Medical Student Support
Annual dues to the Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association contribute to funding several medical student scholarships each year. Member dues also enrich the lives of medical students by funding a variety of programs and activities, including grants for student-led projects.
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association also supports the Medical Student Senate (MSS) by sponsoring initiatives and providing support for programs such as the Stethoscope & White Coat Ceremony and Match Day.
Graduate Student Support
School of Medicine graduate students pursue unique paths to a range of advanced degrees. The Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Association (GSA)unites these diverse students and represents their opinions and ideals to the faculty and administration. It also provides support to students such as funding travel to conferences, and organizing social, educational and career-oriented activities.
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association helps to support the GSA by co-sponsoring activities and connecting the GSA to alumni.
House Staff Support
The Johns Hopkins House Staff Council gives house staff a voice in forging hospital policies that affect patient care, the community and the house staff itself, such as the efficient use of their time and salary and benefit planning. They also represent the house staff in broader issues concerning their working conditions and well-being.
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association has helped offset the costs of council initiatives including public service projects, supporting house staff families through the Medical Auxiliary and child care scholarships, and funding the house staff lounge and social events.
Hopkins Medical Magazine
Published three times a year, Hopkins Medicine—the award-winning magazine for all members of the School of Medicine family—is read by 32,000 people throughout the world. The magazine brings readers face to face with the people, issues and events that shape one of the world’s leading medical institutions. Included are robust articles about treatment advances and medical research, as well as campus issues and highlights from Hopkins’ rich history.
Since 1976, the Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association has financially supported Hopkins Medicine, providing as much as one-third of its production costs. Today, every member of Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association receives the magazine free of charge.
Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgical Association Grant Program
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association seeks to support student- and trainee-led initiatives that address the needs of the School of Medicine community. Current students, trainees, house staff, and fellows are eligible to apply for Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association grants.
Young Investigators' Day
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association sponsors five Young Investigator Awards annually, honoring the scientific accomplishments of a class of junior researchers. Awards are presented at Young Investigators’ Day.
Reunion and Alumni Weekend
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alumni Association co-hosts Reunion and Alumni Weekend with the School of Medicine. The weekend-long event provides a memorable opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni and friends, discover groundbreaking work being done on campus today, and celebrate the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.