Alumni Engagement and Support

The WSU Medical Alumni Association supports a variety of engagement opportunities for alumni and students! Please select the programs you are interested in and we will reach out to you with full details! Thank you for your continued involvement and support- we are stronger together!

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MEDICAL SPECIALTY LUNCHES AND WEBINARS: Speak with M1 & M2 students about your specialty during a 1-hour, informal luncheon or webinar held virtually or at Scott Hall.
SHADOWING: Allow a student to shadow you at your office, hospital.
DINNER WITH A DOC: Host dinner for a current student or students in your home or at a restaurant and share about your chosen specialty, establishing work/home-life balance, etc.
HELP OUR STUDENTS TRAVEL (HOST): Provide a free place to stay for medical students who are traveling to out-of-state residency interviews or participating in away-rotations.
BECOME A P4 FACILITATOR: Facilitators are needed for the Population, Patient, Physician & Professionalism (P4) course. P4 is a longitudinal course for 1st-and-2nd-year medical students designed to guide students to provide patient-centered and culturally responsive care, become effective team members, learn evidence-based theories that reduce healthcare disparities, and recognize their own professional development. Sessions take place Thursday mornings from 8 - 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. - noon. Facilitators will receive official voluntary faculty appointments and up to 40 CME hours.
LEAD M2 SYNERGIZE & CASE-BASED LEARNING SESSIONS: Physicians are needed to help lead the M2 Synergize and Case-Based Learning sessions. Synergize sessions take place on Tuesday afternoons from 1 - 2:30 p.m. and are designed around USMLE-style questions with targeted activities for students to complete in small groups. Case-Based Learning sessions take place Fridays from 9 - 11 a.m. and 2 - 4 p.m. and are designed around a patient case with targeted activities for students to complete in small groups.


MEDICAL ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND: Join us May 17 - 19, 2024 to celebrate the classes ending in 4 & 9! More details to follow.
FUTURE DOCS: An event hosted at the WSU School of Medicine for children ages 6-12, taking place March 2024. Scott Hall transforms into a hospital, where classrooms become fun and informative workshops!
MEDICAL ALUMNI BOARD OF GOVERNORS: Board members serve as a voice for the alumni body and ambassadors for the School of Medicine. They help develop programs, services, benefits and communications that foster awareness, generate pride and encourage involvement among alumni, students and the community at large.
IN RESIDENCE: Social gatherings hosted at the homes of alums in the metro-Detroit area. A great way to catch up with fellow alums and celebrate the WSU School of Medicine!
CLASS AMBASSADOR PROGRAM: Help build and maintain strong connections between your classmates and the School of Medicine. Class Ambassadors help with promoting the Alumni Reunion as well as other class-related engagements!


ADMISSIONS ALUMNI CONNECTOR: Throughout the admissions cycle, help connect with and engage applicants, providing perspective and expertise on what it’s like to attend the Wayne State University School of Medicine and embark on a career in medicine! This could be through phone calls, emails, postcard campaigns, virtual and/or in-person event participation, etc.
ADMISSIONS VIRTUAL INTERVIEWER: Sign up to express interest in conducting one-on-one interviews to help select qualified medical school applicants who can excel in an environment focused on urban clinical excellence! Please note there may be capacity limits with interview slots, so be sure to sign up for other options of interest as well.
RECRUITMENT EVENT/RECEPTION PARTICIPANT: Our Admissions team travels across the country for recruitment fairs and, if heading your way, would welcome the opportunity to have you join them at a fair or reception in your community!