Welcome to PCWBW!
By visiting this website you are demonstrating that you are a woman who cares about her emotional well-being. You have joined women across the nation in recognizing that a woman must attend to her emotional and psychological needs in order to be truly healthy. We at the Penn Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness (PCWBW) welcome you and encourage you to search this site for information regarding our clinical services, research opportunities, and how you can promote new knowledge in women's behavioral health by becoming a Patron of Change. You can use this website to keep up-to-date on the news in women's behavioral wellness and link to other important websites. You may also sign up to receive our email newsletter providing highlights of recent medical discoveries and how these findings may relate to your health and psychological well being. Again, welcome to the Penn Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness.
With the second year of funding for the Center for the Study of Sex and Gender in Behavioral Health well under way, we are happy to report excellent progress in the areas of subject recruitment and data collection. Click here to read more about the Center's activities, publications and exciting accomplishments to date.
Congratulations, Dr. Sarah Mathews!
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sarah Mathews has received the 2013 Albert Stunkard Faculty Recognition Award. This award is given annually to four faculty members who are outstanding teachers and mentors. The graduating resident class selects award winners who have significantly influenced their education and training. Named for Albert J. Stunkard, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, and former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, this award recognizes Dr. Stunkard's enormous contribution to the education, training, and support of department house staff.
Did you know...
The Department of Psychiatry ranked 14th nationally in the 2012-13 US News & World Report’s Annual Ranking of Best Hospitals for the quality of its psychiatry clinical services. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) remains the top ranked hospital for psychiatric care in the region.
Overall, HUP is ranked the #1 hospital in the city of Philadelphia, #2 hospital for the state of Pennsylvania and #15 hospital nationally, classifying UPenn as the top 3% of hospitals in the country. 2012-13 continues HUP's presence in the survey’s “Honor Roll,” and marks the fifth consecutive year that the hospital ranked in the top twenty nationwide. Click here to be brought to UPenn's page in the US News Honor Roll.