Pritzker School of Medicine Reunion

JUNE 5-6, 2020

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MILESTONE CLASSES

Has it really been 50 years?
The Class of 1970 was on campus when Dr. Charles B. Huggins won the Nobel Prize in medicine, the MSTP program began at University of Chicago, and Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your Golden Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration & Alumni Emeriti Induction Ceremony
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Smith & Wollensky
318 North State Street

Has it really been 45 years?
The Class of 1975 was on campus when Janet Rowley, LAB’42, PhB’45, SB’46, discovered the first consistent chromosome translocations associated with cancer and the Sears Tower was completed. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 45th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 40 years?
The Class of 1980 was on campus when the Brain Research Pavilion on Ellis Avenue was completed, Prince Charles visited campus, and Hannah Holburn Gray became the tenth president of the University of Chicago. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 40th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 35 years?
The Class of 1985 was on campus when Oprah Winfrey debuted as host of AM Chicago and Back to the Future was released. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 35th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 30 years?
The Class of 1990 was on campus when the first mother-daughter liver transplant was performed at University of Chicago and Seinfeld debuted on television. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 30th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 25 years?
The Class of 1995 was on campus when the Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center (BSLC) opened and the Chicago Bulls completed their first three-peat championship wins. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your Silver Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 20 years?
The Class of 2000 was on campus when Woodlawn Tap, a.k.a. Jimmy’s reopened and Michael Jordan announced his retirement from the NBA. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 20th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Has it really been 15 years?
The Class of 2005 was on campus when the Millennium Park and Comer Children’s Hospital opened and The Office debuted on U.S. television. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 15th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Class Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Pinstripes
435 East Illinois Street

Has it really been 10 years?
The Class of 2010 was on campus when The Dark Night began filming in Chicago and Robert Zimmer was inaugurated as the 13th president of the University of Chicago. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 10th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Recent Alumni Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Pinstripes
435 East Illinois Street

Has it really been 5 years?
The Class of 2015 was on campus when the Center for Care and Discovery welcomed its first patient and University classes were cancelled with wind chill temperatures dipping below -40 degrees. Join your classmates on June 5-6, 2020 to relive those days and celebrate your next milestone—your 5th Reunion.

2020 Reunion Class Committee
Email alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu if you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee.

Recent Alumni Celebration
Friday, June 5, 2020
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Pinstripes
435 East Illinois Street

SCHEDULE

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Celebration of Student Scholarship Luncheon
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive

This event is by invitation only to those that have made leadership level gifts to existing or newly endowed scholarship funds. If you would like more information, please contact the UChicago MBSAA at (888) 303-0030 or alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu.

6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Milestone Class Celebrations

Class of 1970 Celebration & Alumni Emeriti Induction Ceremony
Smith & Wollensky
318 North State Street

This year’s 50th Class will celebrate their Golden Reunion with a private class dinner and a special ceremony to induct them into the Alumni Emeriti Society.

Class of 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 Celebrations
River Roast
315 North LaSalle Street

Start day 1 of Pritzker Reunion with the ones who were there from day 1 of medical school. Enjoy a cocktail reception along the Chicago River before dinner with your class. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m. to be included in your class’s photo

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Class of 2005 Celebration

Recent Alumni Celebration (Classes of 2010-2019)
Pinstripes
435 East Illinois Street

Who says you can’t have Social Rounds post-graduation? Pritzker alumni and their families will have their own space to enjoy bowling, bacci ball, drinks, and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

9:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Welcome Breakfast
Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E 57th Street

Enjoy breakfast, mingle with other Pritzker alumni, and ask UChicago MBSAA staff questions before an exciting day on campus.

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Women in Medicine Panel
Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E 57th Street

Join a panel of Pritzker alumnae as they lead this interactive discussion on the experiences and importance of women in medicine.

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Back to Class Session: Anatomy
Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E 57th Street

Experience what it’s like to be a medical student today. Pritzker faculty and students will show the role of technology in the anatomy lab and other changes to the anatomy curriculum that may surprise alumni.

Please note that due to lab protocol, persons under the age of 18 are not permitted on the tour. A cadaver will be present and may be used for demonstration purposes.

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Alumni Awards Luncheon
Gordon Center for Integrative Science
3rd Floor Atrium
929 E 57th Street

Enjoy lunch as a group of your fellow alumni receive the UChicago MBSAA’s highest honors—the Distinguished Alumni Award and Alumni Service Award.

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Study Break with Deans & Students
North Science Quad
(Outside Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center)
924 E 57th Street

Pritzker leadership and students will join alumni and their families on the North Science Quad to enjoy lawn games, the Pritzker Reunion photo booth, dessert, coffee, and an ice cream cart.

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Medical Campus Walking Tour
Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E 57th Street

Pritzker students will be your guides to old and new areas of the medical campus during this one hour walking tour.

7:45 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

Boat Cruise & Fireworks
Navy Pier, Mystic Blue Cruise
600 East Grand Ave

Close out your Reunion weekend with a celebration for the ages! Take in panoramic views of the city while enjoying dinner, dancing through the decades, and the main event—a full fireworks display over the Chicago skyline.

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When is the Pritzker School of Medicine Reunion?
The 2020 Pritzker School of Medicine Reunion will happen June 5-6, 2020. The 2021 Pritzker Reunion is scheduled for June 4-5, 2021.

Which classes are celebrating a milestone Reunion?
The following classes will be celebrating a milestone Reunion in 2020: 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015.

What if my graduating class is not celebrating a milestone Reunion year?
The Pritzker Reunion welcomes back all medical alumni to campus. The majority of activities throughout the weekend are not class-specific.

Is the Pritzker Reunion family friendly?
Yes, there are a number of events that are family friendly, including the Recent Alumni Reception, the Study Break with Deans & Students, and the Boat Cruise & Fireworks. If you have questions on other events for families, contact the UChicago MBSAA at alumni@bsd.uchicago.edu or (888) 303-0030.

Do I need to register in advance?
Yes, advanced registration is required.

Is there an official hotel for Pritzker Reunion?
The 2020 Pritzker Reunion hotel block has not been announced. Please check back at a later date for details.

I have special requests and needs. Can accommodations be made?
The majority of Pritzker Reunion events are accessible for those with disabilities. Be sure to let us know about any special needs (such as dietary requirements or handicap accessibility issues) when you register. To ensure special accommodations, please call the UChicago MBSAA staff at (888) 303-0030 by Friday, May 22, 2020.

What transportation is available to campus for various events?
A complimentary shuttle will be available between the Pritzker Reunion hotel and Saturday events. Please check back at a later date for details.

What if I plan on driving to campus for Pritzker Reunion activities?
Garage parking is available at 5656 South Maryland Avenue (UCM Parking Lot B). Parking validation will be available at Reunion Headquarters. Please click here for driving directions.

Where will I find updates about the Pritzker Reunion weekend?
Visit the Pritzker Reunion page or follow @UChicagoMBSAA on Facebook or Twitter for updates.

How do I make a contribution to my Class Gift campaign?
Any gift or pledge made between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020 will count towards your Reunion Class Gift. You can make a gift online, by phone at (888) 303-0030, or by mailing a check payable to The University of Chicago to the Development Office (5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637).

How can I contact my classmates?
Visit your class page for information on your class listserv. You can also help connect classmates by volunteering for your class’ Reunion Committee.

Will there be photos taken during Pritzker Reunion events?
Yes, photographers will be at all Pritzker Reunion events. The select photographs will be available after Pritzker Reunion on the MBSAA Flickr site. This event is 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 your or any payment.

HOTEL
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
1 West Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Rate is $289 per night. Book your room online or call (877) 303-0104 and mention University of Chicago Pritzker Reunion. Special Reunion rates are available until May 5, 2020.
PARKING
Garage parking is available at 5656 South Maryland Avenue (UCM Parking Lot B). Parking validation will be available at Reunion Headquarters.





TRANSPORTATION
A complimentary shuttle will be available to transport all guests between the Reunion hotel and all Saturday events.