Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Christine Arenson, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Family Medicine
Family Medicine - Palliative Care
Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Oncology
Palliative Care
Primary Care Physician

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Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7190
Fax: (215) 923-9186

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2015,2014,2013,2011


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

A longitudinal mixed-methods study of IPE students’ perceptions of health profession groups: Revisiting the Contact Hypothesis

Health professions students' perceptions of their IPE program: Potential barriers to student engagement with IPE goals

Going back to the future what is all the buzz about interprofessional education and collaborative practice?

The Jefferson Scale of Attitudes Toward Interprofessional Collaboration (JeffSATIC): Development and multi-institution psychometric data

The health mentors program: Three years experience with longitudinal, patient-centered interprofessional education

Mobility, gait, balance, and falls

The (stalled) progress of interprofessional collaboration: The role of gender

Development of a comprehensive multidisciplinary geriatric oncology center, the Thomas Jefferson university experience

Dissecting first-year students' perceptions of health profession groups: Potential barriers to interprofessional education

Effect of the health mentors program on student attitudes toward team care

Racial differences in the recognition of cognitive dysfunction in older persons

Interprofessional education: A review and analysis of programs from three academic health centers

Potentially inappropriate prescribing in elderly: Assessing doctor knowledge, confidence and barriers

Transforming chronic illness care education: A longitudinal interprofessional mentorship curriculum

Reflections of medical students regarding the care of geriatric patients in the continuing care retirement community

Jefferson interprofessional education center, Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Attitudes of students in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy toward interprofessional education

Essential principles in the care of the elderly