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Why Jefferson?

There are many reasons to choose P4 for your postbaccalaureate education

Thomas Jefferson University is a leading, internationally recognized academic medical center. Our students will have the distinct advantage of starting their journey in the health professions with access to world-class facilities and mentoring by an innovative and dynamic community of professionals, educators and students.

We believe that P4 at Thomas Jefferson University will not only assist you in your completion of requirements for medical/professional school but also help you build a competitive educational and professional foundation for the next steps in your academic career.

Curriculum: Our curriculum is designed to provide you with quality education from expert faculty – helping you fulfill academic requirements for medical/professional schools.

Exam Preparation: Preparation begins with our focused curriculum and continues throughout your time in the P4 with specific exam preparation courses and a comprehensive review at the completion of your program course work.

The P4 program currently has a linkage agreement with the following medical schools:

Moving forward, will be partnering with other medical/professional schools to increase these opportunities for our students.

Our program is built to provide small class sizes, with lectures and laboratory sections containing a maximum number of 40 and 20 students; respectively. One of the major goals for P4 is to provide a sense of community among our students – building a cohort that will maintain a strong network well beyond the length of the program.

We offer career and educational development workshops and clinical opportunities through our Arts and Science of Healthcare and Health Practicum courses.

We provide our students with close support for medical/professional school admissions including guidance in applying to these programs as well as preparation for the interview process.

Once admitted to our program, you become part of the Jefferson community – with access to many facilities granted to all Jefferson students, such as wellness programs, on-campus housing, a variety of student activities and organizations. Thomas Jefferson University’s location in downtown Philadelphia is within walking distance to fantastic restaurants, shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions.

The campus is conveniently located and easily accessible from public transportation SEPTA and PATCO.

We understand that deciding on a program to properly prepare you for medical/professional school is a challenging and important decision and commend you for having the courage to take the next big step. You are invited to review information on our site to learn how we can support you and your career aspirations. For additional information, please feel free to contact us.

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Pre-Professional Program

Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street
JAH, Suite M46
Philadelphia, PA 19170

(215) 503-4400

Gerald Grunwald, PhD
Director, Postbaccalaureate
Pre-professional Program

Office of Admissions
Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street
JAH, Suite M46
Philadelphia PA 19107

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