Kevin Volpp

Coming this Fall: Seventh Annual Behavioral Economics & Health Symposium

Please save the date for the Seventh Annual Behavioral Economics and Health Symposium which will be held on November 30 and December 1, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania. This year we are pleased to announce that the conference will … Read more


50 Years of Health Policy Leadership – Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

    SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE PENN LDI 50TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM In a milestone year for LDI and a pivotal moment in national health care policy, join leading thinkers from Penn, industry, media and government in a collaborative … Read more


AUDIO: Knowledge@Wharton:Kevin Volpp on How Behavioral Economics Could Solve America’s Health Care Woes

UPenn PRC Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, appeared on Knowledge@Wharton with Dan Loney to discuss health care reform and how behavioral economics help explain the challenges of insuring the largest number of people possible. Dr. Volpp and Dartmouth professor Jonathan Skinner addressed these issues in a JAMA … Read more


Studying Health Behavior Change: Research Methods @ the UPenn PRC with Director Kevin Volpp

Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, and researchers Frances Barg, PhD, Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, Amy Jordan, PhD, and Jason Karlawish, MD, discuss their approaches to health behavior change research in a video about research methods at the UPenn PRC.  


PRC Director Kevin Volpp featured in NYTimes The Upshot: How Behavioral Economics Can Produce Better Health Care

In The New York Times The Upshot, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School resident physician, Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P., looks at how the field of behavioral economics contributes to improving provider performance and patient engagement in health care decisions and, in … Read more


Hardwiring Patient Engagement To Deliver Better Health – PRC Director Kevin Volpp @ NEJM Catalyst Live Web Event

Produced by NEJM and hosted by Kaiser Permanente   In this free, live web event,  NEJM Catalyst gathers an industry-leading group of experts, including executives, physician leaders, researchers, and clinicians including UPenn PRC Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, and PRC Researcher … Read more