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Schedule & Registration 2014
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Whether you graduated 5 or 75 years ago, Medical Alumni Weekend is a great way to reunite with friends and recall some of your best moments of campus life. Catch up with classmates, learn about how Penn Medicine has changed — and remained the same — and bring your family. We have events planned for everyone!

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Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Friday, May 16, 2014

8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration
Location: Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Please come and pick up your schedule and registration materials for the weekend.

8 - 9 a.m.

Pancakes with Professors
Come early for a hearty breakfast and catch up with many of Penn's luminaries.

Location: Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

9 - 10:15 a.m.

50th Reunion Panel
Join members of the class of 1964 as they discuss their experiences as physicians and share stories of how the medical profession has changed since their days at the School of Medicine.

Location: Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

10:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Safe From Evil
Dr. Dietz has testified or consulted in many of the highest profile criminal cases in the U.S., including those involving the assassination attempts on President Reagan and former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Jeffrey Dahmer and more than 25 other serial killers, the Menendez brothers, the Unabomber, the Beltway sniper cases, the school shootings at Columbine, and other homicides and sex crimes throughout North America. The former Chief Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry at Penn, he is founder of Park Dietz & Associates, a forensic consulting firm, and Threat Assessment Group, the first company devoted to workplace violence prevention, both headquartered in Newport Beach, CA.

Presenter: Park Dietz, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., FEL'78

Location: Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

12:30 - 2 p.m.

All Alumni Lunch - Celebrate our PennUltimate Year as We Count Down to our 250th Anniversary
The first medical school in America, Penn is rich in tradition and consistently at the forefront. Join Mark Frazier Lloyd, Director of University Archives and Records, for a lively lunch discussion of impressive moments from our first 249 years.

Presenter: Mark Frazier Lloyd, Director of the University Archives and Records Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Location: Commons, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Cost: $30 per person

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

At the Forefront: The Basic Sciences at Penn Medicine
Remarkable achievements in the basic sciences have long distinguished the Perelman School of Medicine. Please join Glen N.Gaulton, Executive Vice Dean & Chief Scientific Officer, and a panel of leading researchers for an exclusive look at the most promising areas of discovery at Penn Medicine today, followed by a guided tour of Penn's state-of-the-art lab space.

Moderator: Glen Gaulton, PhD, HOM'91, Executive Vice Dean and Chief Scientific Officer

Presenters: Jeffrey Drebin, MD, PhD, HOM'04, Chair of the Department of Surgery at Penn Medicine; Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, Vice Dean and Vice President for Precision Medicine; Brian Litt, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology; Ken Zaret, PhD, Joseph Leidy Professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Location: Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Planned Giving: The Jewel in Your Philanthropic and Estate Plan
Planned Giving has often been referred to as a jewel with many facets. Figuring out which facet can work best for you and your philanthropic goals can be challenging. This session will delve into the most popular types of planned giving options, how they work, for whom they work best, and which options can provide you (or a loved one) with income for life while at the same time making a gift to the Perelman School of Medicine. Join us for an informative session and take away an Estate Planning Booklet and customized gift illustrations to help you get started on planning your philanthropic legacy.

Moderator: Christine Ewan, JD, Executive Director of Planned Giving

Location: Room 11-146AB, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Taste of Philly Alumni/Student Social

Location: Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

6:30 - 10 p.m.

Dean's Dinner Reception
All medical alumni and their guests are invited! Kick off Medical Alumni Weekend with Dean J. Larry Jameson and Perelman School of Medicine alumni as we celebrate our rich tradition of alumni involvement and service.

Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $75 per person
for the classes of 1949 - 1998; $50 per person for the classes of 1999 - 2013

Saturday, May 17, 2014
8:30 - 11 a.m.

Registration
Location: Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Brunch with Dean J. Larry Jameson
Relax and start your day off right with an energizing breakfast as you socialize with other alumni.

Location: Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Penn Pride
The Perelman School of Medicine's position as a national leader in medical education will be strengthened with the 2015 opening of the state-of-the-art Henry A. Jordan M'62 Medical Education Center. Fully integrated with Penn Medicine's latest clinical and research facilities, the Jordan Center will provide the School with a spectacular new home. Join Dean J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD and Senior Vice Dean for Education, Gail Morrison, MD'71, FEL'76 for a discussion about the unique design and features of the Center, the important ways in which the facility will enhance all aspects of Penn Medicine's educational mission, and an update on other exciting happenings at Penn Medicine.

Presenters: J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania for the Health System, Dean, Perelman School of Medicine; Gail Morrison, MD’71, FEL’76, Senior Vice Dean for Education

Location: Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

A Conversation with President Amy Gutmann

Irvine Auditorium
34th & Spruce Streets

Noon - 4 p.m.

Alumni Parade & Picnic
A family friendly event for all! Join us for fun, food and games as we celebrate the diversity of schools and alumni at the University of Pennsylvania. Parade lineup will begin at 11:30 on Walnut Street.

Location: Penn Park, 3000 Walnut Street (entrance off 31st and Chestnut)

Cost: $35 per person; (guests under 15 are free)

Noon - 2 p.m.

Grand Reunion Lunch - Classes of 1949 and 1954
Lobby, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Cost: $50 per person

3 p.m.

Go Explore the Medical Campus!

Get the old gang together and go explore your favorite haunts on the Medical Campus. Maps and suggestions will be provided.

6 p.m.

50th Reunion - Class of 1964
Hyatt at the Bellevue - State Hall
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $50 per person

7 p.m.

45th Reunion - Class of 1969
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Clover
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Cost: $100 per person

40th Reunion - Class of 1974
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Cliveden
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Cost: $100 per person

35th Reunion - Class of 1979
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Red
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Cost: $100 per person

30th Reunion - Class of 1984
R2L - Pinnacle Room
50 S. 16th Street, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $100 per person

25th Reunion - Class of 1989
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Conservatory
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $100 per person

20th Reunion - Class of 1994
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Wine Hall
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $75 per person

Young Alumni Reunion - Classes of 1999 - 2013
Graffiti Bar
124 South 13th Street
Cost: $35 per person

A variety of fun activities for children will be offered at the Penn Children's Center, a licensed childcare facility at 3160 Chestnut Street, Suite 100, on the Left Bank. You can drop your child off any time Friday and Saturday between 6 PM and midnight. The cost for childcare is $15 per hour for the first child; $5 per hour per child for additional children. A $15 nonrefundable deposit is required by May 9, 2014, which can be paid online via credit card here. The remainder of the fee should be paid at the time you drop off your child.

Reservations are only available until May 9. Please click here for a PDF of required forms to be completed and returned to Connie Lydon at the Penn Children's Center, 3160 Chestnut Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or fax: (215) 573-2111, email: cvlydon@upenn.edu, phone: 215-898-5268. Your reservation will not be finalized until you have submitted the deposit online and returned the forms above.

Sunday, May 18, 2014
8:30 a.m.

Class of 1964 Continental Breakfast and Graduation Marchers Lineup

Location: Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Cost: $25 for 50th Reunion Members and their guest.

9 a.m. - Noon

Perelman School of Medicine Graduation & Brunch Reception

Location: Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Tickets required

For More Information

Please contact the Office of Alumni Development and Alumni Relations:
Phone: 215-898-5164
E-mail: PennMedicine@alumni.med.upenn.edu

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