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  • Don't let climate denial distract us

     Despite overwhelming climatological data, there are still vocal skeptics of the realities of climate change, but climate change deniers sow doubt about a global trend that most of us agree there should be no doubt about.

    FULL STORY AT Kleinman Center

  • The path through Penn Medicine

    A Fall 2015 Penn Medicine magazine story, “The Path to Penn Medicine,” followed students from distinct origins throughout their inaugural year. What follows is the story of the next four years of that journey, related by the students themselves as it unfolds.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Does private mortgage insurance protection make us any safer?

    Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at why the systems to protect taxpayers from the kind of mortgage market losses suffered in the financial crisis are still not strong enough.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • 3 questions on the future of medical education

    Just over a year into her role as senior vice dean for medical education at the Perelman School of Medicine, Suzanne Rose shares her perspective on what the future holds.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Establishing a safe haven on Spruce

    The newly relocated Pennsylvania Hospital Crisis Response Center—one of five in Philadelphia County—provides 24/7 emergency psychiatric services to individuals who are experiencing crises, such as severe depression or anxiety, episodes of psychosis or self-harm, substance use, or suicidal ideation. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • New Bolton Center developing biological passports

    The Center's Equine Pharmacology Laboratory is in the process of gathering and analyzing data from racing Thoroughbreds for its BioBank, a giant cache of samples that could be used for biological passports, which have a number of potential uses in competition horses.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Vet

  • Penn Medicine joins the Cochrane United States network

     Penn Medicine’s Center for Evidence-based Practice is one of 11 institutions to join the newly formed Cochrane U. S Network, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, caregivers and people interested in health. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • A loop to raise awareness

    The Gift of Life Donor Dash raises awareness of how critical organ donation is and honors all donors who give others a second chance at life. The Penn Medicine team raised more than $2,200 for the 2019 Dash. This year, HUP took the goal to raise awareness one step further—holding its own “dash” on 10 patient care units.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn receives $12 million grant to study connection between radiation and immunotherapies

    The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research’s award establishes a new center within the Abramson Cancer Center.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Diversity Fellow works to make everyone feel welcome in Penn GSE’s community

    Jax Lastinger, a student in Penn GSE’s Education, Culture, and Society master’s program, received the 2019 Award for Promoting Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at Penn GSE’s commencement. 

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education