Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is cited for helping conduct an experiment to urge the employees at a health-care management company undertake a health risk assessment.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine have launched Med Ed, a program to enhance the teaching abilities of those who teach America’s doctors.
The collaborative program targeting educational leaders in academic medicine will begin in August.
Michael Kahana of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new study about memory aid.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ethical issues with physicians not disclosing information or being honest with patients.
Gene therapy for congenital blindness has taken another step forward, as researchers further improved vision in three adult patients previously treated in one eye. After receiving the same treatment in their other eye, the patients became better able to see in dim light, and two were able to navigate obstacles in low-light situations. No adverse effects occurred.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School for Medicine says, “The idea that anyone could be denied entry based on a disability is astounding.”