News & Events
Jefferson Appoints Michael Unger, MD, FACP, FCCP, as Professor of Medicine in Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University announced the appointment of Michael Unger, MD, FACP, FCCP as Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care.
Saltier Intravenous Fluids Reduce Complications from Surgery
Infusing a saltier saline solution during and after surgery decreases overall complication rate for a complex procedure
Thomas Jefferson University’s Department of Family & Community Medicine Awarded Hot Spotting Mini-Grant
An interprofessional team of five Thomas Jefferson University students were awarded a hot spotting mini-grant by the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, Association of American Medical Colleges and Primary Care Progress.
Rehabilitation helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss
NIH-funded study brought together eye care and mental health professionals
Fat Damages the Lungs of Heavy Drinkers
Alcohol causes fat build-up in the lungs of rats, impairing immune function and possibly explaining why alcoholics are more likely to develop lung disease
Sutures or Staples? The best choice for closing a C-section
Settling a long-time debate, researchers show that sewing up a C-section skin incision with sutures leads to fewer complications than using surgical staples
Couple & Family Therapy Program Receives COAMFTE Accreditation
Couple and Family Therapy Program Receives Accreditation
Sidney Kimmel Foundation Gives $110 Million to Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University has received a $110 million gift — the single largest in its history — from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. The gift will benefit Jefferson Medical College, which will be renamed the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University effective today.
Royal Medical Services' Director General Presents Lecture on Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan
Director General Dr. Khalaf Al Jader of The Royal Medical Services of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan presented “Managing Medical Implications of Human Catastrophe: Jordan’s Global Peace Delegates and the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan” for Jefferson faculty, students and staff on Friday, May 16th.
Fighting Cancer with Dietary Changes
Dieting may decrease chances for metastases in triple negative breast cancers by strengthening the tissue surrounding the tumor