumni and friends.
04/30/22: Beyond The Farm - Cancer CAREPoint
Thank you for everyone who was able to join the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association and Cancer CAREpoint as we created cancer CARE kits and no-sew blankets for those impacted by cancer in Silicon Valley, including patients in treatment and caregivers. CARE kits are filled with items to bring comfort, relief, and support and will be made available at no charge to recipients through Cancer CAREpoint. We were able to put together approximately 100 bags, complete with blankets, in three hours.
04/09/22 Alumni Day
Thank you to all that were able to come back to The Farm for a day of celebration with our vibrant alumni community of medical and bioscience graduates. We hope you enjoyed reconnecting to the campus and with your former classmates, meeting new colleagues, and enjoyed inspiring faculty as we explored this year’s theme—Rethinking Cancer: New Perspectives in Research and Care.
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03/18/22: Match Day Evening Celebration
Thank you to all that could join the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association for the 27th annual Match Day evening celebration! The MD Class of 2022 and their guests were joined by board members, the dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, and senior administrators for a reception and dinner to celebrate students' residency matches and upcoming graduation from Stanford School of Medicine.
03/09/22 Student Outreach to Alumni Resources (SOAR) Dinner
Thank you to all that could join us for the annual SOAR (Student Outreach to Alumni Resources) mentoring event for PhD students who are exploring different industries and career options.
02/16/22 Half Century Club Virtual Celebration
Thank you to everyone that could join us for this unique virtual celebration designed to honor medical alumni and friends across multiple graduation years to celebrate those alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago. We hope you were able to catch up with old classmates and enjoyed this year's presentation by speaker, Robert Harrington, MD.
02/08/22 MD Exploring Specialties Dinner
Thank you to all who were able to make it to the 7th annual Exploring Specialties Dinner! This mentoring event is designed for first, second and third year medical students who are exploring medical specialties and career options, and we appreciate your participation!
CANCELED - 01/09/22 JP Morgan Conference Mixer
Due to the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference moving to a virtual event, we have decided to cancel this mixer. We hope to have this event again when the conference will take place in person.
12/04/21 Alumni Awards Dinner
Thank you to all who were able to join the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association as they presented awards to distinguished alumni for exceptional service to Stanford Medicine and outstanding lifetime contributions to medicine and the biomedical sciences.
Covid-19 and Live Events
Due to the evolving risk associated with COVID-19 and out of concern for the well-being of our guests, Stanford will be moving forward cautiously with hosting in person events and classes this Spring following the guidance of local officials and that of the CDC. In-person events of large gatherings can be cancelled or changed to a virtual format at any time, and in person gatherings may have additional safety protocols in place that will be communicated prior to events. We regret any inconvenience these changes may cause. For updates, please check your individual SMAA event on this website or contact our offices. Stanford University updates can be found at http://med.stanford.edu/covid19.
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