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About Temple Health

Temple Health is the collective name for all of the health, education and research activities carried out by the Temple University Health System (TUHS) and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). The two enjoy a close clinical and educational partnership and together make up one of the nation’s most dynamic healthcare organizations.

TUHS is a $1.6 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. The Health System consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), one of the region's most respected academic medical centers; TUH-Episcopal Campus; TUH-Northeastern Campus; Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center; Jeanes Hospital, a community-based hospital offering medical, surgical and emergency services; Temple Transport Team (T3), a ground and air-ambulance company; and Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices.

LKSOM, established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools. Each year, the School educates approximately 800 medical students and over 100 graduate students. It is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. It employs over 500 full-time faculty members. Each year it admits approximately 200 medical students and approximately 24 graduate students.