Overview of Jefferson Health
Jefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for our patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care.
We are 30,000+ people reimagining health care, education and discovery. We are many things, but every day all of us are dedicated to one thing: Improving lives.
Jefferson also stands out as among the best in 9 specialty areas:
- Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Ear, Nose & Throat
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
- Neurology and Neurosurgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has 908 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 Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.
To protect the health and well-being of our patients, visitors, employees, students and volunteers, Jefferson is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted in all Jefferson buildings and within 50 feet of any entryway to or exit from Jefferson buildings, and within 50 feet of driveways, canopies, archways and plazas. We are also smoke free in campus parking areas.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Statistics
Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019
- Licensed Beds: 908
- Inpatients: 39,122
- Outpatients: 1,303,360
- Emergency Room Visits: 118,978
- Employees: 9,604
- Physicians and Practitioners: 2,741
- Nurses (full and part-time): 3,557