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  • December

    • ELAM Graduates See Success in New Appointments

      December 22, 2021

      For more than 25 years, the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) program has been helping women develop the professional and personal skills to lead in academic medicine and health care. ELAM graduates, known as ELUMs, now number over 1,200. In 2021, a remarkable 11 of the program’s alumnae were appointed deans or interim deans of medical schools. Three of these ELUMs shared about their experience with the program and its importance in academic medicine.

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    • Women's Leadership Summit Addresses Allyship

      Barbara Atkinson, MD, Founding Dean Emeritus, UNLV School of Medicine

      December 14, 2021

      Allyship was the theme of the second annual Women’s Leadership Summit, a discussion of gender equity in medicine, science and leadership, from the Women in Medicine and Science Committee (WIMSC). WIMSC held the Friday, Dec. 3 event in collaboration with the Offices of Faculty, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as well as the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program.

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    • Call for Nominations: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

      December 08, 2021

      Nominations are open for election into the Delta Zeta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. You do not need to be a member of AOA to nominate a deserving candidate. The deadline is January 8, 2021.

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  • November

  • October

  • September

    • While We Were Away

      September 20, 2021

      Welcome back to Drexel…fully in person. Whether you’re reacquainting yourself with campus after being remote or are exploring it for the first time, know that throughout this unusual past year and a half, Drexel has not stood still.

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  • August

    • MD Program Class of 2025 Celebrates White Coat Ceremony

      MD Program Class of 2025 Celebrates White Coat Ceremony

      August 11, 2021

      The MD program class of 2025 gathered at The Met in Philadelphia on Friday, August 6, to officially begin their medical school journey with the White Coat Ceremony, a symbolic commitment to the values and duties of the medical profession.

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  • July

    • Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health Opens with Celebration

      Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

      July 28, 2021

      Drexel University College of Medicine, Tower Health and local community members came together Tuesday, July 27 to celebrate the grand opening of the new four-year regional medical campus, Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The campus, located less than one mile and within walking distance to Reading Hospital, will welcome its inaugural class of 40 first-year medical students in early August.

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    • ELAM Program Announces Graduation of 2021 Class

      July 27, 2021

      The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM®) program at Drexel University College of Medicine is pleased to announce the graduation of its 26th class. This graduating class of 63 fellows from 58 institutions joins a diverse alumnae community of more than 1,200 highly accomplished leaders who represent 269 medical, dental, public health and pharmacy schools from around the world.

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    • LGBTQ+ Health Symposium Shares Best Practices for Providing Care

      Progress Pride Flag

      July 12, 2021

      On Wednesday, June 30, College of Medicine community members came together to learn best practices for providing health care to LGBTQ+ patients during a virtual event organized by the College of Medicine and Tower Health.

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  • June

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  • 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

      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

      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