Friday, June 1

Schedule subject to change. Final schedule will be distributed upon arrival on campus. Please check this website throughout the spring for schedule updates.
**On the events below, click the title to display the full event description.** 

Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Rotunda


Pick up your nametags and final weekend schedule. Stop back during the weekend with any questions or for recommendations on self-guided tours or children’s activities. Feel free to sit for a spell at our welcome tables and chat with other alumni back for the reunion.
Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Rotunda

Reunion guests are invited to join the YSM Community for this special symposium commemorating the 100-year anniversary of women at YSM. Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine (SWIM), the Minority Organization for Retention & Expansion (MORE), and the Dean’s Office, this event will celebrate the contributions of women faculty and alumnae from the School of Medicine. The symposium will feature speakers who will discuss the challenges for women in their fields, as well as those encountered on the pathway to finding life-work balance.

This day-long event is free (including complimentary meals) and open to all faculty, students, staff, alumnae/alumni, and clinicians in the community. It will conclude with a networking reception for all participants following the last session.
For full symposium schedule, visit medicine.yale.edu/centuryofwomen.

Don’t miss the Cushing Center, as unique as its collection, named for 1891 Yale College graduate, Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of modern neurosurgery. The Cushing Center houses more than the 400 jars of patients’ brains and tumors; the center offers a selection from Cushing’s rare book collection, Cushing’s skillful surgical illustrations and dramatic black and white portraits of his patients. Tour repeats Friday and Saturday at 2:00 pm.

Lunch is on your own – take advantage of one of New Haven’s many restaurants or sample the variety of cuisines available from the carts on Cedar Street.

Let Associate Dean for Curriculum, Michael Schwartz, PhD and current medical students be your guides in a tour of the Medical School, including information about recent developments at the School and stops in Smilow Cancer Hospital, The Anlyan Center, and the anatomy laboratory.  The tour will conclude with a 30-minute Q&A session, giving you a chance to learn more about student life at YSM.

Don’t miss the Cushing Center, as unique as its collection, named for 1891 Yale College graduate, Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of modern neurosurgery. The Cushing Center houses more than the 400 jars of patients’ brains and tumors; the center offers a selection from Cushing’s rare book collection, Cushing’s skillful surgical illustrations and dramatic black and white portraits of his patients. This tour is also offered on Friday at 11:00 am and Saturday at 2:00 pm
Dr. Leigh Evans directed the design and installation of the state-of-the art Yale Center for Medical Simulation (YCMS), which opened in January 2015. The Center was established by the Department of Emergency Medicine for teaching and research in medical simulation. As the Director of the Center, Dr. Evans has developed a simulation curriculum for medical students and residents utilizing the technology and science of simulation education. Her research interests focus on the transfer of simulation skills to the clinical setting and simulation training for the development of teamwork and leadership skills. Dr. Evans’ co-facilitators for this on-location event are: Dr. James Bonz, Director of Procedural Simulation; Dr. Dr. Ambrose Wong, Director of Simulation Research; Dr. Marc Auerbach, Director of Pediatric Simulation; Dr. Jessica Ray, Instructor, Human Factors Research and Dr. Melissa Joseph, Simulation Fellow.

This activity currently is filled to capacity, and we are able to accept only a limited number of names for the waitlist. The center is walking distance on Howard Avenue, and limited shuttle service will be offered from 333 Cedar Street also
The Samuel D. Kushlan M.D. ‘35 Society memorializes our loyal longtime School of Medicine alumnus, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 98, having served as a mentor and role model for generations of physicians in training at Yale. This weekend, Dean Robert Alpern will welcome the 50th reunion Class of 1968 into the Kushlan Society, presenting each member with a Kushlan medallion. All alumni and guests welcome to attend.
Mingle with fellow alumni and guests in Edward S. Harkness Hall over cocktails and then enjoy a sumptuous dinner buffet served from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Linger over cordials and continued conversation.