SKMC Alumni Bulletin


Gray Matter

Bringing ethics education out of the classroom and to the bedside is the only way we can expect the next generation of physicians to develop the skills to cope with the complex ethical problems they will face today and the novel problems of the future.

Time Capsule

Jefferson Reflects on Nearly 50 Years of Physician Shortage Area Program

The initiative works to increase the supply and retention of physicians in rural areas.

In Case You Missed It

The Honickman Center: Reimagining the Patient Experience

Jefferson is pleased to announce a life-changing—and life-saving—$50 million gift from Lynne and Harold Honickman and their children Marjorie and Jeffrey Honickman and Shirley and Richard Hahn, in support of its new 19-story medical building rising at 11th and Chestnut streets in Philadelphia.


Stress, Obesity, & Pancreatic Cancer

A common response to cellular stress may be the key to pancreatic cancer in people with obesity, pointing to new therapy for this difficult-to-treat cancer.



Loud & Clear

Student Profile: Natalie Perlov
A Jefferson medical student amplifies the voices of the deaf.


Lucky 13 ... and Counting

Faculty Profile: Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD
Dr. Evans has transformed thoracic surgery at Jefferson, leaving a lasting legacy of expertise, compassion, and empowerment.


First, Do No Harm

Alumni Profile: Geoffrey Dunn, MD ’79
A fourth-generation Jefferson alumnus’ pioneering, palliative legacy.


The Power of Empowerment

Inspired by her classmates’ diverse backgrounds, Geetinder Chattha, MD ’87, and her husband established the Chattha Family Scholarship Fund to support deserving medical students, leaving a philanthropic legacy for future generations of compassionate clinicians.


Match Day 2023

In one of the most thrilling moments on the Sidney Kimmel Medical College calendar, members of the Class of 2023 tore open their envelopes in unison to see where they would complete their residencies.

Class Notes