Staff at the newly relocated inpatient pediatric unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital gather at bedside to deliver cheery Good Morning greetings to two of the first patients at the new location. Nadia Malara, 6, at left, and her sister, Jurina, 3, stayed overnight following minor surgical procedures. From left are Charles A. Pohl, MD, Co-Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH); Kathleen Sibre, RN, MSN, Nursing Care Coordinator, Pediatrics; Ira H. Strassman, MD, Co-Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at TJUH; and Jonathan Schuh, MD, third year Pediatric resident. The unit moved from the 10th floor of the Foerderer Pavilion to newly renovated facilities on the 13th floor of the Thompson Building. Don Walker Photography
Flags of many nations brightened Scott Plaza and echoed the diversity of the university-wide, student-organized International Day of food, entertainment and booths from Thomas Jefferson University student organizations. At right, the Residence Life Staff booth presents Exotic Fruit and an Apple, a taste of natural sweets from around the world. The booths display of items from seven continents represents the international diversity of Jefferson residents. At left is the Ethiopia booth, sponsored by the Jefferson African American Student Society (JAASS), one of several booths featuring food and displays from various countries and cultures including Israel, Italy, India, France, China, Korea, Greece, Spain, Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Hawaii. Performances with cultural themes entertained the entire Jefferson community throughout the day. The Student Affairs Office of Jefferson Medical College sponsors International Day. Don Walker Photography
Jefferson employees and students participate in the Ask The
Pediatrician healthcare career program at South Philadelphia High School. Robert
The Jefferson Medical College (JMC) Class of 1999 honored Anthony J. Triolo, PhD, JMC 64, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, JMC, with a portrait presentation. C. Paul Bianchi, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (JMC), presented the biographical sketch of Dr. Triolo to a gathering of colleagues, students and family. Joseph S. Gonnella, MD, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, JMC, accepted the portrait by artist Paul DuSold on behalf of JMC, and Paul C. Brucker, MD, President, Thomas Jefferson University, accepted it on behalf of the Board of Trustees. Following the unveiling, Dr. Triolo and his wife, Claire, second and third from left, pose with family members. From left are: Paul Triolo, MD, JMC 89, son; Victoria Triolo, granddaughter; Joseph Triolo Jr., grandson; Chloe Triolo, granddaughter, in arms of Joseph Triolo, MD, JMC 89, son; Stephen Spahr, son-in-law; Katrina Triolo, granddaughter, in arms of Mrs. Elisia Triolo, daughter-in-law; and Mrs. Maria Spahr, daughter. Don Walker Photography
Jeffersonians celebrated Doctors Day this year with decorated cakes, banners and a poster contest. Students from the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts competed in the poster contest with the winning posters and several runners up displayed in the Atrium. The Happy Doctors Day cakes were served to employees and visitors. Shown from left are Scott D. Eldredge, Vice President for Clinical Program Development at the hospital; Mrs. Daniel J. Haley Jr., President of the Womens Board; Tai Ha, second place winner of the poster contest; Darnell Hindsman, third place winner; and Marc L. Schwartz, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and President of the hospitals Medical Staff.