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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.
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
A Safe Space for Nurses to Share Their Coronavirus Fears
Jefferson launches “Nurse2Nurse,” where nurses can debrief with peers.
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.
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.”
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.
Mending Broken Hearts
Hahnemann’s closure has profoundly affected cardiology patients and providers.
The Brain Behind the
Strongline Staff Safety Badge System
“We needed a product that did not exist,” says safety executive Joseph Byham of a new system to enhance the security of patient-facing staff. His solution? Create it.
How Jefferson Met Care Challenges for Expectant Hahnemann Moms
When Hahnemann University Hospital announced it was closing this summer, filling any gaps in patient care – especially for expectant mothers and their babies – became a citywide concern.
Four Jefferson Coming Out Stories
“Appreciating, understanding and accepting each other’s ‘uniqueness’ is fundamental to the job every one of us in health care carries out every day.”
The Inside View of Hahnemann Closure
Faculty and staff share what the closure means to them, Jefferson and Philadelphia.