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Penn Establishes Master of Science Genetic Counseling Program
December 11, 2018
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Arcadia University are launching a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at Penn in 2019.
Penn Medicine and Wharton Executive Education Launch Health Care Innovation Program
December 07, 2018
Through a partnership with Penn Medicine and the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, leaders in health care and academic medicine will acquire a powerful, strategic approach to innovation to help speed their organizations forward in a rapidly evolving field.
Four Penn Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine
October 15, 2018
Four faculty members from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the nation's highest honors in biomedicine.
Penn Extends its Global Reach to Improve Health Care Education and Quality of Care in Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Penn Medicine and Penn Nursing have launched a formal alliance with the Vingroup – an enterprise that encompasses a newly formed private not-for-profit university project, VinUni, as well as the largest and leading private health service provider in Vietnam, Vinmec – in an effort to improve health care and to create new undergraduate and graduate medical training programs in Vietnam.
Physicians Deserve Answers as Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Hangs in the Balance, Health Policy Experts Say
August 28, 2018
The fate of the program hangs in the balance, as government officials signal a desire to end it, leaving physicians in a lingering uncertainty that’s unnecessary and unfair, health policy experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and three other medical institutions argue in a new commentary published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Limiting Medical Trainees Hours Affects Satisfaction but Not Educational Outcomes
March 21, 2018
Limiting first-year medical residents to 16-hour work shifts, compared to “flexing” them to allow for some longer shifts, generally makes residents more satisfied with their training and work-life balance, but their training directors more dissatisfied with curtailed educational opportunities
Penn Medicine Epigenetics of Aging Researcher Receives Postdoctoral Transition Award
March 20, 2018
Payel Sen, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $120,000 postdoctoral transition award in aging by the American Federation for Aging Research.
Invite to Cover: Opening the Envelope to the Future – Perelman School of Medicine Students Celebrate Match Day
March 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – On Friday, March 16, 151 medical students from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate Match Day. During the annual, nationwide ceremony, students find out, one by one, where they are headed for their residency training for the next three or more years of their medical careers.
Seven Researchers Named to National Clinician Scholars Program at Penn
December 14, 2017
Seven researchers have been named to the third cohort of the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania. The two-year training program, which emphasizes team-based health care, provides clinical and community-based research training through a formal curriculum and mentoring to nurse and physician researchers.
Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program Announces Support for Four New Projects for Improving Health Care
December 13, 2017
Forty-nine percent of hospice patients have a diagnosis of cancer, whereas only 11 percent have a primary diagnosis of heart failure. Despite the fact that heart failure affects nearly six million people in the U.S., these patients rarely receive hospice care compared to patients with other conditions.
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