The Faculty of Medicine alumni include all current and former students and employees. The Faculty’s goal is to establish an extensive community with alumni of all ages. Being an alumnus or an alumna entails a spirit of community, collegiality and pride in one’s alma mater. As an alumnus or an alumna, you can contribute to the success of the University of Helsinki and its Faculty of Medicine.

Read about the various activities of the University of Helsinki alumni on the For Alumni webpage.

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki has a tradition to give recognition to its alumni, who have taken active role in public discussion and building society. The Alumni of the Year for the Faculty of Medicine have conducted socially meaningful work and this way linked the fields of the faculty more widely to the community.

It is the time to select the Alumni of the Year 2020 for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki!

The Alumni of the Year 2020 will be announced during the anniversary celebrations of the faculty in Meilahti Campus, Helsinki on 29.1.2020.

It is possible to do nominations 1.12.2019 (at 11.59pm (EET)).
Nomination happens through this online form

Connect with the University by registering for free as a member of Helsinki Alumni community.

Take advantage of your alumni benefits! Stay sharp by reading science news, network across disciplines at alumni events, strengthen your competence through continuing education. We currently total more than 31,000, making us Finland’s largest network of experts.

Vice-dean in charge of community relations and fundraising

Kari Reijula
tel. +358 2941 40626

Liaison manager for alumni and stakeholder relations

Tiina Naskali
tel. +358 2 9412 4930

AMCH morning seminars introduce interesting topics on the field

The AMCH medical science seminars offer a platform for interesting discussions on relevant topics on the field. The next AMCH morning session will take place on November 29th at 8 am - 9 am (coffee/tea served at 7.30 am) at Haartmaninkatu 3. Event language Finnish.

The Anniversary Day of the Faculty of Medicine

In the coming year the Anniversary Day of the Faculty of Medicine will take place at Meilahti campus on January 29th, 2020. Do mark this date already now to your calendar. And follow the Faculty communications regarding more information in late fall 2019!

Studia Medicina lecture series
The Faculty of Medicine cooperates with the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa and the Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation in arranging the Studia Medicina lecture series, which is open to all interested. The lectures with varying themes are organised about every two months in the autumn and spring terms. Information about the lectures will be disseminated through the organisers’ websites and newspaper ads. More information on Studia Medicina:

AMCH morning sessions

The latest morning seminar took place on May 10, 2019. Participants got an opportunity to discuss about Helsinki and Finland Biopank matters.

Women in Life Science Symposium 28.5.2019

Nine scientists from the University of Helsinki gave short talks of their research and a final discussion about women in science closed the event. Please, find more information in the program attached, in flamma  or in Facebook.

Organizer's blog

The Anniversary Day of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki was celebrated at Meilahti campus on January 30th 2019!

The Anniversary Day gathered together employees and students as well as alumni and other partners of the Faculty of Medicine. During the afternoon took place e.g. interesting talks from new professors and young researchers and a relaxed opportunity to meet new and old Faculty friends.

The Anniversary Day program in 2019 included also a relaxed breakfast event at Terkko Health Hub, where participants are able to hear about current research and innovations in relaxed athmosphere. In the afternoon event in Biomedicum 1, In the end of the day, emeritaprofessor Marjukka Mäkelä was announced to be the the Alumni of the Year 2019 for the Faculty of Medicine!

Here an interesting introduction to professor Erkki Kivalo, whose relief is currently on spotlight at Biomedicum 1.

The next Faculty of Medicine Anniversary Day will take place on January 29, 2020! Mark this already down to your calendar and keep tuned!