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Orthopaedics During COVID-19: What You Need to Know Video

Orthopaedics During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Penn Medicine experts discuss patient safety and access at Penn Orthopaedics during COVID-19, including updates on telehealth, in-person appointments, procedures, and surgery.

First Annual Review of Breast Cancer Highlights from the 2020 International Oncology Meetings | Penn Medicine Video

First Annual Review of Breast Cancer Highlights from the 2020 International Oncology Meetings | Penn Medicine

Experts from Penn Medicine review breast cancer highlights and updates from the 2020 International Oncology Meetings.

Updates in Uterine Factor Infertility: The Promise of Transplants Video

Updates in Uterine Factor Infertility: The Promise of Transplants

In this podcast, Penn Medicine Drs. Kathleen O’Neill and Nawar Latif, talk about the opportunities of uterine transplants and key information about the UNTIL trial.

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Darren B Schneider, MD, named Chief of Penn Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy News

Darren B Schneider, MD, named Chief of Penn Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

A national leader in vascular surgery, Dr. Schneider comes to Penn Medicine from New York Presbyterian Hospital.

What Happens After COVID-19? Penn Medicine’s New Post-COVID Recovery Clinic Offers Support News

What Happens After COVID-19? Penn Medicine’s New Post-COVID Recovery Clinic Offers Support

While the number of new COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the pandemic is intensifying in some southern and western states.

Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 Are More Likely to Develop Heart Rhythm Disorders Than Other Hospitalized Patients with the Disease News

Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 Are More Likely to Develop Heart Rhythm Disorders Than Other Hospitalized Patients with the Disease

Penn study suggests cardiac arrests and arrhythmias are likely triggered by systemic illness, not solely due to the viral infection itself.

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Penn Medicine Announces Appointment of Richard C. Wender, MD, as Chair of Family Medicine and Community Health

Friday, August 7, 2020 11:11 AM

Richard C. Wender, MD, a longtime Family and Community Medicine professor and physician in Philadelphia, has been named chair of Family Medicine and Community Health in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Penn Medicine-Led Research Suggests Greater Access to Specific HIV and Tuberculosis Medications is Needed Worldwide

Friday, August 7, 2020 9:36 AM

After looking at the health records of over 10,000 patients with both HIV and multidrug resistant Tuberculosis (TB) in over 20 different countries, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration ...

Penn’s ‘Enhanced Recovery’ Program Significantly Reduces Post-Op Opioid Use

Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:07 AM

The majority of patients who followed an “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” (ERAS) protocol did not need opioids for pain management at multiple time points following elective spinal and peripheral nerve surgery.

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STOP-COVID: Cause of Death in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Monday, August 3, 2020 8:00 PM

Co-authored by Amanda K. Leonberg-Yoo, MD, STOP-COVID is among the first large, geographically diverse examinations of the demographic, clinical, and hospital-level risk factors associated with death in critically ill COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19 Transmission: Droplet or Airborne? Penn Medicine Epidemiologists Issue Statement

Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:00 PM

The coronavirus airborne vs. droplet controversy appears at this time to involve scientists with very different perspectives on viral transmission—those involved in the study of airflow in contained environments, and those who research ...

The Invisible Made Visible—TumorGlow® Fluorescence-Guided Surgery

Friday, July 31, 2020 8:00 PM

TumorGlow uses fluorescent indocyanine green dye (ICG) to reveal tumors and malignant tissue under infrared light.

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Penn Events

Cancer and COVID-19: Update from Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center

Virtual Conference Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 6 – 8:45pm Type of Event: CME Course, Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 infection is ...

Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumor Symposium 2020 - Virtual Conference

VIRTUAL PROGRAM Friday, October 30, 2020, 7am – 3:15pm Type of Event: Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: The purpose of this educational activity is to provide a review of new treatment ...

INTRAOPERATIVE MOLECULAR IMAGING PRECISION SURGERY

Friday, November 6, 2020, 7am – 6:30pm CME activity7:00 am - 5:00 pmIndustry Session 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Address: 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia PA ...

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