Reunion Schedule of Events

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Thursday, October 3

 

4:30 pm

Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D. '85 and George DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture

Carpenter Auditorium, Given Building

Here early? Join us for the Imbasciani/Di Salvo Lecture on Thursday evening.


Friday, October 4

 

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

UVM Cancer Center's 22nd Annual Women's Health and Cancer Conference

Doubletree Hotel

A free community event founded by UVM alumna Patti O'Brien, M.D. '85 focused on cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship. Donald Weaver, M.D. '84, 2019 Distinguished Academic Achievement Alumni Award recipient will be presenting his research on ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) from 11:15 am. Specialty CME credit available throughout the day. Registration information at vermontcancer.org.

 

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakfast and Mindfulness Presentation with the Medical Class of 2023

UVM Dudley H. Davis Center, Grand Maple Ballroom

Join the Class of 2023 and their families for “The Science of Mindful Wellness” with Professor James Hudziak, M.D. Dr. Hudziak, Director of the UVM Wellness Environment (WE) as well as the Chief of Child Psychiatry and Director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families at UVM Larner College of Medicine and UVM Medical Center.

 

9:30 am – 6:45 pm

Reunion Registration Headquarters & Hospitality Room

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200

When you arrive on campus, make your first stop the Reunion Registration Headquarters & Hospitality Room to pick up your reunion tote bag, registration materials, name tags, and mementos. Browse through a display of your yearbooks and graduation photos, email and meet other alumni and family members. Get reacquainted with the medical campus by taking a self-guided tour of the college. Complimentary refreshments served.

 

10:30 am - 11:45 am 

50th Reunion Medallion Ceremony 

Hoehl Gallery, HSRF 100 

Dean Page and alumni leaders invite all alumni to join in welcoming the 50th Reunion Class of 1969 back to campus at this special medallion ceremony. Refreshments following the ceremony. Class of 1969 class members please fill out the 50th Reunion bio form enclosed or online at go.uvm.edu/50thbio so we can say something about each of you and your many accomplishments over the last 50 years.

 

11:45 am – 1:00 pm 

Class of 1969: 50th Reunion Welcome Lunch 

Larner Medical Education Center, 302 and 303

A welcome lunch for the Class of 1969 to kick off your “Golden” Reunion celebration.

 

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm 

Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

Ira Allen Chapel

Alumni are welcome to attend this ceremony. We invite you to write a message of encouragement for a medical student on the occasion of the white coat ceremony.

Notes will be tucked into the pocket of their white coats. You may submit a note online here.

A reception will follow the ceremony in the UVM Dudley H. Davis Center’s Grand Maple Ballroom.

 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm and

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Tour the Clinical Simulation Laboratory  

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory is a simulation-based educational collaboration among the Larner College of Medicine, UVM Nursing and Health Sciences, and UVM Medical Center. It is a hands-on active learning center serving those just beginning their medical career as well as established physicians. On this multi-stationed tour you’ll have the opportunity to test your skills in our task trainer room as well as see the latest in virtual reality surgical training. 

 

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Medical Student-Led Tour of the College

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200

Go on a walking tour of the Larner College of Medicine with current medical students who will point out the highlights as well as discuss what it is like to be a medical student today.

 

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 

Celebration of Achievements Awards Ceremony 

Davis Auditorium, UVM Medical Center

Dean Page and alumni leaders will honor recipients of the 2019 Medical Alumni Association Awards and offer special recognition to the Golden Reunion Class of 1969. Plus a check for the total amount raised by all the Reunion classes will be presented to the Dean. Join the celebration. All are invited!  

 

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception for All Reunion Classes

Hoehl Gallery, HSRF 100 and the Courtyard at Given 

Reconnect with your classmates, faculty and award recipients during this festive gathering. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and local entertainment! Business attire.


Saturday, October 5

 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm    

Reunion Registration Headquarters & Hospitality Room 

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200

When you arrive on campus, make your first stop the Reunion Registration Headquarters and Hospitality Room to pick up your reunion tote bag, registration materials, nametags, and mementos. Browse through a display of yearbooks, graduation photos, and meet other alumni and family members. Explore the expanding Larner College of Medicine on your own to see how things have changed. Pick up your selfguided tour brochure at Registration. Complimentary refreshments served.

 

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Oncology Rehabilitation Conference

Reardon Classroom, MED ED 300

Alumni back for Reunion are invited to drop in throughout the day to learn more about current screening, assessment and treatment of individuals with varying diagnoses of cancer. Case studies will be used to foster discussion and strategize evidence based plans of care. The guest speaker is Mary Lou Galantino PT, PhD, MSCE, FAPTA, Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy; School of Health Sciences, Stockton University, NJ; School of Medicine, Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA; Department of Physiotherapy, University of Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Please email the Medical Alumni office for further details.

 

8:00 am – 9:30 am 

Alumni and Student Health Equity Breakfast 

Hoehl Gallery, HSRF 100

Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion Margaret Tandoh, M.D., along with members of the Medical Alumni Executive Committee invite alumni to join current medical students and faculty working to incorporate principals of social justice, health equity and inclusive excellence across the medical curriculum. Alumni will have the opportunity to network and share their work in promoting health equity.

Representatives from the following groups will be in attendance:

• Social Justice in Medicine Coalition (SJC)
• Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
• National Medical Association (NMA)
• Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
• Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)
• National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)

 

9:00 am – 10:00 am 

Tour the Clinical Simulation Laboratory  

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory is a simulation-based educational collaboration among the Larner College of Medicine, UVM Nursing and Health Sciences, and UVM Medical Center. It is a hands-on active learning center serving those just beginning their medical career as well as the established physician.   On this multi-stationed tour you’ll have the opportunity to test your skills in our task trainer room as well as see the latest in virtual reality surgical training. 

 

9:00 am – 10:00 am 

Medical Student-Led Tour of the College

Evans Conference Room, HSRF 200 

Go on a walking tour of the Larner College of Medicine with current medical students who will point out the highlights as well as discuss what it is like to be a medical student today.

 

10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Becoming a Doctor in 2019: What Does it Take?

Larner Classroom, MED ED 100

Christa Zehle, M.D. ’99, Interim Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Associate Dean for Students and Janice Gallant, M.D. ’89 along with a panel of current LCOM medical students will discuss the college’s holistic approach to medical admissions as
well as what it’s like to be in medical school today—what has changed and what remains the same.

 

11:15 am – 12:15 pm 

State of the College with Dean Page

Larner Classroom, MED ED 100

Hear from Dean Richard L. Page as he shares his thoughts on the state of the UVM Larner College of Medicine today, and its prospects in the years ahead. Dean Page will highlight the commitment to professionalism at the institution, its success in its educational mission, and the prospects for increased biomedical research. 

 

12:30 pm– 2:00 pm 

Medical Alumni Picnic 

UVM Davis Center Green

All alumni and their families are invited to enjoy a family picnic under a tent on UVM's revitalized campus in the company of classmates, friends, faculty and students. Face painting, a photo booth and music will keep the kids entertained.

 

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm 

Nostalgia Hour hosted by John Tampas, M.D. ’54 and James Hebert, M.D. ’77

UVM Dudley H. Davis Center
Mount Mansfield Room

A reunion favorite! Join your fellow alumni to recount brief and lighthearted stories about your medical school days. Whether your story is about a well-loved faculty member or that time you and your friends were stuck in a snowstorm, we want to hear it!

 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Ph.D. Alumni and Student Networking Event

Hoehl Gallery, HSRF 100

All alumni are invited to connect with current Larner College of Medicine graduate students and postdoctoral trainees while renewing relationships with UVM colleagues. Check out a poster display of current graduate student research projects and share your perspective with up and coming scientists and engineers to open a dialogue about career trajectories and professional possibilities!

 

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm 

The Best of Grand Rounds: Highlighting the College’s Nationally Recognized Research

Understanding Adolescence: Insights from Brain Imaging

UVM Dudley H. Davis Center
Livak Ballroom, 4th Floor

University of Vermont Professor of Psychiatry Hugh Garavan, Ph.D. will describe longitudinal investigations of adolescent development. This is the largest study of adolescent brain development including the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study (ABCDstudy.org) where the focus will be on understanding inter-individual differences, risk and protective factors, and the interactions between teenage behavior, mental health, and brain development.


Individual Class Dinners & Receptions 

All Dinners at 6:00 pm unless noted

“Green & Gold” Classes: 1964, 1959, 1954 & 1949 Dinner

(Note: this dinner begins at 6:00. Class photo will be taken on the front steps prior to dinner; please arrive promptly.)

UVM Alumni House, First Floor
61 Summit Street, Burlington, VT

 

Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner 

Class photo will be taken on the front steps prior to dinner; please arrive promptly.

UVM Alumni House, First Floor
61 Summit Street, Burlington, VT

 

Class of 1974 45th Reunion Dinner 

Class photo will be taken prior to dinner; please arrive promptly.

Jeff Allen's Home
Contact our office for details.

 

Class of 1979 40th Reunion Dinner 

Class photo will be taken on the front steps prior to dinner; please arrive promptly.

UVM Alumni House, Second Floor
61 Summit Street, Burlington, VT

 

Class of 1984 35th Reunion Gathering 

Start time: 6:30 pm

Hotel Vermont
41 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT

 

Class of 1989 30th Reunion Dinner 

Start time: 6:30 pm

Hotel Vermont
41 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT

 

Class of 1994 25th Reunion Dinner 

Michael Upton's Home
Contact us for details.

 
Class of 1999 20th Reunion Dinner 

Start time: 6:30 pm

Hotel Vermont
41 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT

 

Sunday, October 6

 

10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Celebration Brunch for the 25th, 40th, and 50th Reunion Classes, Class Agents, Award recipients, and Green & Gold Alumni 

Burlington Country Club
568 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT