Life at Jefferson

One Step of Many
Medical student activist Oluwatoni “Toni” Okuboyejo helped organize Jefferson’s White Coats for Black Lives Demonstration.
How to Have Difficult Conversations About COVID and Race Relations
Experts from the University’s department of counseling and behavioral health offer tips on navigating divisive topics with loved ones.
Meet Maggie: Jefferson’s Newest Furry Employee
The “chief compassion officer” will be available to help comfort those who suffer from anxiety.
How Is Structural Racism Reinforced Through Food?
We sit down with a Jefferson professor to discuss her research on the ways marginalized communities resist oppression, and the impact COVID-19 has had on racial inequities.
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
2020 Voter’s Guide: Healthcare
This year, every U.S. citizen has an important job to do—vote.
JeffSecure Provides Relief to Students During the Pandemic
Donations from University community help with housing, food insecurity, school supplies and more.
How Students Can Work on Their Careers During COVID-19
Twenty actionable tips to help ignite a sense of motivation, positivity and hope.
Students Step Up to Help Jefferson Community in COVID-19 Fight
From a safe social distance, volunteers have created 10,000 face shields, connected with patients and more.
COVID-19 Better Together Fund Supports University Community
Donations help Jefferson employees and students in need.
A Renaissance Woman
Jefferson nursing student Dr. Jennifer Booker writes book about coming out as transgender in midlife.