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  • Ink is Okay – Patients Don’t Mind Tattooed Docs
    A recent study shows that patients don’t care whether doctors have tattoos, and do not perceive physicians with tattoos as any less professional.

  • The “Selfie Generation” Generates Business for Plastic Surgeons
    Those glamour shots taken by an outstretched arm and tap of the iPhone camera are driving up inquiries into plastic surgery.

  • Jefferson Professor Makes an Impact with Scientific Journal
    A scientific publication led by Renato Iozzo, MD, the Gonzalo Aponte Professor of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, and professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Thomas Jefferson University, has received recognition for excellence, according to Journal Citation Reports.

  • Jeff Doctor Explains the Many Kinds of Migraines
    Migraines come in many varieties. Neurologist Stephen Silberstein, MD, director of the Jefferson Headache Center, says knowing which kind you are experiencing can help determine how best to treat it.

  • TJU Offers Courses in Budding Industry
    With medical marijuana on its way to becoming a multibillion dollar industry, the need for education on the topic is growing. Thomas Jefferson University is about to become the first in the country to offer graduate programs in the field.

  • The Weather’s Hot, Hot, Hot! So Stay Safe, Safe, Safe!
    With temperatures in the region inching close to the triple digits—and the heat index exceeding them—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer these tips for staying safe when the thermometer soars.

  • Jefferson INNOVATION: Healthcare and Design
    Bon Ku, MD, MPP—founder and director of JeffDESIGN at Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) at Jefferson—and his team and students recently spoke with 6ABC about this first-of-its-kind program, which teaches future physicians to fill gaps in healthcare with human-centered, tech-savvy innovations.

  • Investiture of Christine M. Eischen, PhD
    Dr. Christine Eischen has been named the first Herbert A. Rosenthal, MD ’56 Professor of Cancer Research.

  • Thomas Jefferson says “Shalom” to Israel
    Thomas Jefferson University officially opened its third global center in Jerusalem in June, building on existing research and educational relationships there, including those at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and the Weizmann Institute of Sciences.

  • TJU Creating Database to Track Medical Marijuana Effectiveness
    Thomas Jefferson University is launching a new patient database for users of medical marijuana to better understand the drug’s effectiveness as a treatment.


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SKMC Bulletin

The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. 



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Thomas Jefferson University Colleges' Review

The Review is published twice a year for alumni of Jefferson Colleges of Health Professions, Nursing, Pharmacy and Population Health.