A GROWING FOOTPRINT
Penn Medicine includes six acute-care hospitals and hundreds of outpatient locations throughout the region, as well as educational facilities at the Perelman School of Medicine.
THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
is Penn Medicine’s largest hospital. HUP is a busy inpatient hub for cancer, neurosciences, cardiac care, and many other specialties. It is also the oldest university-owned teaching hospital in the country.
PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER
is a renowned center for cardiac care and ophthalmology. Its campus includes the Musculoskeletal Center’s outpatient facility at Penn Medicine University City and the Pavilion for Advanced Care, home to Penn Medicine’s Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center.
is the nation’s first hospital, cofounded by Benjamin Franklin in 1751. Today its outstanding clinical programs include the Spine Center, the Center for Transfusion-Free Medicine, orthopaedics, maternity and newborn services, and behavioral health. The campus includes Penn Medicine Washington Square, the hospital’s outpatient facility.
CHESTER COUNTY HOSPITAL
is a hospital campus in West Chester, specializing in heart and vascular care, cancer, and orthopaedics, with satellite locations in Exton, West Goshen, New Garden, Jennersville, Kennett Square, and West Grove.
LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH
includes the Lancaster General Hospital, the Women & Babies Hospital, and a network of more than 60 outpatient facilities and physician practices in Lancaster, Chester, and Lebanon counties.
PENN MEDICINE PRINCETON HEALTH
joined Penn Medicine in 2018 and is among the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey, including facilities offering acute-care hospital services, behavioral healthcare, ambulatory surgery, and wellness services.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was named to the prestigious Honor Roll list by U.S. News & World Report.
BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE
The Pavilion will be an innovative hospital facility to support Penn’s world-renowned researchers, clinicians, and faculty.
- Patient rooms are built to flex between standard & ICU set-up, if needed, to meet future care needs
- Hybrid operating rooms for surgeries & interventional procedures
- Telemedicine functionality allows remote monitoring & consultations
- In-room technology strengthens communication between patients, families, & care teams
A New Benchmark
Penn Medicine Radnor
Construction for the $200 million advanced outpatient center in Radnor started in October 2018. The state-of-the-art facility will expand options for patients to receive advanced care close to home. The center is set to open in Spring 2020.
Expanding Access to Care
- 167 exam rooms
- 32 procedure rooms
- 18 departments
- 6 operating rooms
- 4 rain gardens
NEW FRONTIERS AND ADVANCED OPTIONS
From emergency departments to inpatient units to outpatient clinics across the region, our physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other members of the care team put patients first in every setting. We’re leveraging telemedicine, mobile apps, and remote monitoring technologies to provide fresh options that offer patients more convenience and enhance their safety—both when they’re in our facilities and at home.
Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center, designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute since 1973, is a world leader in cancer research, patient care, and education. At the Roberts Proton Therapy Center, the largest integrated radiation oncology center in the world, patients are treated with this highly precise form of radiation, which eradicates tumors while sparing healthy surrounding tissue and eliminating many side effects of conventional radiation treatment. Many of our physicians also care for patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center.
BETTER HEALTH, LOWER COSTS
Community health workers (CHWs) in Penn’s IMPaCT program are trained local residents who provide tailored care for high-risk patients
HOPE FOR INHERITED CANCERS
WITH THE BASSER CENTER FOR BRCA
WORLD’S 1ST COMPREHENSIVE CENTER for the research, treatment, and prevention of cancers related to BRCA gene mutations
- 9,000+ visits with genetic counselors
- 30 researchers funded at Penn
- 3,000 BRCA1/2 carriers enrolled in research registry
- 17 institutions funded worldwide
- Propelled by $80M in philanthropic gifts
(Cumulative data since 2012)
CARE IN THE COMFORT OF HOME
PENN HOME CARE AND HOSPICE provides skilled nursing services, rehabilitation therapies, palliative care, infusion therapy, and more
- 32,700 patient admissions
- 528,000+ visits
- 241,400+ infusions provided
- 960+ patients supported via telehealth
(Data from FY18)
Tomorrow’s Cures Today
Penn Medicine is an internationally recognized leader for discoveries that advance science and patient care. Seventy-one Penn Medicine researchers are Members of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in medicine.
The fundamental and discovery science and clinical research from Penn Medicine’s laboratories and hospitals improves care for a wide range of medical conditions and provides the foundation for the next generation of therapies. The culture and campus of the University of Pennsylvania encourages close collaboration between scientists and clinicians, exemplified by its dozens of interdisciplinary clinical and research institutes, centers, and programs.
accelerating the transformation of health care
Center for Health Care Innovation
- 1,600+ students & postdocs
- 6,500+ faculty & staff
- 28 basic & clinical departments
- 25 free-standing interdisciplinary centers & institutes
- 22 biomedical research service cores, from bioinformatics to next generation sequencing
uncovering treatments for the most challenging diseases
- 500+ patients enrolled in clinical trials of personalized T-cell therapies
- 20 year record of first-in-human trials
- 3,000+ cell products manufactured for more than
- 1,200 patients
training future medical revolutionaries
The Perelman School of Medicine has an international reputation for innovative training programs in areas ranging from leadership to global health. Its groundbreaking curriculum has set a new standard for medical education nationwide and is a model for other academic medical schools. The curriculum integrates basic sciences and clinical experience, fosters interdisciplinary teamwork, and is built on a foundation of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care.
Perelman School of Medicine
- 766 medical students
- 190 of these are enrolled in MD/PhD programs across Penn
Graduate Medical Education
- 972 residents
- 372 fellows
- 82 residency and fellowship programs
- 38 fellowships sponsored by departments
Incoming Class 2018/2019
- 53% female
- 47% male
- 33% majored in non-sciencefields
- 28% underrepresented minorities in medicine
- 23 states represented
What’s Next For the Graduating Class of 2018?
- 159 graduates
- 42 graduates training at Penn, CHOP, or the Scheie Eye Institute
- 20 states + DC where graduates will train
- 58% completed certificates or other advanced degrees
- Internal Medicine
- General Surgery
FORWARD THINKING LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Penn Medicine and The Wharton School joined forces to launch an executive health care leadership program, offering a more diverse set of skills to lead in a new era of medicine.
IMPROVING HEALTH AROUND THE WORLD
The Center for Global Health was launched in 2015 to synthesize and expand Penn Medicine’s efforts to improve worldwide health equity. The Center’s vision for the future is to build a healthier world by training tomorrow’s leaders, addressing global health disparities, supporting regional centers of engagement in underserved locations, and uniting the Penn global health community through workshops, pilot projects, and seminars.
Among the many international projects, two stand out as the foundation of Penn’s involvement in global health. For more than 10 years, the Guatemala-Penn Partnership has focused on public health, medical care, as well as projects in local anthropology and archaeology. The 20-year-old Botswana-UPenn Partnership encompasses well-established programs related to HIV/AIDS, heart disease, and the education of local health care professionals.
Penn Medicine London
The new initiative brings Penn's world-class experts and care to United Kingdom and European Union patients through referrals and telemedicine, as well as opportunities for collbaeration with UK medical schools.
CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH
- 162 Global Health activities worldwide
- 65 countries
- 265 Penn trainees involved in Global Health activities
- 81 international students involved in global health activities
In June 2018, the Vingroup-Penn Alliance was established to improve health care and create new undergraduate and graduate medical training programs in Vietnam. The alliance is positioned to extend Penn’s global reach through the creation of a new Center of Regional Engagement in Southeast Asia (based in Vietnam).
in the neighborhood
Improving the health and well-being of our communities
Perelman School students and trainees volunteer with the Educational Pipeline Program, an initiative supporting high school students from underrepresented backgrounds who aspire to medical careers.
Lancaster General Health partners with three local elementary schools to offer free school-based health centers, providing a convenient location for students to access medical care.
Princeton Health’s annual Kids Marathon promotes regular physical activity by encouraging young people to cover 26.2 miles over the course of 10 weeks.
The Mobile CPR Project, a public health initiative which teaches free hands-only CPR, brings lifesaving training to schools, offices, community centers, and more.
Free flu vaccine clinics from Chester County Hospital protect the homeless and people living in poverty from the flu.
AN ENGINE FOR PROGRESS
Penn Medicine is the top health care employer in the city of Philadelphia
- 38,000 jobs in Pennsylvania
- 3,800 jobs in New Jersey
- $50M tax revenue paid in Philadelphia
- $3.3B in capital investment since 2008
Penn Medicine is a partner in the training program that helps put Philadelphia high school graduates on the job at some of the region’s most visionary building projects—including the Pavilion. The initiative started last year to teach the skills needed for careers in the building trades, and it’s also making strides to improve workforce diversity.
A LEADING EMPLOYER
- #6 on Forbes magazine’s annual “BEST EMPLOYERS IN AMERICA” list
- #1 HEALTH CARE EMPLOYER and top employer in PA for large employers
- #2 on Forbes magazine’s firstever “AMERICA’S BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN” list
- #1 in the region and TOP HEALTH CARE EMPLOYER for women
Additional Awards & Accolades
- MAGNET: All Penn Medicine hospitals have achieved Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recognizing nursing excellence
- 478 physicians included in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Top Docs” list
- Penn Medicine was named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as the 2018 Health Care Innovator
- The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the TOP TEN MEDICAL SCHOOLS in the country by U.S. News & World Report, for more than 20 years