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Program Directors

David L. Paskin, MD
Vice Dean
Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations
Phone: 215-955-5017

John Caruso, MD
Senior Associate Dean
Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations
Phone: 215-955-6153

Gretchen Diemer, MD
Associate Dean
Graduate Medical Education & Affiliations
Phone: 215-955-0293

Debra A. Cifelli
Director, Medical Staff & House Staff Affairs
Phone: 215-955-6610

Department Contacts

Anesthesiology Michael Mahla, MD James W. Heitz, MD
Dermatology Jouni J. Uitto, MD, PhD Matthew Keller, MD
Emergency Medicine Theodore A. Christopher, MD Robin Naples, MD
Family Medicine Christine A. Arenson, MD Marc Altschuler, MD
Medicine Gregory C. Kane, MD Emily Stewart, MD
Neurology Abdolmohamad Rostami, MD, PhD Christopher T. Skidmore, MD
Neurosurgery Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD Ashwini D. Sharan, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology William Schlaff, MD Abigail Wolf, MD
Ophthalmology Julia A. Haller, MD Tara Uhler, MD
Oral Surgery Robert Diecidue, DMD, MD Daniel Taub, MD, DDS
Orthopaedic Surgery Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD
James J. Purtill, MD
Otolaryngology William M. Keane, MD Mauritis Boon, MD
Pathology Stephen C. Peiper, MD Mark Curtis, MD
Pediatrics Jay Greenspan, MD Steven M. Selbst, MD
Psychiatry & Human Behavior Michael J. Vergare, MD Kenneth Certa, MD
Radiation Oncology Adam P. Dicker, MD Robert Den, MD
Radiology Vijay M. Rao, MD Suzanne Long, MD
Rehabilitation Medicine Steve R. Williams, MD Michael Mallow, MD
Surgery Charles J.Yeo, MD Karen Chojnacki, MD
Urology Leonard G. Gomella, MD Patrick J. Shenot, MD

House Staff Stipends (Salary)

July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

PGY Level Annual Stipend
1 $57,021
2 $58,868
3 $60,677
4 $64,229
5 $66,915
6 $70,196
7 $73,215
8 $74,054










Please download the TJUH Benefits Summary 2018-19 PDF which summarizes the benefits available to House Staff members of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

The Jefferson flexible benefits program allows you to make individual benefit selections based on your own needs. Employees must enroll online within 30 days from date of hire.