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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.

18TH POPULATION HEALTH COLLOQUIUM
Loews Philadelphia Hotel - 1200 Market Street
March 19-21, 2018

You won't want to miss this year's amazing line-up of speakers and programs...or the special opening luncheon with key speakers and sponsors! Members also get a reduced registration rate ... for more information, contact Melissa Horowitz or visit the conference website.

APRIL FORUM and Grandon Member Session: 
Community-Based Population Health Research: A Report from the Field

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Bluemle Life Sciences Building - Room 105/107
233 South 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 

8:30 am - 9:30 am

**9:45 am - 11 am - Grandon Member Special Session

Please join us to learn about JCPH's efforts to conduct population health research in community settings.  This session will feature the leaders from JCPH's two community-based research centers:  MainLine Health Center for Population Health Research (CPHR) at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (located on the western border of Philadelphia) and the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Research in Johnstown, PA.

A post-presentation panel discussion will feature Sharon Larson, PhD (Executive Director) and Norma Padron, PhD, MPH (Associate Director) of Main Line Health CPHR and Trina Thompson, DrPH, MPH, BSN (Executive Director) and Marquita  Decker-Palmer, MD, MPH, PhD (Associate Director) of the 1889 Jefferson Center.