Education Information

Healthcare Diversity Leadership Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Diversity Leadership program will offer students personalized and professional growth as they learn to address issues of health disparities and health equity. The Institute of Emerging Health Professions (IEHP) and the Enterprise Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement at Thomas Jefferson University have collaborated to offer a unique educational opportunity for healthcare faculty, staff and clinicians charged with managing diversity initiatives in their organizations.

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Cultural Competency Curriculum

The Graduate Medical Education Cultural Competency Curriculum is an 18-month curriculum with bi-monthly sessions designed to provide the resident physician with the knowledge and tools for providing patients with the optimum culturally-sensitive care. 

SKMC Confronting Racism, Bias & Social Injustice in Healthcare Series

Racism, bias and social injustice are topics that contribute to the health disparities seen in a variety of patient groups. This lecture series, sponsored by the Office of the Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is aimed at addressing these issues and beginning the conversations needed to remove barriers to optimum patient care. Please join us for these thought-provoking talks.

Jackson-Minton Scholarship

Jefferson is committed to improving the diversity of our student body, faculty, and staff, and we recognize that increasing access to scholarship dollars for African American males, who are underrepresented in medicine, is the single most effective means of accomplishing our goal.