The Department provides leadership across the tripartite missions of the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and direction of the Clinical Laboratories of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, The Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences and Methodist Hospital.
75% of the instruction in the Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum is provided by Department Faculty and our highly sought after Residency Program has resulted in a 100% match over the past several years. The Department also offers Clinical Fellowships in the fields of Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine, Cytopathology, and Hematopathology. The Department also offers a graduate program (PhD) in Cell and Developmental Biology.
The Department is home to the Daniel Baugh Institute of Computational Biology and Functional Genomics, and the Institute of Computational Medicine and supports the Electron Microscopy, and Anatomic Pathology Shared Facilities. Research in the Department encompasses studies in the fields of alcohol, genomics, matrix biology, cancer, mitochondria, microbiology, neuroscience and immunology.