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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, the "City of Brotherly Love" is home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Rocky Steps, and Cheese Steaks. It is full of vibrant neighborhoods, breweries and boasts world class health care. Philadelphia gained an early reputation as a city of medicine through the development of hospitals and medical schools. Pennsylvania Hospital, the country's first general hospital was founded in 1751 when Pennsylvania was just a colony.


Philadelphia has also played an important role in the birth of the pharmaceutical industry during the early 19th century. The region has remained a major pharmaceutical center today. So, it's not surprising that local medical centers are involved in medical research and there are many opportunities to participate in clinical trials in Philadelphia, PA.


The metropolitan area has more than 15,000 practicing physicians and 40 licensed acute care facilities with 38 emergency rooms. Some of the best health care facilities are in the following neighborhoods:

University City

University City is home to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, part of the Penn Medicine health system. The hospital was ranked 15th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report's prestigious honor roll recognition for excellence in multiple specialties. Philadelphia clinical studies are both numerous and historically well-funded. It is third in the nation for the number of National Institutes of Health Research Grants it receives; thus, patients can expect to receive the most advanced treatments from a team of world-class medical experts.


The renowned Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has its main campus in University City. Founded in 1855, CHOP was the first hospital in the country dedicated to pediatric medicine. CHOP leads or participates in hundreds of clinical trials in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, thereby offering children and adolescents the opportunity to participate in medical research for numerous diseases and conditions. Facing complex medical conditions, families from all over the globe visit CHOP, another U.S. News and World Report top-ranked hospital.

Center City

Philadelphia's Center City is its heart and residential and business hub. Center City is home to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, the flagship hospital of Jefferson Health, a multi-state non-profit health system. U.S. News & World Report ranks Jefferson as #2 among hospitals in the Philadelphia metro area and #3 in Pennsylvania overall. Furthermore, the hospital is rated as high performing for hip replacement, knee replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm failure, colon cancer surgery, and lung cancer surgery.

Northeast

Northeast Philadelphia is a large swatch of the city consisting of many neighborhoods. Within this area of urban and residential sprawl resides two hospitals specifically devoted to cancer care. Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System has been designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a one of 71 comprehensive cancer centers around the country. This means that it meets NCI's rigorous standards and offers cutting-edge treatment to cancer patients. Fox Chase was one of four institutions selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to analyze data for the Human Genome Project, a broad initiative to locate and identify every human gene.


Another option for people seeking cancer care is Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CCTA), located in the Frankfort area of Northeast Philadelphia. CCTA was named as high performing in both colon and lung cancer surgery by U.S. News and World Report.

Wynnewood

Wynnewood is a suburb of west of Philadelphia with tree-shaded streets and stately old homes. It's also where the 93-acre campus of Lankenau Medical Center resides. Lankenau has been ranked as one of the top five hospitals in Philly and top 10 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report. As a longtime teaching and research hospital, Lankenau Medical Center is known for its high-quality care —from primary care and disease prevention to medical and surgical management of diseases and conditions.