The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine introduces an initiative to address the rapidly changing health care landscape by advancing innovation among health care professionals worldwide: the online Master of Health Care Innovation.
The first cohort begins in August 2017. Applications due February 1, 2017.
he Master of Bioethics (MBE) is an interdisciplinary
degree offered by the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. The MBE degree program gives students broad exposure to the full range of topics and issues in contemporary bioethics, drawing on the expertise of our distinguished faculty and fellows.
Division of Health Policy Contributes to Penn MacArthur 100 & Change Proposal
Vice Chair of Health Policy, Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, is part of a team led by Angela Duckworth of Penn Psychology’s Character Lab and Katy Milkman of Wharton People Analytics, which proposes to address the challenge of enduring behavior change through a submission to the MacArthur 100 & Change competition. The proposal was recently selected by the President and Provost of the University of Pennsylvania to represent the University as its submission to the global competition for $100 million in project funding.
he UPenn bioethics minor is designed to give students
a broad overview of the methods, core content areas and central ethical questions in the field of bioethics. The bioethics minor is a cross-school, interdisciplinary educational program. Students of any major are eligible for the bioethics minor.
is based in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Under the direction of the department chair, Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, the Department stands as one of the premier institutions of research and education in medical ethics in the world. The Department's distinguished faculty produce and disseminate scholarship and conduct one of the leading bioethics master’s programs in the world.
Peter Angelos, MD, PhD
Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery Chief, Endocrine Surgery Associate Director
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics The University of Chicago Medicine
Surgical Ethics and the Future of Surgical Innovation
Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, is a highly regarded surgeon who has extensive experience in surgery…
The fascinating discussion immediately follows the 6:30PM performance of Informed Consent and is free with ticket purchase. Our distinguished panel will discuss the nature of scientific progress, particularly in medicine where the engagement of human subjects is both necessary and ethically challenging, and how theater dramatizes these issues so effectively…
The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine introduces an initiative to address the rapidly changing health care landscape by advancing innovation among health care professionals worldwide: the online Master of Health Care Innovation. The first cohort begins in August 2017. Applications due…
"Some restaurant chains in the U.S. have added healthier menu options, but at the end of the day, what we're seeing is that little progress has been made to improve the nutritional quality of kid's menu offerings despite industry pledges," says senior author Christina Roberto, PhD, an assistant professor of…
PHILADELPHIA - Bundled payment models can push Medicare and health system costs down considerably without sacrificing quality of care, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The study, the first to combine hospital cost and Medicare claims data to identify drivers of…