Oct. 19, 2017
A Pre-LDI 50th Anniversary Symposium Reception 28 Stories High in The New AKA Hotel
Oct. 17, 2017
Amy Gutmann Cites Knocked Down Barriers and Bridged Health Care Disciplinary Divides
Oct. 11, 2017
LDI 50th Anniversary Tribute to Penn's Renowned Wharton School Professor
Honoring Legacy of John Eisenberg and Penn Mentors, Past and Present
Oct. 8, 2017
Oct. 2, 2017
A Profile of One of the True Greats of Health Services Research
Sep. 25, 2017
Video Excerpt of Andy Slavitt's Remarks at LDI Health Insurance Exchange Conference
Sep. 6, 2017
Bundled Care, Opioid Crisis and Insurance Exchange Narrow Networks
Aug. 22, 2017
Former Penn State Assistant Director of Operations and Planning for Health Sciences Research
Jul. 28, 2017
Photos: Hoag Levins The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program (SUMR) scholars took a break from their mentored research projects for a Sunday tour of the University of Pennsylvania's Morris Arboretum . Located in Chestnut Hill in the far northwest corner of Philadelphia, the facility is a public garden sprawling across 92 sumptuously landscaped and heavily forested acres. Created as a Victorian estate and horticultural science center in the 1880s, it features imported asian forests, a swan pond, ornate fountains and thousands of botanical...
Jul. 19, 2017
Photos: Hoag Levins In a break from their on-campus studies, the University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars spent a gorgeously sunny day together in Margate on the Atlantic Ocean. Margate is one of New Jersey's most popular shore towns and has a unique 136-year-old, six-story high elephant standing sentry at its beach entrance. Continuing an annual traditional, the day's host was Penn Wharton School Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Health Care Management, Arnold (Skip) Rosoff . (Above, left) His...
Jul. 13, 2017
Photos: Hoag Levins The trip of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars to the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting is designed to both expose them to the leading lights of the country's health services research field and engage them in bonding and networking experiences that can have career-long effects. This year's journey included participation in the 23rd annual National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Conference that also took place at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency Conference Center. NRSA is part of the Agency for...
Jul. 10, 2017
Penn Health Economics Institute Marks Its 50th Anniversary at Annual Research Meeting
Jul. 6, 2017
Photo Feature of Investigators and Their Work
Jun. 24, 2017
[content_elements:element:0] NEW ORLEANS (JUNE 24, 2017) -- Twenty University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Researc h (SUMR) scholars arrived at the 2017 AcademyHealth Research Meeting (ARM) here this morning to continue their summer-long immersion into the health services research community. The University of Pennsylvania group was also the largest contingent from any school attending the National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Conference that takes place in tandem with the annual AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. NRSA is part...
Jun. 8, 2017
Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program of 2017 kicked off its first week of orientation with a bus tour of Philadelphia historic and cultural sites. Above, members of that SUMR cohort and Wharton's Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) gather on the top of the Philadelphia Art Museum steps. The three-month long SUMR program is aimed at undergraduates interested in exploring potential careers in the field of health services research (HSR). It immerses students in an intense curriculum and pairs each with a Penn...