Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Institute of Emerging Health Professions

Welcome to the Institute of Emerging Health Professions

Our mission is to provide innovative and unique education and training needed to fill future career, training and certification gaps in healthcare practice and delivery.  LEARN MORE



Barry Lambert and leaders from TJU at the gift signing ceremony


“We believe that solving big problems requires courage and big ideas, and that is what we’ve seen at TJU and in the United States, where 21st century laws and scientific approaches can support the use of hemp as a safe and effective source of cannabinoids. We’re proud the center will bear our name.” – Barry Lambert

ECMO is a modified heart-lung machine that does the work of the heart and lungs allowing the organs to rest. Understand basic principles, indications and management for ECMO support.

Healthcare professionals and community leaders charged with diversity initiatives will be trained to address issues of health disparities and health equity.

This program will train to safely operate the heart and lung machine, and other advanced technologies, during surgical procedures where patients need cardiac and pulmonary support.

Developed by Emergency Medicine faculty and the National Academic Center for Telehealth, Jefferson’s program prepares the learner for the role of Telehealth Facilitator on the interprofessional healthcare team.

This certificate will teach practical tools for evaluating and implementing technology based healthcare startups. 

A first-of-its-kind certificate created to nationally bridge the emerging fields of blockchain and healthcare at the graduate level.

The intersection between technology and healthcare focused on user experience design and patient engagement tools.