In this issue, we grapple with what a contemporary global pandemic means in our lives and work in academic medicine, and with the question of how it changes things. These stories show how COVID-19 has driven our focus on what matters most. That includes public health, surviving the pandemic; creativity, whether in finding unexpected sources of PPE or in using artistic expression to cope with hardship; and justice, driving out longstanding inequities. It includes caring for each other and the compassion that shines on the faces of those around us, even through masks and shields that protect us.
Penn Medicine Researchers Named 2020 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Pediatric Neurologist from CHOP, Penn Medicine Receives Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award
Women and Minorities Value, Perceive, and Experience Professionalism Differently than Their Peers
Potential Cellular Target for Eliminating Bone Breakdown in Osteoporosis Found
Vaccine mRNA Research from Moderna, Pfizer vs COVID Huge for Science
Data Show Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Surviving at Higher Rates, But Surge Could Roll Back Gains
Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Among the Most Vulnerable Again. Now What?
Why Do Some Animals Sleep So Much?
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Surges in Philadelphia
7 Things Everyone Should Know About Depression