Emergency Medicine Residency


Sidney Kimmel Medical College




Center City


On Campus


3 Years

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  • Director, Residency Program
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
Position: Associate Program Director

Program Contact

Name: Lori Berryman
Position: Residency Program Coordinator
Organization: Department of Emergency Medicine

1020 Sansom Street
Thompson Building, Suite 1615
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Frequently Asked Questions

Shift length varies depending on the ED with 8-hour, 10-hour and occasional 12-hour shifts. In general, ED interns work 10-hour shifts while seniors work 8-hour shifts.

Yes, opportunities for in-house moonlighting are available to senior residents in good academic standing.

Since the Hahnemann closure in July 2019, we are proud to have expanded our residency to 17 residents each academic year. We are a 3-year ACGME program.

Refer to our Clinical Experiences for more information about each hospital, including locations for each.

Yes, at Jefferson we have had a consistent supply of PPE (gowns, N95s, & face-shields). In fact, Jefferson ED residents are some of the only residents to have our own PAPR hoods. Residents are never put in a position where they have to compromise their safety to provide patient care.

Not necessarily, though most residents do end up having access to a car during their residency at Jefferson - Center City. As interns, a car is needed mainly needed for your first month of Peds EM at A.I. duPont in Wilmington, DE. Some residents without a car choose to borrow or rent during this month. As seniors, almost all off-service sites are accessible by public transportation, though having access to a car will make your life easier during those rotations.

PGY-2 residents have two weeks of elective time and PGY-3 are allotted four weeks. In the past residents have used this time to pursue fellowship interests, electives at Jefferson, as well as international opportunities.

July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024

PGY Level Annual Stipend
1 $70,860
2 $73,694
3 $76,642
4 $79,708
5 $82,896
6 $86,212
7 $89,660
8 $93,247

Jefferson uses Epic.