Penn State College of Medicine Alumni Update

The Penn State College of Medicine Alumni Update is an e-mail newsletter that is produced to keep Penn State College of Medicine alumni in touch with the college and each other. It is distributed on a quarterly basis and features stories on alumni, faculty, friends and the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Alumni eNewsletters Archive

  • Summer 2014
    A Message from the COM Class of 2015 President; Smell my breath…for a Nobel Prize; Our Changing Education Model; Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony; PA Program White Coat Ceremony; Blood, Sweat & Strawberries; Student Voices; Alumni Weekend 2014 Preview; Upcoming Events; Student Spotlight
  • Spring 2014
    Medical Responder Charlotte Roy, MPS-HS '12, Remembers the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings; Bennett Chotiner, M.D. '72, Pioneers Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery; Second Annual Graduate Alumni Reunion; Alumni Weekend Preview – Save the Date!; The Inaugural Spring Society Cup; Upcoming Events; Awards & Accolades
  • Winter 2014
    How Did She Do It? The Story of Lois Forney, First COM Graduate; Some Heavy Lifting Helps Alumnus Find His Calling; Graduate Alumni Reunion: March 7-8, 2014; Alumni Weekend 2014 Preview - Save the Date!; Upcoming Events; College of Medicine Alumni & Faculty In Print
  • Fall 2013
    Alumnus looks deeper, sees new way to provide quality care for often overlooked patients; Matthew Silvis, M.D. '02: Keeping the Hershey Bears on the ice; Alumni Weekend 2013 Recap; Robert E. Harbaugh, M.D. '78 receives the 2013 Penn State Alumni Fellow Award; Dennis L. Gingrich, M.D. '76 recognized with the 2013 Cheston M. Berlin, Jr., M.D. Service Award; Sarah Smith, Class of 2014, receives the 2013 Penn State Spirit of Internationalization Award
  • Summer 2013
    Distinguished Resident Alumna on a mission to improve pediatric care in the developing world; Paying it Forward: grateful alumnus supports future physicians; Alumni support activates seven class scholarships; Alumni Weekend 2013 - Sept. 20-21; Penn State philanthropists receive 2013 Honorary Alumni Award
  • April 2013
    The foundation of a department: John A. Waldhausen, M.D.; A message from the Alumni Society President; The ties that bind; THON - View from a dancer's feet; Alan D. Bedrick, M.D.'78 named 2013 Penn State Distinguished Alumnus; Stabler Foundation gives $1 Million gift for scholarship endowment; Career Night 2013
  • January 2013
    Message from the Dean, New Children's Hospital: Long-Held Dream Becomes a Reality; Pioneering Hematologist Elaine Syster, M.D., Proud Member of Penn State Hershey Family; Graduate Alumni Weekend: Mark your Calendars; Calling all College of Medicine Alumni; Alumni Weekend 2013: Save the Date
  • September 2012
    Medical Education Update; Called to Serve the Underserved; Mentoring Lays the Foundation for a Life of Achievement; David A. Quillen, M.D. named 2012 Penn State Alumni Fellow; Paying it Forward at the College of Medicine; Alumni Weekend 2012 Highlights
  • June 2012
    Message from the Dean; A Miss America Contestant Fulfills Her Dream; Saving Lives One Ride at a Time; Norman Barton, M.D., Ph.D., Receives PSU Distinguished Alumni Award; HOST Program Launch; Commencement 2012; Making a Lasting Impact
  • March 2012
    Message from 2012 Class President; Personalizing Medicine for the Future; Penn State COM Legacies: Following in their Parents' Footsteps; Graham Jefferies, M.D., to Receive Honorary Alumni Award from PSU; Match Day 2012; A Student Thank You; Sign up to Receive Penn State Medicine On-line; Wine Festival 2012
  • December 2011
    Message from the Alumni Society Board President, From America to Africa: One Doctor Strives to Make a Difference, Annual College of Medicine Career Night, George Todd, M.D. '74 Receives Penn State Alumni Fellow Award, Alumni Weekend 2012
  • October 2011
    Medical Education Update; Homegrown Leadership at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center; It's Virtually Possible; Alumni Weekend 2011 - A Success!; First-year Class Welcomed with White Coat Ceremony; Annual Career Night Set for January 2012
  • August 2011
    Message from the Dean; A Lifetime of Questions Poured into The National Children's Study; Beyond Superheroes: Comics as a new genre for medical storytelling; Alumni Weekend 2011; Mentoring Breakfast; Commencement 2011
  • March 2011
    Message from 2011 Class President; Groundbreaking Spinal Treatment; Changing the Concussion Culture in the NFL; Don't Miss Alumni Weekend; Match Day 2011; More Ways to Stay Connected; Wine Festival
  • December 2010
    Society President's Message; Life on the Ice; Medical Center Friend Passes; Alumni Weekend to Celebrate 40 Years of Excellence; Annual Career Night
  • September 2010
    Medical Education Update; Godfrey Named Executive Director of Academy of Music; Rebekah McCurdy Pursuing a Dream; Rege Receives Alumni Fellow Award; Alumni Weekend 2010; Alumni Society Board Seeks Nominations
  • June 2010
    Welcome; Azziz Named President of Medical College of Georgia; PNC $1M Commitment to Children's Hospital; Veldhuis Received PSU Distinguished Alumni Award; Commencement Ceremonies Held


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Penn State University launched a $2 billion dollar campaign on April 23, 2010. For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Hershey Medical Center has a goal of $300,000,000 to be raised by July 2014. For the latest update on Penn State's progress toward these fundraising goals, please click on the link below.