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SKMC Alumni Bulletin

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Spring/Summer 2018



Michael Weinstein, MD ’94, had a plan to take his own life. Now he is back to living it. At first, his story trickled out in fragments given to his wife, Lara (MD ’95, RES ’98); therapists; and friends when things finally got too heavy to hold. These days it’s different. Never one to write much beyond abstracts and lecture notes, the words come naturally, as he exercises a more authentic voice he didn’t know he had.


New Look at Eye’s Immune Status

Paradigm shift reveals visual system’s latent protective and repair mechanisms


The Dean's Column
Mark L. Tykocinski, MD

Building a Community of Scholars

When I arrived at Jefferson a decade ago, the concept of a Jefferson Humanities Forum was already percolating in my mind...

Also In This Issue

A Message from Elizabeth Dale: Home at Last 
No matter how far you go or for how long, you’re always welcome home. The new Pinizzotto-Ammon Alumni Center is now open!

Alumni Profile: Drawing on Many Mikes 
Intern Uses Art to Apply the Adage “Physician Heal Thyself”

Faculty Profile: Feeling All the Bumps 
Jefferson Oncologist Looks at the World from Behind a Camera