What's New at Jeff
Raising Dough: Holiday Bake Sale Supports Breast Cancer Research
At 83, Mary Lou Leuters is a petite, white-haired spitfire who believes that research is the answer to finding a cure for breast cancer—and raising money to fund that research is her duty.
IBX Donates Ekso GT Suits to Magee's Jerry Segal Classic
On Thursday, December 6, Magee hosted a press event on the 6th floor to celebrate the donation of an Ekso GT from Independence Blue Cross to the Jerry Segal Classic.
1,000 Hats for Preemies
Local employees at Cigna, a health insurance provider, flooded Jefferson’s neonatal intensive care unit with over 1,000 preemie-sized, homemade hats.
Declare War on Holiday Mishaps
The holiday season burns bright with Christmas tree lights, Hanukkah menorahs, Kwanzaa candles, etc. Just make sure your house doesn’t burn along with them.
Stephen Klasko’s Very Busy Days
As president of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health, Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, is on a mission to reimagine the world. To do that, he starts early… and ends late.
2018 Pancreatic Cancer & Related Diseases Patient Symposium
Our 13th annual symposium was filled with fascinating scientific presentations, inspiring stories, and thoughtful discussions.
Grandmother Pays It Forward for Granddaughter
An Atlanta grandmother is part of a chain of caring. She has donated her kidney to a stranger in return for a voucher that would potentially give her granddaughter an organ years down the line.
Inaugural Care to Cure Event
The inaugural Care to Cure event raised awareness about Parkinson’s disease as well as more than $510,000 to help fund a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson.
Jefferson Receives Hearst Foundation Grant for New Nursing Program
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation granted $150,000 to the Institute of Emerging Health Professions (IEHP) to support the launch of a certified nursing assistant program within the Stephen Korman Center for Community Engagement.
Some people knit baby blankets and booties and sweaters and scarves. Others, like Anita Strainick, knit “knockers.”
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.