Aug. 23, 2018
Cited for 'Major and Unique' Contributions to the Field
Aug. 14, 2018
Cited for Major Contributions to Improving U.S. Health Care
Aug. 13, 2018
Wharton School Deputy Dean and Dean, Michael Gibbons and Geoffrey Garrett, meet with five of the six 2018 SUMR scholars sponsored by the Dean's Office. A s they entered the last week of their summer-long 2018 introductory health services research (HSR) scholarships, five of the six Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars sponsored by the Wharton School's Dean's office met with the Deans to discuss their experiences in the pipeline program. [Top row] Manuel Alcala of Penn, Jiaxuan (Grace) Nie of Penn, and Janiece Strange of Morgan State University [Bottom] Nahnsan Guseh of...
Aug. 9, 2018
Photos: Hoag Levins Rounding a corner in the labyrinthine Philadelphia Magic Gardens is Tania Calle , one of the University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Scholars who toured the site. The group also visited the 11th annual African Festival hosted by the African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA) on the Penn's Landing waterfront. Sponsored by LDI and the Wharton School Health Care Management Department, the annual three-month long SUMR program is aimed at underrepresented minority undergraduates and others interested in exploring potential careers in the...
Aug. 2, 2018
Solymar Torres Maldonado and Katharine Freeman Named Inaugural Recipients
Wide Pickup by Newspapers, Radio and Major Online News Outlets
Aug. 2, 2018
Aug. 1, 2018
Photos: Hoag Levins Taking a leisurely Sunday break from their health services research studies, the University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) cohort of scholars toured the Morris Arboretum in the far northwest corner of Philadelphia. Created in the 1880s as the private summer estate of local iron fortune heirs, the 92-acre sprawl of sumptuous Victorian gardens, ornate water features and thousands of botanical specimens is now part of Penn. SUMR is an annual three-month program aimed at underrepresented minority undergraduates and others interested in exploring...
Quick Dissemination Across the U.S. and from London to India and China
Jul. 24, 2018
Jul. 18, 2018
CEO Lisa Simpson Emphasizes the Need for Greater Diversity Across the HSR Community
Jul. 11, 2018
Bringing Together Health Services Researchers From Across the Country
Jul. 3, 2018
1,600 Detailed the Latest Health Services Research Findings
Jul. 2, 2018
The 24nd annual National Research Service Award (NRSA) Conference took place in tandem with the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and the adjacent Washington State Convention Center. NRSA is part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) program that provides training, grants and other supports to undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and fellows in the health services research field. This year's event was attended by 23 Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) scholars from the University of Pennsylvania program co-...
Jun. 29, 2018
In Praise of the Mentors Who Altered His Career Trajectory
Jun. 25, 2018
Cited for First Study to Apply Behavioral Economics to Physician P4P Programs
Jun. 23, 2018
[content_elements:element:0] Photo: Hoag Levins SEATTLE, (June 23, 2018) -- The 2018 cohort of the University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Scholars arrived at the AcademyHealth Research Meeting (ARM) venue here to continue their summer-long immersion into the health services research community. The 35th Annual ARM event is being held at the Washington State Convention Center. The University of Pennsylvania group also attended Saturday's National Research Service Award (NRSA) Conference that takes place in tandem...