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University of Colorado School of Medicine

2018 Alumni Celebration and Reunion




DAY 1:  Thursday, May 24, 2018 
1883 Society Breakfast & Lecture: 
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | CU Medicine Building (Lilly Marks Board Room | First Floor)
13199 E. Montview Blvd. | Aurora, CO 80045 

Description: The 1883 Society Breakfast is an annual gathering of classes that have celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from medical school. This year, Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, and the Medical Alumni Association will induct the Class of 1968 and welcome Matt Vogl, MPH, as our guest. He is the executive director of the National Mental Health Innovation Center (NMHIC). This presentation will provide insight into technology and mental health in everyday life and how the NMHIC is finding new technologies that have the power to improve mental health outcomes and break down barriers to care.
Cost: $20 per person
Audience: Classes of 1940-1968

Campus Tours
11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Health Sciences Library
12950 E. Montview Blvd. | Aurora, CO 80045 

DescriptionThe CU Anschutz Medical Campus integrates world-class education, research and patient care on one of the nation’s newest health sciences campuses. The campus has 12.4 million square feet of space, including the university and hospitals, enhancing collaboration between students, faculty, researchers and clinicians. Tour highlights include the Health Sciences Library, the Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE), the Visible Human, Beginning – to – Advance Radiology Laboratory (BAR Lab) and the former Fitzsimons Army Hospital.
Cost: Complimentary
Audience: All Reunion Classes
Parking: Henderson Garage or Ignacio Lot​

​​Silver & Gold Alumni Banquet Honoring the Classes of 1968 and 2018 
Pinnacle Club by Grand Hyatt Denver
555 17th St, 38th Floor | Denver, CO 80202 
-  5:30 Reception 
-  7 p.m. Dinner and Program

Description: For more than four decades, the School of Medicine and the Medical Alumni Association have hosted the Silver & Gold Alumni Banquet. The event celebrates the School of Medicine and the role our alumni have played in transforming the art and science of medicine. The 2018 banquet will honor the Class of 1968, celebrate the 2018 graduating class and recognize esteemed alumni who have gone on to enjoy impressive careers in medical care and research.  
Cost​: $65 per person (No cost for Class of 1968 members; all other guests $65)
Audience: All Alumni, Class of 2018 
Suggested ParkingDiscounted event valet parking $17/car, overnight valet parking is $46/car. Parking is also available in the self-parking garage attached to the Grand Hyatt with an entrance off Glenarm Street between 17th and 18th. Self-parking rates are $3 every half hour with a maximum of $18/car up to 7 p.m. and $8/car after that for an overnight 12 hour period.

Linda Williams, MD - Class of 1984 (Silver & Gold Award)
Wag Schorr, MD - Class of 1963 (Distinguished Service Award)
George Lopez, MD - Class of 1973 (Distinguished Achievement Award)
M. Robert Yakely, MD - CU Residency 1969-1973 (Humanitarian Award)

DAY 2:  Friday, May 25, 2018 
Continental Breakfast and Hooding for Convocation Ceremony 
8 – 9 a.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Education 2 North Building (Room 2301) 
13120 E. 19th Ave. | Aurora, CO 80045 

Description: The Class of 1968 will gather for breakfast and then dress in School of Medicine regalia. Following breakfast, the Class of 1968 will lead the graduating class of 2018 for their ceremonial procession into Boettcher Commons for the School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony. 
Cost: Complimentary 
Audience: Class of 1968 and Guests Only 
CU School of Medicine Oath and Convocation Ceremony
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Boettcher Commons (Located between Education 1 and Education 2 North) 
13070 E. 19th Ave. | Aurora, CO 80045 

Description: Join Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, the School of Medicine, and the Medical Alumni Association as we congratulate graduating medical students for their remarkable academic successes and celebrate the next phase of their medical journey. 
Cost: Complimentary 
Audience: Class of 1968 and Guests; All Alumni Welcome to Attend 
Reunion Reception and Class Dinners
1700 E. 1st Ave. | Denver, CO 80218 
-  6 p.m. Reception
-  7 p.m. Dinner 

Description: One of the favorite traditions of the CU School of Medicine Alumni Reunion are the class dinners. Join School of Medicine Alumni for an alumni cocktail reception and conversation. Dinners will be served in private rooms throughout the country club, where alumni and their guests will dine in the company of their classmates and friends.  
Cost: $75 per person*; $15 of every registration fee will be used to provide wine service during dinner.) Audience: Classes ending in 3 or 8 (1963, 1988, etc.) ONLY 
Parking: Free parking will be available in the Denver Country Club parking lot. 

MILE HIGH CU-ltural Experience

For cultural experiences in the Denver area, the Mile High Culture Pass offers discounted tickets. Participating locations include Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Zoo and History Colorado Center. This $30 pass will admit visitors to all participating attractions once over the course of three consecutive days. For more information, visit Mile High Culture Pass
Cost: $30 per person
Audience: All Alumni 
Time: Check each attraction for hours of operation 
Participating Institutions: Clyfford Still Museum; Denver Art Museum; Denver Botanic Gardens; Denver Museum of Nature & Science; Denver Zoo; History Colorado Center 


​Special reunion rates available for a limited time. Call the hotel directly and mention the University of Colorado School of Medicine Reunion to obtain the special discounted rate. We suggest booking your hotel accommodations early, as there are a limited number of rooms available at each hotel. Reservations must be made by April 21, 2018 in order to receive these discounts.  

1201 Broadway Denver, CO 80203
$229.99 per night (Reference University of Colorado Rate when booking reservation) 
Cutoff Date: May 3, 2018

4550 North Central Park Blvd. Denver, CO 80238 
P: 303-373-1983 
$129.99 per night
Cutoff Date: April 21, 2018
Group Number: 2324444

13400 E. Colfax Ave. Aurora, CO 80011 
P: 720-859-1100
$144 per night (Reference School of Medicine Reunion 2018)
Cutoff Date: April 23, 2018

13200 E 14th Pl. Aurora, CO 80011 
P: 303-365-1234​
$149 per night 
Cutoff Date: April 23, 2018
Group Code: 102588
​*Please visit the website and enter the group code for the discounted rate.