St. Luke's med students, doctors mingle, celebrate holiday

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Published: Dec 07 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 07 2012 10:42:03 PM EST

A number of St. Luke's Medical School's Administrators, Trustees and Teachers took a break Friday evening to welcome their newest batch of future doctors.

St. Luke's University Health Network partnered with Temple University to hold a holiday reception.

More than 60 members of the school's inaugural class mingled with their future co-workers.

Most of the class members have local ties.

St. Luke's officials say they're proud to have such a strong group especially with a looming physician shortage.