Healthcare

Home to a world-class medical school and veterinary school, Penn is deeply dedicated to high-quality patient care and the advancement of medical and veterinary science.

Medical Services & Resources

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Medicine’s central source for information, including physician directories, directions to facilities, online appointment scheduling, and health advice from one of America's best hospitals.

OncoLink®
The award-winning comprehensive online cancer resource from the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn.

Penn Nursing Network
Penn nurses deliver high-quality health services to seniors, neighbors and clinics throughout the region.

Penn Dental Medicine
Penn Dental provides compassionate, comprehensive dental care with dentists in every specialty. Look here for information about the Dental School Clinics, Penn Dental Network and Faculty Practice Plan for faculty and staff.

Student Health Service
Schedule appointments online and learn about health services available at Penn, including emergency care, insurance, vaccines, and women's health.

Health, Counseling, & Mediation

African American Resource Center
AARC is a resource center dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for faculty, staff, and students at Penn. While AARC focuses on people of African descent, any person associated with the University may use these free and confidential services.

Career Services
The Office of Career Services provides career counseling and resources for Penn’s diverse student body, including services tailored to meet the particular needs of special population and affinity groups.

Office of the Chaplain
Chaplains to the University Community are available to students, faculty and staff for pastoral support, guidance, or informal advising and counseling.

Counseling & Psychological Services
CAPS offers confidential free professional mental health care for all Penn students. Available services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews, and more.

Greenfield Intercultural Center
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center offers programs, advising and advocacy to help students across the University enhance their intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership.

Employee Assistance Program (PennKey required)
Penn's Employee Assistance Program provides eligible faculty and staff and their immediate family members access to free, confidential, around-the-clock counseling and referral services for personal and professional life issues.

Campus Health
The public health division of Penn’s Student Health Service, Campus Health seeks to improve health and well-being across campus through policy, health education, and epidemiology.

Human Resources Division
Penn’s HR department offers a variety of programs and resources to support all aspects of employees’ lives, from career development and achieving work-life balance, to mediation and dispute resolution.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center is a home away from home for sexual and gender minorities and their allies at Penn.

Reach-a Peer (RAP) Helpline
The Reach-A-Peer Helpline/Online is a helpline that provides peer support, information, and referrals to any student at Penn.

International Student and Scholar Services
ISSS provides comprehensive immigration assistance and serves as a gateway to the many programs, activities, and resources available to international students and scholars.

Office of Student Conduct
Student Conduct’s University Mediation Program provides mediation services to resolve non-disciplinary disputes involving Penn students.

Student Health Service
Schedule appointments online and learn about health services available at Penn, including emergency care, insurance, vaccines, and women's health.

Women's Center
The Penn Women's Center advocates for women across gender-related issues and sponsors programmatic support on a variety of topics that address the evolving needs of women at Penn and beyond.

Veterinary Care Facilities

Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital
Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital provides clinical services and around-the-clock emergency care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals.

New Bolton Center
Pet Vet’s large animal facility features one of the world's biggest equine surgical facilities, a critical care center, a dairy, a laboratory for aquatic animal research, and one of Pennsylvania's three animal diagnostic laboratories.

A Visit to the Ryan Veterinary Hospital

A team from University Communications visited Ryan Hospital, shadowing veterinary surgeons, oncologists, dentists, technicians, residents, students, and nurses, as well as clients and their beloved pets. What follows is a glance into a typical day at one of the country’s busiest veterinary hospitals, a place where the highest levels of medical expertise are matched by deeply human compassion and a recognition of the special bond people have with their animal companions.

View Ryan Veterinary Hospital Story