2023 Schedule

Note: The schedule is subject to change. Other events will be added as plans are finalized. Please stay tuned for updates.

The locations for events are:

Fairmont Hotel
2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

Ross Hall
2300 Eye St NW, Washington, DC 20052

The George Washington University Museum & The Textile Museum 
701 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052


The dress code for the weekend is business casual.

Thursday, November 9 - CME Day of Learning

Annual Irene Tamagna Lecture in Hypertension - Hybrid
12:00 pm-1:15 pm EDT 
GW Hospital Auditorium- Lower Level, 900 23rd St, NW

"New Biology of Pheochromocytoma in the Era of Precision Medicine: Implications for its Pathogenesis, Genetics, Diagnosis, and Treatment"

Karel Pacak, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., FACE, D.h.c., Senior Investigator, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Section on Medical Neuroendocrinology, Head, Developmental Endocrinology, Metabolism, Genetics and Endocrine Oncology Affinity Group

Photo ID and Mask Required for Admittance, CME credit is available

Zoom Link to Join Virtually: https://gwu-edu.zoom.us/j/97850650241?pwd=RkMyNnNHQ2hOQzlMNnhwZzdGbTkvZz09 

Medicine, Equity, and Technology Initiative Presentation - In Person Only
3:30 pm- 4:30 pm EDT
Ross Hall 101

"Techquity: The Intersection of Medicine, Health Equity, and Technology"

From electronic health records to machine learning algorithms that recognize medical symptoms, the hype around medical technology has never been greater. However, in spite of the growing press coverage and increasing funding these technologies are receiving, little attention has been given to the effect that emerging medical technologies can have on historically underserved populations.

Join Rubin Roy (SEAS '23) and Dr. Maranda Ward (SMHS, GSHED '17), co-leads of the GW Medicine, Equity and Technology Initiative, as they discuss the intersection between health technology and health equity, and steps that practitioners can take to ensure the technologies that are being used truly serve the patients who are being treated. This course is open to all technical backgrounds (no prior knowledge of medical technology or health equity is expected) and CME credit is available.

12th Annual Frank N. Miller, MD '48, BS '43 Endowed Lecture - Virtual & In Person
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
Ross Hall 101

"The Future of Population Health Sciences and Health Equity in the GW Academic Medical Enterprise"

Presented by Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, MD, MPH, Executive Director of the GW SMHS Center for Population Health Sciences and Health Equity Senior Associate Dean for Population Health and Health Equity

Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt will be discussing GW's roadmap for preparing future clinicians, delivering high-quality and equitable care in a high-performing health system, and creating and disseminating community-led population health research within our world-class academic medical enterprise. CME credit is available.

Zoom Link to Join Virtually: https://gwu-edu.zoom.us/s/97836396836

Friday, November 10 

Veterans Day Ceremony, Presented by GW Military & Veteran Services - Separate Registration Required  
10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
City View Room of the Elliot School of International Affairs, Washington, DC 20052 
Register here to attend this Veterans Day Ceremony, a heartfelt tribute to the esteemed veterans among GWU's student body, staff, and faculty. Mr. Shannon Gregory, Chief of Flight Operations for NASA, is the distinguished guest speaker, sharing insights into his remarkable journey and experiences. This University sponsored event invites you to savor a delicious buffet-style brunch sponsored by GW Dining as we come together to commemorate the bravery and dedication of our veterans. 

The George Washington University Museum & The Textile Museum Tour
11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
701 21st St. NW Washington, DC 20052 
Join your fellow GW Med Alumni for a private guided tour of the George Washington University Museum - Textile Museum and their Fall 2023 exhibitions.

The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery Tour
2:00pm-3:00pm EDT,
3:00pm- 4:00pm EDT
Corcoran Flagg Building, 500 17th St NW Washington, DC 20006
The estate of celebrated oncologist and philanthropist, triple alumnus and GW Emeritus Trustee Luther W. Brady, A.A. ‘44, B.A. ‘46, M.D. ‘48, HON ‘04 has bequeathed more than 130 works of art to the gallery bearing his name at the George Washington University. 

President and Dean's Welcome Reception  
5:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
Fairmont Hotel
Please join new GW President Ellen Granberg, Ph.D. and SMHS Dean Barbara Bass, MD, RESD ’86 for a cocktail reception, featuring refreshments and heavy hors d’Oeuvres, kicking off the 2023 MD Reunion Weekend and SMHS Bicentennial launch. Come together to reconnect with classmates, fellow med alumni, and SMHS leadership and faculty. 

25th Reunion - 50th Reunion and H Street Society Dinner & Induction*
*Attendance is limited to the Class of 1973 (50th Reunion), Class of 1998 (25th Reunion), H Street Society members of 1972 and prior*
7:00pm EDT
Fairmont Hotel
We'll be inducting the Class of 1973 into the H Street Society with the special dinner to honor the 25th, 50th, and H-Street Members. Alumni who graduated prior to 1973 are also encouraged to attend.  Membership is a special recognition of alumni who graduated from GW's medical school 50 years ago or more.

Other classes, please feel free to make your own dinner and social plans after the Kickoff Reception. Please check with your class ambassadors for updates.

The Class of 1993 - CIRCA Foggy Bottom 8:00PM please RSVP to your ambassadors via your class email list-serv.

The Class of 2003 - Kaliwa DC Wharf 8:00PM please RSVP to your class ambassadors via your class ambassadors and Dr. Randy Lazardo. Rideshare is recommended as parking is limited. 

Saturday, November 11

Reunion Brunch Buffet
8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Fairmont Hotel
Join your fellow GW Med Alumni for a brunch buffet to fuel up for a full day of reunion activities.

Admissions Office Update with Dean Koutroulis
11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Ross Hall
Hear from the Dean of Admissions, Dr. Ioannis Koutroulis, on the status and processes of the M.D. Admissions Office. 

A Day In The Life of a GW Med Student + Medical School Tours
12:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Ross Hall
Current GW Med students will give alumni tours of the medical school facilities and show what it is like to be a GW Med student in 2023.

State of the School & Q+A with Dean Bass
2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Ross Hall
Dean Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86, will share updates about the GW medical enterprise and take questions from alumni.

Class Dinners
6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Fairmont Hotel
Cocktail reception, class photos, individual class dinners, dessert.

Sunday, November 12

Farewell Brunch Buffet
8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Fairmont Hotel
Join us at this Farewell Brunch to say goodbye to friends, classmates, and colleagues and end the weekend with a parting meal

Contact Us

For more information, please contact smhsalumni@gwu.edu or 202-994-7511.