Jefferson is comprised of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and Jefferson University Physicians. Aligned under one Mission, Vision and set of Values, our commitment to patient care, research and education connects our employees through a common purpose.
Jefferson's reputation is built off its long-standing history of providing exceptional care and training the next generation of healthcare leaders. For nearly two hundred years, we have been at the forefront of the medical field. Check out our latest report on education, research, innovation & more to see how we’re continuing to transform the health sciences campus of the future.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has 951 licensed acute care beds, with major programs in a wide range of clinical specialties. Services are provided at five primary locations — Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, which was established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center City Philadelphia; Jefferson's Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.
What began as Jefferson Medical College in 1824, now known as Sidney Kimmel Medical College, has grown into one of the nation’s leading healthcare learning institutions. The University is comprised of seven colleges who are dedicated to the health sciences and committed to educating professionals, discovering new knowledge, and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care.
The physician practice of Jefferson, JUP, has more than 600 physicians, offering exceptional care to the Philadelphia region and beyond. More than 100 JUP physicians are named to Philly Magazine’s Top Docs list annually.