School of Medicine reunion 2019

Save the Date for Next Year’s Reunion!
October 12, 13 and 14, 2023

Med Connect

Join and find your class group to connect with fellow classmates in advance of your Reunion! 

Have questions leading up to your School of Medicine Reunion? Contact Sheila Evensen at 216.368.3501, or email

Homecoming Weekend: October 6-8, 2022

We hope you were able to attend Reunion 2022!

Check out the University's Homecoming 2022 Highlights.

Here is a review of the School of Medicine's 2022 Reunion schedule of events

7:00 p.m. Blue Block Bash

Location: Freiberger Field, (between Kelvin Smith Library and Tinkham Veale University Center) 

Join the Spartan community for the kickoff to homecoming on Thursday evening at Freiberger Field! This year's new location will offer lots of fun, food, entertainment, and fireworks!

7:00 a.m. A Day in the Life of a Medical Student 

Location: Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion 9531 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 

Your alma mater continues to be an innovator in medical education. Observe (IQ) Team Case-Based Learning and participate in our newest technology, the HoloLens, to learn how our current medical students are being trained. Arrive early for an informal healthy breakfast on the go with fellow alumni and current medical students to start your day!

11:30 a.m. Alumni Homecoming Luncheon 

Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom (Room 234) 1038 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

President Kaler will share the state of the university with alumni, parents, students, and other guests. The 2022 recipients of The Alumni Association Awards are recognized.

3:00 p.m. Dean's Distinguished Lecture

Location: Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building, Auditorium 2103 Cornell Rd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

This year’s lecture will feature Yuling Luo, PhD (GRS ’92, biochemistry), and Jay Short, PhD (GRS ’87, biochemistry). Both speakers will present to alumni, faculty and students, highlighting their successful pathways from break-through discovery to commercialization.

6:00 p.m. Dean's Reunion Soiree 

Location: Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion – Courtyard 9531 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Join Dean Stan Gerson, MD, for a welcome back cocktail reception and dinner as we honor our Grand Classes, reunion classes, leadership donors, scholarship supporters and present the 2022 Medical Alumni Awards as well as the Case Medal for Excellence in Health Science Innovation. You won’t want to miss this evening of memories and merriment! Cocktail attire.

9:00 a.m. Health Sciences Education Collaboration & Tour

Location: Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion – Mandel Suite | 9531 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Professionalism and Corporatization: The Changing Organization of Health Care

This year’s event will feature the inaugural Wisdom of Practice Lectureship with Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD, the Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health and Chief of the Division of Health Policy and Economics (2008-2021) in the Weill Cornell Medical School Department of Population Health Sciences, and will include alumni panelists from the School of Dental Medicine and the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. Discover how students and faculty from the nursing, dental, and medical schools collaborate in our state-of-the-art Health Education Campus with Cleveland Clinic.  

11:30 a.m. MedConnect Mentoring and Networking Brunch 

Location: Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion| 9531 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Mix, mingle and mentor current CWRU medical, PhD and master students while enjoying a healthy brunch. Learn the latest updates on MedConnect, our mentoring and networking website, and how you can make an impact on the future graduates of your School of Medicine.

3:00 p.m. Explore the Circle and Free Time

This is your free time to explore the circle before leaving campus to get ready for the evening’s class dinners, take the opportunity to explore the beautiful University Circle. Hop aboard a School of Medicine shuttle and go explore The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Botanical Gardens or Western Reserve Historical Society.

6:00 p.m. Reunion Class Dinners and Class Photos 

Location: Intercontinental Cleveland Hotel | 9801 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44106

This is the perfect ending to a wonderful weekend of reminiscing with your classmates. Retreat with your classmates to catch up and enjoy a private class dinner. For many alumni, these dinners are the highlight of reunion weekend! Professional class photos will be taken during your class dinner.