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Jefferson’s Lambert Center To Offer First University Graduate Cannabis Certificates: KYW Newsradio

Thomas Jefferson University is offering the first University-based graduate certificate programs for professionals in the legal cannabis space, KYW Newsradio reported in multiple reports July 12 and 13. Jefferson has “carved out a pioneer space in the legal cannabis world, …

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Population Health Dean Nash Says Services Like Accolade Can Help People Navigate Health Care: Philadelphia Inquirer

David Nash, MD, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, said a service such as Accolade, based in Plymouth Meeting, may help people navigate the health care system, although there is no published evidence that it will reduce health-care …

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College One of Nation’s Largest Medical Schools: U.S. News & World Report, Becker’s Hospital Review

The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University was featured as one of the nation’s 10 largest medical schools in a new report by U.S. News & World Report. Larger schools provide several advantages, the article notes, including the possibility …

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Jefferson Launches Nation’s First Medical Marijuana Graduate Certificate Programs: Philly Voice

Jefferson’s Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp is launching the first university-based, graduate-level certificate programs in medical marijuana education, Philly Voice reported July 6.
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SKMC Graduate Says ‘Imposter Syndrome’ Can Help Make Better Doctors: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sidney Kimmel Medical College graduate Michael Natter, MD, says the right dose of “imposter syndrome” can help keep doctors grounded and ultimately  make them better doctors, he wrote in a commentary in The Philadelphia Inquirer July 5. Natter credits this …

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Promote Health and Green Space One Empty Lot at a Time, Faculty Members Write in Philadelphia Inquirer

For Philadelphia, a city with high poverty rates and poor health outcomes, creating more parks close to where people live can greatly improve overall quality of life, wrote University faculty members Kim Douglas and Drew Harris in the Philadelphia Inquirer …

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Mark A. Sunderland Talks to “Good Morning America” About Sun-Protective Apparel

Mark A. Sunderland, director of Jefferson’s textile materials technology program, was interviewed on ABC’s “Good Morning America” about UPF clothing that can protect from the sun.
Watch the July 3 segment here.
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Jefferson’s Health Design Lab Offers Pathway for Hospitals to Integrate Patient-Centered Design: MedCity News

One of the goals of Jefferson’s Health Design Lab is to create a new generation of physicians who not only know how to treat their patients but to help them develop the skillsets to solve problems in thoughtful, creative ways, …

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Chancellor Spinelli Shares Merger Lessons in the Chronicle of Higher Education

With merger on the minds of many higher-education leaders, University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, shared lessons from the experience of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia Unversity + Thomas Jefferson University) in a June 22 commentary in the Chronicle of Higher Education. …

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Jefferson and Navvis Establish Country’s First Nationally Focused Professorship in Population Health: Becker’s Hospital Review, the American Journal of Managed Care, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health and Navvis and have partnered for the nation’s first private sector-supported academic chair in population health, reported Becker’s Hospital Review, the American Journal of Managed Care and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch June 25. …

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