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Hahnemann Hospital Closure - and History of the Midwives Who Worked There

Hahnemann’s Nurse-Midwifery practice was founded by two Penn graduates. Numerous Penn students had the opportunity to learn at Hahnemann, and some joined the practice after graduation.

Penn Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health recognizes the closure of Hahnemann as a major loss in access to reproductive health and choice in Philadelphia, and a devastating example of the priority of profit over the health of the community.

Register for NASEM expert discussion on social isolation and loneliness

Join us May 11th (1:00-2:00pm EDT) for a discussion with expert panelists from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine consensus study report, Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Health Care System (2020). Experts summarize the evidence base and explore how social isolation and loneliness affects health and quality of life in older adults, particularly among low income, underserved, and vulnerable populations.