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Alumni Relations

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

Students celebrate Match Day 2022

On Friday, March 18, graduating medical students at EVMS joined medical students across the nation in celebrating Match Day by learning where in the country they will spend their residences.

A total of 143 students participated in Match Day and are headed to several of the nation’s most prestigious residency programs, including Johns Hopkins, Duke and Vanderbilt.

Match day 2022
10 students, male and female, stand in front of an EVMS sign wearing their short EVMS white coats

Share your expertise with MD students

Join fellow EVMS alumni for "Ask An Alum," a networking style event that provides the opportunity for medical students to gain insight from alumni into a variety of specialties. This in-person event will be held at EVMS on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST. All specialties are welcome.

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.