Our Mission

We connect and support all UC Davis School of Medicine medical alumni, students, residents and fellows and the community by celebrating excellence, encouraging fellowship, cultivating benefactors and ambassadors, and advancing the stature of our medical school.

What We Do

To accomplish our work as the UCD School of Medicine Alumni Association, we:

  • Serve as a forum for the exchange of alumni ideas and views
  • Offer programs and provide outreach to strengthen the relationship between the MD degree, residency and fellowship alumni and the UCD School of Medicine
  • Enhance medical education by encouraging enduring relationships between alumni, students, residents, and faculty of the UCD School of Medicine
  • Augment the School of Medicine’s future through alumni involvement, volunteerism, and participation in fundraising initiatives
  • Strengthen the reputation of UCD School of Medicine by promoting the accomplishments and achievements of our graduates to applicants, medical organizations and the general public, and by recognizing outstanding contributions to the advancement of medicine

Board of Directors

Daniel R. Benson, Mn, M.D. Daniel R. Benson, M.D.
RS’73 (Surgery), F’79 (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Satninderdeep (Deep) Bhatti Satninderdeep (Deep) Bhatti
MD Class of 2022
Student Representative

Mark V. Blum, M.D. Mark V. Blum, M.D.
RS’77 (Internal Medicine)
Awards Selection Committee Chair

Nwando Eze M.D. M.P.H. Nwando Eze, M.D., M.P.H.

Janwyn Funamura, M.D. Janwyn Funamura, M.D.
Engagement/Mentoring Committee Vice Chair

Douglas Gross, M.D., Ph.D. Douglas Gross, M.D., Ph.D.
MD’90, RS’93 (Pediatrics)

Rich Isaacs, M.D., FACS Rich Isaacs, M.D., FACS
F’94 (Otolaryngology)
Fundraising Committee Chair

Ritu Jain, M.D. Ritu Jain, M.D.
’78, MD’82

Melissa Jones, M.D. Melissa Jones, M.D.

Joseph Kim, M.D. Joseph Kim, M.D.
MD’17, RS-PGY3 (Internal Medicine and Psychiatry)
Resident Representative
Engagement/Mentoring Committee Chair

Penelope Kim Penelope Kim-Lim
MD Class of 2023
Student Representative

David Lin, M.D.David Lin, M.D.

Aditi Mandpe, M.D. Aditi Mandpe, M.D.

David J. Manske, M.D. David J. Manske, MD
BS’77, MD’81, RS’86 (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Jaclyn Miyamoto, M.D. Jaclyn Miyamoto, M.D.
Mentoring Committee Co-chair

Aye Chan Moe Aye Chan Moe
MD Class of 2025

John Osborn, M.D. Mayra Mondragón
MD Class of 2024
Student Representative

John Osborn, M.D. John Osborn, M.D.
BS’64, RS’72 (Surgery)
Vice President

sandra-reed, M.D. Sandra L. Reed, M.D.

Pope Rodnoi Pope Rodnoi
MD Class of 2021
Student Representative

Mark Talavera, M.D.Mark Talavera, M.D., FACP FCCP FHM