What's New at Jeff
Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF), essentially scarring of the lungs, affects millions of people worldwide and is a major source of distress.
Video Conferencing Connects Doctors With Families During Heart Surgery
From long-distance family reunions to business deals, video conferencing is used widely in all walks of life.
Are Detox Teas Safe?
Detox teas have become a hot commodity, peddled by celebrities and raved about by family and friends on social media.
Gastroparesis is a condition that occurs when the stomach takes too long to empty food.
Alumni Profile: Drawing on Many Mikes
There’s something whimsical about the doodles Mike Natter, MD ’17, posts on Instagram, a popular photo and video-sharing social network. It’s not that they aren’t serious.
Faculty Profile: Feeling All the Bumps
Jefferson Oncologist Looks at the World from Behind a Camera
25 Years of JeffHOPE Clinics
Student Volunteers Shape Patients’ Lives—and Their Own
Medical School 2.0
When Deborah Ziring, MD, attended medical school in the 1980s, she sat in large lecture halls day in and day out while professors at the head of the class spewed information in steady streams.
Home at Last
One of the first things I did when I arrived at Jefferson in 2014 was ask to see the alumni center. People looked at me, scratched their heads, and then told me, “There is no alumni center.” Since alumni are the heart of any academic institution, that came as a surprise. But I was undaunted because at Jefferson, we reimagine things: We reimagine health, education, and discovery.
Findings: New Look at Eye’s Immune Status
“I love to challenge dogma,” says A. Sue Menko, PhD, who has a knack for doing so.
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.