You are a tremendous asset to the Duke Health community, and our goal is to help you connect in ways that are meaningful and fulfilling to you. We have a number of volunteer opportunities through the Duke Medical Alumni Association and the Duke Alumni Association that will enable you to share your knowledge and experience for the betterment of our community.
Help Our Students Travel (HOST) Program
The Help Our Students Travel (HOST) program connects current Duke SOM students or house staff traveling for residency or fellowship interviews with alumni hosts in the vicinity of their interview sites.
Devil's Advocate Dinners
Devil’s Advocate Dinners provide a unique forum where students can discuss career paths, specialties, and lifestyle choices with non-faculty alumni in a relaxed environment. The format includes a meet-and-greet dinner followed by a speaker panel session for candid question-and-answer discussions. Contact Grace Taylor to volunteer.
Class Reunion Committee
Want to help plan and market your class reunion? Contact Jill Malley to join your reunion committee.
Medical Alumni Council (MAC)
The MAC is the volunteer leadership group for the Medical Alumni Association. It advises and participates in fostering positive relationships with medical alumni and future medical alumni and assists with fundraising. Submit the MAC Nomination Form to nominate yourself or a fellow alumnus. Questions? Contact Sarah Nicholson.
Young Alumni Committee
Take a leadership role in encouraging your fellow alumni who graduated within the past 15 years to connect and engage with the Duke SOM. Get involved with existing young alumni programming:
- Young Alumni Reunion
- Helping Our Students Travel (HOST)
- New Resident Receptions
- Class Notes
- Emerging Leader Award
- Hoops Watches
- Med-Res Mixer
For more information, please contact Karen Bernier.
Duke Alumni Association (DAA)
On campus, the DAA leads major events each year such as homecoming and reunions. Through its regional networks, the DAA makes it easy for all members of the Duke family to connect and engage in their own part of the world. Become a Duke leader by joining your regional network as a medicine representative. Join the Duke Women’s Forum program by serving on the Steering Committee. Participate in the unique and successful Duke Alums Engage civic engagement program in your area. Contact Grace Taylor for more information about DAA regional leadership opportunities.
Duke DPT Alumni Affairs Committee
This volunteer committee keeps DPT alumni connected to each other and to the growing DPT program. Contact Rosie Canizares for information.