Monthly PMMNG Meetings

Running ShoesOur April 11, 2020 meeting will be an online meeting, conducted through Zoom. Our speakers will be Colleen Erb, who is a Penn nurse practitioner, and Matt Stevenson, a Penn licensed social worker. They will address the totally timely topic of resiliency in very practical terms, given our lives with coronavirus/Covid-19. Topics will include  anxiety, worry and self-care as they relate to this time of uncertainty.

Our Steering Committee will meet from 12:00 – 1:00 PM, and the regular group meeting will be from 1:30 – 2:30 PM. Anyone who is interested is welcome to join the Steering Committee meeting.

Stay tuned to this website and watch your email for information on how to join the Zoom meetings. We will be sending out an email on April 4 with the password for the Zoom meeting. (The password will not be provided on this website.)

New members or anyone with questions about the upcoming virtual meetings should feel free to contact Maddie Hunter ( Marilyn Alexander (

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Tentative list of upcoming PMMNG meeting program topics and speakers:


  • April – Resilience, Especially During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Colleen Erb & Matt Stevenson)
  • May – Panel on Medical Marijuana (Cannabis program at U Sciences possibly)
  • June – Palliative Radiation, Dr Jones (?)
  • July – Split (Possibly provide links to webinars from ASCO)
  • August – no meeting
  • September – Nutrition, possibly simple demos for nutritional foods.
  • October – Medical Insurance
  • November – Cindy Chmielewski to present on using social media and user safety
  • December – Holiday party

General Meeting Information

WHEN: Second Saturday of Every Month (excepting August)
TIME: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
WHERE: University of the Sciences, IPEX Building, Room 239-40, 600 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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