dr-klasko

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.

READ MORE

blog-235x235

Blog

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.

READ MORE

news-235x235

News

Stay up to date with the latest news from Jefferson. Be the first to find out about groundbreaking research, innovative new treatments, recent honors and more.

READ MORE

26
Jun

The Four Pillars Every Academic Health Center Needs

Support for faculty, for students, for places to work, and for innovation. The gift to Jefferson by the Sidney Kimmel Foundation is important for its transformative size, but also for its targets. Let me explain. I’ve talked about four pillars that can sustain academic health centers during rapid national change. This gift makes it...
18
Mar

It’s Going to Take a Village

I gave a talk for the 14th Annual Population Health Colloquium, organized by the Jefferson School of Population Health, which happens to be the very first school of population health in the US. I invite you to take a look at this video of my talk—I tried to make it a little entertaining, but it also...
01
Mar

Mending Error: Patients need to hear more and we need to do more

Giving bad news, especially if there was an error in care, remains one of the toughest experiences for any of us as health care providers. A study of the SPIKES protocol, published in the Annals of Oncology, showed that patients still need more time to talk, often repeatedly, about the details – even if a...