Thomas Jefferson University

About Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University Campus at night

We are dedicated to the health sciences and committed to educating professionals, discovering new knowledge, and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care.

What began as Jefferson Medical College in 1824, now known as Sidney Kimmel Medical College, has grown into one of the nation’s leading healthcare learning institutions. Learn about our long tradition of excellence, our history, mission, leadership and statistics. 


See how we will accomplish our goals, and learn about our vision, values and diversity.

President Stephen K. Klasko

See what our President has to say about the future of healthcare and the University.


We're transforming into the health sciences campus of the future. Read our latest report on education, research, innovation & more.

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Explore Thomas Jefferson University by the numbers.


Learn about our long tradition in excellence.


Since 1824, Jefferson has long and proud history. Learn about how we've  evolved with the times.