Thomas Jefferson UniversitySidney Kimmel Medical College

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Department of Medicine

Here in the Department of Medicine at Jefferson,
our mission is simple:

  • to provide compassionate, efficient, affordable,
    and quality healthcare
  • to educate the next generation of physicians
  • to advance discovery of basic mechanisms of disease
    and develop innovative treatments which will benefit the patients we serve

Our Department consists of Internal Medicine physicians specially trained in primary care as well as multiple subspecialties. Our physicians are leaders in clinical care, education, and research who dedicate themselves to offering advanced medicine and personal service.

Whether you are looking for a doctor to treat a loved one, are seeking advanced training, or want to explore our research; we invite you to search our site and explore our Divisions, our educational Programs, and our innovative research programs.


Jefferson Medical College was established in 1824, and is one of the largest private medical schools in the United States with the largest alumni network. The center city Philadelphia urban campus is conveniently located in a three block area between 9th and 11th streets and Locust and Chestnut. In response to anticipated changes in the delivery of health care in the US, JMC practice plan with over 500 physicians and the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with 957 beds have announced a realignment and further integration. The hospital serves as a major tertiary care referral center for the Delaware Valley and as a Level I Trauma Center has over 45,000 admissions annually. Based on NIH funding of $60 million in 2009, TJU is ranked #39 out of 122 US medical schools.