Penn Medicine CAREs Grant

Penn Medicine faculty, staff and students throughout the organization donate their time and expertise to provide countless hours of work to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve. To help with these efforts, the Penn Medicine CAREs Grant program was established to offer institutional support to these individuals and programs in the form of grants that can be used for the purchase of supplies and other resources needed to perform this important work in the community. The following reports show the listing of projects funded by the Penn Medicine CAREs Grant. These reports highlight the amazing work our employees and patients are doing in the community.

Simply Because (Annual Report)

Since 2007, Penn Medicine has published an annual community benefit report, Simply Because, highlighting some of the great work we do in the community.

Facts & Figures

This pocket-size brochure contains a wealth of public statistical information about our organization and provides some research, education, and clinical care highlights.

Economic Impact

In our quest to advance science through discoveries, provide the highest quality care for patients and educate future physicians and scientists, Penn Medicine provides a notable financial impact to the city, state and nation. Our Economic Impact report highlights some of the value we bring to the region.

Community Health Needs Assessment

Penn Medicine is committed to identifying, prioritizing and serving the health needs of the community. In fulfillment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the hospitals of Penn Medicine located in Philadelphia have performed a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and prepared written implementation strategies.  


Previous CHNA Reports

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Pennsylvania Hospital

Penn Medicine's Community Support By the Numbers

Support in FY18

  • Charity and underfunded care for Medicaid families: $279.7 million
  • Physician training support: $116.1 million
  • Research support and community helath improvement services $129.7 million
  • Penn's Way Campaign: $1.75 million
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