The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is a specialty-oriented tertiary care referral center withannual admissions exceeding 35,000. HUP is committed to the mission of high quality patient care, education and research. Founded in 1874 as the first bedside teaching hospital in the United States, it is the primary teaching hospital for the physically adjacent Perelman School of Medicine. Owned by the University of Pennsylvania, HUP has over 800 beds and is comprised of 16 contiguous buildings which include new operating room suites. Medical care is provided by over 1,100 housestaff in and 1,900 members of the Perelman School of Medicine faculty.
The Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center forAdvanced Medicine is a state-of-the-art, 500,000 square foot Perelman Center for Advacnced Medicine outpatient facility located on the corner of 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, adjacent to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The Perelman Center – a $302 million facility and the largest capital project undertaken in the history of the University of Pennsylvania Health System – was designed to create an ideal environment for patient-focused care and collaboration among health professionals. The Perelman Center is home to Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center, radiation oncology, cardiovascular medicine and an outpatient surgical pavilion.
Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first hospital, is a 515-bed acute care facility that provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical services and functions as a major teaching and clinical research institution. The hospital has over 29,000 inpatient admissions and 115,000 outpatient visits each year, including over 5,200 births. Pennsylvania Hospital is part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and is located at 8th and Spruce Streets in the historic Society Hill district of Philadelphia.
Penn Medicine Valley Forge is a 90,000-square-foot outpatient medical building that has space for more than 50 primary care and specialty care physicians, and on-site laboratory and radiology services located at the intersection of Chesterbrook Boulevard and Swedesford Road in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County. The Henry P. Erdman Educational Center serves as a key training site for hundreds of students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.