Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
MD Program

PSOM Graduation

Commencement 2024

The commencement ceremony and presentation of diplomas for the Perelman School of Medicine will be held:

Sunday, May 19, 2024
9 a.m.
Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The ceremony will be professionally videotaped and livestreamed on the PSOM Facebook page.

Click here for the 2024 Perelman School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony program

Commencement Speaker

Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH 

It is our honor to announce Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH as our Commencement speaker. A distinguished public health scholar and leader, Dr. Jha served as the White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator from April 2022 through June 2023, guiding our country through the pandemic’s pivotal COVID transition period. Now back in his role as Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, Dr. Jha is an exemplary model for the Class of 2024, representing leadership in trying times and illustrating the synergy and translation of academic medicine to public service.


For More Information

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs with questions. 

University of Pennsylvania Commencement will be held: 

Monday, May 20, 2024, in Franklin Field at 10:15 a.m., and will be preceded by student and academic processions through campus.

Please note: University Commencement disability seating tickets need to be requested separately. Please direct questions to