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  • March 25, 2014

    Gordon Morewood, MD, Named Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia at Temple and Chief Quality Officer for Temple University Physicians

    Gordon Morewood, MD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia at Temple University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Temple University School of Medicine. He will also serve as Chief Quality Officer for Temple University Physicians.
    Dr. Morewood specializes in anesthetic care for cardiac surgery. His research interests include systems response to human error and organizational accidents, as well as business model innovation in healthcare.

  • March 24, 2014

    83 Temple Physicians Named Best Doctors in America®

    Temple Health is once again wellrepresented in the latest Best Doctors in America® List. Eighty-three (83) Temple physicians have been named to the "Best Doctors" list for 2014, which includes physicians that practice at Temple University Hospital, Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Campus, Jeanes Hospital, and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Only five percent of doctors in America earn a spot on the prestigious list, which is assembled by Best Doctors, Inc.® and audited and certified by Gallup®.

  • March 21, 2014

    "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.

  • March 19, 2014

    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.

  • March 18, 2014

    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.

  • March 11, 2014

    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.

  • March 10, 2014

    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.

  • February 21, 2014

    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.