Emergency Medicine

Hands-on medical simulation, simplified

Elizabeth Sanseau of CHOP and Annenberg’s Kyle Cassidy discuss Annenberg Hotkeys, a medical simulator developed during the pandemic to remotely prepare health care providers for emergency situations.

Marilyn Perkins

Ultrasound medical education puts insight in hand

An integrated four-year ultrasound curriculum helps Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine students build competence and confidence in the classroom and the clinic.

Karen L. Brooks for Penn Medicine Magazine

In the News

KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Eagles, Penn Medicine and Blue Cross team to promote CPR awareness, education

Penn Medicine has partnered with the Philadelphia Eagles and Independence Blue Cross to raise awareness and education around sudden cardiac arrest and CPR, with a mobile CPR unit led by Benjamin Abella.


Philadelphia Inquirer

A community investment approach to gun violence would save money and lives

In an Op-Ed, four Perelman School of Medicine graduates urge the city of Philadelphia to shift gun violence prevention investments from police and prisons to parks, education, and public health.


NBC News

Tranq increasingly found in opioid overdose deaths, two CDC reports show

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine says that wounds from chronic xylazine use can occur regardless of whether the drug was snorted, smoked, or injected.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn Medicine to use Brandywine Hospital as part of an ambitious plan to replace, reconfigure VA medical centers

Penn Medicine will use the shuttered and recently purchased Brandywine Hospital to reimagine health care for veterans and provide improved access to emergency care services for western Chester County community members, with remarks from CEO Kevin Mahoney.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Want to tackle gun violence? Think about trees

Research by Eugenia C. South of the Perelman School of Medicine, John MacDonald of the School of Arts & Sciences, and Vincent Reina of the Weitzman School of Design shows that fixing up dilapidated homes in low-income Philadelphia neighborhoods is an effective way to prevent shootings.


The Horse

Researchers unraveling the mysteries of recurrent colic

Louise L. Southwood of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that recurrent horse colic cases require a team approach to be managed properly.