Medicine isn’t static. It’s dynamic, continuously changing.
New developments -- typically high-tech in orientation -- frequently surface, offering brighter, more realistic prospects of slowing down, even eradicating diseases and conditions...Full story
Releasing the footbrake on the imagination could be the guiding theme of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation:
* Is paying smokers to quit their habit effective?
* Can “automated hovering” help patients remember to take th...Full story
As of September 1, The Chester County Hospital and Health System (TCCHHS) became the newest addition to the Health System. TCCHHS includes a 245-bed hospital complex in West Chester and satellite locations in Exton, West Goshen, New Garden,...Full story
Penn Medicine Washington Square, which officially opened last month, will serve as the major hub of outpatient care for Pennsylvania Hospital, much as the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine does for HUP. The 153,000 square foot modern fa...Full story
Construction is under way on the Henry A. Jordan, M ’62, Medical Education Center, creating a new era of medical education for students at the Perelman School of Medicine. With its location atop the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and...Full story
A newsmartphone application developed by three members of Penn Radiology aims to eliminatethe sometimes frustrating process clinical providers encounter in tracking down the right radiologist to get specific study results.The Radphone Smart...Full story
D. Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, has joined Penn Medicine as the inaugural vice dean and vice president for Precision Medicine, a newly created position that supports one of the pillars of our strategic plan, “lead in delivering individualized m...Full story
Michael Parmecek, MD, has agreed to serve as interim chair of Medicine, replacing Richard Shannon, MD, who will leave Penn to become executive VP for Health Affairs at the University of Virginia. Parmecek, who was founding director of Penn’...Full story
Alex Brucker, MD, of Ophthalmology, received the Gian Battista Bietti SOI Medal Lecturer from the Italian Ophthalmology Society (SOI) at the Oftalmologica Italiana International Congress in Milan, Italy.
Garret Fitzgerald, MD, chai...Full story
The Penn Therapy Fitness orthopedics residency and women’s health residency programs at Good Shepherd Penn Partners were recently credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The orthopedics residency program is only t...Full story