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SIU Staff attend Alumni Weekend

Alumni Class Reunion 2023

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Alumni Class Reunion 2023
June 23-25
Classes of 1978 | 1983 | 1988 | 1993 | 1998 | 2003 | 2008 | 2013 came back to Springfield

SIU School of Medicine Alumni convened in Springfield on June 23-25 for Reunion 2023, celebrating the classes of ‘78, ‘83, ‘88, ‘93, ‘98, ‘03, ‘08, and ’13. It began on Friday evening with a family-friendly event at Erin’s Pavilion at Southwind Park. Alumni connected and danced the night away to their favorite classics. Activities on Saturday included a Q&A panel in the morning with medical students, a Memory Lane Tour of the campus with Dean and Provost Dr. Jerry Kruse, individual class lunches, and a formal dinner and update with the Dean at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. The weekend concluded on Sunday with forest therapy offered by Cassandra Claman, MD ’83, at Lincoln Memorial Gardens. 

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Successful Spring & Summer Events

(Thank You Image for Day of Giving, Women’s Power Lunch, On Par for Pediatrics & Butterfly Release)

Day of Giving 

More than $652,000 for SIU Medicine’s patients, researchers, students, health care teams and more

260 Individual Gifts

Women’s Power Lunch

More than 420 Attendees

$51,250 for Cancer Research at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU

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On Par for Pediatrics

84 Golfers

$38,000 raised for SIU pediatric patients facing life altering diseases such as cancer, heart disease and blood disorders

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Butterfly Release

400 butterflies released

$23,170 raised for Cancer Research at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU

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