Perelman School of Medicine student and ultrasound teaching assistant Taylor Daniel shows an image to Christy Moore and a faculty member on a portable ultrasound

Ultrasound Education Puts Insight In Hand

An integrated four-year ultrasound curriculum helps Perelman School of Medicine students build competence and confidence in the classroom and the clinic.

Rachel McFadden, RN, and Nabil Abdulhay, MPH, at the Love Lot in August 2021.

Tuesdays at the Love Lot

In the Philadelphia neighborhood hardest-hit by the opioid crisis, a Penn team stepped up to provide free COVID testing.

An illustration of silhouettes of doctors standing in front of a city landscape.

A Call to Action: Lean into Change to Fulfill the Promise of Academic Medicine

We must catalyze change in academic medicine, according to these leadership remarks delivered by J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine.

Isaac Elysee, a counselor in the Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics

Someone Who Looks Like You

To better serve patients of all backgrounds, Penn is leading a multi-university effort to increase racial and ethnic diversity in genetic counseling.

  • An aerial view of the exterior of the Pavilion with blue and yellow lights

    The Hospital’s Halo

    The top of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s new Pavilion lights up in themed colors along with other buildings in the city.
  • Botswanna-UPenn Partnership staff conduct ward rounds at Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana

    A Success Story from Southern Africa

    The Botswana-UPenn Partnership celebrates 20 transformative years, starting with a mission to tackle the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • Cancer cells glowing on a tumor during a surgery

    In the Spotlight

    Drugs that set tumors aglow, enabling surgeons to better see — and treat —cancer, are entering center stage as approved clinical treatments.
  •  Clara Franzini-Armstrong surrounded by ring binder volumes that hold prints of electron micrographs

    Muscle Memories

    Clara Franzini-Armstrong’s parting gift to the world of electron microscopy research is open access to her extensive library of muscle micrographs.
  • Oluwadalilola “Lola” Fayanju, chief of Breast Surgery

    Rewriting the Story

    Penn’s new Chief of Breast Surgery Lola Fayanju uses the storytelling power of data to tackle health disparities.
  • Courtney Schreiber, new executive director of the Perelman School of Medicine’s FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women

    Stepping into the Right Role

    Courtney Schreiber’s career path set her up perfectly to become the new executive director at FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women.
  • The cast of Of Medicine and Miracles with Emily Whitehead in center holding sign saying Ten Years Cancer Free

    Editor’s Note: Where Big Impact Starts Small

    Penn Medicine is a place where people see the value and power of starting small and starting simple. That lesson is clear both in the major milestones recently achieved for the CAR T cell therapy developed here, and in this issue's stories.
  • Madlyn Abramson

    The Power to Transform Patient Care

    Recent gifts from donors with vision — and compassion — will have major impacts on holistic cancer care, autoimmune disease research and care, neurovascular surgery, and the genetic disorder Williams syndrome.
  • Thad Woodard sitting with his family at Match Day

    A Welcome Hello Before a Long Goodbye

    The Class of 2022 celebrated Match Day together in person.
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