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Jefferson is Smoke-Free


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 is smoke-free. Please visit the links on this page for more information on policies and services. Additional information will be shared throughout the year as we look to continually improve our population health and support our wellness program, LiveWell@Jeff.

Key Dates

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.