Tentative Schedule of Events




Friday, September 20, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Check In and Registration

Weiskotten Hall, First Floor Lobby

Stop by and pick up your nametags prior to attending your first event.  Also, visit with our Executive Director, meet the staff, and learn more about the events occuring throughout the weekend.  Register Online.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Medical Alumni Writing Seminar

Weiskotten Hall, Room 1164

Workshop led by Dr. Deirdre Neilen from Upstate's Center for Bioethics and Humanities.  Discuss how creative writing can deepen the connections that link physicians, patients and caregivers, and provide them more control over suffering and illness.

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Library Tours and Historical Exhibits

Upstate Health Sciences Library

Take a walk down memory lane and relive your medical school days.  Visit our historical exhibits.  Guided tours of the Library will be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, though you are welcome to view exhibits and tour the Library anytime on Friday and Saturday.

Do you have photographs from your school days that you would like to have included in our exhibit?  Contact Cara Howe for details at (315) 464-4585 or howec@upstate.edu.

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weiskotten Lecture:

Weiskotten Hall, Medical Alumni Auditorium


David A. Ansell, MD '78
"Healthcare Inequities"
Click here for bio

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Reunion Awards and Scholarship Presentations
Weiskotten Hall, Medical Alumni Auditorium

A wine and hors d'oeuvres reception will follow in the Setnor Atrium

Join us to celebrate our Distinguished Alumnus, Outstanding Young Alumnus and Humanitarian, as well as class awards and student scholarships.  Thank you to all who submitted nominations, contributed a class gift, and endowed a scholarship to assist with medical student tuition.  View our current and past alumni award winners

7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
All Class Dinner Party (Paid Event: Click here to view the menu & cost)

Weiskotten Hall, Ninth Floor

Reminisce with classmates and friends while enjoying food and drink.  Dinner will include a Tuscan Antipasto Display featuring New York State cheeses and artisan breads, as well as carving, pasta and seasonal salad stations.  Our ninth floor has spectacular views of downtown Syracuse.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Dean's Breakfast and Annual Meeting

Weiskotten Hall, Ninth Floor Dining Room

Meet our Board of Director members and enjoy a complimentary breakfast while being updated on current happenings around campus from our University and Hospital administration.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Campus Tours: Upstate Cancer Center

Meet in Weiskotten Hall, Ninth Floor Swift Foyer

Opened in the summer of 2014, the 90,000 square foot Upstate Cancer Center features some of the most advanced cancer-fighting technology and comprehensive care available.  Tour clinical areas not available to the public during hours of operation along with gallery quality artwork from local artists.  From the Healing Garden to our state of the art technology the Upstate Cancer Center is a must see.

* Shuttle service will be available to the Sherwood Inn. To ride the shuttle you must reserve in advance. Shuttles will depart promptly at 11:30 a.m. from main University Hospital circle near the Upstate Cancer Center entrance.

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Luncheon at the Sherwood Inn (Paid Event)

26 West Genesee Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Built as a stagecoach stop in 1807, the Sherwood Inn is located in the historic village of Skaneateles, known as the "Eastern Gateway to the Finger Lakes" and is considered one of the most beautiful and cleanest bodies of water in the world.  
Join us for a luncheon overlooking the beautiful lake and then venture out to explore this historic village filled with unique shops and wineries, or schedule a boat tour to view the magnificent homes surrounding the lake.

Learn about Skaneateles here.

6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Class Dinners (Paid Event)

Classes of 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009
The Century Club of Syracuse
480 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
Adjacent parking accessible from Burnet Avenue
6:30 p.m. - Cash Bar and Hors d'oeuvres
7:30 p.m. - Dinner

Class of 1979
The Cavalry Club
4801 Troop K Road
Manlius, NY 13104
On-site parking
6:30 p.m. - Hors d'oeuvres
7:30 p.m. - Dinner buffet



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Upstate Medical Alumni Foundation

Setnor Academic Building #1510
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: (315) 464-4361
Fax: (315) 464-4360
Email: medalum@upstate.edu

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