Diversity & Community Programs

The Department of Radiation Oncology is committed to training health care professionals to serve Philadelphia's diverse communities with culturally sensitive, comprehensive quality care. Embracing the wide variety of cultures in the community, Thomas Jefferson University developed the resources necessary to become culturally competent. Our mission is to provide effective, equitable, understandable, and respectful quality care and services that are responsive to diverse cultural health beliefs and practices, preferred languages, health literacy, and other communication needs.