Upcoming Events

Save the Date: March 3, 2021 Virtual Breakfast With The Regent


Other Opportunities


2021 Philadelphia Virtual DiversityFIRST Certification Program

Dates: February 8-12th (Virtually)

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (EST)

For further details and to register, click HERE


Exciting learning opportunities for HLNDV members in challenging times:

New video content from Penn’s Medical Ethics and Health Policy Online:

Hear from Zeke Emanuel as he addresses COVID-19 risk factors and how we can open schools and businesses safely in this short video.

Also, two great at-a-glance resources about risk factors:

COVID-19 risk factors

K-12 risk factors

For more COVID-19 content, visit Penn MEHP Online.


Professional Development

Foundations of Behavioral Economics with Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD; February 2 – March 1

Influence choices for better health: Learn about how people’s actions and biases influence their health behaviors. 


Transforming Health Care Delivery with Zeke Emanuel, MD, PhD starts April 6.

Prepare for successful transformation: explore leading industry examples of improvements in health care and learn best practices for transforming health care delivery and how to apply them to your organization.


From Health Disparities to Health Equity with Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA starts June 1.

Assess health disparities: Learn about designing strategies to improve health equity, and how social determinants affect health and policies. 


Penn’s MEHP Online Education offers noncredit courses for health professionals like you. Courses are 4 weeks long with specified start and end dates. All content is available online, allowing you to work at a flexible pace within a weekly structure. Plan to spend 6-8 hours per week on coursework that includes reviewing brief lecture videos and readings, discussions with other professionals, and valuable exercises you can apply immediately to your work. Take 4 courses for a Professional Development Certificate in Health Care Innovation.

4-course certificate: Penn’s Online Professional Development in Health Care Innovation

By completing 4 courses in 1 year, you can earn a Professional Development Certificate from Penn’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. Choose which online health care innovation courses will help you to manage change and inform transformation. Your expanded knowledgebase, sharper skillset, and broader perspective will prepare you to manage and thrive in the unpredictable future of health care. Click here for details.

Continuing Education – free online courses

Learn online through engaging activities designed to share expertise in brief segments. Whether you are a clinician in need of continuing education credits or an individual seeking ethics training. Courses typically include brief lecture videos, readings, supplementary resources, and assessments. Physicians and physician assistants may earn CME credits, and nurses may earn contact hours by successfully completing these courses.

Learn at your convenience online, including on mobile devices.

Continuing Education – Clinical and Medical Ethics courses range from .75 – 4.5 hours

Popular courses include:

Questions? Contact Caitlin O’Neill at MEHPonline@pennmedicine.upenn.edu or 215-746-3971.