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Clinical Skills Center Named For                                                                                                                    Congratulations S.T.A.R. Employees!
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Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Rector                                                                                                                       Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals honored 473 employees for
On February 22, 2005, University                                                                                                                    displaying the S.T.A.R. characteristics of great customer service – Safety,
President Robert L. Barchi MD,                                                                                                                      Teamwork, Awareness and Respect. Astrology and astronomy again were
PhD formally dedicated the Dr.                                                                                                                      theme elements.
and Mrs. Robert D. Rector Clinical                                                                                                                                                                                                            2
Skills Center at 833 Chestnut                                                                                                                        1
Street. Family and friends of Dr.
and Mrs. Rector, faculty, students,
and the center’s standardized
patients gathered to mark the
occasion. Jefferson recently
received a $10 million bequest
from the estate of Dr. and Mrs.
Rector (see accompanying story) in                                                                                                                       6
support of the Clinical Skills Center.
Dr. Rector was a 1948 graduate of
Jefferson Medical College (JMC).
  JMC Dean Thomas Nasca, MD,                                                                                            Robert Neroni Photography

expressed his appreciation for the         From left, Dr. Nasca, Jack Weber (nephew of Dr. and Mrs. Rector), Joan Hodkinson (niece) with
Rectors’ generous bequest. “The            daughter Kate, President Barchi, Dr. Worzala.                                                                                                                                                                        4
foresight and generosity of Dr. and        key components of a Jefferson                  back to that again and again
Mrs. Rector will provide generations       medical education. Students use                throughout their careers. It’s the
of Jefferson medical students with         computerized mannequins to                     one common denominator in every
state-of-the-art clinical education        become familiar with a variety of              physician,” says Dale Berg, MD,
and evaluation and permit Jefferson        pulses, heartbeats, and murmurs,               Director of the Clinical Skills
faculty to conduct research in clinical    and practice life-saving techniques            Curriculum.
skills education,” Dr. Nasca observed.     such as placement of an IV, central              In the future Jefferson will train
“Jefferson will be a national leader       line, or breathing tube. Students              medical, nursing, and health                                                                                                                        Robert Neroni Photography

                                                                                                                                                    Clockwise from top left: (1) Joyce Stout, Nurse Manager, is greeted with her gift by Gerri Kopczynski
in the continued production of             learn to conduct an Objective                  professions students to work in
                                                                                                                                                    of Hospital Administration. (2) Elaine Feudo of Clinical Laboratories learns about her future from
outstanding clinicians, and in the         Structured Clinical Examination                teams in simulated emergency and                          Jacob, one of three psychics at the celebration. (3) Harpist Laura Dishong, of Songs by Dishong,
identification of educational and          (OSCE) in cooperation with                     operating rooms – just as they will                       provided music for the third straight year. (4) Beth-Ann Schauer, Director of Service Improvement, is
evaluative tools in the education of       standardized patients – actors who             in actual clinical settings.                              honored by Thomas J. Lewis, hospital President and CEO, for her hard work in making each annual
tomorrow’s physicians.”                    are trained to present a set of                  Beginning with groundbreaking                           S.T.A.R. celebration a success. (5) Bart Murtaugh, hospital Vice President for Ancillary and Support
                                           symptoms commonly seen in                      in the fall of 2005, a new building                       Services, stops by a Biomedical Instrumentation staff table. (6) The camera focuses on the Jeff
Simulating a Clinical Setting              clinical settings.                             will rise in the plaza between the                        Graphics S.T.A.R. team, some of whom designed elements of the celebration.
The Clinical Skills Center, directed          “If we train them to be masterful           Scott Building and Alumni Hall.
by Katherine Worzala, MD, offers           clinical skills people, they will come
                                                                                                                                                    See a Computer-Assisted Partial Knee
                                                                                                                                                    Replacement – Live On Your Computer March 30
The Good Doctor                                                                                                                                     From the convenience of home, office or laptop computer, physicians and
In the community of Chambersburg,                                                         procedures during his career and                          consumers can view a computer-assisted partial knee replacement while it
PA, Bob Rector was known as “The                                                          often saw up to 60 patients each                          happens and learn about the latest advances in this procedure.
Good Doctor.”                                                                             day in his office.                                           The state-of-the-science procedure can be seen live Wednesday, March 30,
  After graduating from Dickinson                                                                                                                   at 4:30 p.m. by going to or
College and from Jefferson Medical                                              A Dedicated Team                                                       A replay version will be available beginning March 31.
College in 1948, Dr. Rector served                                              “Dorothy was at his side in every-                                     Knee-surgery pioneer Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD, will narrate as
his internship at the Philadelphia                                              thing he did. She sacrificed a lot to                               viewers watch accomplished orthopaedic surgeon Peter F. Sharkey, MD,
Naval Hospital. He completed                                                    promote his career,” says Jack Weber,                               perform the procedure.
residencies and fellowships at Good                                             a nephew. “The two of them dedicated                                   You will need a current version of RealPlayer to view the webcast. Go
Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH,                                             their lives to the well-being of the                                to or to determine
and the Veterans Administration                                                 community. In addition to managing                                  whether you have this software or to download it.
Hospital in Saginaw, MI. He served                                              her husband’s practice, she took                                       Physicians may sign up at to receive CME
aboard the U.S.S. Valley Forge as          his wife Dorothy, a registered nurse care of day-to-day living so that he                                credits for viewing this webcast.
a general surgeon and was chief            who devoted herself to running his could concentrate on his patients.”                                      Physicians who wish to discuss a case or refer a patient to a Jefferson
of surgery at the Veterans Admini-         one-man surgical practice for 40       Dr. Rector was greatly respected                                  orthopedic surgeon, please call 215-955-0215.
stration Hospital in Saginaw, MI. In       years without outside help or even   by his fellow physicians, who often
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Budget              Actual         Prior Year
1961, Dr. Rector joined the staff of       a computer. Dr. Rector would perform called upon his skills when faced                                            VITAL SIGNS:
Chambersburg Hospital, where he            surgery on Monday, Wednesday and with a difficult surgery. Said one                                                                      Admissions               3,616              3,743               3,247
                                                                                                                                                               JAN 2005             Length of Stay            6.35               6.24                6.86
served with distinction for 40 years.      Friday. On Tuesday, Thursday and     colleague, “I truly think that he was                                        TJUH, Methodist,       Patient Days            22,978             22,779              22,059
  Dr. Rector’s lifelong commitment         Saturday, he would see patients in   one of the most brilliant surgeons I                                        Geriatric Psychiatry,
                                                                                                                                                                                    TJUH, Methodist
                                                                                                                                                           Jefferson Hospital for
to the health of the citizens of the       his office. It is estimated that he                                                                                 Neuroscience
                                                                                                                                                                                    Outpatient Visits       35,205             36,971              34,067
Chambersburg area was shared by            performed more than 40,000 surgical                   Continues on Page 3                                                                Patient Satisfaction Overall Mean Score (Oct–Dec) 82.1

                                                                            Jefferson Establishes                                    Weather Emergency Hotline                                 Girl Scouts Earn ‘Nursing
    In This Issue:                    Jeff-at-Night Insert
                                                                       Hereditary Cancer Registry                  2                           1-800-858-8806                                   Badge’ in Jefferson Visit                         3
JeffNEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                      March 1, 2005

Community Health Specialist Receives                                                                      Annual Student Research Day and
Research Leadership Award for ACES Work                                                                   William Potter Lecture March 10
ChrisAnn Smith, Community Health Specialist in the Philadelphia                                                             Thomas Jefferson       of Pathology, Harvard Medical             from area colleges will present their
Department of Public Health, was honored at Thomas Jefferson                                                             University will host      School, and Professor of Immunology       research as posters. Members of
University with the Community Health Research Leadership Award for                                                       its annual Sigma Xi       and Infectious Diseases, Harvard          Jefferson’s scientific community
her work on the steering committee of the ACES Project.                                                                  Student Research          School of Public Health.                  will judge the posters.
  The goals of the ACES Project (Increasing Access to Clinical and                                                       Day and William              The title of Dr. Sodroski’s talk is,      All are invited to view the posters,
Education Studies) are to increase cancer awareness and education among                                                  Potter Lecture on         “TRIM5 alpha: Mediator of Innate          attend the lecture, and join researchers
African Americans in the Philadelphia area and to increase participation                                                 March 10.                 Intracellular Immunity to Retro-          at the reception following the lecture.
of African Americans in cancer prevention and control studies.                                                              This year’s William    viruses.” The lecture is at 4 p.m. in        For more information, call
                                                                                                          Potter Lecturer will be Jefferson        101 Bluemle Life Sciences Building.       215-503-0153 or visit
                                                                                                          Medical College alumnus Joseph G.          JCGS and CHP graduate students,
                                                                                                          Sodroski, MD, JMC ’80, Professor         JMC students, and undergraduates

                                                                                                          José Martinez, MD, Portrait Presented to University
                                                                                                          Ms. Lola Martinez and her husband,
                                                                                                          José Martinez, MD, Professor
                                                                                                          of Medicine and Professor of
                                                                                                          Biochemistry and Molecular
                                                                                                          Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical
                                                                                                          College, and former Associate
                                                                                                          Director for Education, Cardeza
                                                                                                          Foundation for Hematologic
                                                                                                          Research and Division of
                                                                                 Don Walker Photography   Hematology, pose with Dr. Martinez’
With Ms. Smith, second from right, are, from left: Muriel Silva, Project Manager of the North             portrait following its prestigious
Philadelphia Healthy Start Maternal Child and Family Health Division of the Philadelphia                  presentation to the University.
Department of Public Health; Ronald E. Myers, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic and
                                                                                                            Offering remarks before the
Preventive Medicine at Jefferson, Director of Cancer Prevention and Control at Jefferson’s Kimmel
Cancer Center and Principal Investigator, ACES Project; and Katherine Maus, MSS, Director,                presentation of the portrait by
Maternal Child and Family Health Division, Philadelphia Department of Public Health.                      artist Dean L. Paules, ASPC,
                                                                                                          were: Arturo Hervada, MD, Scott
                                                                                                          Murphy, MD, Andres Ferber, MD,
                                                                                                          and Ms. Joan Murphy.
University Choir and Orchestra Perform Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Don Walker Photography

                                                                                                            Robert L. Barchi, MD, PhD,             Research Professor of Medicine,           Frederick Breitenfeld, PhD,
Spring Concert April 15                                                                                   University President, accepted the       Professor of Pediatrics, Director,        University Trustee and Chair,
                                                                                                          portrait on behalf of the University.    Cardeza Foundation and Division           Cardeza Advisory Board for the
The Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra will perform their                                      Steven E. McKenzie, MD, PhD,
35th Annual Spring Concert on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m. It will be held                                                                          of Hematology, Vice President for         Board of Trustees, welcomed the
                                                                                                          Thomas Drake Martinez Cardeza            Science Policy and Technology, and        gathering and closed the program.
at the Church of St. Luke and the Epiphany, 330 South 13th Street, and
will feature a performance of W. A. Mozart’s Requiem.
  Robert T. Sataloff, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck                                       Jefferson Establishes Hereditary Cancer Registry
Surgery at Jefferson, founded and directs the 60-voice choir, which is
                                                                                                          Since hereditary cancers account           Data gathered through the               Center, will help achieve those goals.
composed of Jefferson physicians, nurses, students, patients, alumni,
                                                                                                          for up to 1 in 10 of all cancer          Registry on family history, medical         “Information gathered by our
faculty and other members of the Jefferson community.
                                                                                                          diagnoses, Jefferson has established     history and lifestyle attitudes of this   Hereditary Cancer Registry can
  The concert is free and open to the public. For more information,
                                                                                                          a Hereditary Cancer Registry.            select group will gain important          also be applied to screening and
call 215-790-5195.
                                                                                                            As many as 100,000 cancers each        information on hereditary cancer.         prevention guidelines,” says Bruce
                                                                                                          year may be due to an inherited            In addition, identifying similarities   Boman, MD, Director, Division of
European Society Honors Walter J. Curran Jr., MD                                                          genetic predisposition. So it is clear
                                                                                                          that a patient with a personal or
                                                                                                                                                   and nuances in individuals or
                                                                                                                                                   families with hereditary cancer will
                                                                                                                                                                                             Genetic and Preventive Medicine.
                                                                                                                                                                                               The Registry can also serve as an
The Board of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and                                           family history of hereditary cancer      assist healthcare providers in            educational resource for patients
Oncology (ESTRO) has awarded Walter J. Curran Jr., MD, Chair of                                           has an increased risk for developing     managing their care.                      and their families as well as
Jefferson’s Radiation Oncology Department, the Society’s Honorary                                         cancer compared to the average             The new Registry, established by        healthcare providers.
Membership at the ESTRO 23rd Annual Meeting in recognition of Dr.                                         population.                              the Jefferson Hereditary Cancer             To learn more, call 215-955-1011.
Curran’s important contribution to the practice of radiotherapy through
the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.
                                                                                                          Radiology Resident Receives Prestigious GE Healthcare
                                                                                                          Grant Award
                                                                                                          Candace Howard-Claudio, MD,
      In Memoriam                                                                                         PhD, Resident in the Department
      E. Marshall Goldberg, MD                                                                            of Radiology, accepts the prestigious
                                                                                                          GE Healthcare/ISMRM Fellowship
      The Jefferson community mourns the death January 20 of E.                                           Grant award from Thomas Coogan,
      Marshall Goldberg, MD, 74, of Center City, an endocrinologist,                                      PhD, Director, Medical Diagnostics,
      writer and Professor of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical                                          GE Healthcare.
      College. In 1995 Dr. Goldberg was named Teacher of the Year by                                         Dr. Howard-Claudio received her
      medical residents and in 1998 he was appointed Professor of                                         MD/PhD degree in Molecular Genetics
      Creative Arts in the Department of Psychiatry and Human                                             from Jefferson Medical College. She
      Behavior.                                                                                           won the award in recognition of her
         One of Dr. Goldberg’s fictional works, “The Family Scalpel,”                                     paper “MRI Methods for Detection
      was set at Jefferson. During recovery from a debilitating stroke                                    of Angiogenesis” to be published in
      four years ago, he dictated “Mirthful Medicine,” a book of                                          Applied Radiology.
      amusing anecdotes from his practice.                                                                   “We are proud of Dr. Howard-
         A native of North Adams, MA, Dr. Goldberg earned a                                               Claudio’s achievement. Nationwide,                                                                           Robert Neroni Photography

      bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and his MD                                       only one resident is selected for the says Vijay Rao, MD, Professor and            fellowship with us under the
      from Tufts University.                                                                              fellowship award of $50,000, which Chair of Radiology, at right.                   guidance of Donald Mitchell, MD,
                                                                                                          is given by the journal, Applied        “We are delighted that Dr. Claudio         Division Director of Body MRI,”
                                                                                                          Radiology, and GE Healthcare,”        has chosen to pursue her MRI                 adds Dr. Rao.
JeffNEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                   March 1, 2005

Young Girl Scouts Visit Jefferson, Earn Their ‘Nursing Badge’ President Barchi Describes Goals for
“It helps to plant the seeds for a        Room, CT and                                                                                          Jefferson’s Future with Students
nursing career early in life.”            MRI suites, and of                                                                                    University President Robert L. Barchi, MD, PhD, described his vision and
  So thought Rae Conley, RN,              course, everyone’s                                                                                    goals for Jefferson’s future in an informal talk during an early evening
MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist,           favorite, the                                                                                         gathering of TJU students. This was the sixth annual “Evening with the
when she invited three Girl Scouts        newborn nursery.”                                                                                     President” sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson University Activities Office.
to visit Jefferson to earn their            “A wonderful
“Nursing Badge.”                          learning experience
  The girls’ troupe leader, Patti         was had by all.
Mosser, discovered the badge on           The next time you
the Internet as developed by the          see these girls, it
Newark, DE, Chesapeake Bay                may be at the
Council. It allows the Girl Scout to      hospital bedside in
explore, in realistic terms, a career     full bloom with
in nursing.                               ‘RN’ after their
  At Jefferson, Ms. Conley reports,       name.”
the girls “experienced a full               The three girls                                                         Robert Neroni Photography

                                                               From left, Girl Scouts Jessica Rosario-Pugh, Ashley Mosser and Jamie
curriculum learning about Florence        to watch for in
                                                               Mosser enjoy scrubbing up as they learn the proper technique of
Nightingale, the ANA and NLN,             the future are:      handwashing to promote good hygiene and infection control.
basic skills such as taking vital         Jamie Mosser, 13,
signs, infection control and              Cadette Troupe 934, Jessica                934, and Ashley Mosser, 11, Junior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Don Walker Photography
handwashing. They visited the Cast        Rosario-Pugh, 13, Cadette Troupe           Troupe 3547.

JMC ’07 Students Honor James A. Spath Jr., PhD                                                                                                  Hindson Award Nominations Accepted Until
The Jefferson Medical College             the Medical Physiology course for
                                                                                                                                                March 23
(JMC) Class of 2007 honored               many years, and devoted most of                                                                       Nominations for the eighth annual Janet C. Hindson Award will be
James A. Spath Jr., PhD, Professor        his energy to medical education.                                                                      accepted until March 23. Presented by Thomas Jefferson University
of Physiology, JMC, on the occasion          Marion J. Siegman, PhD, Professor                                                                  Hospital, the award is open to nurses who exemplify the caring and
of his retirement from the                and Chair, Physiology, notes “This                                                                    service to others that characterized Miss Janet C. Hindson’s life. The
Department of Physiology. The             is the first instance of students                                                                     award winner will be presented during the Nurses’ Week 2005
medical students, led by Nicole Hoff,     organizing a celebration to recognize                                                                 celebration activities held May 9 to 13.
organized the party that turned the       a faculty member’s retirement that I                                                                    Pick up nomination guidelines in the Nursing Office, 1990 Gibbon.
Jeff Hall cafeteria into a festive site   can remember – over a period of 38                                                                    Letters of nomination should be sent to Mary Ann McGinley, RN, PhD,
and attracted throngs of students.        years that I’ve been at Jefferson.”                                                                   Senior Vice President for Patient Care, 2210 Gibbon. For more
   Dr. Spath joined the Jefferson            From left in the photo with                                                                        information, call 5-2210.
faculty in 1974 and was involved          Dr. Spath are JMC ’07 students
in research related to myocardial         Katie Schrack, Stephanie Cho and                                                                      Seeking Teens with Bipolar Disorder
ischemia and shock. He coordinated        Nicole Hoff.
                                                                                                                                                Thomas Jefferson University’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division is
Jefferson Scientists Find Zinc May Help Prevent                                                                                                 seeking adolescent boys and girls from 12 to 17 years with Bipolar
                                                                                                                                                Disorder (BD) for a research study.
Esophageal, Oral Cancers                                                                                                                          Also known as manic-depression, BD is a serious disease that causes
                                                                                                                                                extreme mood changes. It is one of the world’s 10 most disabling
Cancer researchers at Jefferson           orally to zinc-deficient laboratory               from red meat and seafood.
                                                                                                                                                conditions and is a major risk factor for suicide.
Medical College (JMC) and the             animals reverses the development                    Epidemiological evidence shows
                                                                                                                                                  Just a few of its signs are irritability, feeling sad, increased energy or
Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson         of precancerous conditions in the                 the incidence of esophageal and
                                                                                                                                                constant fatigue, difficulty concentrating and substance abuse.
have found that zinc treatment may        esophagus and tongue and reverses                 oral cancers is rising in recent years.
                                                                                                                                                  The study is being conducted with the University of Pittsburgh and is
help prevent esophageal and oral          the high expression of COX-2 there                  Up to 10 percent of Americans
                                                                                                                                                funded through a tobacco grant from the state. Modest compensation will
cancers in individuals at high risk.      as well.                                          have a zinc-deficient diet, and as
                                                                                                                                                be provided.
  Oral and esophageal cancers are            These findings suggest that zinc               many as 13,000 Americans die
                                                                                                                                                  To learn more, call Ginger Biddle, RN, CRNP, at the study office at
associated with nutritional zinc          supplements may prevent esophageal                from esophageal cancer each year.
deficiency, and a rise in the             or oral cancers, particularly in                    As many as 2 billion individuals
expression of the enzyme COX-2 is         developing countries where zinc                   in developing countries are zinc-
connected with these cancers.             deficiency is a problem.                          deficient.                                          Watch for Daffodils on ‘Daffodil Days’ – March 15
  Louise Fong, PhD, Assistant                The researchers reported their                   Dr. Fong has been studying
Professor of Microbiology and             findings in the Journal of the                    zinc deficiency and its connection                         Daffodils for the 2005 American Cancer Society (ACS) Daffodil
Immunology, JMC, and her co-              National Cancer Institute.                        to esophageal cancer for some                                    Days can be picked up on Tuesday, March 15, in the lobby
workers have found that zinc given           Zinc in the diet comes mostly                  20 years.                                                        of the Bluemle Life Sciences Building. Telephone calls will
                                                                                                                                                            be placed or emails sent if there is any change.
                                                                                                                                                               For anyone who missed the deadline, a site sale will take
2004-05 Monica Shander Fellow Named                                                                                                                          place in the 11th Street Atrium (West) of the Gibbon
                                                                                                                                                        Building on the same day and possibly the next.
John Busillo, of the Jefferson               The Monica Shander Fellowship                  with the highest academic                            Call Dorothy Wyszynski at 3-4685 or email for
College of Gradute Studies (JCGS)         is a cancer research fellowship in                performance as determined by the                    more information.
Molecular Pharmacology and                memory of Monica Shander, PhD.                    JCGS Grade Point Average. The
Structural Biology PhD Program,           It is awarded to the Kimmel Cancer                fellowship carries with it a one-time
has been named the Monica                 Center PhD Program student who                    $2,500 supplement to the JCGS                       Hospital ‘Noise Awareness Day’ Returns March 23
Shander Fellow for 2004-2005.             completes the first year of study                 stipend.
                                                                                                                                                Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s 4th
                                                                                                                                                Annual “Noise Awareness Day” will be held
Clinical Skills Center Named For Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Rector Continued from Page 1                                                            on Wednesday, March 23, in both The
                                                                                                                                                Atrium and Gibbon Building lobbies and
have ever met. Dr. Rector had that        always go the extra mile to meet their            everything they hoped for is going                  the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience
gift from God. You either have it or      needs. Dr. Rector’s no-nonsense                   to take place at Jefferson as a result              lobby at various times during the day.
you don’t – and he just had it.”          approach appealed to patients,                    of their bequest. My uncle was very                   Noise makes it difficult for our patients to rest
  The son of a minister, Dr. Rector       although his bedside manner could                 impressed with the education he                     and for employees to concentrate. In fact, noise can
grew up in a regimented household         be gruff – especially if the individual           received at Jefferson and wanted to                 seriously impact our health by causing sleep disruption,
where rules were strictly enforced.       was not following his instructions.               make sure that today’s medical                      increased stress, high blood pressure and fatigue. So
As a physician, he resolved to never        Jack Weber says, “My aunt and                   students had the same advantages.”                  remember, listen when Cap’n Quiet says “Shhh.”
keep his patients waiting and to          uncle would be thrilled to know that
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                                                         Benovic, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology,          Professor, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of
                                                                                                                                                                                      JeffNEWS Classifieds – Free to Jeffersonians. Maximum 50 words.
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 March 1 - 7: Dental Assistants Recognition.             • Women’s Health Source, Valerie Godzieba,                                                               central air, security system, dishwasher, washer/dryer
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                                                         • Health Policy, Maulik Joshi, DrPH, President      • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Takami
 March 30: National Doctors’ Day.                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 baths, 1st floor, newer condominium, washer/dryer,
                                                         and CEO, Delmarva Foundation for Medical            Sato, MD, Medical Oncology, JMC, “Current            March 3 Vacation rental: Massachusetts, Martha’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cable, DVD, walk to beach, playground, tennis,
                                                         Care, “Measurement is from Mars, Improvement                                                             Vineyard, spacious house on private road, 4 bed-
                                                                                                             Strategy for Treatment of Metastatic                 rooms, 2 bathrooms, post and beam construction,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $1,500 a week. Available June, July, August and
                                                         is from Venus and Culture is from Pluto,” 8:30      Melanoma,” 8 a.m., G-312 Bodine.                                                                                            September.
BROWN BAG LUNCHES                                        to 9:30 a.m., 218 Curtis. Call 215-955-6969.                                                             fireplace, stained glass windows, lofts, skylights,
Lesbian and gay lunch group for staff,                                                                       • Pediatrics, Keith Mann, MD, Clinical Assistant     upstairs and downstairs decks, washer/dryer, dish-                     To place an ad to buy or sell personal items,
students and other members of the Jefferson              LECTURE                                             Professor, Pediatrics, JMC, Associate Director,      washer, microwave, new kitchen, access to town                         send written copy and a photocopy of your
community. The meetings will be held every                                                                                                                        beaches and tennis courts, $1,000 a week, June                         Jefferson ID to Ruth Stephens, 211 S. 9th
                                                         Wednesday, March 2                                  Pediatric Residency Program, TJU/duPont              and September, $1,600 a week, July and August.                         Street, Suite 300. Please include your
third Wednesday of each month, noon to                   • Radiation Oncology, Eighth Annual                 Hospital for Children, “Adapting to Changes in
1 p.m., 1508 Pavilion. Contact John at                   Nagalingam Suntharalingam Lecture, Andrew           Resident Education,” 8 to 9 a.m., Lecture Hall,      March 4 Vacation rental: Ocean City, NJ, 3 bedrooms,                   Jefferson extension and area code for home for more information.                   D. A. Maidment, PhD, DABR, Chief, Physics                                                                2 baths, sleeps 8, new construction, 2 blocks from                     number. (Please do not abbreviate copy.)
                                                                                                             duPont Hospital for Children. (Video tele-
                                                         Section, Assistant Professor in Radiology,                                                               beach and boardwalk, fully furnished, kitchen, wash-
                                                                                                             conference from duPont Hospital for Children to                                                                             For sale: 1995 Ford Aerostar mini van, runs good,
CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS                                 University of Penn School of Medicine,              AtlantiCare and Christiana Care Health System.)
                                                                                                                                                                  er/dryer, fireplace, front and back decks plus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $1,100 or best offer. Call Margie at 856-488-9232.
Tuesday, March 1                                                                                                                                                  rooftop deck. Available year round.
                                                         “Imaging From Man to Molecules: How Will
• Radiology, Michael Dutka, MD, Second Year                                                                  • Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Elisabeth J.        March 5 Chalet for rent: Locust Lake Village, beautiful                For sale: Casio P.D.A. Office Manager with 16 MG of
                                                         Advances in Radiology Affect Radiation                                                                                                                                          RAM, Windows CE and all accessories in original box,
Resident, Radiology, TJUH, “Diagnostic                                                                       S. Kunkel, MD, Professor, TJU, Dimitri Markov,       Chalet in the Pocono Mountains, sleeps 8, 2 baths,
                                                         Oncology?” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 101 BLSB.                                                                                                                                         $65. Call Bobbie at 215-955-6241 or 215-763-5465.
Potential of Balanced Fast Field Echo MRI of                                                                 MD, Instructor, TJU, Angel Angelov, MD,
                                                         Reception to follow, BLSB Lobby.
the Abdomen,” 5 to 6 p.m., 780L Main.                                                                        Instructor, LaRissa Chism, MD, Resident,
                                                         GRAND ROUNDS                                        “Clinical Case Presentation: C-L Casebook           of Postdoctoral Affairs – Lisa Kozlowski, PhD,                          833 Chestnut St., Suite 210. Also Thursdays,
Thursday, March 3
                                                         Wednesday, March 2                                  Challenge: Strategies and Limitations in            Assistant Dean, invites all postdoctoral fellows                        March 10, 17, 24 and 31. Anyone interested,
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,
                                                         • Pediatrics, Jennifer Culhane, PhD, MPH,           Establishing Competency and Commitment              to a postdoctoral orientation and reception.                            call Dr. Farrell Lines or Dr. Steven Huege,
Jake A. Kushner, MD, CHOP, Endocrinology,
                                                         Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn and Public              Issues,” 11 a.m. to noon, DePalma.                  Orientation, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 105 BLSB.                                  3rd year psychiatry resident at 215-955-8420.
University of Penn School of Medicine, t/b/a,
                                                         Health, Drexel University College of Medicine,      Thursday, March 24                                  Reception immediately following, 105 BLSB.                              Wednesday, March 9
noon, 101 BLSB.
                                                         “Neighborhood Context, Race, Ethnicity and          • Medicine, Edward Haponik, MD,                     Tuesday, March 8                                                        • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,
Monday, March 7                                          Reproductive Health (March of Dimes),” 8 to         Johns Hopkins, “COPD,” noon, DePalma.               • Jefferson HealthCARE – Voorhees, Cheryl                               programs for people facing all types of cancer,
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,                     9 a.m., 7th fl., Jimmy Brent Conference Room
                                                                                                             Friday, March 25                                    Marco, RD, CDE, Endocrinology, TJU, “The                                before, during and after treatment, as well as
Walter Curran, MD, t/b/a, 4 p.m., 101 BLSB.              at JMC, and Lecture Hall, duPont Hospital for
                                                                                                             • Neurology, Stanley Fahn, MD,                      Truth About Carbohydrates,” 6 to 7 p.m.,                                for family members and support people, Anne
Tuesday, March 8                                         Children. (Video teleconference from Jefferson                                                          Jefferson HealthCARE – Voorhees, 443 Laurel                             Delengowski, RN, MSN, OCN, Oncology
                                                         to duPont Hospital for Children, AtlantiCare        Columbia University, “Movement Disorders,”
• Radiology, John D. York, MD, Second Year                                                                                                                       Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.                            Nurse Specialist, TJUH, “Ethical Issues in
                                                         and Christiana Care Health System.)                 8 a.m., DePalma.
Resident, Radiology, TJUH, “A Retrospective                                                                                                                                                                                              Cancer,” noon to 1:30 p.m., G-312 Bodine.
                                                                                                             Wednesday, March 30                                 Monday, March 14
Analysis of Infection Rates in Venous Access             • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Maria                                                                                                                                      Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.
                                                                                                             • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Edward         • Jefferson College of Graduate Studies Office
Ports,” 5 to 6 p.m., 780L Main.                          Theodoulou, MD, Medicine, Memorial Sloan-
                                                                                                             Sanghyun Kim, MD, Thoracic/Head and Neck            of Postdoctoral Affairs, “Career Paths for                              Wednesday, March 16
Monday, March 14                                         Kettering Cancer Center, “Chemotherapy and                                                              Postdoctoral Fellows,” Dr. Daniel Evanko,                               • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Man-to-
                                                         Targeted Therapies in Breast Cancer                 Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, “Non-
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,                                                                                                                             TJU alumnus, will speak on his career as an                             Man, an educational program for men facing
                                                         Treatment,” 8 a.m., G-312 Bodine.                   Small Cell Lung Cancer,” 8 a.m., G-312 Bodine.
Charles Scott, PhD, Microbiology and                                                                                                                             Assistant Editor at Nature Methods, 12:30 to                            prostate cancer, Irvin Hirsch, MD, Clinical
Immunology, t/b/a, 4 p.m., 101 BLSB.                     • Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Karl               • Pediatrics, J. Lindsey Lane, MD, Associate        1:30 p.m., 202 BLSB. Contact Lisa Kozlowski,                            Professor of Urology, TJU, “Erectile
Tuesday, March 15                                        Doghramji, MD, Professor, Director, Sleep           Professor, Pediatrics, Director, Pediatric Under-   PhD, at or                                 Dysfunction and Other Sexual Side Effects
• Radiology, Myron Pozniak, MD, Professor,               Disorders Center, TJU, Dimitri Markov, MD,          graduate Medical Education, duPont Hospital         215-503-5750 for more information.                                      Related to Prostate Cancer,” 5:30 to 7 p.m.,
Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical               Instructor, Attending Physician, Sleep Disorders    for Children/JMC, “Challenges and Changes in                                                                                139 JAH. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.
                                                                                                                                                                 Monday, March 21
School, Madison, WI, “CT/CTA of Trauma –                 Center, TJU, “Parasomnias: Things That Go           Undergraduate Medical Education,” 8 to 9 a.m.,
                                                                                                                                                                 • Jefferson HealthCARE – Voorhees, David                                • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Brain
Vascular Disruption,” 5 to 6 p.m., 780L Main.            Bump in the Night,” 11 a.m. to noon, DePalma.       7th fl., Jimmy Brent Conference Room at JMC.
                                                                                                                                                                 Rosen, MD, Otolaryngology Head and Neck                                 Tumor support group for individuals diagnosed
Wednesday, March 16                                      Thursday, March 3                                   • Pediatrics, Kirk W. Reichard, MD, Assistant       Surgery, TJUH, “Rhinosinusitis,” 6 to 7 p.m.,                           with brain tumor and their families, 1:30 p.m.
• Women’s Health Source,                                  • Medicine, Takami Sato, MD,                       Professor, Clinical Surgery, Johns Hopkins          Jefferson HealthCARE – Voorhees, 443 Laurel                             to 3:30 p.m., 7 to 8:30 p.m., 105 BLSB.
Brian Connolly, MD, Wills Eye Hospital,                  “Melanoma Mets in the Liver,” noon, DePalma.        University School of Medicine, Baltimore,           Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.                            Registration is required. Call 215-955-1715 or
“Macular Degeneration,” noon to 1 p.m.,                                                                      Clinical Director, Division of General Surgery,                                                                             visit
                                                         Wednesday, March 9                                  duPont Hospital for Children, “Update on            RELIGIOUS SERVICES
1990 Gibbon. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.                        • Pediatrics, Charles McKay, MD, Assistant                                                              Tuesday, March 1                                                        Thursday, March 24
                                                                                                             Minimally Invasive Surgery in Children,”
Thursday, March 17                                       Professor, Pediatrics, JMC, Attending Physician,                                                        • Christian prayer meeting, praise, prayer and                          • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Facing
                                                                                                             8 to 9 a.m., Lecture Hall, duPont Hospital for
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, John J.             Nephrology, duPont Hospital for Children;                                                               Bible reading, non-denominational, noon to                              Breast Cancer with Information and Support,
                                                                                                             Children. (Video teleconference from duPont
G. Tesmer, Institute for Cellular and Molecular          Carlos Rose, MD, Professor, Pediatrics, JMC,                                                            1 p.m., 219 Curtis. Also Tuesdays, March 8, 15                          Mary Grace Bontempo, LSW, Support
                                                                                                             Hospital for Children to AtlantiCare and
Biology, University of Texas at Austin,                  Chief, Rheumatology, duPont Hospital for                                                                and 22. Call Theresa at 215-955-4710.                                   Programs Facilitator, Kimmel Cancer Center at
                                                                                                             Christiana Care Health System.)
“Structure and Function of Proteins With RGS             Children, “Henoch Shoenlein Purpura (HSP)                                                                                                                                       Jefferson, “In Your Own Words: An Expressive
                                                                                                             • Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Susan L.           Wednesday, March 2                                                      Writing Workshop,” noon to 1:30 p.m., G-312
Homology Domains,” noon, 101 BLSB.                       Update,” 8 to 9 a.m., Lecture Hall, duPont
                                                                                                             Rattner, MD, MSCE, FACP, Senior Associate           • Hospital Christian Fellowship, brown bag,                             Bodine. Call 215-955-8370 to register.
                                                         Hospital for Children. (Video teleconference
Friday, March 18                                                                                             Dean for Academic Affairs/UME/Clinical              Bible study, 1 to 2 p.m., 302 MOB. Call                                 Registration is required. Call 215-955-1715 or
                                                         from duPont Hospital for Children to Jefferson,
• The Jefferson Acute Stroke Center and the                                                                  Associate Professor of Medicine, JMC, “Evidence-    Hyacinth Williams at 215-474-0864. Also                                 visit
                                                         AtlantiCare and Christiana Care Health System.)
Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery                                                                    Based Medicine,” 11 a.m. to noon, DePalma.          Wednesdays, March 9, 16 and 23.
at JMC, 4th Annual Cerebrovascular Update,               • Pediatrics, Cara B. Ebbeling, PhD, Co-Director,                                                       Thursday, March 3
Park Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel, Philadelphia.          Obesity Research, Director, Nutrition and           Thursday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                 • Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Service,
To register, please call 1-888-JEFF-CME or go
online to register at
For more information, call 215-955-2694 or
                                                         Metabolism Core, General Clinical Research
                                                         Center, Children’s Hospital, Boston, “Dietary
                                                         Approaches to Treating Pediatric Obesity:
                                                                                                             • Medicine, Rachel Wagman, MD, “Update in
                                                                                                             Osteoporosis Management,” noon, DePalma.

                                                                                                             UPCOMING GRAND ROUNDS
                                                                                                                                                                 noon, Chapel, 9 Gibbon. Anyone from any
                                                                                                                                                                 faith is welcome. During brief service silent
                                                                                                                                                                 prayer is offered from requests written in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jeff NEWS
1-800-JEFF-NOW. Also on Saturday, March 19.              Translating Research to Practice,” 8 to 9 a.m.,     Friday, April 1                                     books placed in the Chapel, Bodine Cancer                                  Robert L. Barchi, MD, PhD, President, TJU
                                                         7th fl., Jimmy Brent Conference Room at JMC.        • Neurology, Steve Galetta, MD, University of       Center and several other hospital areas.                                   Thomas J. Lewis, President and CEO, TJUH
Monday, March 21
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,                     • Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Zhabiz             University, “Neuro-ophthalmology of the             Also Thursdays, March 10, 17 and 24.                                       STAFF: Carmhiel J. Brown, Senior Vice President
Albert Wong, MD, Microbiology and                        Kazeminezhad, MD, Resident, TJU, Rajnish            Bible,” 8 a.m., DePalma.                            Call 215-955-6336.                                                                for Marketing, Public Relations
Immunology, t/b/a, 101 BLSB.                             Mago, MD, Assistant Professor, Director, Mood                                                                                                                                             and Communications
                                                                                                             MEETINGS                                            Friday, March 4                                                                   Patricia S. McMorrow, Director of
Tuesday, March 22                                        Disorders Program, “Drug Interactions With                                                              • Bible study: video showing and Bible study, 3
                                                         Antidepressants,” 11 a.m. to noon, DePalma.         Monday, March 7                                                                                                                       Communications and Managing Editor
• Radiology, Hilary M. Hochberg, MD,                                                                         • Full Board of Trustees, noon, 636 Scott.          sessions: noon, 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., 139                                     Vincent T. Walsh, Editor
Radiology, TJUH, “Secondary Signs of                     Thursday, March 10                                                                                      JAH. All welcome. Call Ester at 215-955-5951                                      Ruth Stephens, Calendar Editor
Meniscal Tear: Correlation of MRI Findings               • Medicine, James Zangrilli, MD, “The T Helper      Monday, March 14                                    or 610-352-9167 or Nenita at 215-725-1579.                                        Domenico Padula, Design: JeffGraphics
with Arthroscopy,” 5 to 6 p.m., 780L Main.               Type 2 Hypothesis in Asthma Management: A           • Executive Committee of the Medical Staff,
                                                                                                             TJUH, 5 p.m., 636 Scott.                            Monday, March 7
Thursday, March 24                                       Theory to Treat,” noon, DePalma.                                                                        • The 2 Chronicles 7:14 prayer group, 6:30 to                              Article and photo ideas, contact:
• Women’s Health Source, Edouard J.                                                                          SPECIAL EVENTS                                      6:55 a.m., 9490 Gibbon (behind the chapel).                       or 215-955-7708
                                                         Wednesday, March 16
Trabulsi, MD, Urology, TJUH, “Prostate                   • Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Gerald         Wednesday, March 2                                  Also Mondays, March 14, 21 and 28.                                         Calendar and classified items, contact:
Health: Keeping Men Healthy,” noon to 1 p.m.,            Isenberg, MD, Surgery, JMC, “Rectal Cancer          • TJU Choir rehearsal, all willing voices are       Call Paul at 609-680-7546.                                        or 215-955-6204
1990 Gibbon. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.                        Surgery: Past, Present and Future,” 8 a.m.,         welcomed, 7 p.m., McClellan Hall. Also March
                                                                                                                                                                 SUPPORT GROUPS                                                             Communications Department
                                                         G-312 Bodine.                                       9, 16, 23 and 30.                                                                                                              Suite 300, 211 S. 9th St., FAX 215-923-1835
Monday, March 28                                                                                                                                                 Thursday, March 3
• Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson,                     • Pediatrics, Dr. Margaret I. Handy Memorial        Thursday, March 3                                   • Psychiatry, therapy group for people with
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Translational Research Opportunities, Jeffrey            Lectureship – Richard J. Schanler, MD,              • Jefferson College of Graduate Studies Office      depression and anxiety, 1 to 2:15 p.m.,                                

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