Matt McCoy & Ari Friedman pen Op-Ed on abortion tracking for the LA Times
Another threat to abortion privacy? Health websites tracking and sharing your data
Dr. Kevin Volpp Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on ‘Food as Medicine’
Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, appeared before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry’s subcommittee on food and nutrition on December 12 to talk about the connection between chronic disease and nutrition and to call for continued federal support for nutrition research and “Food as Medicine” programs.
Tackling the ethical considerations of dementia research
Alzheimer’s research poses tricky questions. Bedside-nurse-turned-bioethicist Emily Largent wants to answer them, and to improve the lives of Alzheimer’s patients.
Prof. Jonathan D. Moreno to attend Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Van Leer Institute’s international conference in December.
Dr. Moreno will present “Data, Genes, and Brains: New Challenges for Old Limits." The confernece title is: "2050: What the future holds for the bioethical issues of biomedical research.”
Dr. Emily Largent Wins Baruch A. Brody Award and Lecture
Congratulations to Emily Largent, JD, PhD, RN, the Emanuel and Robert Hart Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Perelman School of Medicine, who has won the 2022-2023 Baruch A. Brody Award and Lecture.
Peter Reese receives Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Society of Nephrology
Dr. Reese is professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, with secondary appointments in epidemiology and medical ethics. His clinical practice...
Dr. Kevin Volpp Named AHA Distinguished Scientist for 2022
Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, has been recognized as a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association (AHA) for 2022.
MEHP Faculty & Fellows to Present at ASBH 2022
Review the list of of ME faculty and postdocs' presentations at ASBH
Dr. Steve Joffe Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Congratulations to Department Chair Steve Joffe, MD, MPH, who has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), which is considered one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine.
Team to Study Income Volatility and Uncertainty on Mental Health and Wellbeing
Heather Schofield, PhD awarded a $2.5 million R01 from the National Institute on Aging
Dr. K. Srinath Reddy appointed as Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
We are pleased to announce that Dr. K. Srinath Reddy has been appointed as Adjunct Professor as part of our department’s affiliated faculty program.
Matt McCoy selected as a Greenwall Faculty Scholar
This 3-year award will support him to pursue an innovative project that addresses the ethical and policy dimensions of venture philanthropy
Congratulations to Steve Joffe on his appointment to Chair of MEHP
On Friday, June 17 Dean Jameon and Dr. Epstein announced the appointment of Steven Joffe, MD, MPH as Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Dr. Rinad Beidas Selected to Participate in Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program
CHIBE Associate Director Rinad Beidas, PhD, has been selected as a member of the 28th cohort of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program.
Dr. Amol Navathe Named Vice Chair of MedPAC
Congratulations to CHIBE Associate Director Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, for his reappointment to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and for his promotion to Vice Chair of the commission.
Dr. Thirumurthy Promoted to Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Congratulations to CHIBE Associate Director Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD, on his promotion to Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, effective July 1, 2022.
Your doctor is moonlighting on TikTok as an influencer
Doctors are becoming high-profile social media influencers. There are ethical side effects. Dom Sisti weighs in.
Team Wins $2 Million Grant to Test New Approaches to Improve Familial Hypercholesterolemia Screening
Rinad Beidas, PhD, Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD; and Daniel Rader, MD, FAHA, will serve as multiple principal investigators for this grant from the NHLBI
Penn and Tennessee Oncology Team Win Grant to Use Behavioral Economics, Predictive Analytics to Improve Palliative Care Use
A University of Pennsylvania team and Tennessee Oncology have won a $600,000 2-year grant from the Emerson Collective for a project that will leverage behavioral economics and predictive analytics to improve oncology patient health outcomes.