2024 Sachs awardees

At a reception on April 30, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation recognized the 21 projects awarded grants for the 2023-24 cycle, totaling $210,000 in support.

Brandon Baker

Dedicating time to side gigs for good in the community

The 11th piece in this series highlights a museum educator who also teaches people through an Afrocentric storytelling group, a research coordinator volunteering with an LGBTQ+ band, a nurse collecting children’s books, and a Spanish lecturer picking up trash.

Erica Moser

Nine honored at Alumni Award of Merit Gala

At the 2023 Alumni Award of Merit Gala, eight distinguished alumni will receive Awards of Merit, the Creative Spirit Award, and the inaugural Penn Alumni Social Impact Award, and Camille Z. Charles will receive the Faculty Award of Merit.

Amanda Mott

The Sachs Program announces 2023 grants

Now in its sixth year of supporting creative practice at Penn and in the surrounding community, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation announced grants totaling $170,000 at its annual Sachs Grants Awards ceremony.

Brandon Baker

In the News

Philadelphia Gay News

UPenn hosts free online panel for LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion

The Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative, led by José Bauermeister and Jessica Halem of the School of Nursing, will host a free online panel in April on the integration of LGBTQ+ people in the workforce.


Huffington Post

Every hospital system needs an LGBTQ health director

Kevin Kline has been appointed medical director for LGBTQ health at Penn Medicine.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine appoints first medical director of LGBTQ health

Kevin Kline speaks about his appointment as Penn Medicine’s first medical director of LGBTQ health and his concerns about politicization of care.


CBS Philadelphia

Symposium at Penn aimed at improving healthcare for LGBTQ community

A weeklong symposium at Penn organized by José Bauermeister of the School of Nursing will brainstorm ways to educate medical providers about special needs in the LGBTQ community.