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Visiting Residents

Visiting residents interested in completing an elective at Jefferson Hospital may contact the Residency Education Coordinator at the following email address: Please indicate what specialty area you are interested in as well as the dates you would like to attend. We ask that you submit your requests according to the following guidelines:

American Graduates

  • Out of state residents – no later than 3 months notice.
  • PA state residents – no later than 6 weeks notice.

Foreign Graduates

  • No later than 6 months notice

Once your information has been received and we confirm that space is available, we will provide you with the list of our requirements.

Jefferson Residents Doing Away Rotations

Jefferson residents wishing to complete an away elective, including Geriatric rotations to Englis House, must submit an "Elective Request Form". (PDF File, 18Kb)


Any resident wishing to do an observership in the Department of Medicine must have a letter of recommendation from a faculty member within the department. There are no exceptions to this policy.