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Philadelphia, PA (February 22, 2013) – The annual Drexel University College of Medicine Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert was a wonderful, fun-filled evening that raised $27,500 for children with HIV and AIDS. More than 420 students, faculty and guests sang, danced, and laughed their way through the February 18th event that showcased a total of 14 acts.


Sacramento, CA (February 12, 2013) – Drexel University College of Medicine has partnered with Kaiser Permanente in California to help ensure a strong physician workforce for the future and to further develop emerging healthcare leaders for the Sacramento region.


A woman suffers a heart attack every minute in the United States. Yet only half of women say they would call 9-1-1 if they thought they were having a heart attack, and many women didn't recognize several key symptoms, according to a 2009 American Heart Association survey. Heart disease takes an especially heavy toll on Hispanic women. It is the number one killer of that group in the United States. Knowing the symptoms is essential to calling 9-1-1 and preventing this.


A new, less invasive heart defibrillator, recently approved by the FDA, is offering new hope to patients at risk of cardiac arrest. The device, which cardiologists are calling a breakthrough treatment, is known as an S-ICD, which stands for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.


David J. Schonfeld, M.D., a world-renowned expert in school crisis and bereavement, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also the Pediatrician-in-Chief at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.


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