PEP winners connect patients with the medicines they need
Aarogya, a social-enterprise nonprofit created by three President’s Engagement Prize winners and graduating seniors, will bring affordable medicines to low-income people living in India.
Why risk behaviors, not orientation, should decide who gives blood
In a Q&A with Assistant Professor of Medicine Katharine Bar, an explanation on how the ban of blood donations on men who have sex with men came to be, why it persists, and what it should be changed to.
Counselors find new ways to treat patients under quarantine
Like many areas of medicine, COVID-19 has uprooted the routine of mental health treatment. Telehealth is filling in the gaps—and may be a preview of what standard care looks like in the future.
Penn Dental Medicine presses on with emergency care
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn Dental Medicine has been able to offer emergency services to established patients with the help of teledentistry.
Meet the Penn students recreating campus in Minecraft
In a matter of weeks, Penn students have organized a volunteer effort to recreate campus in the popular crafting video game Minecraft.
Why Asian-American racism is rampant during the coronavirus
In a Q&A, Professor of English Josephine Park discusses the history of Asian-American racism in the U.S. in light of recent rhetoric from government officials and reports of harassment in public.