Student Gratitude

Read the speeches delivered by students who spoke at the annual Donor Memorial Service  at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The ceremonies are held each spring. See some of our speeches for the 2019 Donor Memorial Ceremony.


Donor Memorial Ceremony 2023

Dear all friends and families of donors, 


The Donor Memorial Ceremony is meant to honor those who have donated their bodies for the continued education of future healthcare professionals. The event will occur on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30 pm MST. We would like to invite family members to participate in this event in person and the CU community can join us virtually this year.  Please RSVP for the event online here. Your family can either attend virtually via zoom or in person at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. If you attend in person, 2 people are invited. We have over 250 families and we need to accommodate each family. 


Register Here

Options for involvement include the following:

  • No involvement
  • Written tribute – All tributes will be displayed at the event. A random select few will be asked to read their tribute at the ceremony. 

Tributes can include what your family member was like, your favorite stories or memories of them, their passion and dedication to medical education, and more. 

Photo: You may also include 1 photo of the donor to be added to our slideshow that will be presented before and after the event. Please upload the picture online in the RSVP form.  

Kind regards,

Student Representatives - The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 

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