Seeing the Holistic Picture
Birgit Rakel, MD, has heard it all. “Voodoo.” “Fringe.” “Weird medicine.”
Rakel is an integrative medicine specialist—a board-certified family medicine physician who uses complementary therapies to enhance the health and well-being of her patients.
Jefferson Reacts to Hahnemann’s Closure
Faculty and staff respond to what the closure means for them, for Jefferson, and for Philadelphia.
Know Thy Self
The trouble with cancer is that it’s you. From an immunological standpoint, it’s not a foreign body, but rather a bit of self that has grown wildly, dangerously out of order.
Student Profile: Carrie Walsh
Carrie Walsh can still remember the feeling of stepping offstage and walking out of the opera house, the applause and standing ovations providing an emotional high.
Alumni Profile: Austin Chiang, MD, MPH, GI Fellow ’18
At 33 years old, Austin Chiang, MD, MPH, GI Fellow ’18, is an old hand at new media, in the vanguard of a generation of “digital natives” who grew up on MySpace, Friendster, and Xanga (it’s OK if you haven’t heard of them).
Population Health Evangelist
Faculty Profile: David Nash, MD, MBA
David Nash, MD, MBA, hasn’t always been a tireless evangelist for population health, but almost from the start of his career, he’s been trying to figure out what ails healthcare.
A Sharper Image
Using cutting-edge imaging technology, Andrew Newberg, MD, and Jefferson’s Integrative Health team are developing a better understanding of complex neurological problems.
The Father of Battlefield Medicine
Class of 1849 graduate Jonathan Letterman, MD, is celebrated for his medical innovations during the civil war
The Dean’s Column: The 195th Commencement of SKMC
You’re off to see the world! As you set sail, two seemingly simple messages about seeing: see more; see openly.
A Message From Elizabeth A. Dale: Reimagine Jefferson
On July 1, 1969, Thomas Jefferson University came into being, a reimagining of the original Jefferson Medical College.