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  • ELAM Names Dr. Karen Stephenson as 2008 Senior Scholar

    February 26, 2008

    Drexel University College of Medicine's Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women has announced that Karen Stephenson, PhD, will serve as the 2008 ELAM Senior Scholar. Stephenson will analyze and diagnose the ELAM alumnae network (now numbering more than 500 women) with the goal of designing interventions for building a more robust professional community and assessing the growth and impact of these interventions over time. Additionally, in her role as ELAM Senior Scholar, Stephenson will translate her findings into articles for publication.

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  • College of Medicine, Robert Morris University, and Allegheny General Hospital to Launch Collaborative Medical Education Program for High School Grads

    February 22, 2008

    Robert Morris University (RMU), Drexel University College of Medicine, and Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) today announced plans to launch a unique, collaborative medical education program designed to attract promising students who will ultimately practice medicine in the Pittsburgh region.

    The Scholars Articulation Program will recruit qualified high school seniors to enroll in RMU's pre-medicine program in preparation for attending medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. During their undergraduate career, students will complete a pre-professional internship at AGH, which is a regional campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Then, during their final two years of medical school, they will return to the hospital for a clerkship and a clinical rotation.

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  • Dr. Andrew Wechsler Receives Prestigious Thoracic Surgery Honor

    February 06, 2008

    Andrew Wechsler, MD, the Stanley K. Brockman Professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious 2008 Scientific Achievement Award by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). The award honors those who have made extraordinary contributions to the specialty of cardiothoracic surgery. Wechsler will be the seventh recipient of this award since its establishment in 1994.

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  • Black Tie White Coat Ball to Benefit Autism Research and Treatment

    February 01, 2008

    Drexel University College of Medicine will host its highly anticipated Black Tie White Coat Ball Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street. The event will be a fun-filled evening of music, dinner, and dancing, featuring a concert by Village People. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit autism treatment and research at Drexel University College of Medicine.

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