Topic: Penn Medicine
Chasing Every Cure
Penn physician David Fajgenbaum and his team had a plan to repurpose existing drugs to cure 12,000 known diseases. Now, with Bill Clinton’s help, they're working to change healthcare as we know it
Generation Change Philly: The Healthcare Revolutionary
Penn Medicine’s Shreya Kangovi has created a community health model that has worked with 16,000 Philadelphians and has been replicated in 18 states. The key? Listening
SEPTA’s Success Story
The transit agency’s experiment with free Anywhere Passes for employees at three institutions has been a rousing success. Now, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, it’s ready to go big
The Citizen Recommends: Walk to Stamp out Parkinson’s
How a small nonprofit with a big mission to raise funds for research and patient support turned inward to ensure it was serving the most vulnerable — Parkinsonians of color
Medicine of and for the people
Is a vaccine collaboration between Penn and West Philly faith leaders a roadmap to more equitable healthcare?
Every day, Kevin Mahoney, CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System, is rethinking the future of health care and partnering with anyone who buys into his vision. All this despite that 1.98 college GPA.
“Putting Race At The Forefront”
At Penn Medicine, white workers were three times more likely to sign up for a vaccine than Black workers. Dr. Florencia Greer Polite and fellow Black physicians set out to change that with a program getting noticed across the country
WATCH: 5 Things We Learned From Roy Rosin
During a virtual event, Penn Medicine’s Chief Innovation Officer talked about solving problems by asking “how” not “can”