A person walking in front of Lester Hall at EVMS during the fall.

Alumni Relations

Helping EVMS alumni maintain important connections and facilitating alumni-student interaction for enriching educational experiences.

Join us for a celebration

Join fellow alumni for a summer celebration of food, fun and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2021. The event is being held at Ballyhoos at 2865 Lynnhaven Drive, Suite D3, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451.

An advertisement for the EVMS Alumni A Ballyhoo Thank You celebration featuring details of the event as well as the EVMS Alumni logo.
10 students, male and female, stand in front of an EVMS sign wearing their short EVMS white coats

Be a Mock Interviewer

Prepare MD students for residency placement interviews by volunteering as a Mock Interviewer. The alumni office offers students the option to interview virtually with alumni from their desired specialty. This volunteer opportunity is a great way to meet and support students preparing to embark upon their careers as future healthcare professionals.

Healthcare Heroes named for 2021

Congratulations to our EVMS Alumni who have been named this year's Healthcare Heroes by Inside Business. They are, from left:

  • Rianna Leazer, MD (MD '07, Pediatric Residency '10) Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD)
  • Laura Sass, MD (Pediatric Residency '00) CHKD
  • Steven P. Greer, MD (MD '01, Internal Medicine Residency '05) FACP, Western Tidewater Free Clinic

 

Rianna C. Leazer, MD; Laura A. Sass, MD; and Steven P. Greer, MD; shown in mug shots, all smile at the camera.

Access the online alumni community to personalize your profile, network with alumni, learn about upcoming events and more.

Alumni Connections

Marissa Galicia-Castillo, MD, FAAHPM (MD ’97, Internal Medicine Residency ’00)

In her new role as director for the Glennan Center, Dr. Galicia-Castillo uses good old-fashioned medicine to foster community.

A Norfolk native, Dr. Galicia-Castillo remained in Hampton Roads to study medicine, complete her internship and residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in geriatrics and to establish a distinguished career — all at EVMS.

Read her story

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

In his new position, Dr. Chang was responsible for activating and leading the center’s incident response command in the face of the pandemic.

Read his story

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

"I knew when I went to college that I wanted to combine psychology and art somehow," Ms. Kelleher says, "but I didn’t know what art therapy was. Art was always something I had done on my own. So it took me a while to find a way to combine the two."

Read her story

Marissa Galicia-Castillo, MD, FAAHPM (MD ’97, Internal Medicine Residency ’00)

In her new role as director for the Glennan Center, Dr. Galicia-Castillo uses good old-fashioned medicine to foster community.

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

A Norfolk native, Dr. Galicia-Castillo remained in Hampton Roads to study medicine, complete her internship and residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in geriatrics and to establish a distinguished career — all at EVMS.

Read her story

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

Marissa Galicia-Castillo, MD, FAAHPM (MD ’97, Internal Medicine Residency ’00)

In her new role as director for the Glennan Center, Dr. Galicia-Castillo uses good old-fashioned medicine to foster community.

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

A Norfolk native, Dr. Galicia-Castillo remained in Hampton Roads to study medicine, complete her internship and residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in geriatrics and to establish a distinguished career — all at EVMS.

Read her story

In his new position, Dr. Chang was responsible for activating and leading the center’s incident response command in the face of the pandemic.

Read his story

"I knew when I went to college that I wanted to combine psychology and art somehow," Ms. Kelleher says, "but I didn’t know what art therapy was. Art was always something I had done on my own. So it took me a while to find a way to combine the two."

Read her story

A group of new EVMS students pose for a photo during new student orientation.

Help an EVMS student

Become a mentor for current students, serve as a community educator, plan a mini reunion or join the alumni board. There are many ways for alumni to get involved.