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The Penn Medicine Department of Communications hosts seminars and presentations several times per year to offer reporters the opportunity to explore topics of interest and meet our faculty.

Video archives of recent media seminars are available from this page. To be informed of future media events from Penn Medicine, contact a member of our media relations staff, subscribe to our RSS feed of media advisories or follow @PennMedMedia on Twitter.

Video Webcasts of Penn Medicine Media Seminars

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  • June 17, 2010
  • Robotic Surgery: Medicine or Marketing?

  • An Ethical and Clinical Exploration of the Pros & Cons of Robotic Surgery, Held at Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Robotic surgery – is it truly an advance for modern medicine, or just a product of slick consumer advertising campaigns and targeted marketing to physicians?

    Our expert panel explores the pros and cons of one of the hottest and most hotly contested approaches to modern surgery – remote and minimally invasive surgery through the use of robots – from surgical, ethical and financial perspectives.




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