Office of Institutional Advancement

What's New at Jeff

Knitted Knockers

  • Alumni Weekend 2018
    On the weekend of October 27–28, 2018, alumni descended on Jefferson’s campus for a weekend of reminiscing and refreshment.

  • Alumni Profile: Nicholas J. Ruggiero, II, MD '01
    Nicholas J. Ruggiero, II, MD ’01, has been fraternizing with Jefferson alumni since he was a child growing up in West Pittston, Pennsylvania. His father, Nicholas J. Ruggiero, MD ’66, hosted the annual Wyoming Valley Alumni dinners in Wilkes-Barre.

  • Jefferson Researcher Explores Cell Death Controls and Effects
    Emad S. Alnemri’s breakthrough work may yield a powerful new way to kill cancer.

  • Jefferson's History On Display at the Alumni Center
    Although planning for and designing the Marie E. Pinizzotto, MD ’88, MBA and Carol A. Ammon, BSN ’17, MBA Alumni Center began 18 months before its grand opening on May 31, the artifacts housed in the display wall have been waiting in the wings for as many as 200-plus years.

  • Student Profile: Grace Firestone, Class of 2020
    Grace Firestone was your “average” high school go-getter: a soccer player with Division I aspirations, a student council member, an active participant in club life. She was getting ready for college and what was in store for her—until the day she went to her mother’s bedroom, said “I don’t feel well,” and collapsed. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) had struck.

  • A Series of Fortunate Events
    Isidore Rigoutsos, PhD, sees complexity not as a barrier to understanding the genome, but as an essential ingredient

  • The Jefferson Legacy
    The last issue of The Bulletin featured a penetrating story about physician burnout. In it, Salvatore Mangione, MD, maintains, “It’s the discipline’s responsibility today to prepare the next generation to hazard their own answers to the riddles of the clinic and life.”

  • Explaining Uncertainty: Compassionate Dialogue Helps Emergency Department Patients Navigate the Unknown
    Patients who are discharged from an emergency department without a definitive diagnosis all too often feel frightened, frustrated, confused, and anxious.

  • JeffConnect: Leading the Way in Telehealth
    More than 75,000 patients tap into Jefferson’s cutting-edge virtual platform. Here’s why.

  • The Dean's Column: 194th Commencement
    Class of 2018, on this milestone day—your day—my message to you is “Embrace the unfamiliar.”


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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.