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50th Anniversary Celebration!

obstetrics and gynecology 50th 

Please join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University. With 50 years of innovations and achievements to remember, we want to honor each and every distinguished individual that has been a part of our heritage.

RSVP by ​May 15, 2018

ITINERARY & OTHER NOTES

MEET & GREET

Celebrate 50 years of excellence and mingle with fellow attendees over hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Registration (check in) will begin at 5:45 p.m. at The University Club of McMaster.

Friday, June 1, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The University Club of McMaster, Alumni Memorial Hall 
(Building #8 on the campus map.)  

50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATORY TALK

Our Saturday festivities will commence at 9:00 a.m. in the Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1309, with breakfast. Dean and Vice President, Paul O’Byrne will start the day off with a warm greeting. Dr. Patrick Mohide, previous Chair (1999-2010), will transport us back in time with an informative talk on the history of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology over the last 50 years.

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m
Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1309 
Building #52 on the campus map.

*After the morning talks (prior to lunch), guided tours of the hospital OR, L&D, Anatomy Lab and Emergency area will take place.

LUNCH AND DEBATE 

At 12 noon we will gather for a sit-down lunch hosted in the Heersink Pavilion located in the Health Sciences Library. Following lunch, Dr. Nicholas Leyland, current Chair and Chief of the Department, will moderate an invigorating debate focused on “Residency Training – Better Then or Better Now?” The day will close with coffee, tea and dessert. 

Saturday, June 2, 2018
12 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre (HSC/MUMC), HSC Library – Heersink Pavilion
Building #37 on the campus map. 

ADDRESS

McMaster University
1280 Main Street W.
Hamilton, ON 
L8S 4K1

Click here for directions to McMaster’s main campus. 

PARKING AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

If you are driving, Friday evening and Saturday parking rates for McMaster's campus are $8 flat rate.  For a map of campus parking, please click here.

We have blocked off 15 rooms on Friday, June 1 and 15 rooms Saturday, June 2 at the Sheraton Hotel in Hamilton. Please click here to book your room.  Reservations may also be made by contacting their 24 hour, toll-free reservation line at 1-888-627-8161 and ask for "the Dept. of Obstetrics" block.   

CELEBRATE THIS MILESTONE WITH A DONATION

Please consider a gift supporting the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's academic mission in honour of your celebration. If you are registering for the weekend, you may make a gift as part of your event registration. If you cannot attend but would like to make a gift, you may do so here:

Obstetrics and Gynecology Fund – supporting continued innovation and excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology 

OF NOTE...

All guests must be 19 years of age or older and must purchase a ticket. 

If you have any questions, please email obsgyn50@mcmaster.ca.

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