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2021

  • April

  • March

    • MD Program Class of 2021 Celebrates Residency Matches

      Fourth-year MD student Dominique Jones will complete a portion of her residency in Philadelphia and a portion in Wilmington, Delaware in the Jefferson Medical College/duPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Residency Program.

      March 24, 2021

      At noon on Friday, March 19, fourth-year MD Program students learned where they will complete their residency training. Students celebrated their good news with champagne toasts and showers of confetti.

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    • New Medical Cannabis Research Center at Drexel Supports Groundbreaking Research Partnership

      Medical cannabis.

      March 23, 2021

      The University now has the capacity, and an external partnership with a medical cannabis dispensary, to conduct evidence-based research on the health effects of medical cannabis.

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    • COVID-19 Testing Efforts Aim to Reach Underserved Communities

      COVID-19 virus

      March 11, 2021

      On the final day of 2020, a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Medicine faculty physicians learned they would be able to expand COVID-19 testing in underserved communities with funding from the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Philadelphia Mental Health Care Corporation (PMHCC). With $155,468 distributed across six months, the College of Medicine can now provide free, rapid COVID-19 testing to communities in need.

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    • IHS Alumnus Continues Following in Dayna's Footprints

      Dayna's Footprints 2020 fundraiser

      March 11, 2021

      In spite of the disruptions of 2020, alumnus-founded organization Dayna’s Footprints had its most successful year yet, providing 150 pairs of shoes to children in need. The organization was founded in 2019 by Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IHS) student Sam Sayed and his brother, Sharif. The brothers were inspired by the memory of their sister Dayna, who tragically died in a drive-by shooting when she was 16 years old.

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  • February

    • 2021 Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

      Performers at the Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

      February 26, 2021

      The 28th annual Drexel University College of Medicine Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert (PABC) took place virtually due to COVID-19, and although the change of venue was disappointing, student organizers knew the show must go on. Since its inaugural show, PABC has raised over $600,000 for the patients of the Dorothy Mann Center for Pediatric and Adolescent HIV at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

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    • Founder of Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Jeri Lynne Johnson to Receive 2021 Woman One Award

      Director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership® Lynn Yeakel with Previous Woman One Scholars

      February 25, 2021

      The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine will present the Woman One Award to Jeri Lynne Johnson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, on April 26, 2021, in a livestreamed webcast from the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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  • January