Dr. Grist’s Stepping Down Celebration

Dr. Tom Grist is stepping down as the Department of Radiology Chair after eighteen illustrious years, which means we get to step out onto the dance floor to celebrate!

Invited guests can join us at the Orpheum Theater on October 13, 2023 from 6 to 11pm. Invitations were sent by the Department of Radiology as well as Dr. Grist.

And don’t forget to bring your bell bottoms! Disco attire is encouraged and entertainment will be provided by Madison favorite, VO5.

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Event Details

If you have questions about the event, please contact our event manager, Sarah Fallon, at sfallon@uwhealth.org.

Date & Location

When: Friday, October 13, 2023 from 6pm-11pm

Where: Orpheum Theater (216 State St, Madison WI, 53703)


6:00 - 7:30pm: Cocktails & Heavy Appetizers
7:30 - 8:30pm: Program
8:30 - 11:00pm: VO5 Performs

Entertainment & Apparel

Wear your disco best! Think sequins, flared pants, fringe, platforms and more!

VO5, Madison's disco big band, will get everyone to boogie down on the dance floor.

Parking Options

State Street Capitol Garage - Closest Option
214 N. Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703
$1.20 per hour. $8 max nights and weekends

Overture Center Garage
318 W. Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
$1.00 per hour. $8 max nights and weekend

Lodging Options

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Best Western West Towne Suites (650 Grand Canyon Drive). The following link goes directly to information on how to reserve those rooms.

Post a Message for Dr. Grist

No party line needed to share notes, well-wishes, memories, photos and more with Dr. Grist! Whether or not you’re able to attend the event, you can celebrate Dr. Grist by posting a message to his Kudos Board and see what others share.

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People invited by the Radiology Department or Dr. Grist can follow the link to RSVP. Invitees are welcome to bring a guest. Please provide their information on the RSVP form. They do not need to complete a separate RSVP form.

Although the deadline was set for September 27, 2023, we can still accommodate additional attendees. Please RSVP as soon as possible.