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Drexel University College of Medicine Blue and Gold Days Alumni Weekend, May 2, 3 and 4, 2008

Join the Drexel University College of Medicine on May 2, 3 and 4 for Alumni Weekend 2008, where we will help you uncover those memories of your days as a medical student. There are many fun activities for you to choose from. Look below to find out more about what we have in store for you!

Friday, May 2, 2008
Saturday, May 3, 2008
Sunday, May 4, 2008

Friday, May 2, 2008
Reunion Class Dinners

Reunion Class Dinners
5:30 to 10 p.m. | Student Activity Center, Queen Lane Medical Campus

Presentations include Alumni Association Awards, Silver Dragon Society pins and Special Archives. Shuttle bus service available from reunion hotels, but you must register for this service. For hotel information, click here.

Friday, May 2, 2008
CME Program

CME Program – Perspectives in Obesity: A National Epidemic
8 to 11 a.m. | Geary Auditorium, Hahnemann University Hospital

Take advantage of this 2.25 credit CME program presented by faculty members that addresses the number one health threat facing America. Obesity currently results in an estimated 400,000 deaths annually and costs nearly $122.9 billion, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dean's Updates

Dean's Updates
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Geary Auditorium, Hahnemann University Hospital

Dean Richard V. Homan, M.D., will discuss the future of the College, its strategic plan and the ongoing collaboration throughout the university. Vice Dean Barbara Schindler, M.D., WMC '70, will address the topic of "Professionalism in Medical Education," while Alumni Association President Donald A. Girard, M.D., HU '82, will report on the work of the Alumni Association this past year and outline exciting new plans for the future.

Dean's Lunch

Dean's Lunch
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | New College Building

Enjoy a lunch with the dean, faculty members and classmates in the third floor multi-purpose room of the New College Building.

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center Tour
1:45 p.m. Shuttle bus service from Geary Lobby; 2:30 p.m. "Freedom Rising" Show
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia

The National Constitution Center in historic Philadelphia is America's most interactive history museum. Your visit begins with a 2:30 p.m. entrance into the award-winning live presentation of "Freedom Rising." Tickets also include entrance into the latest exhibit, "Baseball As America," a celebration of America's romance with its national pastime. For more information on the Constitution Center, click here.

Pre-Gala Cocktail Reception

Pre-gala Cocktail Reception
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery, Main Building, 3rd Floor

Join fellow medical school alumni and classmates for a Pre-gala Reception in the Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery. This beautiful gallery and historic venue is directly across the street from the Creese Student Center on Drexel's main campus. Complimentary parking is conveniently located in the "F" lot at 31st and Ludlow Streets.

University Gala

University Gala
7 to 10 p.m. | Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center

Come and dance the night away with "Philly's hottest 11-piece dance band," Soul Purpose, at the premier event of the weekend! Don't miss the food, music, friends, and fun.

Dress is cocktail attire. Must be 21 years old to attend.

Friday, May 2, 2008
Alumni/Faculty Closing Brunch

Alumni/Faculty Closing Brunch
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street

Enjoy brunch with former and current faculty and staff and learn of the work that is ongoing at the college. Brunch is held in Philadelphia's jewel of Broad Street, the Union League. Founded in 1862, the Union League has hosted U.S. presidents, heads of state, industrialists, entertainers, and visiting dignitaries from around the globe.

Business casual attire is required. Jeans, denim wear, athletic attire, t-shirts, shorts, baseball caps, sneakers or tattered clothes are not permitted.

Click below to register today!
For more information and a complete listing of Alumni Weekend events, click here or contact the Alumni Office at 1.866.DREXMED or medical.alumni@drexel.edu.

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For information of the College of Medicine Class of 1958 50-Year Reunion, held in conjucntion with Commencement from May 14 to 16, click here or contact the Alumni Office at 1.866.DREXMED or medical.alumni@drexel.edu.

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