50 Years

Students from the UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine and the UConn Graduate School attended the commencement of the Class of 2021, marking the 50th graduating class of medical and dental students, on May 8, 2021.

Celebrating 50 Years

Welcome to UConn School of Medicine’s 50th anniversary year celebration. Enjoy our latest news, videos, and content as we mark our historic five decade milestone of producing nearly 4,000 physicians for the State of Connecticut and nation since 1972, while also advancing our steadfast mission of excellence across patient care, research, medial education, and service.

school of Medicine 50th anniversary brochure

Enjoy Reading the UConn School of Medicine’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative Report

We are proud of the many achievements and contributions our teams have made over the past half-century in advancing academic medicine and biomedical research. We are a vital part of the many communities we serve, and our exemplary faculty and students share a long track record of public service, community collaboration and patient care that is making a difference here in Connecticut and across the world.

Read Commemorative Report



Five Decades of Public Service to Connecticut
Hear more about the School of Medicine’s strong 50 year legacy from dean Dr. Bruce Liang.

CLIC Program: 25+ Years as Curriculum Cornerstone

Faculty Spotlights

Hear from proud alumni and current faculty such as Dr. Marja M. Hurley, Class of 1976, the first woman of color to graduate the medical school.