ABOUT JEFFERSON HEALTH
Jefferson Health, which includes 14 hospitals, 2,867 licensed beds, 6,100 physicians and practitioners and 7,400 nurses, is Philadelphia’s second largest employer. Jefferson is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 10 specialties, including ophthalmology (#2) and orthopedics (#4), as well as rehabilitation (#13) through its Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Jefferson Health has over 40 outpatient and urgent care locations, which, together, result in more than 3.8 million outpatient visits annually.
The mission of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC), an NCI-designated cancer center since 1996, is to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families through innovation, compassion and breakthrough discoveries. The SKCC at Jefferson offers a depth and breadth of experience in all aspects of cancer from the laboratory to the clinic, and the expertise of physicians, scientists, staff and other health care professionals places SKCC at the forefront of cancer research and care. U.S. News and World Report ranked the SKCC #23 in the 2019-2020 rankings, and has consistently ranked it as a top cancer center for the past decade.
ABOUT THOMA...S JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY
Thomas Jefferson University’s academic programs span 10 colleges and 3 schools, including architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, science and social sciences, for a total of 160 undergraduate and graduate programs.
Thomas Jefferson University has been ranked the 5th most innovative university and among the best in value by U.S. News & World Report (northern region). The Center for Digital Health, led by Adam Dicker, MD PhD, ESVPRO and Chair of Radiation Oncology, was formed in 2018 to play a pivotal role in the promotion, resourcing, design and coordination of clinical and evaluative digital health research at Jefferson. The Center is unique in its mission to engage industry partners in the rigorous validation of the efficacy and impact of digital health innovations in the clinical setting.
As another example of its eclectic strategic evolution, Thomas Jefferson University formed the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce in November 2010 by combining the School of Design and Engineering and the School of Business. Its Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce is home to fashion programs that have ranked 7th in the world and 3rd in the U.S. by Fashionista, and among the world’s best by CEOWORLD Magazine and Business of Fashion.