Medical Graduates Association

Medical Graduates Association

Medical Graduates Association


‌The aim of the UCC Medical Graduates Association is to create links between graduates, friends and the University to benefit future students, current students and alumni. The Medical Graduates Association informs medical graduates about developments and events in the medical school, highlights class reunions, organises scientific meetings and publishes an annual newsletter. We encourage all UCC medical graduates, here and abroad, to keep in touch with the Medical Graduates Association ( and we look forward to hearing from you. 

Medical Graduates Association video

Professor Tony O'Brien, Chairperson, UCC Medical Graduates Association

Medical Graduates Association Virtual Annual Conference 2020

Medical Graduates Association Annual Conference Saturday, September 26th 2020. 

Please see recording of this event below:

UCC MGA Conference 2020



Ainsworth Scholarship 2019-20





SESSION 2019-20


Applications for the above postgraduate Scholarships are invited, from doctors who intend to practise their profession in Ireland, primarily those who are medical graduates of University College Cork.  


Full particulars of the Scholarships and of their award may be viewed at: (Postgraduate Scholarship section (Medicine and Health) of the College Calendar).


Further details may be obtained from Professor Catherine Keohane, School of Medicine, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, who may be contacted for informal discussion.



Medical Graduates Association Virtual Annual Conference 2021

The Medical Graduates Association virtual annual conference will take place on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. 

This will be a virtual event via zoom and will run from 10am-1pm. This is a CPD eligible event.

To register for the event please email 



This years speakers and their topics include:

  • Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon -'Dying and living'
  • Dr John Coulter - ' The Sexual Assault Treatment Unit'
  • Mr. Tom Flynn - 'Improving outcomes in corneal and cataract surgery'
  • Professor Deirdre Murray - 'The early brain, lifelong health and how we can influence both'
  • Ainsworth Scholarship Winners - Dr Jack Gleeson and Dr Niamh Peters

Each topic will be followed by a live questions and answers session.

School of Medicine

Scoil an Leighis

Room 2.59, T12 AK54