School of Medicine reunion 2019

Homecoming Weekend: October 6-8, 2022

Please join us for Reunion 2022, which is being held October 6-8, 2022. We are looking forward to having reunion classes gathered safely in Cleveland.

Review the School of Medicine schedule of events in the tabs below. 

Check out the University's Homecoming 2021 Highlight.

Reserve Your Rooms! 

If calling the hotel directly to book your room, please mention CWRU Health Sciences!

If you have any questions or issues booking your room, please call Sheila Evensen in the Alumni Office at (216) 368-3501.

Intercontinental Hotel Cleveland 

Discounted rate of $175 per night
9801 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 (216) 707-4189

• Last day to book: 9/23/2022

Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic
Discounted rate of $139 per night
8650 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 (216) 707-4200

• Last day to book: 9/23/2022

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

Save the Date for Next Year’s Reunion:  

October 12, 13 and 14, 2023!


Explore the School of Medicine schedule of events by date below. 

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!

Space is limited, and registration is required. Limit 2 per IQ group.

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 Virtual option to attend

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. Remarks begin at noon.

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

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

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

Virtual option to attend

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 | Virtual option to attend

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

Virtual option to attend

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.