Last year, Chester County Hospital was honored as a recipient of Leader status in the Human Rights Campaign Health Equality Index, recognizing the hospital’s commitment to providing equitable and inclusive care, support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ patients, staff and the community. All six of Penn Medicine’s hospitals will be recognized as 2019 leaders in LGBTQ healthcare equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.
To set young people up for success and help them become confident, job-ready adults, staff from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and members of Penn’s Human Resources team put together a workshop for young people facing homelessness, poverty, and other traumatic circumstances, at the local Covenant House shelter.
Penn Law’s Cindy Dahl comments on SCOTUS decision in trademark case
Penn Law School Practice Professor of Law Cindy Dahl comments on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Iancu v. Brunetti holding that the Lanham Act’s restriction on “immoral” or “scandalous” trademarks violates the Constitution.
Empowering individuals in recovery through exercise
Fitness in Recovery, founded by John Breen, the assistant coach for the Penn women’s rowing team and Sidra Ghafoor, a fellow in Addiction Psychiatry at Penn, works to empower individuals recovering from addiction, eating disorders, and trauma through exercise.
Penn Dental renews exchange with Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine
Penn Dental Medicine has renewed ties with Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel, signing a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate collaborative exchange and research with faculty and students.
As a social worker on the Internal Medicine service, John Schafhauser often works with community health workers from Penn Medicine’s IMPaCT program who help support patients from local communities who may be at high risk for readmission once discharged.
In tech-heavy world of innovation, communication still key
For five months, three incubator projects in the Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health’s first-ever incubator class have been working on pilots in three different areas of the health system, focusing on optimizing communication channels for patients.