The researchers who conducted the study examined the common, yet unsupported claim that spinal anesthesia may be safer for patients undergoing surgery for hip fractures.
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
This year’s prizes ranged from $40,000 for the grand prize winner to $5,000 with all finalists receiving $6,000 in prizes.
The study concluded that even in cities with close access to health professionals, poorer and primarily Black communities have higher amputation rates.
The awards are a part of the NIH Common Fund’s “High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program," which supports scientists pursuing innovative research in biomedical and social science.
This year, Penn Medicine earned both a Performance Excellence Award and a Quality Award.
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issued an executive order this year to change Columbus Day — traditionally observed on the second Monday of October — to Indigenous Peoples' Day.
More than 60 Penn students gathered on Locust Walk on Friday afternoon to celebrate their Asian identities and increase Asian visibility on campus.
Penn has the fewest days off of all the Ivy League schools with a fall break of only four days including the weekend.
The march, organized by student group Natives at Penn, began on 34th and Walnut streets and ended on the New College House West green.
Various members of the Penn community, including parents, faculty members, and students, are still hopeful the University's donation can help mitigate the issue of environmental hazards — but worry that it may not be enough.
Starting Sept. 13, the GIC began to offer weekly opportunities to pick up a bag of produce at the center’s location on 37th and Chestnut streets behind Pottruck Health and Fitness Center.
The initiative will be implemented over the next five years and will be called the Penn Innovation in Suicide Prevention Implementation Research (INSPIRE) Center.
Eighty-six percent of adults in the city have received at least their first dose.
Businesses are prohibited from using single-use plastic bags, bags made from blown film extrusion, and bags with less than 40% recycled content.
Perelman School of Medicine second year Andrew Siaw-Asamoah and College junior Cristle Ike received funding from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to pursue pediatric oncology research alongside a mentor.
The project reviews core concepts and prerequisite knowledge so that students can enter MATH 114: Calculus, Part II with more confidence regardless of their previous calculus experience.
The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed the 6B leaders about their priorities and ambitions for the fall semester, especially as the groups transition to in-person activities during COVID-19.