ALUMNI WEEKEND 2006
Drexel University College of Medicine

Welcome Back - 
Hahnemann, Woman's Medical, Medical College of Pennsylvania, and Drexel University College of Medicine Alumni! 

 
MAY 5th, 6th, & 7th
2006
 

On May 5th, 6th & 7th experience the education, celebrate the accomplishments, and enjoy the recreation planned for your pleasure during Alumni Weekend. This memorable weekend offers fun-filled activities and entertainment for everyone, look below for a few examples of the events we have planned. 

Opera Company of Philadelphia Presents
"The Marriage of Figaro"

Check out additional activities by clicking here or by calling the office of alumni relations at 1.866.DREX.MED.

Welcome Reception & Alumni Association Awards Ceremony
Join us on Friday, May 5th for this 5 p.m. opening event, held at one of the most historic private clubs in the country; The Union League of Philadelphia. Sponsored by the Alumni Association this welcoming reception gives you the opportunity to gather with your classmates and friends to share memories and join in the fun of Alumni Weekend.  You will also celebrate the accomplishments of fellow alumni as they receive their awards.  For additional information or to register online, click here.

Reunion Class Dinners
Share the memories and stories with your classmates at your very special class dinner starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5th. The Office of Alumni Relations has made reservations at some of Philadelphia's top restaurants for you and your fellow classmates; the cost is the responsibility of the attendees. At the time of your registration for your class dinner, the Alumni Office will contact you with specific details for the location of the dinner for your reunion year. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Patient Safety: Dealing With Medical Mistakes
Take advantage of this 2-credit CME interactive program on Saturday, May 6th starting at 8 a.m. Meet us at the Queen Lane Campus, Lecture Hall A, where you will learn techniques to increase communication skills, presented by College of Medicine faculty members: Dennis H. Novack, M.D., HU '72, Janet Fleetwood, Ph.D., and Nielufar Varjavand, M.D. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Join members of the Alumni Association for their Annual Meeting on Saturday May 6th. Discover what projects and issues were addressed this past year and learn about exciting plans for the future. The meeting will begin at noon at the Queen Lane Campus Lecture Hall A. Your ideas and suggestions are always welcome. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Dean's Luncheon
Meet with Dean Richard V. Homan, M.D. and some of your favorite professors on Saturday, May 6th at 12:30 p.m. Enjoy food, festivities and fun on the front lawn of the Queen Lane Campus. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with fellow College of Medicine Alumni and meet soon-to-be members of the Alumni Association - The graduating Class of 2006. For additional information or to register online, click here.

College of Medicine Update
Join fellow alumni on Saturday, May 6th at 2 p.m. at the Queen Lane Campus, Lecture Hall A, as we present the State of the Medical School, by Dean Richard V. Homan, M.D. Also on the program, Barbara Schindler, M.D., WMC '70, Vice Dean, Educational and Academic Affairs who will present the Academic Perspective and current Student Government Representatives who will give the Student Perspective of the school. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Couples Champagne Reception
Did you find love in medical school? Meet other couples who also met, married and are now a part of the extended family of Drexel University and College of Medicine (WMC, HMC, MCP, HU, MCPHU). Join us on Saturday, May 6th at 4:30 p.m. in the Paul Peck Alumni Center, University City Campus, as we give you the chance to retell stories, relive memories and share this special bond with a group champagne toast. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Silver Dragons Class of '81 Reception & Pinning Ceremony
Congratulations! Can you believe it, it has been 25 years since your glory days as a Drexel student. As a member of the class of '81 we invite you to join us on Saturday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. for a reception in your honor. Connect with old friends and rekindle memories while we celebrate your induction into the Silver Dragon Society. For additional information or to register online, click here.

WMC/MCP & Hahnemann Alumni Reception
Gather with your classmates on Saturday, May 6th at 5 p.m. at this pre-Gala reception held at the University Club, University City Campus. Reminisce about your medical school days at Woman's Medical, MCP and Hahnemann, while enjoying light appetizers and good company before heading down to the Gala. For additional information or to register online, click here.


University Gala
Dance the night away on Saturday, May 6th during the University Gala. Join us as we celebrate a Philadelphia past time; American Bandstand. Enjoy the sounds of the Fabulous Greaseband as we transport you back to the 50's, 60's and 70's for a night of good food, friends and of course fun!! For additional information or to register online, click here.


University Brunch
Join us on Sunday, May 7th at 11 a.m., as we enjoy lively entertainment over brunch in the Grand Hall, University City Campus. Relax and remember the great time you had all weekend, and make plans for visiting us next year. For additional information or to register online, click here.

Opera Company of Philadelphia Presents "The Marriage of Figaro"
No one can upset the social order like Mozart? Sung in Italian with English subtitles, this is one of the most brilliant comedic masterworks of all time. From the first notes of the overture, even the opera novice will recognize this Mozart score, complete with operatic favorites. Join us on Sunday, May 7th at 2:30 p.m. as we experience "The Marriage of Figaro" presented by the Opera Company of Philadelphia. Seating is limited, so please register early. Seating assignments will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis. For additional information or to register online, click here.

For a complete listing of events, to see who is already registered, and to register online, click here.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DREX.MED, medical.alumni@drexel.edu, or visit www.drexelmed.edu/alumni.


 
End of Drexel Details, Friday, April 14, 2006
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