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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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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.

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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.

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Latest Posts

15
Jun

In the News: The Future of Academic Medical Centers

Dr. Stephen Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, was recently interviewed by Paul Voosen of The Chronicle of Higher Education about the relationship between universities and university hospitals. While other institutions, like Vanderbilt University and Hospital are decoupling for financial reasons, Dr. Klasko spoke to Jefferson’s recent mergers. “The...
06
May

In the News: What Healthcare Mergers Mean for Consumers

Sharon Lurye of PhillyVoice recently spoke to Dr. Stephen Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, about its recent partnerships with Abington, Aria, Kennedy Health and Philadelphia University. The plan, he explained, is to bring Jefferson research and care out to where the people are, instead of bringing them into...
26
Apr

In The News: A Trip to South Africa Seeks to Build Healthcare and Educational Partnerships

The Philadelphia Tribune wrote about Dr. Stephen Klasko’s recent visit to South Africa with former UN Ambassador Andrew Young; Joseph Hill, Chief Diversity Officer at Jefferson; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and other officials. The trip was part of a delegation to foster trade, investment and educational ties between the U.S. and South Africa. “It...