Thursday, August 4

Noon – 11:00 PM
Registration/Room Check-in at the University of Michigan

Couzens Hall (1300 E Ann St) and North Quad (105 S State St)

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7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday Welcome Reception – Revel and Roll

1950 S Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

After arriving in Ann Arbor, relax and get to know your fellow residents. Reunite with dental school classmates, the people you met at interviews, and meet new friends.

 Buses will run from Couzens Hall from 6:45 PM to 10:00 PM or use your favorite ride sharing app.


Friday, August 5

7:15 AM
Buses leave for Golf at the University of Michigan Golf Course from Couzens Hall

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

About Golf

Spend the morning on the green of the legendary University of Michigan golf course designed by Alister MacKenzie, who also designed Augusta National. Whether you are Happy Gilmore or Tiger Woods, there is nothing that beats a low-key round (complete with libations as you play).

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Carts are included. Limited sets of clubs will be available to rent at the course for $25. Buses will return to Couzens around 2:00 PM.


7:15 AM
Buses leave for Zingerman’s from Couzens Hall

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Buses will return to Couzens Hall around 2:30 PM

About Zingerman’s

Take part in Ann Arbor’s most famous baking experience! Zingerman’s is known throughout Michigan as having the most delicious bakery breads and treats and now you get the chance to bake alongside your fellow residents! All participants will learn how to mix, roll, and bake cookies and cakes, and will get to take home their creations! Space is limited so sign up quickly!




7:30 am – 5:00 PM
Registration/Check-in for GORP

Couzens Hall (1300 E Ann St) and North Quad (105 S State St)


7:30 am – 9:00 AM
Breakfast for all activities except Golf and Zingerman’s




9:15 and 10:15 AM
Buses leave from Couzens Hall for Kayak Trip at Gallup Park

The first round of buses will leave at 9:15, the second round at 10:15. Lunch will be provided. Buses will return to Couzens Hall about 2:30 PM.

About the Kayak Trip

Grab a friend and enjoy a trip down Ann Arbor’s famous Huron River. With thrilling rapids (easy enough for beginners), breathtaking views, and plenty of water, you can either enjoy a leisurely float down the Huron‘s gentle currents or challenge yourself and race a friend down the four-mile course. Afterward, a picnic-style lunch will be provided at the gorgeous Getty Park. Warning: you (and any electronics you bring with you) WILL get wet, so plan accordingly!

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Pedal Pub activity through Ann Arbor begins (see email for group/time designation)

215 N Main St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (Group 1)

 618 Church St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (Group 2)

Please arrive 15 minutes early. Lunch will be provided. Activity will finish around 3:00 PM.

About Pedal Pub

Take a ride around the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus and downtown with food, fun, and of course, some good libations. Drinks are included; need we say more? Lunch will be served at Ann Arbor’s own Pizza House, so come hungry! We will try to accommodate parties, however, space is limited and we want you to meet new people!



12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch (except those at golf and Zingerman’s)

Lunch info


2:00 PM -5:00 PM
Vendor Registration (Vendors only)

Michigan League (911 North University Avenue)


5:20 PM – 6:00 PM
Buses leave for Michigan Union

Buses will shuttle from Couzens and North Quad to Michigan Union beginning at 5:20 PM. Cocktails and light snacks.  

5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
GORP Banquet at the Michigan Union 

A highlight of GORP. Appropriate attire: jacket and tie for men, cocktail attire for ladies.

 5:30 – 7:00 Cocktail hour 

 7:00 Dinner

Buses will shuttle from Michigan Union to Couzens and North Quad from 8:00 PM until 10:00 PM




9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Buses leave for Couzens Hall and North Quad

Buses will shuttle from The Michigan Union to Couzens and North Quad beginning at 9:00 PM.   

Saturday, August 6

7:00 AM – Noon
Registration for GORP

Registration on Saturday morning will be at the Michigan League (911 North University Avenue)


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

 Breakfast and Exhibitors in the Michigan League (911 North University Avenue)


8:00 AM – 8:10 AM
Welcome to GORP – Drs. Elizabeth Soulas and Duy Bui

Mendelssohn Theater in the Michigan League 

Remember the school t-shirt contest! The school with the most clever orthodontic-related t-shirt design will be declared the winner!


8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
Speaker 3 – Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey


Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey attended The University of Michigan for dental school and her Graduate Orthodontic education. She splits her time professionally between private practice and teaching as a part-time faculty member in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Michigan. Her teaching responsibilities include overseeing the clinical care provided by orthodontic residents along with her duties as course director of two didactic classes, providing an education in advanced techniques in orthodontics to both dental students and graduate orthodontic residents. Additionally, she has multiple publications and has lectured to dental professionals both nationally and internationally.

9:00 AM – 9:15 am
AAOF Presentation



9:15 AM – 9:45 Am
Vendor Fair/Break



9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Chris Chang


Dr. Chang bio. 

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
AAO President

Dr. Norm Nagel


11:30 AM – Noon
2022 GORP Group Photo

An annual GORP tradition. A group photo will be taken outside the Michigan League.


Noon – 1:30 PM
Lunch and Vendor Fair

Food and location?


1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
ABO President

Dr. Pat Foley


1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Speaker 2 – Dr. Dan Bills


Dr. Bills bio


2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Vendor Fair/Break



3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Speaker – Dr. Snehlata Oberoi

Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate Patients from A to Z

Speaker bio

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
Buses leave for Michigan Stadium

Buses will leave from Couzens Hall

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday Picnic at “The Big House”

Michigan Stadium

Michigan Stadium, aka “The Big House”, is the largest stadium in the United States and the second largest in the world. Tour the locker room. Attempt a field goal. Score a touchdown! This will be an unforgettable event you will not want to miss.

5:30 – 6:30 Dinner will be served in the Stadium Club suites

6:30 – 9:00 Games and Dancing on the field


8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Buses leave for Couzens Hall and North Quad

Buses will leave from Michigan Stadium and return to Couzens Hall and North Quad

Sunday, August 7

7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Checkout of Dorm Rooms

 Remember, all room keys must be turned in!

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

 Michigan League


9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Council for New and Younger Members



9:15 AM – 10:00 am

Must be present to win! Lots of great prizes donated by our sponsors!

10:00 am
Conclusion of GORP 2022