Why Jefferson and Nemours
About Jefferson University Hospital System
Thomas Jefferson University offers outstanding, compassionate care to our patients in the Philadelphia region, educates health professionals in a variety of disciplines and discovers new knowledge to continuously improve clinical care.
Jefferson continues to be at the top of the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (3rd) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of the best hospitals and specialties.
About Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is a multispecialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.
Among the hospital’s amenities for all staff are:
- free parking
- park-like setting
- gym/fitness center
- on-site child care center for children of staff
- massage therapy
Living in Delaware Valley
Because of our location in the tri-state area of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we offer unique living/working opportunities. For example, you can choose to live in the downtown Philadelphia area and easily commute to our park-like hospital campus in Wilmington.
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children is located in Wilmington, Del., about 30 minutes from center city Philadelphia, and an easy drive to Baltimore, Lancaster County, Pa. (“Amish Country”), and the beaches in Atlantic City and Delaware. There is much to do in and around the city, including mansion and garden tours, museums, breweries, wineries, fine restaurants and numerous state parks.
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Philadelphia is the sixth largest metropolitan area in the United States and offers a wealth of historical, cultural and recreational opportunities. From world-class museums to its professional sports teams to the colorful, bustling districts of South Street, Chinatown and the Italian Market, Philadelphia has something for everyone.