About Us

The UW School of Medicine Alumni Association is your connection to your classmates, your school and fellow alumni. Graduates of all UW School of Medicine degree programs, as well as residency and fellowship graduates, are automatically members of the Alumni Association.

Our Staff

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Cathy Reilly
Interim Director for Alumni Relations


Alex Kerl
Assistant Director for Alumni Programs

Alumni Leadership Council

The Alumni Leadership Council provides guidance and leadership to the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association by participating in programs, meetings and committees. Learn more.

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Blair B. Washington, MD ’02, MHA ’97
Alumni Leadership Council President




Mission, Vision and Values

The UW School of Medicine Alumni Association advances UW Medicine’s mission to improve the health of the public by:

  • Creating a global community of alumni, faculty and students that fosters lifelong engagement with one another and the UW School of Medicine;
  • Providing meaningful opportunities for advocacy and volunteerism; and
  • Fostering a culture of philanthropy.

Values: Advocacy, collaboration, communication, diversity, excellence, generosity, inclusivity, innovation, mentorship and service.