Faculty of Medicine: Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Homecoming is just around the corner and we hope you are just as excited as we are for one of the best weekends of the year.

To register please visit the 2018 Homecoming EventBrite page.


Welcome Reception: Homecoming Kick-off 
Friday, September 28
Lago Bar & Grill, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa (Dow’s Lake)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Panda Game (Ottawa Gee-Gees vs Carleton Ravens)
Saturday, September 29
TD Place Stadium, 1015 bank Street, Ottawa
11:00 a.m.: Pre-Game event for Alumni
1:00 p.m.: Game kick-Off

Alumni & Friends Awards & Farewell Brunch
Sunday, September 30
Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Award ceremony
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Brunch

As we always do, the Faculty of Medicine will recognize standout alumni during the weekend’s farewell brunch. On behalf of Interim Dean Dr. Bernard Jasmin, we are happy to share with you the names of this year’s award recipients:

Exceptional Leadership Award: Dr. Jack Kitts
The Exceptional Leadership Award is presented to an alum who has demonstrated professional excellence, leadership and dedication to the community. This award honours excellence in advancing the delivery of health care working across academic hospitals and research pillars. The recipient is a true champion in the realm of medicine who demonstrates excellence as a community leader.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Andres Lozano & Dr. Mark J. Aubry
The Lifetime Achievement Award honours a lifetime of significant contributions to the community and achievement in health care and medicine. Recipients are leaders in their respective field and have demonstrated professional excellence and selfless dedication over their years of work.

Rising Star Achievement Award: Dr. Nathalie Jetté & Dr. Virginia R. Roth
This Rising Star Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding alum who has demonstrated professional excellence and exceptional leadership while making significant contributions to health care and medicine. This award honours young alumni with 10 to 20 years of professional experience in their medical specialty.

The awards ceremony and farewell brunch will be held at the Shaw Centre on Sunday, September 30 from 10 am to 1 pm at 55 Colonel by Drive, Ottawa and admission is free. We hope you’ll mark this day on your calendar and join us in congratulating this year’s recipients.

If you have any questions, please contact Christel Alexis at advancement.med@uOttawa.ca or 613-562-5800 extension 8707. 


Photo credit : Mélanie Provencher


Photo credit : Mélanie Provencher

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