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Penn Medicine Is One of the Country’s Best Employers for Women, Forbes Says

Forbes’ new inaugural “Best Employers for Women” list, which highlights workplaces doing right by women, ranks Penn Medicine as the country’s second best employer. That’s […]


Penn Medicine CEO Ralph Muller to Step Down in 2019

After 17 years of leading one of the country’s top health systems, Penn Medicine CEO Ralph W. Muller will step down from the position in […]

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Ed Rendell Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease

On Monday, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced that he has been undergoing treatment for early onset Parkinson’s disease for the past three-and-a-half years. At […]


Penn Docs Have Performed the World’s First Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery

Surgeons at Penn have officially made history after successfully completing the world’s first robotically assisted spinal surgery, the institution has announced. Doctors completed the procedure […]


New Active Adult Community Will Have Hospital for Next-Door Neighbor

These may be the first buildings on a hospital campus that people will want to go to: Townhomes at Riverwalk, a community of 45 active adult […]


Penn Medicine Just Launched a New Alliance With Two Regional Health Systems

The University of Pennsylvania Health System is expanding its reach across the region with a new clinical care alliance. The health system announced on Thursday […]


Penn Medicine and Princeton HealthCare System Officially Merge

On Tuesday, the University of Pennsylvania Health System officially added its first New Jersey member — Princeton HealthCare System — finalizing a merger plan that was […]


Penn Medicine Begins “Life-Changing” Uterine Transplant Program

Historically, there’s been no treatment available for women living with nonfunctioning uteruses, but in recent years, physicians have made breakthroughs with uterine transplants. And this […]


Penn Cancer Research Called “Newest Miracle Cure”

In case you’ve missed it, Philly docs have scored some big headlines recently. After nearly thirty years in development at the University of Pennsylvania, a novel […]


Penn Unveils Plans for $1.5 Billion “Hospital of the Future”

In 2021, Philadelphia’s hospital landscape will look dramatically different with the introduction of a brand new hospital. The University of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday plans […]


Penn Medicine to Finalize Merger With Princeton HealthCare System

The University of Pennsylvania Medicine is about to add its first New Jersey member – Princeton HealthCare System. 


Penn’s New Combined Medical-Law Degree Perfect for Overachievers

The University of Pennsylvania is creating a program that will allow students to pursue both law and medicine — at the same time. Through the joint […]

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Penn Study: Painkiller Prescriptions on the Rise

Are prescription painkillers playing a role in increasing rates of addiction and overdose from prescription opioid painkillers? A study published this month in the Journal of the […]

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New Penn Medicine Video Provides Incredible, Personal Look at Post-Mastectomy Nipple Tattoos

I’ve heard about hospitals that employ tattoo artists as part of their reconstructive teams for women who undergo mastectomy procedures, but until today, I’d never […]


DreamIt was Second-Most Active Health Care Investor in 2015

Whether it’s a mouthpiece that detects concussions, pill bottles that blink when it’s time for patients to take medicines or wearables that track diseases, health care […]