2018 Reunion Weekend


245 East Ina Road, Tucson, AZ 85704

A block of rooms has been reserved for our guests at a discounted rate of $129.00 plus tax and WAIVED resort fee. Please reference the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson room block when making your reservations. Kindly reserve your room by September 26, 2018.


Rooms also available at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 26


Welcome Luncheon and CME Lecture: Microbiome

Noon - 3 p.m.
Kiewit Auditorium - UA Cancer Center
1515 N. Campbell Avenue

Start the 2018 Reunion Weekend off with a networking luncheon and then hear from leading researchers who study the human microbiome.

Fayez K. Ghishan, MD
Department Head, Professor
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Director, Steele Children’s Research Center
Physician-in-Chief, Diamond Children’s
Horace W. Steele Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research

Valentine N Nfonsam, MD, MS, FACS
Associate Professor, Surgery
General Surgery Residency Program Director

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty
College of Medicine Phoenix Basic Medical Sciences

There is no cost for this event but advanced registration is required by CLICKING HERE


Alumni of the Year Awards Ceremony

2:30 - 5 p.m.
Student Union Grand Ballroom South
1303 E. University Blvd.

The University of Arizona Alumni Association takes great pride in saluting alumni and friends of the University of Arizona for their professional achievement, humanitarian and public service, advocacy for education, distinguished volunteerism and service to students, the colleges and the University of Arizona.  

The 2018 Alumni of the Year Awards ceremony affords colleges an opportunity to honor and highlight their most accomplished alumni. This year, the College of Medicine - Tucson is honored to have Dr. Kevin Moynahan, '93, as our honoree.

This ceremony is free and open to the public

College of Medicine Tours and Student Panel Presentation

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
College of Medicine - Tucson
Lecture Room 2117

Ever wonder how medical school training has changed since you attended? Join us for this interactive session with current medical students to see what has changed — or maybe, is the exact same. Student-led tours of the college will follow.

There is no cost for this event but advanced registration is required by CLICKING HERE


UA Health Sciences Reception

5 - 6:30 p.m.
UA Health Sciences Plaza

Join fellow MedCats and colleagues from nursing, public health and pharmacy for a fun evening under the stars. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer.

There is no cost for this event but advanced registration is required by CLICKING HERE


College of Medicine Reunion Dinner

6 - 10 p.m.
Westward Look Resort
245 E. Ina Road
Tucson, AZ

Join us at the lovely Westward Look Resort for an evening of reminiscing and renewed friendship. Cost of $80 per person includes a hosted beer and wine reception and a buffet dinner.

Class photos will be taken at approximately these times:

6:30 p.m. Class of 1973
6:45 p.m. Class of 1978
7:00 p.m. Class of 1983
7:15 p.m. Class of 1988
7:30 p.m. Class of 1993
7:45 p.m. Class of 1998
8:00 p.m. Class of 2003
8:15 p.m. Class of 2008


Saturday, October 27

College of Medicine Brunch with the Dean

10 a.m. - Noon
Old Main on the University of Arizona Main Campus
Silver & Sage Room

Please join College of Medicine leadership in this inaugural reunion event. Start the morning with a buffet breakfast followed by a panel discussion on the state of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Event time is subject to change depending on announcement of Arizona football game time. You will be emailed a final itinerary with the official event start time the week of October 22, 2018.

There is no cost for this event but advanced registration is required by CLICKING HERE

2018 Homecoming Parade

Time TBA (announced week of October 22, 2018)
UA Mall
Parade starts at corner of Cherry Avenue and 1st Street

Enjoy our most treasured Homecoming tradition — the parade — with more than 50 floats, Homecoming royalty and the Pride of Arizona marching band. Bring the whole family to take in the Homecoming spirit! More information can be found here.

Wildcat For Life Tailgate Party on the UA Mall

Time TBA (announced week of October 22, 2018)
UA Mall
Corner of Cherry Avenue and University Boulevard

Don't miss the biggest tailgate party on the Mall! And don't forget this tailgate is open to the public! Get ready for the game with friends and classmates at the official Wildcat for Life Tailgate Party. 

All alumni, friends and family are welcome to this FREE event. Enjoy great food, entertainment, a DJ, a photo booth and more! It's the perfect spot to gather with friends before heading to Arizona Stadium for the football game.

Arizona vs Oregon Football Game

Time TBA (announced week of October 22, 2018)
Arizona Stadium
Corner of Cherry and National Championship Drive


College of Medicine Reunion Contact:
Jill Hall, Manager Alumni & Community Engagement