This is accomplished by creating an environment that emphasizes:
- Commitment to comprehensive patient care throughout the life cycle in the context of family and community
- Academic excellence including attention to principles of education and rigorous critical thinking
- Commitment to reaching out and providing care for underserved populations
Family Medicine & Community Medicine in the News
Cheryl Bettigole, MD (Class of 1999), wrote an article in the December issue of HealthAffairs reflecting on the denial and delay of medical care her immigrant patients more than a decade ago, and the problems that many still face.
Danielle Snyderman, MD, was recently featured in the Philadelphia Inquire, for her work with elderly patients who have been sharing their love stories to help implement a personalized care plan that better fits their needs and lifestyles.
Doximity recently released their 2015 national residency rankings, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Family Residency program was ranked fifteenth in the nation.
United States Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) visited Youth Emergency Service on October 26, 2015, calling on the Federal Government to increase funding for transitional and permanent housing for homeless youths.