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Health

Patients Get Essential Telehealth Support Through Student-Driven Program
Researchers team up with students on “Digital Onboarding Taskforce” to help patients get comfortable using technology for remote medical care.
How a ‘Shark Tank’-Inspired Contest Led to an Examination of Racism in Health Care
Descendants of those victimized in the infamous U.S. Public Health Service Study shared their stories with students and faculty.
Communicating Information about COVID-19 Using ‘Entertainment-Education’
Researcher and student team up to explore a strategy that uses storytelling to creatively and effectively communicate about health issues.
Anesthesiology, Engineering and Textiles Experts Team Up for ‘Gorilla Gown’ Creation
The innovative effort is reimagining ways to protect patients’ body temperature before, during and after surgery.
Try These Exercises to Help Manage Daily Stress
Mindfulness creates space between you and life’s stressors.
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues and students in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
After Battling COVID-19, Jefferson Nursing Student Vaccinates Frontline Workers
Jennifer Paone, her husband and their four children all battled the virus, and that inspired her to volunteer.
Jefferson Offers Telehealth Training Free to Unemployed Participants
The “Reimagining Health Care – Telehealth Training Course” will start in January, as a pandemic surge and widespread unemployment are on the minds of many.
Students Volunteer to Help With COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Those studying nursing and pharmacy will serve various roles in the process as frontline workers receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Top Jefferson Moments of 2020
The Nexus looks back at a year like none other.
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID-19 patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.