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The Award Goes To…
The Philadelphia Eagles had to fight throughout the 2016–17 season for their Vince Lombardi Trophy. Robert Pugliese, director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, just had to print his.
Hospitalists Help Heal
Paula L. Stillman, MD, MBA, found out firsthand how beneficial the care of a hospitalist—a doctor who only takes care of patients in the hospital—can be when her husband recently was admitted to Jefferson University Hospital.
Jeff Burn Center Helps Accident Victim Get Back on His Feet
A workplace accident changed Nick Kisarewich's life in just a few seconds. A construction worker, he accidentally dumped hot asphalt on himself in October, burying himself in the burning material up to his waist.
This Valentine's Day Tend to Affairs of the Heart
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, so when celebrating Valentine's Day this year, remember to love your heart by taking care of it!
Dr. Christine Eischen is Named to New Professorship
The generosity of a Jefferson alumnus has established a new professorship for cancer research at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, according to Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, Provost, Thomas Jefferson University, and Anthony F. and Gertrude M. DePalma Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College.
Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Visits Jefferson
On January 26, the third annual Jefferson Salutes Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision featured a “fireside chat” with Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, Dr. Stephen Klasko, and Jefferson University senior Nia Wilson.
Jeff Doctor has DESIGNs on Change
Bon Ku, MD, MPP, combines the best of his two worlds—medicine and design. He is an emergency medicine physician and the founder and director of JeffDESIGN, a program at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) that trains med students in design thinking.
Dr. AI - Machines Could Change Hospital Care
The future of healthcare is becoming futuristic, as providers increasingly look to computerized data and tools to improve outcomes.
Jeff Doc Views Life Through a Lens
Whether treating a patient or peering through a lens, James Posey, III, MD, is always looking for beauty and meaning in the unlikeliest of places.
Jeff to Help South Jersey With Anti-Opioid Addiction Program
Dr. Jim Baird, the assistant medical director of Jefferson Health-Washington Township’s emergency department, says this partnership is imperative to properly fight the opioid epidemic in South Jersey.
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.