Thomas Jefferson University

Grandon Society

Overview

The Grandon Society is a community of professionals dedicated to the future of population health.  It is a membership organization comprised of professionals who are dedicated to transforming the US health care system through collaboration, education and innovation.  Members come from community organizations, corporations, government, foundations, nonprofits, professional societies and academia to enjoy the vast professional development opportunities provided by JCPH's Center for Population Health Innovation.

The group was named for Dr. Grandon, a graduate of Jefferson Medical College (1945) who practiced medicine in the State of Pennsylvania until he was 96 years of age.  He is one of the longest serving physicians in Pennsylvania.

The Grandon Society provides opportunities to:

  • Network and innovate with like-minded professionals who have a deep passion for understanding and influencing the trends and policies that affect the health of populations.
  • Showcase and share best practices
  • Participate in exclusive programs and events throughout the year, receive a special member e-newsletter and receive early notice and special registration rates to JCPH conferences and events.

Benefits of Membership

  • Special member-only meeting with keynote speaker at Annual  Grandon Lecture 
  • Discounted registration to Population Health Colloquium and other events with an associated fee
  • Special luncheon for Society members at the Population Health Colloquium
  • Access to special member-only mixers and events led by the Dean, featuring a special speaker or session topic
  • Lunch-time Webinars
  • Grandon Society newsletter, News & Notes

Membership Dues

  • Individual Membership: $150 per year
    • Special pricing available for: Employees of Nonprofit, Academic, or Government organizations; non-JCPH Pre-professional Students; full-time Jefferson employees; and JCPH Alumni.
  • Corporate/Institutional Membership
    • Friend: $2,500 per year
      10 full memberships
      to Society including all the benefits offered to individual members, above, plus:
      • Recognition on website and Society materials
    • Supporter: $5,000 per year
      15 full memberships
      to Society including all the benefits offered to individual members and friends of the Grandon Society, above, plus:
      • Invitations to Jefferson VIP Receptions
      • Subscription to the Jefferson Review, a biannual publication
    • Partner: $10,000 per year
      25 full memberships
      to Society including all the benefits offered to individual members, friends and supporters of the Grandon Society, above, plus:
      • Invitations to Grand Rounds for Community Leaders
    • Champion: $25,000 per year
      25 full memberships
      to Society including all the benefits offered to individual members, friends and supporters of the Grandon Society, above, plus:
      • A 2-4 hour leadership event (Open Forum, executive briefing) featuring the Dean or other appropriate JCPH faculty
      • Strategic advice and recommendations
      • Recognition on Grandon Society program materials
      • Featured corporate profile in Member publications

Grandon Society Events

Grandon Society members have opportunities to participate in exclusive programs and events throughout the year, receive a special member e-newsletter and receive early notice and special registration rates to JCPH conferences and events.

Our goal is to provide colleagues with high-quality programming and communications that are timely and afford opportunities for collaboration and networking with other healthcare professionals, industry leaders and policy makers. If you have suggestions for future programs or speakers, kindly contact Alexis Skoufalos.

Upcoming Member Events

We look forward to seeing you at one of our member-only events! Check this space regularly for updates and watch your email inbox for Grandon Society's News & Notes.

Modern Healthcare Issue Briefing on the Opioid Epidemic and Grandon Member-Only Discussion Session

Modern Healthcare Special Issue Briefing - Seeking Solutions to the Opioid Crisis: A Population Health Approach

May 17, 2017

Breakfast/Registration: 7:30 am
Program:  8 - 9:30 am

Modern Healthcare will conduct an Issue Briefing at Thomas Jefferson University to discuss the role that the region's leading healthcare institutions can play in combating the crisis. 

To register for the event at a discounted rate, click on the blue "REGISTER" box and use the promo code GrandonSociety

There will be an exclusive post-event session for Grandon Society members who attend Modern Healthcare's Issue Briefing from 10-11am. This session will feature Philadelphia Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley, MD, MPH and the event speakers.