Office of International Affairs

SPECIAL NOTICE: Jefferson is closely monitoring the evolving situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to evaluate the outbreak’s impact on our students, faculty and staff who are or will be attending programs overseas, as well as international visitors/professors/researchers who may be traveling to our campus. The health and safety of the Jefferson community is of the utmost importance to us. Our site contains updates on communications to the Jefferson community and general information about COVID-19.

We urge all faculty, staff and students to check their email frequently and access the CDC links provided on to ensure you have the latest information about the virus and about travel alerts.


Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine Awarded to Professor Amitai Ziv

Professor Amitai Ziv of the Sheba Medical Center was awarded the 2020 Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine from Thomas Jefferson University. This prestigious prize was awarded on behalf of Dr. Ziv’s contributions to education in the medical field in Israel and worldwide.