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April 21, 2020

A Marshall Project analysis found that in some big cities, reported crime dropped in the week ending March 22 compared with the week before. PISC Advisory Board Member John MacDonald, PhD, spoke to the Marshall Project about recent declines in crime. MacDonald states t...

April 16, 2020

PISC Senior Scholar  Mucio 'Kit' Delgado, MD, was featured in a recent article by the Philadelphia Inquirer. This article highlights the many doctors and nurses that are using social media to offer intimate looks at their battles to save lives. 

When speaking on th...

April 8, 2020

PISC Past Trainee Elinore Kaufman, MD, participated in a Q&A with Philly Mag to discuss her recent op-ed published in the New York Times. Kaufman answered questions about her work, gun violence, and the impacts of coronavirus.

One thing she comments on is how her job ha...

April 8, 2020

A Conversation with 

Eugenia South, MD, MSPH

PISC Senior Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Dennis P. Culhane, PhD

School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania

Shreya Kangovi, MD, MSHP

De...

April 7, 2020

PISC Past Trainee Elinore Kaufman, MD, gives an informative interview with the WHYY's Radio Times after her recent op-ed in the New York Times, "Please, Stop Shooting. We need The Beds.". In the interview, Kaufman discusses concerns on gun violence, uncertainty with Pe...

PISC Executive Committee Member Catherine McDonald, PhD, RN, FAAN, authored a new post on the The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) blog. The crisis of opioid overdoses in the US has reached epidemic proportions.To prevent death by reversing these overdo...

April 3, 2020

Social distancing guidelines are being adopted across much of the globe, but some religious organizations are drawing criticism for not doing their part to slow the spread of the coronavirus. PISC Past Trainee, Aimee Palumbo, PhD, reacted to the current practices of th...

April 2, 2020

With so many doctors and nurses on the frontlines are under so much stree in situations from fighting the virus, long hours, shortages of personal protective equipment, and risk of catching the virus, Dr. Brendan Carr, PISC Scholar and External Advisory Board Member, t...

PISC Senior Scholar Megan Lane-Fall, MD, recently authored an op-ed on the impending ventilator shortage due to the COVID-19 outhbreak. With a total of about 200,000 ventilators in the United States, the hospital system is not equipped to handle the projected 900,000 c...

April 1, 2020

PISC Past Trainee Elinore Kaufman, MD, was recently published in The New York Times for an opinion piece titled "Please, Stop Shooting. We Need the Beds." Kaufman describes her ongoing experiences as a trauma surgeon in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic dealing wit...

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