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Thomas Jefferson University & Philadelphia University Sign Combination Agreement

Philadelphia – The Boards of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and Philadelphia University (PhilaU) announced that they have entered into a Combination Agreement to enable the two universities to become one comprehensive university centered on professional education. – Learn More

Dr. Walter Scott

Abington Hospital Welcomes New Thoracic Surgeon

Abington – Jefferson Health is pleased to welcome fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon, Walter Joseph Scott, MD, FACS as chief of the Section of Thoracic Surgery at Abington Hospital. Board-certified in thoracic surgery and skilled in traditional “open” chest surgery, Scott has dedicated his surgical career to developing minimally invasive surgical techniques (VATS) and robotic surgery for the treatment of patients with all types of thoracic cancers. – Learn More

Cancer Center Construction

Asplundh Cancer Pavilion Construction

Construction of the new Asplundh Cancer Pavilion at the Abington Health Center – Willow Grove is now underway. To raise funds for this remarkable new facility, Abington Health Foundation has launched the Reimagine Cancer Care campaign. You can make a gift to support the campaign and learn more about the project at www.abingtonhealth.org/campaign.

Best Hospitals

Jefferson Health Hospitals and Specialties Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Listing

Jefferson Health hospitals and specialties ranked among the best in the annual U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 Best Hospitals rankings. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital ranked 2nd in the Philadelphia metro area and 3rd in Pennsylvania. Abington Hospital ranked 4th in the Philadelphia region and 7th in the state.

“Jefferson Health is honored to be named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings. This year’s list shows the level of excellence across our clinical enterprise,” said Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. – Learn More.