Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University Reviews
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is a 4-year MD-granting program that opened in 1824. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University recently switched to a new curriculum, JeffMD, which provides students with early clinical exposure and has themes running through the curriculum. With the new curriculum, each student is required to do a Scholarly Inquiry project, and they have eight different concentrations to choose from. Students are separated into Learning Societies to help develop and nurture personal and professional goals. Sidney Kimmel Medical College has a Physician Shortage Program to help provide physicians for underserved areas. There are multiple different student organizations and research opportunities for students to be involved in on campus.
"Sidney Kimmel Medical College is committed to: educating physicians who will form and lead the integrated healthcare delivery and research teams of tomorrow; discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care through investigation from the laboratory to the bedside, and into the community; and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care for our community and for the nation. Jefferson recognizes that a diverse community is imperative to achieving excellence in patient care, education, and research. As we carry out our mission, we are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and aspire to be a community of discovery, learning, and inclusion."
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- Annual High Temp: 64.7°F
- Annual Low Temp: 47°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 41.45 inch
- Av. Annual Snowfall: 23 inch
*US average index is 100
"Our word is our bond (Integrity).
We respect each other and all with whom we come into contact (Respect).
We contribute to society’s intellectual, cultural, and spiritual well-being to the highest possible extent (Social Responsibility).
We recognize that diversity and excellence go hand-in-hand, enhancing our education and patient care and welcome our ability to interact with other people (Diversity).
We care about and attempt to ameliorate the suffering and pain of illness; we care about and attempt to ameliorate the trials and tribulations of the Jefferson family (Compassion).
We are committed to excellence and the life-long pursuit of new knowledge and personal and professional growth (Excellence).
We aspire to do the right thing, for the right reason, even if it involves pain or sacrifice (Altruism).
We are committed to each other and to those we serve. We work together to achieve our mission and goals (Collaboration).
We are committed to the prudent use of the resources made available to us by the hard work of the faculty, the tuition of our learners, the support of the public, and the philanthropic giving that sustains us and helps us grow (Stewardship)."
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