The Interurban Clinical Club is a prestigious club founded by Sir William Osler in 1905 for the purpose of exchanging ideas and fellowship among medical teachers in some of the leading Eastern medical schools.
Several prominent physicians and researchers from institutions in the Philadelphia region presented the latest in their cancer research and other disciplines.
Many KCC researchers spoke at the all-day event, including opening remarks by Richard Pestell, M.D., Ph.D., director of the KCC, Steven McMahon, Ph.D., Erik Knudsen, Ph.D., Michael Lisanti, M.D., Ph.D, and Michael Root, M.D., Ph.D.
That night, a black tie cocktail reception and dinner were held at the Union League of Philadelphia, with a special performance by “The Arrhythmia, a capella group made up of a dozen students in such fields as medicine, pharmacy, and doctoral studies at Jefferson Medical College.
This year, the Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award was given to Jordan Orange, M.D., Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Dr. Mark Zeidel, the ICC President, also presented Dr. Alfred Knudson, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, with a gift as a “thank you” and in recognition of his extensive accomplishments in cancer research.
There are five to nine active members of the ICC from each city, including Baltimore, Boston, New Haven, New York and Philadelphia. Existing members of the ICC from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson include Richard Pestell, M.D., Ph.D., Barry J. Goldstein, M.D., Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D, and Michael Lisanti, M.D., Ph.D.
See below for photographs from the event: