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  • Carolyn Y. Fang, PhD and Jean Lee, MD, FACP

    Dismantling Discrimination in Healthcare: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Award Winners

    Nine individuals associated with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Temple University Health System have been honored with Health Equity Leadership and Social Justice Awards for their efforts to raise awareness of the discrimination faced by many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders -- and for their work to dismantle the barriers to healthcare that result from it.

  • Jamie Garfield, MD

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Efforts Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article about Standardized Patients in Medical Education

    A Philadelphia Inquirer article focused on how area medical schools, including the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, are utilizing standardized patients in medical education. The Inquirer article highlighted a new grant that Temple received to develop an educational program to promote sensitive and equitable care for transgender and nonbinary people in Philadelphia. Jamie Garfield, MD, Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery and Core Clinical Educator at the Katz School of Medicine and Director of Quality and Improvement and Patient Safety, Core Clinical Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency, at Temple University Hospital, is the principal investigator on the grant and spoke with the Inquirer. Denise Salerno, MD, FAAP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education and Longitudinal Curricular Threads and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Katz School of Medicine, and David A. Wald, DO, FACOEP, Interim Assistant Dean of Phase 3 and Assistant Dean of Clinical Simulation and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Katz School of Medicine, were also interviewed.

  • Leah Croll, MD

    Dr. Leah Croll Provides Perspective to ABC News and the Philadelphia Inquirer on the Recovery Process from a Stroke

    Leah Croll, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, provided perspective to ABC News on the recovery process from a stroke after Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman sustained a stroke in May. Dr. Croll discussed cognitive assessments and reiterated that each patient is different and only they and their physicians can judge their fitness for work.

  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    Accredited with Commendation: Continuing Medical Education at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine

    A distinction at the pinnacle of industry standards has been awarded to the Albert J. Finestone, MD Office for Continuing Medical Education at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine: Accreditation with Commendation. 

  • Tomasz Skorski, MD, PhD, DSc and Neil Johnson, PhD

    Leading Researchers on DNA Repair, Personalized Medicine to Speak at October Temple Symposium

    Temple researchers will bring together world-leading scientists and clinicians to discuss one of medicine’s most vital quests: understanding the role of genetic changes in the development of cancer and other diseases – and using that knowledge to develop more effective treatments.  

  • Daniel A. Salerno, MD, MS

    Dr. Daniel Salerno Discusses Long COVID and Its Disproportionate Impact on Philadelphia’s Black and Latinx Communities with Kensington Voice

    Daniel A. Salerno, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Thoracic Medicine & Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Director of Critical Care Services in the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at Temple University Hospital, spoke with Kensington Voice for an article about long COVID and its disproportionate impact on Philadelphia’s Black and Latinx communities. The Temple Lung Center manages a Post-COVID Recovery Clinic in which the center’s pulmonologists provide medical care and referrals to other specialists within Temple Health if necessary.

  • headshots of Amy J. Goldberg, MD FACS, Interim Dean, Gerard Criner, MD, FACP, FAACP, Laura H. Carnell Professor, Medicine, and Lawrence Kaplan, MD, MACP Associate Dean, Interprofessional Education

    Served by Masters: Katz Faculty Elevate Medical Education and Patient Care

    Some honors are “awards for participation.” Other honors, like the designation Master Surgeon Educator, are extremely difficult to attain. There are only 128 Master Surgeon Educators in the world – and one of them is Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Interim Dean at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Temple University Health System’s Surgeon-in-Chief. 

  • Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP

    Healio Pulmonology Highlights New Temple-Led Study on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Pregnancy

    Healio Pulmonology highlighted a new Temple-led study on pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnancy, which showed that maternal-fetal mortality can be reduced to zero through a patient-tailored management effort focused on optimizing right heart function prior to delivery. The retrospective, observational study, which was published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease, included seven pregnancies in six women with pulmonary hypertension. All of the pregnancies had excellent outcomes, with 100 percent survival for mothers and infants. The Healio Pulmonology article included comments from Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP, Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University; Co-Director of the Temple Heart & Vascular Institute’s Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program; and lead author on the study.