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Ideas for Innovating Health Care:
Society of Physician Entrepreneurs Event October 25th



All physicians and healthcare providers are welcome to attend the meeting, which features Jeff Joseph, DO, Professor of Anesthesiology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University as one of the speakers. Take part in networking and the Q&A session. The free event is 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in 207 Jefferson Alumni Hall. Register now to reserve your seat.

The Executive Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) has chosen Jefferson as the site of a special meeting to be held during the 2014 Alumni Weekend of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. The theme of the meeting is "The SoPE Toolbox – An Overview of Support for the Physician Entrepreneur' and all physicians are invited to attend.

About the Event

Event Overview

Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Meeting
The SoPE Toolbox – An Overview of Support for the Physician Entrepreneur
Saturday, October 25
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
207 Jefferson Alumni Hall
Free admission

SoPE is grateful to Fox Rothschild LLP, the first corporate sponsor for 2015


The program will (re)introduce the group to the mission, vision and values of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs and will demonstrate its value to members and stakeholders. After an introduction,  three 10- to 12-minute presentations will provide basic information critical to the success of physicians and other providers as early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs. Attendees are encouraged to take part in networking before and after the session and a Q&A.

Presentations will include:

The History of Animas Corporation; from Start-up to IPO to Acquisition by J&J
Jeff Joseph, DO
Professor of Anesthesiology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Jefferson University

What Potential Investors Seek and Avoid from Physicians with Ideas
Howard Silverman, CLU, CAP
Chairman, The Arbor Group

Why, How and When Physician Entrepreneurs Can and Should Protect Their Ideas
Glenn M Massina, Esq
Fox Rothschild

About SoPE

The vision of SoPE is “to create a global community that accelerates medical innovation to patients around the world” and the mission is “getting biomedical and health ideas to patients.” Learn more about the global biomedical and health innovation network: visit the SoPE website.