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Health

Get My Job: Spotlight on Industrial Design and Occupational Therapy
Professor Mike Avery developed Jefferson’s advanced practice certificate in using design in healthcare delivery.
Dealing With Grief in the Age of COVID-19
Facing an inconceivable loss of human life, a mounting economic toll, and a “new normal”, we look for answers on how to cope with grief in various forms.
SKMC Student Works on Dr. Fauci’s Team Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic
Neel Nabar reflects on a hectic and ‘surreal’ spring of working to ‘guide intelligent vaccine design’ and more at the National Institutes of Health.
Jefferson Architecture and Industrial Design Students Help Israel Medical Center Look Toward its Future
The COVID-19 pandemic nixed in-person collaborations, but the joint ‘City of Health’ effort is still off to a wonderful start.
To Those Who Have Just Begun Their Journey With the White Coat …
Jefferson professor of medicine offers words of encouragement during the COVID-19 era.
Art in Times of Crisis
What lessons can we learn from art therapists in times of high uncertainty and stress.
One Step of Many
Medical student activist Oluwatoni “Toni” Okuboyejo helped organize Jefferson’s White Coats for Black Lives Demonstration.
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.
Meet Maggie: Jefferson’s Newest Furry Employee
The “chief compassion officer” will be available to help comfort those who suffer from anxiety.
JeffersonSCREEN Project Aims to Reduce Social Isolation for Patients
An interdisciplinary team works to make ‘mask-less visual connections’ possible for infectious disease patients in the COVID-19 era and beyond.
A Great Societal Challenge Returns Accompanied by Lessons (and Questions) From the Past
An American studies instructor, who spent decades studying the ‘Spanish Flu’ outbreak, mulls how future peers will chronicle the COVID era.