Jefferson University Hospitals

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Research

Jefferson Women's Primary & Specialty Care has a collection of investigational assets and research experience among the the staff, all dedicated to providing the best possible care for women and their families. 

  • We have over 20 years of experience in conducting clinical trials.
  • Our wide-ranging research and clinical expertise spans endocrinology, cardiovascular disease, gynecology, and testosterone-replacement therapy for men.
  • We collaborate with multiple interdepartmental research projects.

Education

Jefferson Women's Primary & Specialty Care proudly promotes knowledge about the effects of sex and gender on health by supporting:

  • Professional education programs, such as Continuing Medical Education (CME), Grand Rounds speakers, and interdisciplinary journal club
  • Medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Patients with events like the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Symposium

Publications

Hormone Therapy: A Clinical Handbook

Hormone Therapy: A Clinical Handbook
by Katherine Sherif, MD
A handbook that provides a comprehensive overview on hormone replacement therapy, with a range of key features that differentiate it from other titles on the topic.

Women's Health in Clinical Practice: A Handbook for Primary Care

Women's Health in Clinical Practice: A Handbook for Primary Care
by Amy L. Clouse, MD & Katherine Sherif, MD
A book that clearly elucidates many of the key issues found in the disparate literature on sex-based differences in health and illness.