The UCI School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine is one of the first 15 family medicine programs in the nation, established in 1968 with the first residents beginning in 1969. UCI has trained more than 400 family physicians!

We will be celebrating on the weekend of October 26-27, 2019 in Orange County. The weekend will include informal gatherings of residency cohorts, workshops, and a gala with posters and brief presentations that will highlight 50 Years of Excellence.

Event Info


Saturday, October 26

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Optional workshops on culinary medicine, geriatrics, sports medicine and medical humanities held at various sites (adults only).

Saturday, October 26

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
50th Anniversary Gala at the UCI Student Center
311 W Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA 92697
Faculty, staff, residents, alumni, and guests welcomed (adults only).

Sunday, October 27

10:00 a.m.
Ceremony and brunch picnic at the Crystal Cove State Park
Families and children welcome.

Please RSVP by September 13th. Contact us to join the celebration.

For hotel accommodations, please visit the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach and use Group Code CR20258, to obtain a UCI discount.

Seeking Ambassadors


We are seeking ‘ambassadors’ who may be willing to reach out to their classmates, submit photos, and plan informal gatherings on Friday evening. Let us know if you might be interested in serving as an ambassador.

Contact Us


Are you looking to join our celebration? Or, Need to reach out to us for questions regarding the event? Please contact Mel Brown for more information.

+1 714-456-7888