The Sidney Kimmel Medical College Challenge!

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$69,439
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This campaign ended on April 09, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Jefferson by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorAnonymous Donor matched $4,100

An Anonymous DonorPatricia Curtin White, MD '88, Fellowship '00, FACP, CMD matched $10,000
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An Anonymous DonorJames Fox gave $1,000 because $1,000 was donated in 1 day

An Anonymous DonorAnna Marie D’Amico gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorMark L. Tykocinski, MD gave $5,000

An Anonymous DonorStephanie Conners, EVP and COO of Jefferson Health gave $50,000

An Anonymous DonorBruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA & Christie J. Little, MD gave $250,000
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About

Our work is made possible through philanthropy like yours. With your help, we are changing the future of the Philadelphia region–and the world. 

Thank you for investing in Jefferson—thank you for being our hero. 

Visit us online here to watch our Jefferson Giving Day signature events and virtual features!

Updates
WATCH: Super Hero Wines with Pascal Jabbour, MD

In case you missed it, watch Jefferson’s Division Chief of Neurovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Pascal M. Jabbour, MD for an introduction in wine tasting. Dr. Jabbour introduced three bold grapes with two wine options for each! 

Kick back with a glass of wine and enjoy!

66 days ago by Julia Barr
WATCH: Inside the Music Industry with Ryan Press, BS '01

In case you missed it, watch our conversation with Ryan Press, BS '01 for our exclusive Giving Day feature 'Inside the Music Industry'.

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Surprise Gift Announcement!


We're so excited to share we have surpassed the $1,00,000 mark thanks to the generosity of our very own President and CEO Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA and his wife, Colleen A. Wyse

67 days ago by Julia Barr
EXCLUSIVE INVITATION: Behind the Music Industry with Ryan Press, BS '01

What’s it like to be a star-maker in the music industry?  
  
In an exclusive program on Jefferson Giving Day, President of U.S. A&R at Warner Chappell Music Publishing, alumnus Ryan Press, BS ’01 Marketing, sits down for a virtual interview and conversation exploring the music industry with Thomas Jefferson University student Destinee Elliott ’23.  
  
Ryan, who is the son of Temptations member Ron Tyson, provides an insider’s look at what it’s like to be a leader in the field, including the pivot to remote song creation and production in the COVID-19 pandemic, and his thoughts on the future of the industry.   
  
A Q&A with attendees follows the program. Pre-register for the virtual event here.

67 days ago by Julia Barr
BREAKING NEWS: Help us unlock $50,000!

Inspired by the extraordinary generosity of our incredible Jefferson community, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Health Stephanie Conners JUST announced that if 500 more donors make a gift to any area or program at Jefferson, she will generously donate $50,000 to support Jefferson's heroic work.

Be one of the 500 donors needed to unlock this challenge and bring us closer to our 3,000 donor goal!


67 days ago by Julia Barr
WATCH: A Day in the Life of Zinta L. Zapp, MD '15

Follow along alumna, Zinta L. Zapp, MD '15 in a special 'Day in the Life' feature for Jefferson Giving Day!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
WATCH: Design Lab featuring Voices from the Frontlines

In case you missed the lunch hour signature event for Jefferson Giving Day, listen to Jefferson Emergency Medicine nurse LaShonda Robertson, RN, BSN; Assistant Dean for Health and Design and co-founder and Director of the Jefferson Health Design Lab, Bon Ku, MD, MPP; and alumnus Michael Natter, MD ’17, come together in conversation and share their experience over the past year during the pandemic, accompanied by illustrations Dr. Natter created along the way.

WATCH the event above!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Get the Word Out!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Exclusive Giving Day Event: Voices from the Frontlines at 12pm!

Join us at noon today for an exclusive Jefferson Giving Day special with three voices from the front lines who will share personal stories of challenge and triumph in the face of the worst health disaster of our time.  

Tune in for this illustrated multimedia experience and listen as Jefferson Emergency Medicine nurse LaShonda Robertson, RN, BSN; Assistant Dean for Health and Design and co-founder and Director of the Jefferson Health Design Lab, Bon Ku, MD, MPP; and alumnus Michael Natter, MD ’17, come together in conversation and share their experience over the past year. Dr. Natter is widely known for his incredible illustrations detailing everything from the life of a physician to teaching medicine. He will be illustrating the conversation as it’s told.  

The conversation will be hosted by Robert Pugliese, PharmD, BCPS, director of Innovation Design and managing director of the Health Design Lab. Dr. Pugliese is the producer of the weekly podcast series hosted by Dr. Ku, “Design Lab with Bon Ku.” 

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Thank you for helping us reach 1,000 donors!

Thank you for helping us reach 1,000 donors! You are true Jefferson heroes and have unlocked $250,000 from Dr. Bruce A. Meyer and Dr. Christie J. Little!

We're almost at the halfway mark and need 2,000 donors to reach 3,000 by midnight. Help us spread the word by sharing the link at the top!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
WATCH: Coffee with Dr. Klasko and his heroes!

In case you missed it, Dr. Klasko sat down with some of his heroes this morning for a cup of coffee to celebrate Jefferson Giving Day.

Watch his conversation with Dr. Edith Mitchell, Sister Mary Scullion, and Jerry Blavat here!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Share your Jefferson hero with us using #ImInForJefferson!

Jefferson heroes come in many forms. Share yours with us today on social media using #ImInForJefferson!

67 days ago by Julia Barr
Special Match Opportunity for SKMC!

President of Sidney Kimmel Medical College Alumni Association Board, Patricia Curtin White, MD '88, Fellowship '00, FACP, CMD, is generously offering to match every gift donated to SKMC, dollar-for-dollar (up to $10,000). 

Don't miss this opportunity to double your impact to the medical college by making a gift before midnight! 

68 days ago by Julia Barr
A special message from President of Jefferson Health and Senior Executive Vice President of Thomas Jefferson University, Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA


Dr. Bruce Meyer and his wife, Dr. Christie Little, are challenging YOU to help us reach 1,000 donors by noon.
Your gift will help us unlock $250,000 by 12 p.m. EST!

69 days ago by Julia Barr

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
AffiliationDonors$ Raised%
19501$5001.0
19642$2002.0
19671$01.0
19708$12,4008.0
19711$1,0001.0
19724$2,2004.0
19741$5001.0
19751$1,0001.0
19762$1502.0
19772$5002.0
19781$501.0
19791$1001.0
19811$2001.0
19821$2501.0
19852$2,0002.0
19862$3212.0
19883$10,1003.0
19896$6,6006.0
19901$2,4001.0
19921$1001.0
19938$2,9028.0
19951$2501.0
19974$1,6884.0
19981$2001.0
20001$1,0001.0
20021$1,0001.0
20033$4253.0
20042$3502.0
20061$2001.0
20152$5002.0
20212$3212.0
20221$2,4001.0
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Advocates

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Patricia Curtin White, MD '88, Fellowship '00, FACP, CMD
matched a total of $10,000
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Mark L. Tykocinski, MD
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
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matched a total of $4,100
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Anna Marie D’Amico
Gave $1,000 during a Challenge!
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Gave $1,000 because $1,000 was pledged during a Challenge!
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