Oncology nurse practitioner at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Lauren McGrath shares what she has learned from her patients. Lauren works with hospitalized patients with cancer who are receiving chemotherapy, or facing complications from their disease.
On June 6, 2011 Grace Firestone went tubing on the Brandywine River, trained at her local gym, and later went into sudden cardiac arrest on her mother’s bedroom floor. She was 18 years old. The momentary event altered the course of her life thereafter. Here, the second-year Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University medical more »
Baby Connor traveled from Seattle, Washington to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for a first birthday celebration with the clinical team who spent two months looking after him in the Intensive Care Nursey (ICN).
The Jefferson Transplant Institute earned a laudable five out of five star ranking from the Scientific Register of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR evaluates the patient survival and organ functionality one year after their transplantation, and then assigns a score of one (the worst) to five (the best). This is the story of one Transplant Institute kidney transplantation patient.
When Jefferson emergency room technician Jesse Lentz, EDT, recently found herself challenged with epilepsy-related health issues she experienced first-hand the high caliber of Emergency, Critical Care, and Neuroscience patient care Jefferson offers.