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CU School of Medicine

Alumni Celebration & Reunion


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DAY 1:  Thursday, May 23, 2019 
1883 Society Breakfast & Lecture:
Spencer Milo, Marcus Institute for Brain Health  
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities
13080 E. 19th Ave. | Aurora, CO 80045 

 
Description: The 1883 Society Breakfast is an annual gathering of classes that have celebrated their 50th Anniversary of graduating from the CU School of Medicine. This year, Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, and the Medical Alumni Association will induct the Class of 1969 and introduce the special guest speaker, Spencer Milo, Director of Veteran Programs, Communications and Strategic Development of the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH). Spencer Milo is also a U.S. Army combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. His lecture will focus on the MIBH and the specialty care provided for military veterans and retired athletes struggling with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries and other changes in psychological health. 
Cost: $20 per person
Audience: Classes of 1940-1969

 
Campus Tours: CAPE, Visible Human, Henry Strauss Health Sciences Library, BAR Lab and Eisenhower Suite 
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | starts at Fulginiti Pavilion and Humanities
13080 E. 19th Ave. | Aurora, CO 80045 

 
Description: ​The CU Anschutz Medical Campus integrates world-class education, research and patient care on one of the nation’s newest health sciences campuses. You’re invited to see how our campus has grown, learn about our innovative work and explore our progress. Tour highlights include the Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE), a 3D anatomy imaging program at the Center for Human Simulation called the Visible Human, the Strauss Health Sciences Library, Beginning to Advanced Radiology Laboratory (BAR Lab) and the Eisenhower Suite in the former Fitzsimons Army Hospital.
Cost: Complimentary
Audience: All Alumni, Residents, Interns and Fellows
Parking: Henderson Garage, Ignacio or Georgetown Lots


Silver & Gold Alumni Banquet: Celebrating the Classes of 1969 and 2019 
and Honoring our Alumni Award Recipients
Hyatt Regency Aurora​
13200 E. 14th Pl. | Aurora, CO 80011
-  5:30 p.m. Reception 
-  7:00 p.m. Dinner & Program

Description: For more than four decades, the School of Medicine and the Medical Alumni Association have hosted the Silver & Gold Alumni Banquet, which celebrates the role our alumni have played in transforming the art and science of medicine. The 2019 banquet will honor the Class of 1969, celebrate the 2019 graduating class and bestow awards to distinguished alumni who have gone on to enjoy impressive careers in medical care and research.
Cost: $65 per person (No cost for Class of 1969 members; all other guests $65)
Audience: All Alumni, Class of 2019
Suggested ParkingDiscounted event parking is available for the Silver & Gold event. The parking garage is located directly to the West of the Hyatt Regency with a covered walk-way leading directly from the garage elevators to the front doors of the hotel. Discounted self-parking is $6.00 for the duration of the event. Standard valet rate is $19.00 and the Standard Overnight self-parking rate is $12.00 and includes in and out privileges.
MEDICAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS
Kjell Lindgren, MD Class of 2002 – Silver & Gold Award
Dennis Battock, MD Class of 1964 – Richard Krugman Distinguished Service Award
Helen Morris, MD Class of 1956 – Distinguished Achievement Award
Ted Ning, MD CU Residency 1975 – Humanitarian Award ​

DAY 2:  Friday, May 24, 2019 
Continental Breakfast and Hooding for Convocation Ceremony 
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Education 2 North Building (Room 2301) 
13120 E. 19th Ave. | Aurora, CO 80045 

 
Description: The Class of 1969 will connect over breakfast and then outfit in School of Medicine regalia. Following breakfast, the Class of 1969 will lead the graduating class of 2019 for their ceremonial procession into Boettcher Commons for the School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony. (Tent is provided for Class of 1969 and guest(s)) 
Cost: Complimentary 
Audience: Class of 1969 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 University of Colorado 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 1969 and Guests; All Alumni Welcome
Class Dinners for 1949-1989 at the Denver Country Club
1700 E. 1st Ave. | Denver, CO 80218 
-  6:00 p.m. Reception
-  7:00 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 a 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
Audience: Classes ending in 4 or 9 (up to 1989) and Guests
Parking: Free parking will be available in the Denver Country Club parking lot. 

Class Receptions for 1994-2014 at Halcyon Hotel Cherry Creek
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
245 Columbine St. | Denver, CO 80206

Description: Join School of Medicine Alumni of Classes of 1994-2014 to connect over cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres at Cherry Creek’s unique luxury hotel, HALCYON. We have secured special pricing for this elegant reception, which will include substantial gourmet offerings, food stations and elevated beverages, and we hope to see you there. 
Cost: $60 per person
Audience: Classes ending in 4 or 9 (1994-2014) and Guests
Parking:​ Discounted valet parking available at $15 when you mention CU. Metered street parking and a public parking garage at 2nd and Columbine Street also available.  

 

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 $32.50 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: $32.50 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 


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS 

Special rates have been arranged during the reunion. Please see instructions below on how to book at hotels. 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 22, 2019, in order to receive these discounts. Reference the University of Colorado Rate or CU School of Medicine Reunion when booking your reservations.  

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center
Rate:​ $139 per night (includes shuttle service to campus)
Cutoff Date: April 29, 2019
Address: 13200 E. 14th Place | Aurora, CO
Phone or Email to Register: Ryan Plekan | 303-365-1234 | ryan.plekan@hyatt.com​
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Doubletree by Hilton Denver-Aurora
Rate: $129 per night (includes shuttle service to campus)
Cutoff Date: May 1, 2019
Address: 13696 East Iliff Place | Aurora, CO
Phone: ​303-337-2800 
Website to Reserve: Click here​

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
Rate:​ $259 per night
Address: 150 Clayton Lane, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number to Register: Leanne Durham | 303-253-3066
 
Springhill Suites Marriott at the Anschutz Medical Campus
Rate:​ $154 per night
Cutoff Date: April 22, 2019
Address: 13400 East Colfax Avenue | Aurora, CO
Phone: 720-859-1100
Website to Register: Click here​​​​
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