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Reunion Weekend 2016



Mark your calendars, 1s and 6s!
Reunion 2016 is Friday, April 29 - Sunday, May 1

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Albany Medical College Reunion Weekend 2016
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Friday, April 29
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.        Pillars Society Luncheon and Workshop, Hilton Garden Inn

2:00 – 4:30 p.m.          Registration, Alumni Lounge

3:00 p.m.                     Distinguished Alumnus Lecture, Huyck Auditorium
                                    LECTURER: L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD ’69
                                    Title of Talk: "Failure, the Gateway to Innovation"
                                    Reception immediately following, Student Lounge                          

6:00 p.m.                     Class Parties

Gold Society Dinner (including Classes of 1951 and 1956) – Hilton Garden Inn, Touhey Board Room

1976             Black and Blue Restaurant

1961                           Fort Orange Club

1981               Black and Blue Restaurant                  

1965                  Fort Orange Club (mini-reunion)

1986                      The Point

1966                        Renaissance Hotel

1991                   Fort Orange Club

1969                Fort Orange Club (mini-reunion)

   Classes of 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011
                  Recent Alumni Mixer           

                        Hilton Garden Inn, Ballroom

1971                  Normanside Country Club



Saturday, April 30 
8:15 – 9:15 a.m.        Registration, Hilton Garden Inn Lobby

8:15 – 9:30 a.m.        Breakfast and State of College, Hilton Garden
                                  Hosted by Dean Vincent P. Verdile, MD ’84, The Lynne and Mark Groban,
                                  MD ’67 Distinguished Dean and Anthony C. Campagna, MD ’85, president     
                                  of the Alumni Association

9:45 a.m.                   New Patient Pavilion tours, Dennis P. McKenna, MD ’92, senior vice           
                                  president for medical affairs and system chief medical director

                                  Depart from Hilton Garden Inn Lobby

9:45 a.m.                   College tours, including Patient Safety and Clinical Competency Center
                                  Mara McErlean, MD, medical director, PSCCC
                                  Depart from Hilton Garden Inn Lobby

10:45 a.m.                 Academic Sessions

Session I:                  Richard J. Blinkhorn, Jr., MD, chair, Department of Medicine will discuss
                                 “The History of the Department of Medicine: Dr. Beebe’s legacy and our  
                                  continued commitment to excellence in medical education”

Session II:                  Interactive Tour of the Patient Safety and Clinical Competency Center
          Mara McErlean, MD, medical director, PSCCC
          LOCATION: Please enter from the Neil Hellman Lobby

Session III:                 Julie G. Pilitsis, MD '98, PhD, chair of the Department of Neuroscience 
                                  and Experimental Therapeutics, and professor of Neurosurgery will discuss
                                 From Bench to Bedside: Translational Research at Albany Med"  
                                  LOCATION: MS-101

12:30 p.m.                 Awards Luncheon, Hilton Garden Inn

                                  Distinguished Alumnus Award
L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD ’69

                                  Exemplary Alumni Support Award
                                  Gary L. Sutter, MD ’76

                                  Honorary Members of the Alumni Association
                                  Wilson Crone, MD, PhD
                                  Mara A. McErlean, MD

                                  Humanitarian Alumnus Award
                                  John Booss, MD ’65

6:30; 6:45 p.m.          Shuttle departs Hilton Garden Inn to New York State Museum

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.      Gala, New York State Museum, Albany

9:30; 10:15; 11:00 p.m.  Shuttle returns from New York State Museum to Hilton Garden Inn

Sunday, May 1

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.         Military Affinity Group Breakfast, Alumni Lounge (All are welcome)

Gold Society
Gold Society


Online registration is CLOSED.

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