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Penn's Wellness Coaching service was modeled off of similar programs at universities such as Columbia, Cornell, and Stanford.
02/19/24 11:45pm
The Feb. 11 CPR training event reached 617 people across 14 locations around campus.
02/16/24 12:38am
The conference concluded with a career fair, connecting attendees with top employers in the health care sector.
02/16/24 12:26am
During the Resilience Summit, students learn to juggle the demands of student life, increase well-being, meet academic goals, and launch a career post Penn. 
02/11/24 11:29pm
Levine is the first openly transgender person to hold a Senate-confirmed position at the federal level.
02/08/24 9:10pm
The experiment shows promise for a new approach to treating liver failure and alleviating demand for transplants.
02/06/24 9:50pm
HUP will be pursuing another appeal after their first attempt to reverse a $138 million medical malpractice verdict was struck down.
02/05/24 10:45pm
The bill seeks to overturn a law alleged to limit abortion access in Pennsylvania.
02/02/24 12:20am
The transition to a new Electronic Health Record system, PennChart, will integrate patient care for both clinicians and students.
01/31/24 11:56pm
Nikhil Illa's app aims to make transcription, note-taking, and billing easier for physicians.
01/31/24 11:55pm
Researchers identified multiple gene variants that may contribute to glaucoma and developed a score to measure disease risk based on an individual's genes. 
01/28/24 10:48pm
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Cedar Avenue's behavior health unit was cited for safety violations two times in November.
01/23/24 8:56pm
Penn Medicine set a world record for the most Kidney Paired Donations completed within a year.
01/22/24 10:42pm
Penn Medicine and Wellness at Penn temporarily updated their masking guidelines in response to a recent spike in Philadelphia COVID-19 cases.
12/12/23 12:14am
The Penn community navigated an unprecedented leadership crisis, heightened student activism, and a surge in labor organizing this year.
12/09/23 11:49am
"Calls for genocide, echoing horrors of the past, violate our behavioral standards and remind us that we must forcefully condemn, prevent, and respond to hate in all forms," the letter said.
12/08/23 12:00am
The initiative — the Confidential Emergency Contraception Distribution Project — will provide kits upon request that include one Plan B, an information sheet about how to use Plan B, and packets of lubricant and condoms for students. 
11/30/23 10:12pm
The investigation centers on the possibility that the therapy may cause cancer in rare cases, following reports of T cell malignancies in those who received the treatment.
11/26/23 11:37pm
Six million people in the United States currently live with Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and Lewy Body dementia.
11/21/23 12:31am
The clinic — which was hosted in partnership with Sunray, a local pharmacy — provided COVID-19 boosters to members of the Penn community from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10.