MARCH 1, 2005
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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 www.JeffersonHospital.org/webcast or www.discoveryhealth.com
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 www.JeffersonHospital.org/webcast or www.discoveryhealth.com 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 www.JeffersonHospital.org/webcast 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,
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, www.jefferson.edu/jcgs/home
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
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
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
(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
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 D_Wyszynski@mail.jci.tju.edu 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
JeffNEWS Watch the newsstands for the April issue of
JeffNEWS.Approved copy and calendar items for that March 1, 2005
issue are due on FRIDAY, MARCH 11. Please
submit calendar items dated through April 30. JEFFCALENDAR
Benovic, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, Professor, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of
JeffNEWS Classifieds – Free to Jeffersonians. Maximum 50 words.
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• Radiology, Susan Sung, MD, Professor,
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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,
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 www.kimmelcancercenter.org/register
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 www.kimmelcancercenter.org/register
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 http://jeffline.tju.edu/jeffcme.
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
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). Vince.Walsh@jefferson.edu 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. Ruth.Stephens@jefferson.edu 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
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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
Translational Research Opportunities, Jeffrey Lectureship – Richard J. Schanler, MD, • Jefferson College of Graduate Studies Office depression and anxiety, 1 to 2:15 p.m., www.Jefferson.edu/jeffnews