SKMC Alumni Bulletin

Gender Equity in Medicine Still a Work in Progress

Despite that numerical balance for students nationwide, medicine is still often not a welcoming professional environment for women...


Milestones and Influencers: Women in Medicine at Jefferson

In 1847, English-born Elizabeth Blackwell broke the barrier in medicine for women...


Predicting Heart Disease from the Skin

Jefferson researchers find that the genetic underpinnings of a skin disorder at birth indicate future heart problems...


Med School Rotation Brings Student Back to Magee after Devastating Spinal Cord Injury

It had been more than nine years since Michelle Konkoly arrived at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital for the first time. Then, she was a patient with a devastating spinal cord injury; this time, a Sidney Kimmel Medical College student...


Jefferson’s Health Design Lab Teams Up with UArts to Study ER Burnout

Amid the pandemic, over 70 percent of emergency physicians say they’ve experienced the sort of fatigue that can lead to exhaustion and stress...

Class Notes

Love Story

Physician-researchers Lynda Schneider and Leonard Zon found life’s work—and each other—at Jefferson...


Leveling the Field, Paving the Way to Success


Building a New Legend