Alumni Celebration

Save the Date.  Medical School Alumni Celebration October 2021

Join Us for Alumni Celebration October 7-8, 2022!

All Medical School alumni from the Duluth and Twin Cities campuses are invited back to campus to share in the festivities with faculty, fellow alumni and current students. 


Reunion gatherings will be held for the following MD classes with milestone reunions in 2022, as well as the MD classes who were not able to have in-person reunions in 2020 and 2021: 

Maroon boxes with the years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2011, 2017

If you are interested in serving on your class reunion committee, contact Maureen Long at


Events will be held in person, provided it is safe to do so. Plans will move forward as though the event will be held in person, but an announcement will be made via email if it becomes necessary to shift to a virtual platform. Make sure you don't miss any announcements; update your contact information today!


Registration will open this summer.  Update your contact information to ensure that you receive updates about all Alumni Celebration activities!

2021 Alumni Celebration Webinars

Throughout the month of October 2021, we offered engaging presentations by Medical School alumni and faculty.  Click the name of the presentation to view the recording.

Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Medical School
Ana Nùñez, MD, FACP

Alumni Town Hall
Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Exploring Gender Equity in Medicine with the Center for Women in Medicine and Science (CWIMS)
Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT, CFLE | Kait Macheledt

Indigenous Elders' Lessons on Successful Aging and What You Can Do to Age in a Good Way
Jordan Lewis, PhD, MSW

Indigenous Identity
Mary J. Owen, MD

MEDx Alumni Showcase I
Patience Reich, MD '97 | Byron Hoogwerf, MD '71 | Erin King, MD, residency '11

MEDx Alumni Showcase II
Angela Kade Goepferd, MD '04 | Carlos Gutierrez, MD '77 | Carol Nelson, MPH

Scholarship Connection: Celebrating Alumni Generosity
University of Minnesota Foundation

State of Medical Education
Mark Rosenberg, MD | Madeline Ahern | Paul Cho | Baila Elkin | Alexander Johnson | Katie McLaughlin | Himal Purani