Retired physicians, spouses and guests are invited to attend events throughout the year, including presentations by local authors, social impact organizations and groups, historians, representatives from the UT Dell Medical School, rangers from Texas Parks and Wildlife and many more.  

There are social events as well, time to get together and catch up with former colleagues and friends, such as the Spring Celebration Luncheon in May and the Holiday Luncheon in December.

No annual dues are required – attendees register and pay per event.

Considering retirement?  Getting close to retirement?  You are all welcome to join us as well.  

If you haven’t already, join the e-mail list to be notified about upcoming events!  Just send a note to to get more information, or call the office at (512) 206-1249.


Thursday, February 23 | Murder and a Meal

Author Karen Winkler Dawson discussed her book, American Sherlock:  Murder, Forensics and the Birth of American CSI.

This event attracted more than 50 attendees and ended up with rave reviews for Ms. Dawson and her interesting and animated presentation.

Check out Ms. Dawson’s website, read her books, and listen to her podcasts.

*** Cancelled ***
Monday, March 27 | Ecological Restoration – Rangeland Management in Africa’s Kalahari

CEO and Co-Founder of Gazelle Ecosolutions, Amod Daherkar, offers a look at the cutting edge technology being used to sustain and optimize grazing land in Botswana.

Time:  Lunch 11:30 AM, presentation from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
LocationTarrytown United Methodist Church | Fellowship Hall
Cost:  $25.00 per person

Tuesday, April 18 | A Conversation with Dr. John Hellerstedt

Newly retired DSHS Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt will share several thoughts and recommendations about his time working on the COVID and other epidemics.

Time:  Lunch 11:30 AM, presentation from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location:  Tarrytown United Methodist Church | Fellowship Hall
Cost:  $25.00 per person (non-refundable)

*** Cancelled ***
Friday, May 12 | Welcome to Spring!

RPO members, spouses and guests are invited to join their friends and celebrate the season at one of Austin’s fine and fun restaurants, Chez Zee.

Time:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location:  Chez Zee Restaurant | The Gallery Room
Cost:  $50.00 per person (non-refundable)

June – August | Summer Hiatus

September | TBD

October | TBD

November | TBD
Tuesday, December 5 | Save the Date for Holiday Luncheon

Holiday Luncheon at Chez Zee, December 6, 2022