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Alumni Association

  • The Alumni Association website has moved!

    For new updates please visit

    New website

  • Alumni Association Welcomes A New President

    On May 18, 2020, Dr. Daniel L. Beckles, MD’97, PhD’04 became the President of the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Alumni Association. Dr. Beckles is an academic cardiothoracic surgeon and scientist.

    New Alumni Association President

  • 2020 Alumni Association Dinner Dance and Gala- CANCELLED

    The 140th Annual Dinner Dance and Gala has been cancelled. This decision was made as a precaution due to the outbreak of COVID-19. If you have already registered please contact the office at

    Alumni Reunion

  • Connect with us!

    Stay up to date with all things Alumni via Social Media. Visit the social media links in the left-hand menu.

    Contact Us

  • White Coat Ceremony

    The Tradition Continues The White Coat Ceremony is part of the Mission of the Alumni Association - College of Medicine. It marks the student's transition from the study of preclinical to clinical health sciences.

    White Coat Ceremony


Welcome Alumni and Friends!

Dear Alumni,
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Alumni Association - College of Medicine website. We hope you will maintain your connection to us by using this website as your point of reference. Established in 1880, the Alumni Association's mission has always been to promote the interests and improve the effectiveness of the College, to foster fellowship among our alumni, provide financial support and mentoring services for our medical students, and to enhance opportunities to network. We invite you to visit often and explore all that your Medical Alumni Association has to offer.

Lisa Freedland
Executive Director

Daniel L. Beckles, MD' 97
President, Alumni Association College of Medicine


The Alumni Association is proud to offer members special discounts on tickets to shows, movies, hotel discounts, clothing discounts, and much more. Check out Member Benefits for more details. This website is password protected for Alumni Association Members. You can get the username and password by contacting the Alumni Association at or by calling us at

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Giving Back

Your support is vital to our ongoing mission to serve the College of Medicine's medical students.

In the 150-plus years since the College of Medicine was founded, there have been over 10,000 medical school graduates. By Making a Gift you help secure our continued role, because change begins here!

Downstate at 150:
A Celebration of Achievement

Downstate at 150: A Celebration of Achievement

A collection of biographies about notable alumni and faculty who have been at Downstate

Orders accepted at
The University Bookstore.

Located in the Student Center
(394 Lenox Road, Main Floor)

Phone orders are accepted. Please call (718) 270-2486 or email