Drexel College of Medicine

Paul Glover standing by 5 acre site he hopes to acquire for Patch Adams clinic. (credit: Pat Loeb)

“Patch” Adams Hopes To Help Raise Money For North Philadelphia Clinic

Hunter “Patch” Adams is kickstarting an effort to establish a health center in North Philadelphia.


(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Medical Residents Join Forces With Firefighters, EMS Crews

This week is Emergency Medical Services week and Wednesday is EMS day. Local medical residents got a firsthand look Wednesday at what firefighters and EMS personnel go through.


(Drexel medical student Sama Ansari shows visiting schoolchildren how to work a blood pressure cuff.   Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Drexel Medical School Gives Elementary Schoolkids An Inside Look At Doctoring

More than forty third-graders from the Wissahickon Charter School went to the doctor on Wednesday, but it wasn’t an epidemic.


(Medical evacuations via helicopter were just one of the topics covered for Drexel medical residents today at "EMS Day," at the Philadelphia Fire Academy.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Phila. Fire Department, Drexel U. Team Up For ‘EMS Day’ Training

Drexel medical residents spent the day at the Philadelphia Fire Academy learning about what EMS units do before patients are transported to the hospital.