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End-of-the-Year Remarks + Introducing the New E-Board!

Dear Ladybosses (& people who support ladybosses)! We hope you are all staying safe and healthy during this difficult and untoward time. While this academic year did not end as we expected, we would like to reflect on what we were able to accomplish together this past year. PFWH held several speaker events and our […]

PFWH Coronavirus Committee

Dear Penn Future Women in Health, As future health care professionals, we have an obligation to step up and contribute to the “war effort” against COVID-19. We have thus created a “Coronavirus Committee” within PFWH with 4 main goals, listed below: Sewing masks for health care workers, grocery store clerks, pharmacists, post-office workers and other […]

Relay For Life Fundraiser – Order a sticker!

While in-person events are cancelled due to COVID-19, PFWH is still committed to raising funds for American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life movement. With the approval from ACS to use their logo, we are selling “Fight Cancer” stickers for $5/sticker to raise funds and spread awareness about the various types of cancers. ⁣⁣Please leave us […]

Dr. Judith McKenzie, MD, MPH – 2/19/2020

We were honored to host Dr. Judith McKenzie, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM, FACPM. Dr. McKenzie is Professor, Division Chief, and Residency Program Director in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) at the Perelman School of Medicine. She is also a senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics and the Graduate […]

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Steve Schutzer, MD – 2/17/2020

Thank you Dr. Schutzer for speaking to PFWH! Dr. Schutzer serves the role of Medical Director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, and Physician Executive within the Trinity Health of New England network, providing leadership and oversight of the Spine Institute of Connecticut, The Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute, and The Connecticut Orthopaedic Trauma and Fracture […]

Pan-American Marathoner Samantha Roecker, MSc, BSN, RN – 2/7/2020

Thank you Sam Roecker for speaking to PFWH – you are such an inspiration! Samantha Roecker, MSc, BSN, RN specializes in ear, nose, and throat medicine at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. She has been featured in numerous articles detailing her accomplishments in the clinic and on the run. Most recently, the Philadelphia Inquirer […]

Research Symposium – 10/25/19

PFWH held our very first research symposium where our members presented the research they’ve participated in! We are so grateful for everyone who shared and attended, and are looking forward to hosting more events like this.  A big thank you to the presenters: Michelle Dai, Christina Hem, Caitlin Cavarocchi, Sarah Carter, Eliana Jolkovsky, Esther Oyerinde, […]