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Jefferson is Going Smoke-Free in 2014


At Jefferson, we are among the leaders in the Philadelphia region in providing quality healthcare.  In order to provide a safe and healthy environment for our patients, families, students, employees and visitors, Jefferson will be going smoke-free in 2014. A smoke-free task force is currently working on implementation, policy guidelines and enforcement. More information will be shared throughout the year as we look to continually improve our population health and support our new wellness program, LiveWell@Jeff.

Key Dates to Remember

April 1, 2014  
Implementation of Smoke-Free Campus at Jefferson

July 1, 2014
Nicotine-free hiring policy effective

January 1, 2015
Jefferson will offer non-smoker discounted employee medical benefit rates

Buddy Program

We're looking for employees who have kicked the habit and would like to offer their support and guidance to fellow employees who would like to quit by becoming a Buddy. If you are interested, please email

If you are a smoker and would like a Buddy, please also email Buddies will be linked on a first come, first serve basis.