FALL 2015 COMMUNIQU 19 ALMUNI MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon sixth from right spoke to those attending MSUCOMs reception in Traverse City. TRAVERSING THE SPECTRUM OF CLINICAL CARE Many MSUCOM alumni were among the more than hundred people who attended a reception held in conjunction with the colleges newest continuing medical education program Clinical Symposium 2015 held at the Park Place Hotel in Traverse City. MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Dean William Strampel made short presentations to the crowd. SILVERFEST 2015 BIGGER AND BETTER EVERY YEAR The 17th annual Osteopathic Open attracted 34 foursomes to the Eagle Eye Golf Course in Bath on Sept. 11. Sponsored by the MSU Federal Credit Union the Open proceeds support students scholarships and awards and also the MSUCOM Alumni Association. One hundred eleven people enrolled for the Silverfest Fall Kaleidoscope CME Clinical Update on Sept. 11 with topics ranging from fevers in returning travelers to newborn screening and autism. Six of the eight speakers were MSUCOM alumni. On Sept. 12 it was one of the biggest games on MSUs calendar and the longest and the largest tailgate MSUCOM ever hosted. More than 850 people stopped by the tent on Demonstration Hall Field in the ve hours before the 8 p.m. MSU vs. Oregon game. It was a joyous gathering with green-and-white clad alumni faculty staff students families and friends of the college enjoying each other good food and drink and an early fall afternoon on campus. Sponsors who made it possible were Kheder Davis Associates Inc. McLaren Greater Lansing and the Michigan Osteopathic Association.