Groundbreaking Celebration for Penn Center for Specialty Care at 3737 Market Street

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | | 215-349-5654September 26, 2012

Penn Medicine and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, in partnership with The University City Science Center and Wexford Science & Technology, are set to break ground on a new 11-story tower at 3737 Market Street on The Science Center’s Campus in West Philadelphia. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will be the anchor tenant.

The Penn Center for Specialty Care will serve to revitalize the 38th Street community, while simultaneously expanding Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s services by adding more than 150,000 square feet of outpatient and surgical care space, including the multidisciplinary Penn Musculoskeletal Institute.

The modern, welcoming, and comfortable building will house nearly 110 exam rooms, six outpatient operating rooms, and an outpatient radiology center.

Thursday, September 27
5:30pm - 7:00pm


51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The event will be attended by members of the University of Pennsylvania Health System’s senior leadership team, PPMC faculty and staff, donors and sponsors. The evening will feature remarks by:

  • Ralph W. Muller
    Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Michele M. Volpe
    CEO and Executive Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
  • James R. Beren
    Chairman, Wexford Science & Technology, LLC
  • Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., M.B.A.
    President and Chief Executive Officer, University City Science Center
  • Alan Greenberger
    Deputy Mayor for Economic Development
  • Jannie L. Blackwell
    City Councilwoman