Drexel Joins Regional Health Systems to Expand Access to Clinical Trials
Six health systems have founded a nonprofit clinical research consortium to streamline and expand access to clinical trials in the region. Called Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™), the clinical trial system will span New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The founding members of PIER Consortium™ are Atlantic Health System, Drexel University, Einstein Healthcare Network, Geisinger including AtlantiCare, Main Line Health and Thomas Jefferson University.
Tower Health and Drexel University Announce Plans to Develop Branch Medical School Campus
Tower Health and Drexel University have announced plans to jointly develop a branch medical school campus of Drexel University College of Medicine in West Reading near the campus of Reading Hospital, subject to the appropriate accreditation approvals. It is expected that upon approval of the regional accreditor, the branch campus will be operational for the 2020–2021 school year.