Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Medical Students Information
Fourth Year Externship

Fourth year medical students from outside institutions are invited to submit an application for an externship rotation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Externs are encouraged to rotate between the months of July and November.

Students from foreign medical schools are allowed to rotate only between the months of January and June.

In order to apply for a rotation, please complete both the attached application and the Thomas Jefferson University Registrar's form for either domestic students or international students. After your forms have been submitted, we will contact you to verify the status of your application.

Please send your completed application materials to:

Program Director

Alan S. Hilibrand, MD

Nicole Sempsey            Medical Student Coordinator
1025 Walnut Street
Room 515 College Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-1500
(215) 503-0530 fax

Todd J. Albert

Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chair,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Letter from
James J. Purtill, MD

Residency Program Director

Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency Administrator
1025 Walnut Street
Suite 516
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-1500

We participate in the National Residency Match Program and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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