Lauren Magaziner sits on a couch at home while Erin McCarthy, RN, NP, checks her blood pressure.

No Place Like Home

Home health care is evolving from convenience to a crucial edge for the future of medicine.

The Pavilion, a large, bronze-colored 17-story building, seen in fall, with the brown brick Penn Museum rotunda in the foreground.

The Pavilion: A Day in the Life

On any given day, hundreds of people – patients, staff, and visitors – come to the Pavilion for the world’s most advanced health care in a setting that inspires serenity and comfort.

Cary Aarons, MD

Representation Matters

The newest class of Penn Medicine interns is not only the health system’s biggest ever, it’s also the most diverse.

In a scripted scene filmed for a virtual reality scenario, a medical student examines an actor/standardized patient.

Doctoring in the Digital Space

Like playing a video game for extra practice of clinical skills, a new suite of virtual-case technology is changing how medical students at PSOM learn and gain experience.

  • Illustrations show shapes representing an outpatient clinic, a hospital like the Pavilion, a house, and a virtual doctor’s visit on a monitor.

    The Future is at the Four Sites of Care

    Penn Medicine has invested over a span of decades in its own integrated care across hospitals, outpatient clinics, virtual care, and home care.
  • Celebration photo behind a table

    10 Years of Momentum at the Basser Center

    The Basser Center for BRCA is celebrating its 10-year anniversary and looking ahead to the next phase of its mission to change how families live with the risk of inherited cancers.
  • An illustration of a leaping purple mouse with droplets emerging from its ears and back.

    A Slick Trick

    A remarkable finding about how a cytokine molecule influences mouse metabolism and fat excretion won a Penn research team accolades in a scientific-breakthrough contest.
  • A portrait photo of Marylyn Ritchie

    The Data Doctor

    Marylyn Ritchie, PhD, the new director of Penn Medicine’s Institute for Bioformatics, uses data analytics to improve clinical care.
  • An illustration shows a person in bed with a computer on their lap and a mercury-bulb thermometer in their mouth.

    For Your Information

    The Penn Medicine Communication Research Institute aims to improve the way medical messaging is crafted and conveyed.
  • Jeremy Wortzel and Lena Champlin holding a copy of their book

    Calming the ‘Climate Talk’

    A recent graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine has co-authored a children’s book to help children experiencing climate anxiety.
  • A snapshot of Janet Caplan outdoors wearing a hat

    Closing the Gaps in Care for the Caregivers

    Development Matters: Eli Caplan is on a mission to end the suffering caused by Alzheimer’s.
  • A silhouette of a group of people with the headers “Underrepresented in Medicine” on the left and “Diverse Experiences” on the right. Under the former, colorful arrows point to “Black – 13%” and “Hispanic/Latino – 13%”; under the latter, the arrows point to “First-generation, Low-income (FGLI) – 19%” and “Identify as LGBTQ+ – 15%”

    Welcome, Class of 2026!

    This year’s entering medical students come from many different backgrounds and walks of life. And PSOM introduces a new name for its curriculum model.
  • A medical assistant checks the pulse of Nathaniel Williams at the PHMC Health Center at Cedar.

    A Healthy Community Starts Here

    Selected stories from Penn Medicine’s Service in Action include a narrative about a West Philadelphia hospital transforming to a public health campus.
  • Medical Alumni Weekend 2022

    The Office of Development and Alumni Relations shares a photo retrospective of Medical Alumni Weekend 2022.
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