Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Research Activity

All residents are expected to complete a scholarly project during their three years of training. This requirement can be met through a number of activities and does not require the resident to perform basic or clinical research.

Options for the scholarly project include:

  • Completing a basic or clinical research project with one of our nationally renowned faculty and providing a report of the results
  • Completing a literature review of an important topic
  • Submitting an essay on a psychosocial aspect of Medicine, including physician-patient communications, ethics, managed care, care of the dying or professionalism
  • Submitting a case report for a regional meeting or for publication (acceptance is not required)
  • Presenting one of our resident clinico-pathological conferences
  • Presenting Morbidity & Mortality Conference
  • Submitting an article for publication in the Jefferson Medicine forum