Student Clinician Ceremony slated for June 20

Penn State College of Medicine’s Class of 2014 and 2015, Department of Humanities, Office of the Dean, Office of Medical Education, and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation present the 11th annual Student Clinician Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, in the Junker Auditorium at Penn State Hershey.

The ceremony provides a formal transition for second year medical students entering their years of clinical learning. Keynote speakers are Dr. Milind J. Kothari, professor of neurology, assistant dean for student affairs and course co-director of neural and behavioral science, and Bailey Sanders, Class of 2014.

The ceremony also recognizes outstanding residents with the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. Third-year medical students select six residents who exhibit strong teaching skills and are role models for compassionate and relationship-centered care. Residents to be honored are:

  • Dr. Amiethab Aiyer, Department of Orthopaedics
  • Dr. Jeffrey Fornadley, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Sol De Jesus, Department of Neurology
  • Dr. Afif Kulaylat, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Kazuhide Matsushima, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Jennifer Smolinksi, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Last Updated May 30, 2013