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  • Patients with Severe Head Injuries Have Better Outcomes when Treated by Trauma Centers, Even if it Means Bypassing other Hospitals

    Patients who sustain severe head injuries tend to have better outcomes if they are taken to a designated trauma center, but 44 percent of them are first taken to hospitals without these specialized care capabilities, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Champions Club Women's Giving Challenge Runs Through March 31

    The 2018 Penn Champions Club Women's Giving Challenge started on March 1 and will continue through March 31 with the purpose of empowering the current and future generation of women of Penn Athletics. During the 31-day fundraising challenge, an anonymous donor has pledged up to $100,000 to match all new and increased dollars raised by Penn Athletic alumni, family members and friends to any varsity athletic program with a women's team.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn Medicine Emergency Medicine Physician and Digital Health Expert Raina Merchant Appointed to JAMA Editorial Board

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Six Penn Law faculty receive 2017-18 teaching awards

    Students give their feedback on what makes these faculty and adjunct professors stand out. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Penn Athletics’ Plan of Action update: First Steps to Combat Racism and composition of Racial Justice Task Force

    The student-athletes, coaches, athletics administrators, alumni that comprise the Racial Justice Task Force has been divided into sub-committees to allow for more focused discussions and planning in specific areas of the Plan of Action: First Steps to Combat Racism. The task force will complete its full recommendations by the end of October. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Russo, Webb named All-Ivy from men's cross country

    Thanks to their top-14 performances at Saturday's Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, Anthony Russo and Sam Webb were named second-team All-Ivy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Students’ innovative orthotic device wins Rothberg Catalyzer

    At Penn Health-Tech’s Rothberg Catalyzer  two-day makerthon that challenges interdisciplinary student teams to prototype and pitch medical devices, a team of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics graduate students won with their orthotic device that children with cerebral palsy can more comfortably wear as they sleep.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog