The University of Illinois College of Medicine will be celebrating its annual reunion festivities in 2017 on October 12, 13 and 14th. Please check back often for additional information about hotel accommodations, schedules and specific event updates. Please note this tentative schedule is subject to change.
College of Medicine Reunion 2017
The College of Medicine is excited to welcome graduates, former faculty and friends back to campus for Reunion 2017 festivities. Activities begin Thursday, Oct. 12th with the 50th Class Golden Alumni Reunion Dinner – honoring the class of 1967. The all class reunion reception will be on Friday, October 13th following the COM campus tour and open house. The weekend will culminate at Saturday evening’s Illinois Medicine Gala and Campaign Launch which recognizes Illinois Medicine Award winners and all members of our William W. Root Society.
Thursday, October 12
50th Class Reunion Dinner – Hotel InterContinental
5:00 p.m. 50th Class Registration & Reception
6:00 p.m. 50th Class Photo & Dinner
Friday, October 13
Reunion Celebration – for all COM alumni ending in 2 or 7
11:30 a.m. Ambassador Program Launch & Thank You Luncheon
*By invitation only: For more information about the COM Ambassador Program contact the Office of
Engagement at (312) 996-4470 or E-mail: MedEvents@uic.edu
1:00 p.m. Shuttles depart InterContinental for College of Medicine
1:30 p.m. IL Med Talks
Sweeney Society of Distinguished Faculty Presentation* – LIVE
Jennifer Lim, MD
Active Learning in Medical Education* – LIVE
Abbas Hyderi, MD ’01, MPH & Raymond Curry, MD
Advances in Robotic Surgery – for Today and Tomorrow
Pier Giulianotti, MD
*Virtual Programming Offered – more about this programming will be forthcoming.
COM Tours & Open House – College of Medicine West
5:30 p.m. Evening Reunion Class Cocktail Reception – Faculty Alumni Lounge, CMW
6:30 p.m. Class Photos – for Reunion classes ending in 2 and 7
7:30 p.m. Shuttles depart for return to hotel
*NOTE: Complimentary parking is available at Wood St. Parking garage (1100 S. Wood St.).
Parking validation is available at registration.
Saturday, October 14
Illinois Medicine Gala & Launch Experience
6:00 p.m. Doors Open – The Geraghty, 2520 South Hoyne Avenue, Chicago, IL
7:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony Program and Launch Experience
10:00 p.m. Shuttles Return to Hotel
*NOTE: Complimentary valet parking is available at The Geraghty
Help us plan!
If you are interested in becoming a class volunteer, reunion volunteer, featured speaker or have additional questions please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at MedEvents@uic.edu or (312) 996-4470.
A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the InterContinental Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile for Oct. 12-14. You can make your room reservations by calling 1-800-628-2112 and referencing University of Illinois College of Medicine (or group code SX5). The cutoff date for booking is September 12, 2017. Book your rooms online now!