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Posted November 26, 2013
Dr. Ellen Receives Alumni Achievement Award from Temple University

Dr. Ellen Receives Alumni Achievement Award from Temple UniversityCongratulations to All Children's Hospital President and Physician in Chief Jonathan Ellen, M.D., for receiving the Temple University School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award.

The award, presented November 16th during a formal celebration on the university campus, is given to an alumnus/alumna whose contributions to medicine have reached national or international stature.  School of Medicine Dean Larry Kaiser, M.D., presented the award to Dr. Ellen and also bestowed awards in the categories of Honored Professor, Alumni Service and Alumnus of the Year.

"On behalf of the All Children's Hospital Board of Trustees I would like to congratulate Dr. Ellen on this honor," said Jay Fleece, Chairman, All Children's Hospital Board of Trustees. "From our first conversations with Dr. Ellen we were impressed with his past accomplishments and his vision for the future of All Children's-and our appreciation of that vision and his leadership continues to grow."

"I'm proud to be an alumnus of Temple because of its commitment to community. I have continued that commitment through clinical education research and now administration," noted Dr. Ellen.

Located in Philadelphia, the School of Medicine is part of the Temple University Health System, which includes Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Its other major teaching affiliates include the Geisinger Clinic, a Pennsylvania-based integrated health services organization that is widely recognized for its development of innovative care models.