Homecoming 2017 Program

This September 15-17, we invite you to the Faculty of Medicine’s Homecoming Weekend.

If you have any questions, please contact Christel Alexis at or 613-562-5800 ext. 8707.

* Room discounts are available at the Sheraton Ottawa. Please call 613-238-1500 and use code “Abracadabra Gala Room Block” (Limited quantity).

Friday, September 15

Welcome Reception: Homecoming Kick-off

Date & Time: Friday, September 15, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Location:  Lago Bar & Grill, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa (Dows Lake Pavilion)

Admission: Free

Event details: Join us and reunite with classmates and colleagues to celebrate the opening of Homecoming with a private cocktail reception.

Saturday, September 16

Professional Development Event

Twenty First Century Medicine in Canada

Session 1: Is it possible to create a sustainable healthcare system in Canada

Session 2: Medical assistance in dying and the new Canadian reality

Date & Time: Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (refreshments included)

Location: uOttawa Skills & Simulation Centre, 725 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa

Admission: Free

Event details: These two sessions are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The College of Family Physicians of Canada. More details to come.

University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute: Strokes for Stroke Golf Tournament

Date & Time: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM (Breakfast) and 9:30AM (Shot-Gun Start)

Location: The Marshes Golf Club, 320 Terry Fox Drive, Kanata (Ottawa)

Cost: $ 250/player
          $ 1,000/foursome

Event details: Join classmates, colleagues and friends for a wonderful round of golf in support of the Stroke Research Consortium at the beautiful Marshes Golf Club in Kanata. The Consortium aims to systemically research the underlying mechanisms of stroke injury, improve recovery among survivors and implement delivery of best practices for this debilitating condition.

Sunday, September 17

Alumni Awards of Distinction and Farewell Brunch

Date & Time: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Award ceremony: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM; Brunch: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

Location: Room 205/207, Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Admission: Free

Event details: The Faculty of Medicine will be conferring its most distinguished awards for alumni, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Rising Star Award. Please join us for the short ceremony and come say farewell to your classmates at our relaxed gourmet brunch.

Register online: med.uottawa/advancement/en/alumni/homecoming