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Four Elected to Institute of Medicine

Four faculty from the Perelman School of Medicine have been elected members of the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation’s highest honors in biomedicine. The new members bring Penn Medicine’s total to 61. Established in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences, the IOM is a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues.

The new Penn Medicine members are:


Shelley-Berger-for-System-NewsShelley Burger, PhD, director of the Penn Epigenetics Program.






Carl-JuneCarl June, MD, director of Translational Research in Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center.






Mitchell-SchnallMitchell Schnall, MD, PhD, chair of Radiology.






Kevin-VolppKevin Volpp, PhD, founding director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics and co-director of the Penn Medicine Center for Innovation.

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