WATCH: Book Club With Dr. Michele Harper

During our first virtual event of 2021, the ER doctor and best-selling author shared what it means to break—and to heal—on the frontlines of medicine

By Jessica Blatt Press

Rats on the Parkway!

A Fairmount resident’s encounter with rodents—in broad daylight!—sent her on an odyssey to get city action. Here’s what happened … and what you can do about Philly pests, too.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Philly’s Potential to Change The World

Penn’s Orphan Disease Center turns 10 this year. Its promise for Philadelphia goes well beyond science

By Ajay Raju

Will Philly Be Ready For the Vaccine Surge?

President Biden has promised that vaccine supply is ahead of schedule. Philly 3.0’s engagement editor wonders: Can Mayor Kenney and other leaders agree on a plan to get the shots in arms?

By Jon Geeting

Getting Vaccines Right

The Philly Fighting Covid fiasco was an unforced error. Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns that it may force an overcorrection from city officials that we can’t afford.

By Jon Geeting

A Message to Those We Lost to Covid

Resolve Philly’s With Love project is chronicling the goodbyes that Philadelphians didn’t get to share with loved ones who died in the pandemic. What would you say if you had the chance?

By Eugene Sonn

Guest Commentary: Med Students To The Rescue!

The president and CEO of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on why we should mobilize medical students to jumpstart the vaccination rollout

By Jay S. Feldstein, DO

“Those Nerdy Girls” Explain The Pandemic to America

A volunteer team of women scientists, many from Philly, launched Dear Pandemic last year to spread real and clear information about Covid-19. They now speak to 1 million people a month.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy