Welcome to the Upstate Health Professions Alumni Association!

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Since its inception in 1992, the Health Professions Alumni Association has awarded more than 460 scholarships.  The association also provides support for continuing education, professional development, and other needs of the students, faculty and alumni of the College of Health Professions. Many alumni will remember receiving their first white coat as a gift from the alumni association.

The mission of the Health Professions Alumni Association is to enhance educational excellence and scholarship for health professions students of the Upstate Medical University campus, and promote collegiality among CHP alumni, students and faculty.  We hope you will join us in this effort.

To all of our alumni, please stay in touch. It’s quick and easy to update your contact information or to share your news and accomplishments in the alumni newsletter. Simply contact us through the secure online community on this site, by e-mailing us at chpalum@upstate.edu or by calling 315-464-4416.


To read the most current news, click here or select News and Stories from the menu on the left. 


To all CVP alumni

A message from the Class of 2009

It is our duty, our honor and our privilege to carry on the legacy of Nick Rappa and we invite you to join us in this effort.

Please read more about the Nicholas B. Rappa Memorial Endowment


Zackary Beckman, Stefanie Cavanaugh, James Loftus and Ryan Price


Employment Opportunity!

Medical Imaging Sciences Instructor/MRI Clinical Coordinator

SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking qualified applicants for an MRI Clinical Coordinator position in the Medical Imaging Sciences Department.

To apply, visit the Upstate jobs page. The position number is 052876. More details



To all Physician Assistant alumni

Thank you for making history!

Congratulations to our students and alumni for creating a new endowment for the PA program!
As the first decade of alumni from Upstate’s PA program, you have a unique opportunity to be a part of this historic achievement.

To learn more and help grow the endowment - click here: PA Educational Enrichment Endowment.

To all Respiratory Therapy alumni

Honor two outstanding alumni!
Naming of the Stephen P. Mikles and Joseph G. Sorbello Room will honor Sorbello’s dedicated service to Upstate’s Respiratory Therapy program, as well as the contributions as a national leader in the profession by his fellow 1970s alumnus Steve Mikles. Proceeds will support the Respiratory Therapy Education program, primarily with equipment needs.