Sep. 25, 2017
Government, Academic and Insurance Industry Experts Gather at Leonard Davis Institute
Apr. 27, 2017
Photo Page and Video Excerpts
Apr. 3, 2017
March 29 in Penn's Rockwell Gym
Jan. 5, 2017
James Capretta's Penn Health Policy Retreat Talk Explores Pitfalls and Potential of Congressional Strategies
Jan. 2, 2017
Video Report From The 2016 Penn Health Policy Retreat
Sep. 15, 2016
D uring their three months in the 2016 Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Program, LDI SUMR scholars were each paired with a Penn faculty mentor and involved in an ongoing research project. Along with the hands-on research opportunity, the arrangement also provides the student with an intimate, real-world experience of daily life in an academic community of health services research scholars and their teams. This year's program ended in the traditional three days of seminar presentations by each of the SUMR scholars, some of whom worked on two research projects during the three-...
Aug. 29, 2016
Each year, the University of Pennsylvania's LDI Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars and the College of Physicians of Philadephia's Karabots Junior Fellows meet for a day to discuss potential careers in health care. The SUMR students are college undergrads and the Karabots students are high school students from underrepresented communities. The programs of both groups immerse them in health care-related experiences and curricula aimed at preparing them for further studies in the field. Here in the College of Physicians conference room are (l to r) Karabots Junior Fellow...
Jul. 9, 2016
BOSTON - Along with their attendance at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting sessions, LDI's 2016 Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars took some time out to cruise the historic Boston harbor. The above photo shows the sunset view from the bow rail of that cruise boat. The harbor is an unusual mix of traditional nautical traffic and modern jet airliners descending to land on the waterfront runways of Logan International Airport. Sitting patiently at the end of Boston's Back Bay Long Wharf (above, left), LDI SUMR scholars await the boarding call for the "Fort Independence"...
Jun. 15, 2016
Fun in a Fortress, Address by Former CBO Chief, and Hundreds of Presentations
Jun. 15, 2016
Meet Some of the Penn Scientists and Their Posters
Jun. 14, 2016
Attendees Spread Out Across a Sun-Dappled Campus for Presentations and Networking
Jun. 13, 2016
Photo Page From First Day of ASHEcon Gathering at Penn
Jun. 12, 2016
At the end of its opening week of orientation, Penn's 2016 class of Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars got to interact with a panel of former SUMR scholars and current PhD students (above). Those program veterans -- (r to l) John Gehlbach, Penn pre-dental undergraduate; Penn PhD student Amy Bond; Harvard post-doc-bound Penn graduate Julius Chen; Penn PhD student Vicky Chen; and Urban Institute staffer Siya Ndwandwe -- offered tips about the SUMR experience and potential career moves. Lighting up the day's activities was the separate annual SUMR talent show -- an ice-...
Apr. 26, 2016
Attendees Note Overall Improvement But Are Wary of Wild Card Presidential Election
Apr. 7, 2016
Video and Text Report From The Center For Health Care Innovation's 2016 'Pitch Day'