Inside Penn

In brief, what’s happening at Penn—whether it’s across campus or around the world.

Filter Stories

Displaying 41 - 50 of 701
  • Will price transparency in health care lower costs or backfire?

    Wharton’s Matthew Grennan and Atul Gupta discuss the Trump administration’s executive order concerning greater price and quality transparency in health care.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Why monetary policy affects the financial system and the economy

    Wharton’s Itamar Drechsler discusses his research on bank deposits as a form of monetary policy.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Penn Medicine hospitals to be named 2019 leaders in LGBTQ healthcare equality by the Human Rights Campaign

    Penn Medicine’s six hospitals earn top marks for the equitable treatment and inclusion of the LGBTQ community.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Focusing on LGBTQ+ needs

    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.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • A day of service sets youth up for success

    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.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • 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. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • 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.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • 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. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Having an IMPaCT on discharged patients

    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.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • 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.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News