Reunion Weekend a Big Success
Alumni Weekend attracted more than 435 alumni and their guests to the medical school April 19â20. Keen interest in Northwestern’s progress made a state-of-the-school address, presented by Senior Executive Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey C. Miller, a major attraction. Strongly attended, the update generated “lively discussion,” reported Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations Ginny Darakjian.
A new campus demonstration in the minimally invasive surgery skills laboratory gave attendees an opportunity to experience a virtual reality trainer. The ever-popular tours of Chicago attractions such as the Adler Planetarium and Museum of Science and Industry had many Alumni Weekend participants enjoying what the city had to offer.
Members of the 50-year class were videotaped for posterity as part of an oral history project that was begun last year. During the elegant Saturday night Reunion Ball, James H. Scatliff, MD ’52, of Chapel Hill, N.C., longtime chair of radiology at the University of North Carolina, received the Distinguished Alumni Award