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Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Founded in 1824, Sidney Kimmel Medical College has awarded more than 31,000 medical degrees and has more living graduates than any other private medical school in the nation. LEARN MORE

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Coming July 2017: JeffMD

The Sidney Kimmel Medical College has restructured medical education with JeffMD, a curriculum designed to meet our students' needs as tomorrow's medical leaders.


Jefferson, in collaboration with prestigious institutions in Italy, Is part of the world’s first-ever dual-medical degree program, enabling a cohort of physicians to practice medicine in both the United States and the European Union.


Jefferson’s Department of Neurological Surgery has the most academically productive neurosurgery residency program in North America, according to a recent study in Neurosurgery.

We sponsor an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited residency training program, several fellowship programs and educational programs for medical students.

Our goal is to make basic and translational discoveries that impact our understanding of the biological sciences and human health and to train the researchers, educators and health care professionals of the future.

Our goal is to make transformational discoveries of significance for patients with cancer. 

The world-class research programs facilitate clinical studies, investigate advances in dermatologic therapies and engage in studies of genetic skin diseases, connective-tissue disorders and skin cancers.

In our dual role as an academic department at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and as a clinical department at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, we support patient care, education and research.

Physicians and patients from throughout the Delaware Valley have come to know us for our quality of care in family medicine.

Jefferson offers integrative medicine and nutritional sciences as an clinical discipline to provide medical students the opportunity for clinical training in this emerging medical specialty.

We provide state-of-the-art care while simultaneously advancing the field rather than simply adopting the work of others, ensuring that our patients will be the beneficiaries of outstanding care and providing physicians-in-training and medical students with a high-quality education.

We consist of Internal Medicine physicians specially trained in primary care and multiple subspecialties. Our physicians are leaders in clinical care, education and research, who dedicate themselves to offering advanced medicine and personal service.

We have a bipartite mission: to generate and disseminate new knowledge of the basic workings of the immune system and the biology of infectious pathogens and to train the future generations of biomedical researchers, educators and healthcare professionals.

We offer graduate training in contemporary physiology and biophysics and a program leading to a PhD degree. 

We represent one of the busiest academic neurosurgery programs in the country, offering comprehensive management for patients with neurosurgical diseases affecting the brain and spine. 

Our Department’s neurologists have been recognized nationally and internationally for clinical and research expertise and innovations.

Our faculty members teach neuroscience to medical students and play a prominent role in training graduate students through the Graduate Program in Neuroscience.

We are committed to outstanding, patient-centered care, which serves as the basis for our dedicated contributions to education, scholarship and advocacy for women’s health in our university, our region and throughout our global community.

Wills Eye Hospital, which serves as the Department of Ophthalmology for Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, is rated among the best in the nation for Ophthalmology by U.S.News & World Report.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the bridge between modern dentistry and modern medicine.

Our department is fortunate to include leading clinicians from Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health and Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson.

Our otolaryngologists have been recognized nationally and internationally for clinical and research expertise and innovations. 

We are dedicated to excellence in clinical diagnostics, research and education at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

We take great pride in our exceptional family service and outcomes. Our commitment is to care for all children as if they were our own.

Our Department encompasses the study of drugs in humans.

The Department is fully dedicated to carrying out the mission of Thomas Jefferson University in education, patient care and research.

The mission of our Department is to improve cancer patient outcomes through outstanding patient-centered care, research and education.

Through our training programs, publications and scientific presentations, our Department has played a major role in radiology education. 

Consistently ranked as among the best hospitals in the nation for Rehabilitation by U.S.News & World Report, our physicians and therapists have been leaders in rehabilitation medicine for more than 30 years. 

We are dedicated to pursuing rigorous bench research, translating those findings to clinical practice and educating the next generation of surgeons.

Our faculty includes internationally recognized experts in all major fields of urology including endourology, laparoscopy, robotics and more.

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