Events & Opportunities

Coffee, Cake and Connecting

April 09, 2020 | 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

A free community support engagement for individuals living with metastatic breast cancer.
Join us from your home! Click here to register now then participate online via Zoom.

Introductory Engagement Topic: Metastatic Breast Cancer, COVID-19 and Managing Your Anxiety
A discussion led by Dr. Jamie Wells

Komen Philadelphia invites all members of our metastatic breast cancer (MBC) community to connect with us and your peers during our first “Coffee, Cake and Connecting” engagement, led by our team and special guest Dr. Jamie Wells, Chair of Yale Alumni Health Network and Adjunct Professor at Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

A time for you to take a much-needed pause and deep breath as you navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, our new online series fosters peer sharing and interaction while providing expert guidance on a topic especially relevant to these times as well as your life as an individual with MBC.

During these unprecedented times, every new connection will make a difference to your health and well-being! So, click here to register, then join us online after dinner on April 9, with a cup of coffee and plate of whatever “indulgence” helps you unwind at the end of the day.

Things to know and do:

  • Please share this email. All members of the MBC community are welcome to connect with us.
  • You can also share our Facebook event.
  • Engagements are free and fully online via the Zoom "virtual meeting" app, which allows you to connect via desktop, laptop or smartphone.
  • Once you register, you will receive a link for joining your community on April 9.

About Dr. Jamie Wells

We congratulate Dr. Well for being named a #StellarDoc by Physician Outlook this spring. Read the honoree profile to learn more about how she's working to make the world better through her professional passion.

Jamie L. Wells, MD, FAAP is the Chair for the Yale Alumni Health Network, Adjunct Professor at Drexel University's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems and an award-winning Board-certified physician. She has published over 400 articles as the Director of Medicine for an educational advocacy nonprofit in support of evidence-based medicine and science, and she writes, speaks and is interviewed as a medical expert on multi-media platforms. 

Dr. Wells has a special interest in patient safety and optimizing care delivery, bioethics, public health and policy, science communications, medtech innovation, diagnosis and management of disease, identifying healthcare trends, bridging interdisciplinary knowledge gaps to prevent medical error and expedite discovery, thought integration of clinical practice and biomedical engineering approaches with an emphasis on patient-centered design, debunking medical myths and pediatrics. As Drexel BIOMED spearheads the nation's first-degree program in pediatric engineering with no other major program like it in the country, Dr. Wells helps establish and build upon expanding Drexel’s global footprint in engineering and innovation for pediatric patients. Dr. Wells is deeply committed to educating, mentoring and career advising the next generation.

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