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  • "Match Day" Madness at Temple University School of Medicine

    After up to 20 years of school, countless tests and more late-night study sessions than they can count, it all came down to this for 173 fourth-year Temple medical students – Match Day 2014.
    Held on March 21, Match Day is the day when all fourth-year medical students in the United States simultaneously open a sealed envelope and find out what hospital they "matched" with for their residencies. It's one of the most important – and emotional – days in a student’s journey to being a physician.

  • Temple Medicine and Law Faculty Team Up to Teach Local Attorneys

    “I was not grossed-out by human dissection. In fact, just the opposite,” said Joseph Bongiovanni, Esq., a medical malpractice defense attorney in Philadelphia.

    This winter, Bongiovanni was one of a dozen attorneys to enroll in "Medicine and Law", an 8-week certificate program at Temple designed to enhance the law practice of attorneys who handle personal injury and medical malpractice cases.

  • Temple Health Hosts City Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilwoman Cindy Bass to Promote Health Insurance Enrollment

    Temple Health hosted a Town Hall event on March 13 with Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke and Councilwoman Cindy Bass to inform community members about how they can sign up for health coverage on the health insurance exchange set up by the Affordable Care Act, and to encourage them to enroll by the March 31 deadline.

  • Temple University School of Medicine Ranked Among Top Medical Schools in the Nation by US News & World Report

    Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) is once again listed as one of the top research-oriented medical schools in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools 2015 rankings.
    Temple had the second-highest ranking of all medical schools in Philadelphia and the third-highest in the state. The U.S. News rankings are based on a multifactorial assessment of 128 allopathic and 25 osteopathic medical schools across the United States.

  • Temple Researcher Part of Team That Discovered Blood Test to More Accurately Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Before Onset of Symptoms

    It takes a team to forge successful research. An announcement on March 9, 2014, that a simple blood test may detect Alzheimer's disease years before the first symptoms appear was a result of such collaboration. Epidemiologist Susan Fisher, PhD, Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences at Temple University School of Medicine, played a critical role in designing the study that led to this promising result.

  • Elizabeth Haberfeld, MD, Joins Temple’s Department of Neurology as Director of Movement Disorders

    Elizabeth Haberfeld, MD, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Neurology at Temple University School of Medicine, and Director of Movement Disorders at Temple University Hospital.

  • Temple Medical Student Goes for Olympic Gold

    He skied his first slope at age two. And now, Arman Serebrakian, a second-year Temple medical student and world-class alpine skier, is headed to Sochi to compete in the 2014 World Olympic Games.
    “Thank you for your support,” said Arman to Kathleen Reeves, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, and Gerald Sterling, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Education, when the Olympic teams were announced. “This is truly one of the best moments of my life -- and I am happy to share it with my Temple family.”

  • Disability: A Frank Discussion with “Dr. Dan”

    Daniel Gottlieb, PhD, a practicing family therapist and host of WHYY’s award-winning radio show “Voices in the Family,” recently visited Temple for an open conversation about disability with faculty, staff and students. The session was hosted by Michael Selzer, MD, PhD, Director of the Shriners Hospitals Pediatric Research Center, based at Temple University School of Medicine.