Penn Medicine pushes the boundaries of discovery to offer the best care and cures available anywhere.
Revolutionary immunotherapy for childhood leukemia. Gene therapy for inherited blindness. Research that unlocks cures for the rarest diseases. Penn Medicine is a world leader in patient care, education and research, and our drive to innovate delivers breakthroughs in treatment and hope for patients everywhere.
In addition to support for our stellar researchers, clinicians and students, the Campaign will support the construction of a brand new hospital. This state-of-the-art inpatient Pavilion will complete Penn’s integrated medical campus and complement the leading edge facilities built in the last decade for advanced outpatient medicine, education and translational research. Besides offering the latest in patient care and comfort, the Pavilion will help us recruit the finest students and faculty, reach the most vulnerable populations and hasten groundbreaking research and its journey to the bedside.
CAMPAIGN GOAL: $1,545,000,000
- Bring the latest scientific and clinical advances to patients in a venue befitting Penn Medicine’s leadership with a new 500-bed inpatient hospital, the Pavilion.
- Build upon our recent breakthroughs in immunotherapy and gene therapy by bolstering research that holds promise for cancer and a host of other diseases.
- Attract and retain the most exceptional faculty leaders by creating 60 newly endowed chairs which will provide resources for innovation in a multitude of areas.
- Bring the most promising medical students and biomedical scholars to Penn by easing tuition debt burden with $50 million in additional financial aid.
George A. Weiss, W’65 HON’14 PAR’89 PAR’93
Member, Trustee Campaign Development Committee
Chair, Penn Medicine Campaign
Our philanthropic partners enable life-changing—and life-saving— advancements in biomedical research and patient care. Together, we share the excitement as our physicians and researchers routinely re-shape medical history. Support for our faculty and talented students, in addition to our new hospital, will ensure that these innovative discoveries, and the methods for obtaining them, will have lasting impact for generations to come.”J. LARRY JAMESON, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE HEALTH SYSTEM AND DEAN, PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE