Health & Wellness

Home to a world-class medical, nursing and veterinary school, Penn is deeply dedicated to high-quality patient care and the advancement of medical, nursing and veterinary science.

Medical Service Providers

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Medicine’s central source for information, including physician directories, directions to facilities, online appointment scheduling, and health advice from one of America's best hospitals.

The award-winning comprehensive online cancer resource from the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn.

Penn Nursing
Penn Nursing advances the entire nursing profession, from research and practice to policy, and delivers high-quality health services to seniors, neighbors, and clinics throughout the region.

Penn Dental Medicine
Penn Dental provides compassionate, comprehensive dental care with dentists in every specialty. Look here for information about the Dental School Clinics, Penn Dental Network and Faculty Practice Plan for faculty and staff.


Health, Counseling, & Mediation for the Penn Community


African American Resource Center
AARC is a resource center dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for faculty, staff, and students at Penn. While AARC focuses on people of African descent, any person associated with the University may use these free and confidential services.

Campus Health
The public health division of Penn’s Student Health Service, Campus Health seeks to improve health and well-being across campus through policy, health education, and epidemiology.

Career Services
The Office of Career Services provides career counseling and resources for Penn’s diverse student body, including services tailored to meet the particular needs of special population and affinity groups.

Office of the Chaplain
Chaplains to the University Community are available to students, faculty and staff for pastoral support, guidance, or informal advising and counseling.

Counseling & Psychological Services
CAPS offers confidential free professional mental health care for all Penn students. Available services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews, and more.

Employee Assistance Program (PennKey required)
Penn's Employee Assistance Program provides eligible faculty and staff and their immediate family members access to free, confidential, around-the-clock counseling and referral services for personal and professional life issues.

Greenfield Intercultural Center
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center offers programs, advising and advocacy to help students across the University enhance their intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership.

Human Resources Division
Penn’s HR department offers a variety of programs and resources to support all aspects of employees’ lives, from career development and achieving work-life balance, to mediation and dispute resolution.

International Student and Scholar Services
ISSS provides comprehensive immigration assistance and serves as a gateway to the many programs, activities, and resources available to international students and scholars.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center is a home away from home for sexual and gender minorities and their allies at Penn.

Reach-a Peer (RAP) Helpline
The Reach-A-Peer Helpline/Online is a helpline that provides peer support, information, and referrals to any student at Penn.

Office of Student Conduct
Student Conduct’s University Mediation Program provides mediation services to resolve non-disciplinary disputes involving Penn students.

Student Health Service
Schedule appointments online and learn about health services available at Penn, including emergency care, insurance, vaccines, and women's health.

Wellness at Penn
A core priority for Penn, Wellness at Penn emphasizes holistic health that considers safety, happiness, mental health, resilience, financial well-being.

The Penn Women's Center advocates for women across gender-related issues and sponsors programmatic support on a variety of topics that address the evolving needs of women at Penn and beyond.

Veterinary Care Facilities

Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital
Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital provides clinical services and around-the-clock emergency care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals.

New Bolton Center
Penn Vet’s large animal facility features one of the world's biggest equine surgical facilities, a critical care center, a dairy, a laboratory for aquatic animal research, and one of Pennsylvania's three animal diagnostic laboratories.

Cutting-Edge Science Moves to the Clinic to Help ‘Our Furry Friends’ Fight Cancer

A year after its launch, the Penn Vet Cancer Center is solidifying the translational science pipeline, connecting basic scientists to the clinic and vice versa, to transform veterinary cancer care.

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