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  • A newcomer to health innovation shares her experience

    Aimee Ando is graduating as one of the inaugural cohort of Penn’s Master of Health Care Innovation program, a two-year online degree at Penn that provides health care professionals with the mentors and know-how to create real change.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Four innovation teams reimagine parts of Penn Medicine

    Each year, the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation’s “Innovation Accelerator” program offers teams of clinicians and staffers the opportunity to test and pitch their ideas for how the University of Pennsylvania Health System can improve some aspect of its operations.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Preventing the next housing crisis

    Wharton real estate professor Benjamin Keys discusses a new analysis tool he an colleagues have created that could be an early-warning signal when lenders relax mortgage requirements beyond a safe level.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • What's missing in most health care-related implementation science projects

    Hosted by the Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute, Lisa Saldana and her colleagues developed the Stages of Implementation Completion, or SIC, system to plan and manage evidence-based implementation projects in various areas of clinical practice.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Terri Lipman and Inthedance are the 2019 Provost-Netter Center Faculty-Community Partnership Award winners

    Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett and Netter Center Director Ira Harkavy have named Dr. Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing and her partners at Inthedance, LLC as the recipients of the annual Provost-Netter Center Faculty-Community Partnership Award, which recognizes sustained and productive university/community partnerships.

    FULL STORY AT The Netter Center

  • Cunningham and Henderson appointed to committee on Future of Nursing 2020-2030

    The ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the lessons learned from the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action, as well as the current state of science and technology to inform their assessment of the capacity of the profession to meet the anticipated health and social care demands from 2020 to 2030.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Penn Medicine announces Tara Miller Melanoma Center

    The Center will focus on the accelerated development of novel therapies and improved clinical outcomes for patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer, and is possible thanks to a gift from George and Debbie Miller in memory of their daughter, Tara, who passed away from melanoma in 2014.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Through her eyes: Bringing history to life at the Philadelphia Science Festival

    Donah Beale is a historical reenactor who inhabits Finley’s character as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival at an open house at the Pennsylvania Hospital.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • FactCheck.org wins sixth straight Webby Award

    For the sixth straight year, FactCheck.org has won the Webby Award for best News & Politics website from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The Webby Awards honor excellence on the internet, including websites, advertising, apps, videos, and more.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg Public Policy Center

  • The Jacobson Global Venture Awards

    The winners of the 2019 Jacobson Venture Awards, Franco Martínez Levis, Ron Kerbs, and Nestor Solari and Júlio Erdos, will use the $10,000 award to focus their energies on their entrepreneurial venture during the summer.

    FULL STORY AT Lauder Institute