Tickets now on sale for this year’s uOttawa Faculty of Medicine gala, September 16!

A woman’s hands around a crystal ball

You’re invited to a Night of Magic and Medicine, an evening of gourmet food, cocktails and a live performance by Juno Award-winning artist Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo.

Join us for the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine’s fifth annual Abracadabra gala. This year, we’re conjuring tomorrow and celebrating the wonders that lie ahead in the future of medical education and research.

Your ticket offers a night’s worth of fun and entertainment, including reception-style gourmet food, exotic signature drinks and a live performance by the Jim Cuddy Band. 

Your evening of fun continues:

  • Marvel at magician Eric LeClair’s sleight of hand
  • Explore what your own future holds with our psychic readers
  • Capture the spirit of the night at our themed photo booth
  • Hit the dance floor to funky DJ Helen Viva
  • Take in Shaw Centre’s breathtaking views of the Rideau Canal and Parliament Hill

This special evening will spotlight the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute, a world-class team of researchers and clinicians making great strides to create a better tomorrow for the treatment of brain-related illnesses.

Whether you’re alumni connecting with old friends, staff or faculty sharing successes, a member of the public discovering the amazing work of the uOBMRI, or simply a friend or colleague, you’ll find something to celebrate on this night.


Our reception-style event is open to everyone - bring your friends, family and colleagues to share in the magic of the night.

Saturday, September 16 | Shaw Centre | 7 p.m. – midnight | Formal attire

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary evening buy your tickets now!

Those interested in sponsoring the event may contact Christel Alexis at for a sponsorship package.

Ottawa — the place to be as Canada celebrates its 150th.

Oysters and cocktails.

Your evening will include gourmet food, exotic signature drinks and a live performance by the Jim Cuddy Band.


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