Penn Medicine


Penn Medicine is an integrated academic medical center comprised of the Perelman School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania Health System. As the nation's first medical school and hospital, we will continue our nearly 250 years of accelerating the translation of research and knowledge into clinical practice by leveraging our integrated operating model to support of our missions.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advance science through research, provide outstanding patient care and community service, and educate future leaders in medicine.

Our Strategic Plan

Penn's strategic plan is to shape the future of medicine through three galvanizing themes - innovation, integration and impact.

The plan highlights fifteen strategic priorities as areas of focus and includes detailed recommendations made by the Executive Planning Council which are available for download. Additional, periodic progress reports on the implementation of the strategic plan will be posted.

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