Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Founded in 1824, Jefferson Medical College,  now the Sidney Kimmel Medical Collegehas awarded more than 31,000 medical degrees and has more living graduates than any other private medical school in the nation. It offers both undergraduate medical education programs and innovative joint degree programs to more than 1,000 students each year.

The Sidney Kimmel Medical College is recognized for its balanced approach to medical education, and approximately one out of four to one out of five applicants throughout the U.S. apply to Sidney Kimmel.

College and Department Leadership

Dean:

Mark Tykocinski, MD

Mark Tykocinski, MD
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Thomas Jefferson University
The Anthony F. & Gertrude M. DePalma Dean
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Deans/Senior Leadership:

David Abraham, MD

David Abraham, PhD
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Clara Callahan, MD

Clara Callahan, MD
The Lillian H. Brent Dean of Students & Admissions

Brendan Carr, MD

Brendan Carr, MD, MS
Associate Dean, Healthcare Delivery Innovation

John Caruso, MD

John Caruso, MD
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations

Jeanne Cole, EdD

Jeanne Cole, EdD
Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education

Kristen DeSimone, MD

Kristen DeSimone, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Gretchen Diemer, MD

Gretchen Diemer, MD
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations

Steven Herrine, MD

Steven Herrine, MD
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs & Undergraduate Medical Education

Judd Hollander, MD

Judd Hollander, MD
Associate Dean, Strategic Health Initiatives

Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD

Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD
Associate Dean, Emergent Design & Creative Technologies

Abigail Kay, MD

Abigail Kay, MD
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Bernard Lopez, MD

Bernard Lopez, MD
Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Karen Novielli, MD

Karen Novielli, MD
Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs & Professional Development

Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD

Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development

David Paskin, MD

David Paskin, MD
Vice Dean, Graduate Medical Education & Affiliates

Charles Pohl, MD

Charles Pohl, MD
Associate Provost, Student Affairs

Susan Rosenthal, MD

Susan Rosenthal, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Peter Scoles, MD

Peter Scoles, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Curriculum Research & Development

John Spandorfer, MD

John Spandorfer, MD
Roger Daniels Associate Dean for Professionalism in Medicine

Brian Squilla, MBA

Brian Squilla, MBA
Chief of Staff & Vice President, Administration

Michael Stillman, MD

Michael Stillman, MD
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Kathryn Trayes, MD

Kathryn Trayes, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Career Counseling

Traci Trice, MD

Traci Trice, MD
Assistant Dean, Diversity & Student Diversity Programs

Weitz-Howard

Howard Weitz, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

David Whellan, MD

David Whellan, MD
Assistant Dean, Clinical Research

Deborah Ziring, MD

Deborah Ziring, MD
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education & Academic Affairs

Chairs:

Christine Arenson, MD

Christine Arenson, MD
Family and Community Medicine

Christopher-Ted

Theodore Christopher, MD
Emergency Medicine

Adam Dicker, MD, PhD

Adam Dicker, MD, PhD
Radiation Oncology

Robert Diecidue, DMD, MD

Robert Diecidue, DMD, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Dentistry

Neal Flomenberg, MD

Neal Flomenberg, MD
Medical Oncology

Leonard Gomella, MD
Jay Greenspan, MD

Jay Greenspan, MD
Pediatrics

Zvi Grunwald, MD

Zvi Grunwald, MD
Anesthesiology

Julia Haller, MD

Julia Haller, MD
Ophthalmology

Gregory Kane, MD
William Keane, MD

William Keane, MD
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Karen Knudsen, PhD

Karen Knudsen, PhD
Cancer Biology

Irwin Levitan, PhD

Irwin Levitan, PhD
Neuroscience

Steven McMahon, PhD

Steven McMahon, PhD
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Stephen Peiper, MD

Stephen Peiper, MD
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

Vijay Rao, MD

Vijay Rao, MD
Radiology

Robert Rosenwasser, MD

Robert Rosenwasser, MD
Neurological Surgery

Abdolmohamad Rostami, MD, PhD
William Schlaff, MD

William Schlaff, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matthias Schnell, PhD

Matthias Schnell, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology

Marion Siegman, PhD

Marion Siegman, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD

Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

Alexander Vaccaro, MD

Alexander Vaccaro, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery

Michael Vergare, MD

Michael Vergare, MD
Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Scott Waldman, MD, PhD

Scott Waldman, MD, PhD
Pharmacology and Experimental Therapy

Steve Williams

Steve Williams, MD
Rehabilitation Medicine

Charles Yeo, MD