SKMC Alumni Bulletin

Board of Trustees Appoints Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, as President of Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Tykocinski is a biomedical innovator, an educator, and a trailblazer in the world of academia and research.

Time Capsule

Smooth Operator

After five decades at Jefferson, Dr. Marion Siegman is both living and preserving its history. “I’ve always felt that Jefferson is not just a place to work,” she says. “It has traditions and a history that one can easily connect to and appreciate—if you know about them.”



Part of the Solution

Student Profile
SKMC student Kayla Holston’s business funds test prep subscriptions for peers.


A Career Dedicated to Giving Back Lives

Faculty Profile
Jefferson neurologist Dr. Stephen D. Silberstein eases the pain of migraine sufferers.


Preparing for What Will Be

Alumni Profile
When you ask Jefferson alum and 1994 Medical College Class Agent Mahesh Krishnan, MD, MPH, MBA, FASN, what he would have done if he hadn’t been a doctor, he replies, “I would be an architect. I like building and envisioning things; and hope that the things that I build make the world a better place.”


A Path Towards Digital Equity

Telemedicine is a vital tool in healthcare, but it’s leaving some patients behind. Jefferson researchers are on a mission to improve “digital readiness” in under-resourced communities to bridge inequities.

By the Numbers

Match Day 2022

Watch some highlights from this spring’s Match Day.



Even During Wartime, His Heart Belongs to Ukraine

Stirred by his heritage, cardiology fellow, Dr. Alex Hajduczok, traveled to Poland to provide medical aid to Ukrainian refugees crossing the border.


Doctors Feel Hopeful About Restoring Taste and Smell Loss After COVID

The second phase of a clinical trial for patients to regain their sense of taste and smell is showing promising results.

Marianne T. Ritchie
Class Notes

Better Late Than Never

Meet the incoming Sidney Kimmel Medical College Alumni Board President, Galicano F. Inguito, Jr., MD ’90, MBA.

Mark L. Tykocinski

Dean’s Column

Elizabeth A. Dale

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