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About Dr. Klasko

A transformative physician leader returns to Philadelphia and brings his optimism and enthusiasm for healthcare to Jefferson, building on its rich history and positioning it for a successful tomorrow.

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Read Dr. Klasko’s vision of healthcare at Jefferson and its role in shaping the future, from innovations in education and research to implementing unique changes in our approach to patient care.

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25
Jul

In The Year 2024...

DATE: July 25, 2024 FROM: Stephen K Klasko, M.D., M.B.A. Retired President & CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Health System Current CEO, Steve’s Vinyl Emporium and Implantable Health Chips, South Street, Philadelphia Dear Colleagues, Here we are in the year 2024 and as I take stock over the past decade it is amazing how...
24
Jul

One Jefferson: One Future

The experience was exhilarating to hear an historic, major national institution plan its future in academic health. For six months, I’ve been listening as the people of Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals talked about an ideal and optimistic future for health and medicine. Our faculty, staff, students and patients have told us what they...
16
Jul

Looking Past the Usual Suspects for New Collaborations

Dr. Klasko delivered this keynote speech in Philadelphia on July 15, 2014 at the CONVERGE conference on healthcare and innovation. In this video, Dr. Klasko looks back from the vantage of the year 2024, the 200th anniversary of Jefferson’s founding, and discusses updating medical education to focus on emotional intelligence, the use of telemedicine...