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Reunion Weekend 2015 Set for May 1-2

The medical school classes of 1950,1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 will return to Baylor College of Medicine May 1-2 for a variety of social and educational events during Reunion Weekend 2015. Here's the schedule:

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Friday, May 1

Campus Daytime Reunion Activities

Shuttle service between campus and hotel every 20 minutes
Hyatt departure: 7:40 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Baylor departure: 8 a.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Reunion Registration
Rayzor Lounge
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Reunion Information Desk
Cullen Building Entrance
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

What We Taught You That Was Wrong
Presented by Major Bradshaw, M.D., Cassius Bordelon, Jr., M.D., Dan Musher, M.D., David R. Rowley, Ph.D., and Garrett "Rush" Lynch, M.D. 
Cullen Auditorium
9-10 a.m.

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center McNair Campus Tour
Shuttle departs from Cullen Building Main Entrance at 10:15 a.m.
10:15-11:30 a.m.

Arming for Battle Against Disease Book Signing
William T. Butler, M.D., signs his books on the history of Baylor College of Medicine
Rayzor Lounge
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Howdy Amigos! Tex-Mex Lunch with Class Tables
Rayzor Lounge
Noon - 1 p.m.

The Unveiling of the Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Honoring the Roy and Lillie Cullen Building
Cullen Building Main Entrance
1-1:30 p.m.

College President's Address
Academic Update with Alicia Monroe, M.D., Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs
College Update with Paul Klotman, M.D., President, CEO and Executive Dean
Cullen Auditorium
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Symposium I *
"Leadership Styles for Physicians"
Kenneth L. Mattox, M.D., F.A.C.S., Distinguished Service Professor, Chief of Staff and Surgeon-in-Chief at Ben Taub Hospital
Cullen Auditorium 
2:45-3:45 p.m.

Symposium II *
"The Blue Marble and Neglected Tropical Diseases"
Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine
Cullen Auditorium
4-5 p.m.

Alumni Association Semi-Annual Executive Committee
Closed Meeting
Hyatt Regency Downtown
4:15-7 p.m.

Shuttle Transportation to Hyatt Regency Downtown
Leaving from Alkek Fountain
5-5:20 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Houston Reunion Activities

Reunion Registration and Chill Out Time
Complimentary caricatures, cards, board games, refreshments
Arboretum 1 and 2, 2nd floor
5-7 p.m.

Down in New Orleans Welcome Cocktail Reception
Featuring the Anthony Caceres Legacy Jazz Band
Window Box, 2nd floor
7-10 p.m. 

Saturday, May 2

Hyatt Regency Houston Reunion Activities

Reunion Registration and Hospitality Suite
Arboretum 1 and 2, 2nd floor
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Southern Hospitality Buffet Breakfast with Class Tables
(Paid registration required)
Regency Ballroom, 2nd floor
7-10 a.m.

Symposium III - Presented by the Class of 1975
Topics covered: "Clinical Metablomics," "The 'Hot Zone' in Texas-Galveston Island," "Erythropoietin Neuroprotection for Traumatic Brain Injury," and "Curing Emphysema"
Cottonwood, 3rd floor
9-9:50 a.m.

Symposium IV - Presented by the Class of 1990
Topics covered: "Healthcare for the Homeless" and "Ethics of Hypnotism"
Dogwood, 3rd floor
10-11 a.m.

Pre-Luncheon Reception and Break
Arboretum 1 and 2, 2nd floor
11 a.m. - Noon

Home on the Range Luncheon and Medical Ethics Presentation *
"Genomics, Ethics, and the Future of Precision Medicine"
Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics
Window Box, 2nd floor
Noon - 1:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
-Identify the common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that are the source of global health problems and poverty.
-Discuss global approaches to neglected tropical disease control, including mass drug administration and preventive chemotherapy.
-Describe the three primary components of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
-Identify challenges to the clinical integration of genomics.
-Discuss the psychological risks of whole genome sequencing.
-Assess the origin, strengths, and liabilities of your management style, and apply performance improvements.

* Accreditation/Credit Designation:
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, "Genomics, Ethics, and the Future of Precision Medicine," has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1.0 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. 

Pre-Tour Refreshments
Arboretum 1 and 2, 2nd floor
1:45-2:30 p.m.

Shuttle Departs for Texas Medical Center Bus Tour
Hyatt Regency Lobby
2:30 p.m.

Pre-Dinner Social
(Cash bar available)
Regency Ballroom, 2nd floor
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Class Photos - 1970-2005
Regency Ballroom, 2nd floor
4:20 p.m. - Class of 1970
4:30 p.m. - Class of 1975
4:40 p.m. - Class of 1980
4:50 p.m. - Class of 1985
5 p.m. - Class of 1990
5:10 p.m. - Class of 1995
5:20 p.m. - Class of 2000
5:30 p.m. - Class of 2005

Grand Classes Reception and Photos
Regency Ballroom, 2nd floor
5:50 p.m. - Class of 1950
6:00 p.m. - Class of 1955
6:10 p.m. - Class of 1960
6:20 p.m.  - Class of 1965
Regency Ballroom, 2nd floor

Class Dine-Arounds
- Class of 1985 - Damian's Cucina Italiana
Class will provide transportation. Pick-up from hotel lobby at 5:45 p.m.
- Classes of 1970, 1975, 1980, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 - Trevisio
Shuttle service leaves Hyatt Regency Lobby at 6:15 p.m.
6-9:30 p.m.

50-Year Reunion Dinner
Class of 1965
Arboretum 2-3, 2nd floor
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Grand Classes Dinner
Classes of 1950, 1955 and 1960
Arboretum 4-5, 2nd floor
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Pâtisserie Paradise Parisian-themed Dessert Soiree
Window Box, 2nd floor
8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Breakfast-in-a-Bag for Sunday's trip home is available at the Dessert Soiree Saturday evening.