Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Research Education

Our graduate degree programs offer advanced interdisciplinary education and research training under the mentorship of nationally and internationally recognized faculty.

Faculty Development Research Modules

Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

The College of Biomedical Sciences offers many programs designed to further your graduate education through research opportunities.

JCBS Student Summer Research Program gives undergraduates the opportunity to work in the laboratories of innovative faculty researchers at our leading health sciences university.

MD/PHD Program

The MD/PhD Program is a collaborative effort and partnership that incorporates the medical education and research programs of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the biomedical PhD training programs of the Jefferson Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

College Within the College allows students in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College to enrich their clinical medicine training with a focus on a specific concentration while completing their MD.

SKMC's Student Summer Research Program is a 7-10 week program lets students who have finished their first year get involved in basic science, translational, clinical or population health research. Several weeks of mentored research and seminars create an invaluable student experience.

Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs offers training opportunities for postdoctorate fellows. Explore programs designed to determine human resource needs and training opportunities for postdoctoral fellow.

Jefferson College of Population Health

Learn more about our four research operation divisions: Quality and Safety, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Health Policy and Health Services Research, and Public Health.

Jefferson College of Health Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy Research and Scholarship Activities Guide describes the research being conducted in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions.  It includes research laboratories (outcome measurement, autism, health services research, etc.) and laboratories on the scholarship of teaching and learning (education research).  A complete listing is found on page 6 Table of Contents.  This guide may be useful for faculty who would like to identify others who have similar interests; and by  students to identify research faculty  in their areas of interest.