Welcome to Jefferson Health

The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority while we continue to provide the exceptional care you expect to receive from the nation’s best.

The Numbers Tell Our Story

We’re Safe, So You’re Safe

We’ve cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other system in the Philadelphia area.


Jefferson healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19


Days we’ve been doing it

About 1%

Percentage of staff testing positive during the peak months of the COVID-19 crisis

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Safety is our main focus

The health and safety of our patients and employees is our highest priority during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how our team of physicians and healthcare professionals is taking the steps needed to ensure your safety.

Updates as of August 19, 2020

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White Coats for Black Lives

We Stand United Against Racial Oppression

As healers and educators, we are committed to helping others. Never has there been a greater need for being in the moment.

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LGBTQ+ Program at Jefferson

Providing care to the LGBTQ+ community from providers who have self-identified as culturally competent in caring for LGBTQ+ patients and have knowledge or special training in LGBTQ+ health.

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Residency Programs

Residency Programs

Important information and resources to help you successfully navigate your way through the residency application, interviewing and matching processes.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitor Policies

Updated guidelines for patients and their visitors

To ensure the health and safety of patients and their visitors we have implemented new protocols. We will always compassionately consider the circumstances of each patient when it comes to visitor/family presence.

Updates as of August 19, 2020

Learn about our policy measures here >
Patient consulting with doctor on tablet

Talk to Your Doctor About JeffConnect

JeffConnect makes it easy to get the care you need without leaving your home or office. Meet face-to-face with our doctors using your cell phone, tablet or computer with a web cam. Jefferson emergency medicine physicians in Center City are available 24/7 through On-Demand Video Visits for stomachaches, cold and flu symptoms, and more. Take advantage of JeffConnect to request a second opinion from a Jefferson physician, or schedule a video visit instead of an office follow-up with your doctor.

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Our Care Network

Jefferson Health offers an extensive care network with offices throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Use the directory and map to find the best location for you including detailed driving directions and further information about services available at each of our offices.

Specialty Care Pavilion

Jefferson Announces Specialty Care Pavilion

The major building project at 1101 Chestnut St. at East Market represents the future of health and commitment to Philadelphia.

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Top Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Among Top Speciality Hospitals in the Country

The specialty care provided at Jefferson Health hospitals ranks among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, including Ophthalmology, Cancer and Pulmonology.  

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COVID-19 and the Flu: Will There Be a "Twindemic"?

It is possible to get both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Here’s how to protect yourself when two similar viruses collide.

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Headache Center

Jefferson Headache Center and Ctrl M Health Launch Digital Platform to Support Those Living with Headache and Migraine

A first of its kind innovative digital health and wellness platform for those who live with headaches and migraines.

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COVID Doctor

Are Health Systems Prepared to Handle a COVID-19 and Flu Surge?

A global pandemic has raised public awareness about virus transmission and the importance of handwashing, mask-wearing and social distancing and avoiding crowds. Surge and scenario planning are key to health system readiness.

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Wound Dressing

A New Approach to Understanding the Biology of Wound Healing

Researchers use discarded wound dressings as a novel and non-invasive way to study the mechanisms that promote healing.

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School Children

Back to School: Best Mask-Wearing Practices for Your Children

From the best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed, here's everything parents should know.

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Kidney Surgery

Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia's First Endovascular Arteriovenous Fistula Creation

For someone experiencing kidney failure, dialysis is a lifesaver. Until very recently, open surgery was the only method available for creating the preferred dialysis access, an arteriovenous fistula.

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Hearing Impaired Masks

The Challenges of Communicating with a Mask While Hearing-Impaired

For the almost 48 million Americans that suffer from mild to severe hearing loss, communicating with others wearing masks presents new challenges.

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Brain Waves

How to Manipulate Brain Waves For a Better Mental State

Understanding activity in the brain (and how to change your brain waves) to help with sleep, stress and focus.

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We are reimagining diversity and inclusion to promote and cultivate an inclusive environment that celebrates the differences and similarities of our patients, families, students, workforce and the communities we serve to achieve an equitable culture.

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