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2015 Facts & Figures: The Nuts and Bolts of Penn Medicine

FactsFiguresCoverDid you know that Penn Medicine has a $6.5 billion impact on the state of Pennsylvania each year? Or that it maintains nearly 2,000 licensed hospital beds to care for patients throughout the greater Philadelphia region?

The latest edition of Penn Medicine’s 2015 Facts & Figures has been released and it’s a great resource to help fully understand our organization and get to know its many facets across the region.

The annual publication has a wealth of publicly reported, statistical information about Penn Medicine, from details about our latest building projects to quick facts about our economic impact, workforce and student community. The publication also highlights a small sample of Penn Medicine’s research, education, and patient care activities and achievements over the past year.

The following facts are just a sample of what’s included:

  • CONTINUED GROWTH: Work continued on the Pavilion for Advanced Care at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the Henry A. Jordan M’62 medical Education Center. Both opened in early 2015.
  • COMMUNITY IMPACT: Eighty percent of Penn doctoral and medical students do community service work and since 2012 and Penn Medicine has provided nearly 120 grants to employee supported initiatives through the Penn Medicine CAREs program. 
  • NATIONAL & REGIONAL RECOGNITION: U.S. News & World Report ranked HUP/PPMC 7th in in its annual hospital survey and PSOM in the top 5 of American medical schools.
  • 2014 RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS: Penn Researchers were awarded 75 new patents in fiscal year 2014 and received $30 million in industry-sponsored research funding.

 Click here to read Facts & Figures in full on our website. 

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