PRITZKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
ALUMNI WEEKEND

Friday, May 17–Saturday, May 18, 2024

ALL Pritzker School of Medicine alumni are invited to attend the inaugural Pritzker Alumni Weekend; an occasion to reconnect, reminisce, and celebrate the achievements of the Pritzker community. Come together on campus for a weekend filled with camaraderie, engaging programs, and alumni celebrations. Pritzker Reunion Class Dinners will take place on Friday evening for classes ending in 4 and 9.

Note: Pritzker Alumni Weekend will take place in conjunction with the UChicago’s Alumni
Weekend
. Additional events will be available for all members of the University of Chicago

community.

Schedule of events

2:30 PM4:00 PM (CDT)

UChicago MBSAA Senate Meeting
Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Hear from UChicago Medicine leadership and the Alumni Council’s Executive Committee at the Annual Meeting of the UChicago MBSAA. (For members of the Alumni Council and Reunion Volunteers.)

Pritzker Reunion Class Dinners

6:00 PM–9:00 PM CDT

Class of 1964 Celebration
Loews Hotel, 455 North Park Drive
This year’s 60th class will celebrate their Reunion with a private class dinner.

6:00 PM–9:00 PM CDT

Class of 1974 Celebration & Alumni Emeriti Society Induction
Loews Hotel, 455 North Park Drive
This year’s 50th Class will celebrate their milestone Reunion with a private class dinner and ceremony to induct each member into the Alumni Emeriti Society.

6:00 PM–9:00 PM CDT

Classes of 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, 60 East Grand Avenue
Reconnect with friends, reminisce about medical school, and celebrate your accomplishments during cocktails and dinner with your classmates.

9:00 AM–3:30 PM CDT

Pritzker Alumni Weekend Headquarters
Gwen and Jules Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, 900 East 57th Street

Speak with UChicago MBSAA staff, grab a snack, or catch the campus–downtown shuttle.

9:00 AM–10:30 AM CDT

Welcome Breakfast
Gwen and Jules Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, 900 East 57th Street
Start your day mingling with Pritzker alumni, and hearing about the latest developments, achievements, and milestones at the Pritzker School of Medicine.

10:45 AM–12:00 PM CDT

Lightning Talks
Gwen and Jules Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, 900 East 57th Street
Don’t miss the Lightning Talks—two short presentations from dynamic speakers about their research and innovative work on one common theme, AI in Science and Medicine. Bring your questions; there will be plenty of time for audience Q & A!

12:15 PM–1:45 PM CDT

UChicago MBSAA Alumni Awards Luncheon
Gordon Center for Integrative Science, 929 East 57th Street

Help us honor the 2024 UChicago MBSAA Distinguished Alumni and Service Award recipients during this special luncheon program.

1:45 PM–3:45 PM CDT

Medical Campus Trivia Walk and Free Time on Campus
Various Campus Locations

Bring your curiosity and wear your walking shoes to complete our Trivia Walk and win some Pritzker swag! Or take advantage of an afternoon on campus by visiting the bookstore, touring the Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures Museum (formerly known as the Oriental Institute), enjoying the Smart Museum, or revisiting Rockefeller Chapel.

6:00 PM–8:00 PM CDT

Social Rounds with a View
Prudential Plaza, 180 North Stetson Avenue
Let’s take Social Rounds out of the basement and up to the roof! Join us downtown for food and drinks at the exclusive Prudential Plaza Rooftop with views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Enjoy a casual reception with your classmates.

BOOK YOUR HOTEL

A special rate of $309/night is available at Loews Chicago through April 17, 2024, or until the room block sells out, when you reference UChicago Pritzker Alumni Weekend. To reserve, call (877) 868-8232 or book online. Price subject to change.

When will the 2024 Pritzker Alumni Weekend take place?
The 2024 Pritzker Alumni Weekend will take place on May 17-May 28, 2024. Please note that Pritzker Alumni Weekend will be held in conjunction with the University’s Alumni Weekend.

Will the 2024 Pritzker Alumni Weekend be in-person?
Yes, events will happen in various locations on campus and downtown Chicago.

Which classes are celebrating a Pritzker Reunion in 2024?
The following classes will be celebrating an in-person Reunion: 1964, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014. The class of 2019 will be celebrating virtually.

What if my graduating class is not celebrating a Reunion year?
Pritzker Alumni Weekend celebrates all medical alumni and includes a full slate of Saturday programming that is not class-specific.

Is Pritzker Alumni Weekend family friendly?
Yes, there will be several Pritzker and University-sponsored events that appeal to families.

Is there a fee to attend the Pritzker Alumni Weekend?
Yes, there is a fee to attend Pritzker Alumni Weekend.

Can accommodations be made if I have special requests or needs?
Most Pritzker Alumni Weekend events are accessible. Please specify any special needs (such as dietary requirements or handicap accessibility needs) when you register. To ensure special accommodations, please call UChicago MBSAA staff at (888) 303-0030 by Friday, May 10, 2024.

What transportation is available to campus for various events?
A complimentary shuttle will be available between the Pritzker Alumni Weekend hotel and all Saturday events.

What if I plan to drive to campus for the Saturday activities?
Garage parking is available at 5656 South Maryland Avenue (UCM Parking Lot B). Parking validation will be available at Pritzker Alumni Weekend Headquarters on Saturday, May 18.

Will my gift be counted toward my class gift campaign?
Gifts and pledges made to the UChicago Medicine, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the Division of the Biological Sciences between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024 will count towards your Pritzker class gift. You can make a gift online, by phone at 1.888.UCHICAGO (1.888.824.4224), or by mailing a check payable to The University of Chicago to the following address:

Office Gift Administration and Business Data
ATTN: Medicine & Biological Sciences
5235 S. Harper Court
4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60615

How can I contact my classmates?
Visit your milestone class page to find a link to send an email to your class via your class listserv.

Where will I find updates about Pritzker Alumni Weekend?
The majority of updates will be sent via email. You will also find updates on the Pritzker Alumni Weekend page or by following @UChicagoMBSAAA on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X.

How do I update my contact information?
To update the mailing and/or email address where you receive communications from the UChicago MBSAA, including Pritzker Alumni Weekend updates, please complete the UChicago MBSAA’s Alumni Update form.

Will there be photos taken during Pritzker Reunion events?
Yes, all Pritzker events will be digitally recorded and/or photographed. By attending you acknowledge and agree to grant the University of Chicago and the Medical & Biological Sciences Alumni Association the right to digitally record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media now available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise disseminate such media in perpetuity without any further approval from you or any payment. The select photographs will be available after Pritzker Alumni Weekend on the UChicago MBSAA Flickr site.

QUESTIONS?
Contact the UChicago MBSAA staff at alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu or (888) 303-0030.

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