2016 Commencement for Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University


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  • Trumpet Voluntary, John Stanley
  • The Jefferson Processional, Burle Marx

Opening Proclamation:

  • Richard W. Hevner, Chair, Board of Trustees, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Presentation of Colors:

  • U.S. Armed Forces Career Center, Philadelphia

The National Anthem

Convocation and Remarks:

  • Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

President's Award: President Klasko

  • Robert V. Nicoletti

Conferring of Honorary Degrees: President Klasko

  • David J. Shulkin, MD, Doctor of Sciences
  • Fumimaro Takaku, MD, PhD, Doctor of Science

Conferring of Degrees in Course: President Klasko

  • Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy, Masters of Science Presented by Gerald B. Grunwald, PhD, Dean, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences
  • Jefferson College of Population Health, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Public Health, Master of Science Presented by David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Doctor of Medicine, Presented by Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, Provost and Executive Vice President, Thomas Jefferson University, Anthony F. and Gertrude M. DePalma Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Oath of Hippocrates:

  • Joseph F. Majdan MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine


  • Pomp and Circumstance, Elgar, The Reverend R. Bruce Todd, Organist

Video: 2:18:18

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2016 Commencement Program for Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University





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