The Office of Alumni Relations is your link to Drexel, its predecessor institutions, and your fellow alumni. We hope you will maintain a lifelong engagement with our community.
Our office, and this website, strive to be a resource for you, whether you are hoping to network with other alumni, attend an event, or simply tell us about an accomplishment or update your contact information.
Thank you to the alumni volunteers who helped make Alumni Weekend a success this year. And congratulations to the outstanding alumni who received 2021 Alumni Association Awards. Meet the award winners.
From the Alumni Magazine
Trailblazers: Alumni Make Their Way
Drexel University College of Medicine and its predecessor institutions have a long history of graduating trailblazers, including Eliza Grier, one of the nation’s first Black doctors; Susan La Flesche Picotte, the first Native American to earn a medical degree; or Ann Preston, the first woman medical school dean in the world. As we hear from alumni today, it’s clear that you are still forging new ground.
The Human Aspect of Medicine: Drexel Dragon Claws
Dragon Claws is serious about service. In just a few years, the graduate student group grew from four guys with a 3D printer to a sanctioned Drexel organization directly impacting young people and families in the Greater Philadelphia region. Former members of the club’s leadership attest that the hours of work involved are not only rewarding; they enhance the graduate school experience as well.
Charting Her Own Course: Tina Adjei, MD, MCPHU ’99
Throughout her career, emergency physician Tina Adjei, MD, MPCHU ’99, has worked to improve the delivery of care to patients who need it the most. Her path hasn’t always been linear, but there’s certainly a through line — whether she’s working on the emergency room floor, assessing ways to reduce hospital admissions or mentoring doctors in training, Adjei is bridging the gaps of racial and socioeconomic inequality in medicine. Read more.
Picotte, the University’s high-performing computing equipment, is named for Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD, who is believed to be the first Native American physician in the U.S. Read more.
How were Drexel and other institutions now part of the University affected by the 20th century influenza outbreak? Based off of their archival collections, it’s hard to say. Read more.
The College of Medicine proudly congratulates our faculty, residents, alumni and students who have recently been inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Societies. Read more.
About the Alumni Association
All graduates who have earned a degree (MD, PhD, DSc, MS) from Drexel University College of Medicine, MCP Hahnemann University, Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia, Hahnemann University School of Medicine or Hahnemann Graduate School are general members of the Association.