How the Medical Laboratory Science Program impacts patient care
Penn Medicine’s outreach program ensures that patients and physicians can rely on the best-trained medical laboratory scientists is the goal.
Video experiment brokers peace among ex-FARC combatants and locals in Colombia
A new study from the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab explores the impact of media interventions on brokering peace among former members of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and non-FARC Colombians.
Debate as social empowerment
From debating a team in an upstate New York prison to helping the formerly incarcerated in Philadelphia, the Penn Debate Society sees debate as a tool to help others help themselves
New gift brings design education to underserved youth
Lori Kanter Tritsch and William P. Lauder, University of Pennsylvania Trustee, have created a new program for PennPraxis, the practice arm of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design at Penn.
As Penn observes Juneteenth as an official University holiday, Penn Today chronicles events and resources across campus.
SNF Paideia Program expands, thanks to new grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Increased funding will enable the SNF Paideia Program at Penn to strengthen a commitment to the civic mission of higher education on campus and beyond with enhanced course offerings, an expanded fellowship program, and more event programming.
Penn Dental’s Penntorship connects with the West Philadelphia community
Amid the COVID lockdown, Penn Dental Medicine students Kylie Schlesinger and Julie Berenblum founded a mentorship program for high schoolers in West Philadelphia.
How Penn Family Medicine forms a foundation of LGBTQ+ primary care
The first primary care appointment for a patient who identify as LGBTQ is exactly like any appointment for any patient — clinicians are focused on treating them holistically and on listening to the concerns that brought them in for care.
Building Penn Medicine’s Pavilion helped launch his career. Now, William Griffin is going places
Griffin participated in PennAssist, a program to help graduates of Philadelphia’s career and technical high schools and city residents enter the building trades, and made an impression on the construction management team for the Pavilion.
Lighting the way for rare disease
After finding out about STAC3, a rare disease without a cure, biology major Magnolia Wang of the College of Arts and Sciences set out to raise awareness and advocate for those struggling with the illness.
In the News
Lauder donates $125M for tuition-free program to recruit and deploy NPs in underserved communities
Dean Antonia Villarruel of the School of Nursing is quoted on the Leonard A. Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program, which will recruit and prepare a diverse cadre of expert nurse practitioners to provide primary care to individuals and families in underserved communities across the U.S.
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