• Penn Launches Contest to Map City's Automated External Difibrillators

    Penn Launches Contest to Map City's Automated External Difibrillators

    A team of Penn researchers led by Dr. Raina Merchant is launching a social media project to create a crowd-sourced map of the thousands of automated external difibrillators (AEDs) scattered throughout Philadelphia.

  • Why HIV/AIDS is Still a Crisis

    Why HIV/AIDS is Still a Crisis

    Christopher Coleman, associate professor of nursing and multi-cultural diversity in Penn’s School of Nursing, remembers the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic as a time when patients struggled to live—and die—with dignity.

  • Penn Medicine Performs Bilateral Hand Transplant

    Penn Medicine Performs Bilateral Hand Transplant

    For the first time in the Delaware Valley Region, a patient has undergone a complex and intricate bilateral hand transplant that could significantly enhance the quality-of-life for persons with multiple limb loss.

  • Raymond Perelman receives Penn Medal for Distinguished Achievement

    Raymond Perelman receives Penn Medal for Distinguished Achievement

    Penn President Amy Gutmann presented the University of Pennsylvania Medal for Distinguished Achievement to prominent Philadelphia philanthropist Raymond Perelman at an event Wednesday evening celebrating the naming of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine.

  • Integrated Studies at Penn

    Integrated Studies at Penn

    This fall, Penn launched a new undergraduate program in Integrated Studies. The program is designed around the idea that no single discipline or perspective can be applied to complex problems; instead, students tackle problems using multiple disciplines and approaches.