University of Pennsylvania Health System

About Us

About Us

Your Life is Worth Penn Medicine

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, give comfort and reassurance. Today, a Penn physician, scientist, nurse, technician or social worker will find another way to heal or help, unlock medical science that can give the gift of more time and change the course of human life.

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Penn Medicine includes:

Perelman School of Medicine

Founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school, the Perelman School of Medicine is ranked among the nation's top 10 by U.S. News & World Report.

Chester County Hospital

The Chester County Hospital, which became a part of the Penn Medicine family in 2014, includes a 245-bed complex in West Chester and satellite locations in Exton, West Goshen, New Garden, Jennersville and Kennett Square.

The Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian

The Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian is ranked as among the Top Ten hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first, was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond.

Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

The Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine is a state-of-the-art, 500,000–square–foot outpatient facility adjacent to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Primary Care Physicians

Penn primary care practices provide care for people of all ages in neighborhoods throughout the Delaware Valley.

Penn Specialists

The book The Best Doctors in America includes more specialists from Penn than from any other health system in the Delaware Valley.

Penn Home Care & Hospice Services

Penn Home Care & Hospice Services includes Wissahickon Hospice, Penn Care at Home, and Penn Home Infusion Therapy.

Affiliations

Penn Medicine has affiliations with some of the area's finest community hospitals and health systems, including: