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  • While We Were Away

    A map of updates to Drexel University's University City campus since March 2020. Illustration by Alese Dickson.

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Drexel Medicine Resumes Management of Internal Medicine Practice and Student Health Center

    Internal medicine and student health re-join clinical practices of the College of Medicine

    July 13, 2021

    The Drexel Internal Medicine practice at 219 North Broad Street and Drexel University’s Student Health Center have rejoined the clinical practices of the College of Medicine. Previously managed by Tower Health Medical Group, the practices returned to Drexel effective July 1, which ensures continuation of these needed services and reflects Drexel’s mission-driven approach to student and population health in Philadelphia.

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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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  • Town Hall Recap: Implementing Drexel’s 2020–2030 Strategic Plan

    Dragons on the University City Campus in the spring of 2021. Photo credit: Jeff Fusco.

    June 23, 2021

    On June 21, University leaders provided an update on the current status of how faculty and professional staff are taking steps to execute the strategic plan — and how they can still get involved.

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  • Drexel Community Learns Mental Health Awareness and Response

    Mental Health Awareness and Response

    June 22, 2021

    A mental health first aid course from the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) is now available virtually. College of Medicine faculty and staff are encouraged to register for the class, which DBHIDS’ Healthy Minds Philly program brought to Queen Lane for graduate faculty members in 2019.

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  • College of Medicine Faculty Receive Grant to Create Online Antiracism Module

    Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, and Dennis Novack, MD

    June 17, 2021

    Drexel University College of Medicine faculty will receive $300,000 over the next three years to spearhead creation of an online learning module on antiracism. The project is funded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, which aims to improve public health through advanced education and training for health care professionals.

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  • Dragons Unite to Bring Vaccines, Resources to the Surrounding West Philadelphia Community

    Sheena Coleman, 40, of Powelton Village, received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a walk-up clinic at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on May 27.

    June 07, 2021

    Drexel University faculty, staff, students and community partners, along with Sunray Pharmacy, have come together to put on weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in Powelton Village.

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  • Drexel Celebrates Pride Month 2021

    The University will kick off and close out Pride Month 2021 with online events exploring and celebrating the wide spectrum of history, experiences and issues within the LGBTQIA+ community.

    May 28, 2021

    The University will kick off and close out Pride Month 2021 with online events exploring and celebrating the wide spectrum of history, experiences and issues within the LGBTQIA+ community.

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