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July 29, 2020
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.
July 28, 2020
What I Wish People Knew About Being a DACA Recipient
A certified medical assistant openly shares the hurtful stereotypes she faces and her struggles with living in fear and caring for her family.
July 2, 2020
One Year Later, Hahnemann’s Cystic Fibrosis Program Thriving at Jefferson
The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital included a cystic fibrosis program with 110 patients who could not afford a lapse in care.
June 29, 2020
Dealing With Grief in the Age of COVID-19
Facing an inconceivable loss of human life, a mounting economic toll, and a “new normal,” we look for answers on how to cope with grief in various forms.
June 18, 2020
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.
June 16, 2020
I’m an EVS Worker on an All COVID-19 Unit, Day One Was the Toughest
Rhonda Brown-Parker has been a part of Jefferson’s environmental services department for 16 years. Like most of us, she has never experienced a global pandemic, but now she faces this one each day she arrives to work.
June 5, 2020
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
May 19, 2020
A Safe Space for Nurses to Share Their Coronavirus Fears
Jefferson launches “Nurse2Nurse,” where nurses can debrief with peers.
April 11, 2020
TJUH Blood Donor Center to Begin Accepting Coronavirus Survivor Plasma Donations
The FDA also recently loosened blood donation regulations, including for men who have sex with men, in an effort to broaden eligibility to donate blood in the wake of COVID-19.
April 2, 2020
Supporting Neurodiversity at
Jefferson Health: A Conversation With Dr. Wendy Ross
“It’s past time for the Americans with Disabilities Act to recognize, with specific guidelines, invisible disabilities.”
March 24, 2020
A Call to Action for Philadelphia During the Coronavirus Crisis
Jefferson Health leadership share how community values matter and will see us through these uncertain times.