Events

August 23, 2019
Philadelphia is the place to be for innovation in the life sciences. It’s home to some of the nation’s top hospitals, academic research and cancer centers, as well as medical testing innovators. Hear from innovators about diagnostic discoveries, new approaches...
August 22, 2019
Healthcare is in its most rapid transformation phase in a century. The evolution of real financial incentives to promote quality and efficiency has picked up critical momentum, altering the way we think about the value of care and how to...
August 22, 2019
The Maxwell Football Club presents three local partners who are innovating in performance, safety, and health – and changing the game for athletes. Their technological advancements include strength and conditioning programs to “max out” performance; protective mouth guards for contact...
August 22, 2019
Black and Latina women bear a disproportionate burden of maternal morbidity and mortality nationwide and face systemic barriers to access workforce opportunities that could catalyze shifts in their health and economic trajectories. Grounded in reproductive and racial justice frameworks, Maternity...
August 22, 2019
“Self-care” may be today’s buzzword, but it’s critically important for our physical, emotional and mental well-being and shouldn’t be neglected. So, what’s it all about and how can we achieve it? Learn about the four foundational components of self-care and...
August 27, 2019
Philly sits at the heart of the East Coast innovation corridor, and is increasingly leading innovations in life sciences, healthcare and technology—with the 3rd ranked start-up ecosystem in the country. That growth is powered by increasingly diverse innovators—in fact, Philadelphia’s...
August 27, 2019
Chew on this: The Drexel Food Lab in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management, in collaboration with partners, has designed food alternatives to pharmaceuticals. How can specific healthy foods, rather than drugs, be used to target disease?
August 27, 2019
Employers and health plans are investing heavily in wellness programs, but participation and results are falling below expectations. Achieving the potential of wellness programs means maximizing choice and convenience. This consumer-driven model is optimal when powered by a digital platform...
August 1, 2019
Even the best care won’t work if the patient can’t get to treatment. What’s a patient to do when care is only miles away, but there is no reliable transportation to get there? This panel discussion will look at the...
August 1, 2019
Nurses are consummate innovators, creating solutions to some of health and healthcare’s toughest problems. Join students and faculty to learn how Penn Nursing is using technology in unconventional ways to help heal the sick and proving B. Franklin correct that...