Morning Headlines: Penn Unveils Cutting-Edge Medical Education Center
Penn Medicine recently unveiled the new $38 million Henry A Jordan Medical Education Center, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal. The three-story addition was “built on top of the back the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine” at 3400 Civic Center Boulevard and is decked out with all kinds of high-tech learning facilities.
The features of the center include high-tech recording and simulcast capabilities designed to support global conferences, telemedicine, and the creation of online courses and lectures that will be made available to people across the globe. The technologies are intended to facilitate constant collaboration between Penn Medicine laboratories and other Penn schools, centers and institutes.
Telemedicine–get with the times, people.
According to a recent press release issued by Penn Medicine, “the Jordan Center is among the first in the nation to fully integrate education facilities with active clinical care and research lab space, placing students in the midst of the dynamic practice of medicine.”
The 55,000 square-foot center also features two flexible classroom studios that can be converted into as many as eight smaller learning spaces, a rooftop patio and garden and the Joseph and Loretta Law Auditorium and Law Family Pavilion.
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