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MAY 11, 2007
  History Is Made as More Female Than Male Medical Students Graduate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  Dr. Atul Gawande Presents Graduation Address at the 241st Commencement

(PHILADELPHIA) – 2007 marks the first year that a Perelman School of Medicine graduating class is comprised of more women (78) than men (77).  Surgeon and writer, Dr. Atul Gawande, will provide the Graduation Address to these 155 graduating medical students, as they begin their journey as new doctors.


Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center [parking, directions, and map]
260 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Monday, May 14, 2007

8 p.m.


8:05 p.m. Opening remarks by Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCH, Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System
8:15 p.m. Graduation Address presented by Atul Gawande, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and The New Yorker magazine
8:45 p.m. Presentation of diplomas and Hooding Ceremony
9:45 p.m. Recitation of the Hippocratic Oath
10 p.m. Recessional

Editor's Note: If you plan on attending, please contact Kate Olderman at 215-349-8369 or 215-200-2312.


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