2014 Homecoming Schedule


Friday, September 19, 2014

11:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m.
Class of 1964 Golden Anniversary Luncheon

Hotel Intercontinental, Valencia Room (Lobby Level), 505 N. Michigan Avenue
Our 50th anniversary members from the Class of 1964 will be honored at this
special luncheon and inducted into our Golden Alumni Society. The luncheon will
include a class photo and a special memoriam for deceased class members.

12:00 p.m.
Class of 1964 Class Photo

InterContinental, Main Entrance Grand Stairway

4:00 p.m.
Shuttle leaves Hotel Intercontinental for campus tour and evening activities
A shuttle service will transport you from the Hotel Intercontinental to the UIC
campus for the evening’s festivities. Hop on the bus with your fellow alumni to get
a first-hand look at the many changes that have taken place at your alma mater
since your medical school days. Buses will depart promptly at 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
All Classes Reunion Reception & Class Photos

Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S. Wood St. (Wood & Roosevelt)
Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation as you reunite with your fellow
alumni at this all-alumni reception and celebration. You will also get a chance to
meet some of our current students and mingle with some of the college’s
distinguished faculty.

6:30 p.m.
All Class Reunion Dinner

Faculty Alumni Lounge, College of Medicine West, 1823 W. Polk
Join members of all of our anniversary classes for a special reunion dinner.

Shuttle returns to Hotel Intercontinental following dinner


Saturday, September 20, 2014

CME Alumni Sessions
All activities will be held on-site at the Hotel Intercontinental Magnificent Mile, 505 N. Michigan Avenue

8:00 a.m. CME Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
Dr. Timothy Erickson, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Session 1 - History of Anatomy
Domiano Rondelli, MD, Associate Director for Clinical Research, Cancer Center; Professor of Medical Hematology & 
Scott Brady, PhD, Professor and Head, Anatomy and Cell Biology

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Session 2Choose one:
History of Neurosurgery 
Fady Charbel, MD, Professor and Head, Neurosurgery
History of Obstetrics
Mary Stephenson, MD, Professor and Head, Obstetrics and Gynecology
History of Cardiology
George Kondos, MD, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiology
History of Toxicology & Poisons
Tim Erickson, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Center for Global Health

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Session 3 – Choose one from the session above

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Program
Dean Dimitri T. Azar, MD, MBA, 
State of the College of Medicine 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Session 4– Introduction – Rachel Yudowsky, MD, Associate Professor, Medical Education and Valerie Dobiesz, MD, Director, Simulation Fellowship

Choose one:
Advances in Cardiology
Adhir Shroff, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Advances in Neurosurgery
Ali Alaraj, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Advances in Robotics/Surgery 
Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD, Professor of Surgery; Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery
Advances in OB/GYN
Valerie Swiatkowksi, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advances in Medical Toxicology
Jillian Theobald, MD, Clinical Instructor and Physician Surgeon, Department of Emergency Medicine

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Session 5Choose one from the session above

3:00 p.m.  Closing and Q & A
CME evaluation (required to receive CME credit)

College of Medicine Gala
VenueOne, 1044 W. Randolph Street, Chicago

6:00 p.m.
Shuttle departs Hotel Intercontinental for VenueOne

6:30 p.m.
Reception

7:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation and Dinner

Shuttle returns to Hotel Intercontinental after dinner