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Practice Partners

World-class medical facilities, right in our backyard.

Collaboration with our clinical practice partners is crucial for exposing students to the latest in evidence-based nursing, and a cornerstone of the educational approach at our school. To provide this experience, we’re lucky to be partnered with some of the nation’s best hospitals and research facilities.

Starting in their second year, nursing students gain clinical experience at top-ranked facilities like the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the Penn Medicine research complex, and the Philadelphia Veteran’s Administration Medical Center.

 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

The nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children; a venerated pediatric research institution.

 

Mercy LIFE - West Philadelphia, In Affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (LIFE)

The Mercy LIFE program, serving seniors in West Philadelphia and three areas in Delaware County, provides comprehensive medical, health, recreational and social services customized for each person in an effort to promote independence at home.

 

University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS)

Also known as Penn Medicine, UPHS is fully integrated with the Perelman School of Medicine, which was founded in 1765 as the nation’s first medical school and is comprised of some of the area’s finest hospitals and health systems, including:

 

Chester County Hospital

Chester County Hospital provides top-rated care in cardiovascular, oncology, orthopaedic, radiology, and women’s health from a team of physicians and nurses that are leaders in their field.

   

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is respected worldwide for its clinical and research excellence.

   

Penn Care at Home

Providing skilled nursing services, rehabilitation therapies, home health aides and other supportive services to all eligible patients in Philadelphia, as well as Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, and Bucks counties. Specialties include care of cardiology, oncology, neurology, orthopaedics, and diabetes patients.

   

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

One of the region’s premier medical facilities, offering patients leading-edge medical programs in several specialty areas, including cardiology, cancer, family medicine, internal medicine, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, radiology and imaging, and surgery.

   

Pennsylvania HospitalPennsylvania Hospital

The nation’s first hospital, renowned for its programs in orthopaedics, cardiac care, neurosciences, hematology/oncology, urology, fertility care, and behavioral health.

   

The Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (VAMC)

​Designed to meet veterans’ changing medical, surgical, and quality of life needs with services that include special emphasis programs, alcohol and drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitative care.

   

Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia (VNA)

​The region’s largest and oldest non-profit provider of comprehensive home-health and end-of-life care.