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  • 2023 Golden Apple Award Winners Announced

    June 07, 2023

    The annual Golden Apple Awards recognize outstanding service, teaching and mentoring by Drexel University College of Medicine faculty and professional staff, who are nominated by each class of medical students for the honor. Students vote to determine the award winners.

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  • Faculty Awards Honor Excellence Across College of Medicine Missions

    June 05, 2023

    Drexel University College of Medicine faculty were honored recently at the annual Faculty Day. This year, the number of Faculty Awards was expanded from 12 to 21 to recognize excellence across the College’s missions and include faculty at all career levels. Awardees were nominated by their peers and listed below. Congratulations to all!

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  • ELAM and ELH Programs Name 2023-2024 Classes of Fellows

    May 26, 2023

    The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) program and the Executive Leadership in Health Care (ELH) program at Drexel University College of Medicine are pleased to announce the selection of the 2023-2024 class of fellows.

    ELAM® is the only longitudinal program in North America dedicated to preparing women for senior leadership roles in schools of medicine, dentistry, public health, and pharmacy. The prestigious program is dedicated to developing the professional and personal skills required to lead and manage in today's complex health care environment, with special attention to the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions. The ELH program is designed for senior-level women leaders interested in advancing in hospitals and health care systems to positions such as CEO, CMO, CNO and CFO.

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  • Q+A: How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Doctors Compare Notes to Improve Diagnoses?

    May 26, 2023

    Spotting patterns among patient records can allow physicians to better diagnose and treat their patients. With access to more records, and more time to parse them, it’s possible that these health care providers could identify and provide better treatments for conditions that have been particularly elusive to diagnoses. Recent developments in artificial intelligence and natural language processing programs are making it possible to glean information from volumes of electronic health records — giving doctors an important new tool to help patients.

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  • DrExcel Health Project Team Looks Toward the Future

    DrExcel Health

    May 23, 2023

    On May 2, multidisciplinary teams of medical and biomedical engineering students from the DrExcel Health student group gathered at Drexel University’s Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium to present concepts for innovative medical devices. The goal of each team’s concept is to address an unmet need in clinical practice. The event, DrExcel Health Demo Day, is a culmination of yearlong collaboration for members of the student-driven, extracurricular group.

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  • Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2023

    2023 Commencement

    May 15, 2023

    The class of 2023 celebrated Commencement at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on May 12, with an audience of family, friends, Drexel leadership, special guests, faculty, alumni and professional staff. The ceremony celebrated over 550 MD program and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies students as they became alumni.

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  • 2023 Graduate School Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Awards Announced

    May 15, 2023

    Drexel University College of Medicine's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies recently recognized faculty excellence with its Teaching and Mentoring Awards. Fellow faculty, professional staff and students selected faculty members to receive these honors.

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  • ELAM and ELH Announce Graduation of 2023 Class

    2023 graduates of the ELAM and ELH programs

    May 09, 2023

    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 28th class. The graduating class included 72 ELAM fellows and 24 fellows of the inaugural class of Executive Leadership in Health Care (ELH), from a total of 81 institutions. They join a diverse alumnae community of more than 1,300 highly accomplished leaders that represent 300 medical, dental, public health and pharmacy schools from around the world.

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  • PA Breast Cancer Coalition Awards $100,000 Grant to Mauricio Reginato, PhD

    May 02, 2023

    On Thursday, April 27, 2023, the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) presented a $100,000 grant to Mauricio Reginato, PhD, professor and interim chair in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and director of the Graduate Program in Cancer Biology.

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  • Obesity Prevents Patients from Receiving a Kidney Transplant

    Measuring Tape

    May 01, 2023

    Obesity is a risk factor for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), and it can prevent an ESKD patient from becoming eligible for a life-saving kidney transplant. New findings from researchers at Drexel’s College of Medicine, School of Public Health and College of Nursing and Health Professions – in conversations with patients and clinical teams – suggests that critical weight management conversations between patients and their care teams simply aren’t happening, and the communication breakdown doesn’t end there.

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