2023 MedCat Reunion Weekend

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson invites all alumni and guests back to campus this fall to celebrate and reminisce with old friends and honor the 50th reunion of the Class of 1973. See how we’ve grown and enjoy the camaraderie of your classmates once again as you learn about research, education, and rapid evolution of the UArizona Health Sciences campus. The most important ingredient for a memorable weekend is you!

We are thrilled to recognize the Class of 1973 and help them celebrate their 50TH REUNION

The next Reunion Weekend celebrating the classes of not only 1973 but also 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 will be September 21 - 24, 2023.  Update your contact info here.

Planning on attending? Please click on link to the left to let your classmates know. 


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - PLEASE CONTACT JILL HALL at ghall@arizona.edu or 520-621-0214 to sign up for events below.







Thursday, September 21

Class of 1973 Welcome Reception
Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Attire: Resort

Join us in kicking off Reunion Weekend with fellow members of the College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 1973. Enjoy this hosted reception and reconnect and reminisce with your classmates. 

Interested in assisting with this event? Contact Jill Hall at 520-621-0214 or email ghall@arizona.edu.

Friday, September 22

Cost: All campus events Friday are complimentary
Attire: Business Casual

Parking is free, but a reservation is required.

Reunion Weekend Lecture
Navigating the Path to Pain Relief

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Health Sciences Innovation Building

Welcome Back MedCats Luncheon
12:30 – 2 p.m. | Health Sciences Innovation Building

Join current medical students for a boxed lunch after the lecture. This is the perfect time to reunite with your classmates to start the weekend. There is also time to visit the Health Sciences bookstore where you can pick up your new MedCat gear.

Life of a Medical Student in 2023
2 - 4 p.m. | College of Medicine – Tucson

This is an interactive session where you’ll learn what has changed at the College of Medicine – Tucson and what hasn’t.

Welcome Happy Hour – All Classes
5:30 – 7 p.m. | Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa
Attire: Resort

Meet up with your classmates and other MedCats attending Reunion Weekend for this informal no-host event in the lobby bar. 

Saturday, September 23

Women in Medical Sciences Networking Brunch
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa
Cost: Complimentary
Attire: Resort

MedCat alumnae are invited to join current female medical students in this inaugural reunion networking event. We will facilitate the “speed dating” networking portion of the event, you just need to bring your advice and a willingness to share your experiences with the next generation of women physicians.

College of Medicine - Tucson Alumni Dinner with special recognition for the Class of 1973's 50th Reunion
6 - 10 p.m.
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ
Cost: $120 per person or $200 per couple 
Attire: Arizona Cocktail Party – no ties required

We invite you to the Westin La Paloma Resort for an evening of reminiscing and renewed friendship at our annual reunion dinner. The $120 per person or $200 per couple cost includes a hosted beer and wine reception and a buffet dinner. A cash bar will also be available.

Class photos will be taken throughout the evening at approximately these times:
6:30 p.m. Class of 1973/1978
6:45 p.m. Class of 1983/1988
7:50 p.m. Class of 1993/1998
8:00 p.m. Class of 2003/2008
8:15 p.m. Class of 2012/ 2013

Registration fees do not qualify as a tax-deductible donation.

Individual Class Gatherings

Do you want a special get-together with your class sometime during the weekend? Let us know and the College of Medicine – Tucson staff will help you organize class-specific gatherings in Tucson. Contact Jill Hall at ghall@arizona.edu or 520-621-0214 for more information and to assist.

Individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpreter, by contacting Jill Hall at ghall@arizona.edu or 520-621-0214. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

College of Medicine - Tucson Alumni Office Contact:

Jill Hall, Manager Alumni & Community Engagement

Last modified date: September 19, 2023 - 11:15am