Committees

The Association supports and carries out its missions with the help of the following committees:

  • Programs and Special Events Committee:
    This committee provides opportunities for the Senior and Emeritus Faculty to meet in social, academic and cultural settings. Members organize the December and Spring parties, the April distinguished lecture and reception, the Autumn program and reception to honor newly emeritus faculty, and special yearly events.
    Members: Fred Henretig, Susan Heyner, Sue Kramer, Virginia LiVolsi, Rob Roy MacGregor, Jeanne Myers, James Wheeler

  • Committee for Luncheon Seminars:
    This committee is responsible for several luncheon seminars series where a variety of topics are presented and discussed by PSOM faculty. The meetings take place at the University Club in The Inn at Penn or on the PSOM campus.
    Members: Howard Goldfine, Yvonne Paterson, Peter Wilding

  • Service Committee:
    The assignment of this committee is to recruit and support members who volunteer their time and services to PSOM, UPHS, the university and the community. Recent activities are: a survey of retirement communities and faculty residents, giving talks to community associations, updating the Hitchhiker's Guide to Retirement and organizing a program to match emeriti with specific needs in PSOM departments.
    Members: Stanley Baum, Howard Goldfine, Marvin Steinberg, James Saunders, Council

  • Communications and Website Committee:
    The task of this committee is to facilitate communications within the ASEF organization by (1) managing the ASEF web site and developing content; (2) sending email messages and announcements to members of ASEF; and (3) maintaining the database of ASEF members. The web site contains information and highlights of current events; members and committees of the Executive Council; volunteer opportunities; retirement planning; obituaries; and archives of minutes, correspondence, and previous programs.
    Members: Jeanne Myers, Kayvon Nikoo

  • Space and Facilities Committee:
    The purpose of this committee is to maintain and manage the ASEF space and organizational facilities on the PSOM campus. The temporary location is 236 Anatomy Chemistry building.
    Members: Brian Salzberg, James Saunders

  • Past Presidents Committee:
    This committee is comprised of past ASEF presidents with the goal of looking back at the history and decisions of the ASEF council, the response of membership to programs, and the connection with the medical school administration in order to propose future directions for the organization.
    Members: Howard Goldfine, Rob Roy MacGregor, Anna Meadows, Jim Saunders, Marvin Steinberg

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