Skip to main content
Jefferson Health

Home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Special Reports

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.
A Father One Day and an Orphan the Next
Adam Sagot's life changed forever in June 2019. He not only became a father to a daughter but also received notice that his fellowship program would be closing—all at the same time.
Closure of Philadelphia Hospital Raises Red Flag About Wellness of Nation’s Healthcare System
Hahnemann's closure was a national warning about the cost of caring for vulnerable populations, the aging of legacy hospitals, the speeding shift to outpatient care, the rise of virtual care, the competitiveness of nonhospital providers, and the gridlock in Washington.
How the Effects of Hahnemann’s Closure Rippled Into Philadelphia’s Suburbs
Upon learning that Drexel-Hahnemann residents and their supervising faculty would resign, Abington Hospital’s leaders had two weeks to develop a plan for the transition of nine medical services and one intensive care service involving 120 patients.