Online Programs

Welcome to the intersection of online education, innovation, and ethics, where the expertise and evidence of academia joins the impact of the workplace.

Penn Medical Ethics and Health Policy’s Online Education courses are designed for professionals seeking expertise in health care innovation and ethics to inform their own work. Options range from on-demand continuing education or lifelong learning to asynchronous short-term professional development to an intensive, cohort-based master’s degree in Health Care Innovation.


MEHP Online Education translates faculty expertise into high-quality, engaging courses in innovation and ethics.

Our students and alumni apply sharpened skills, deeper knowledge, guided practice, and vibrant connections to their own work in health care.


Our interdisciplinary faculty transform health care by crafting policy, shaping behavioral interventions, improving operations, and driving innovation. And by teaching.

  • Michael Useem, PhD

    Leadership has always been critical to organizational life, but it has acquired new significance in recent years. Acts of leadership are of greater importance during periods of uncertainty, restructuring, and change, conditions that now confront health organizations worldwide.

    Michael Useem Faculty Director of the Leadership Center and McNulty Leadership Program, The Wharton School
  • Guy David, PhD

    To thrive in the changing landscape of health care, it is important to develop a broad view that encompasses all tiers along the health care continuum, from pre-hospital to post-acute care, as well as cross-tier perspective on integration, ownership structure, and coordination.

    Guy David Alan B. Miller Professor  of Health Care Management, The Wharton School
  • Emily Largent, JD, PhD, RN

    Those who aim to advance health care with their research must also aim to understand the ethical and regulatory aspects of research. Research ethics is an essential element of good research practice.

    Emily A. Largent Emanuel and Robert Hart Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
  • George Demiris

    My research focuses on the transformative role information technology can play in the health care of older adults and their families, and the generation of innovative personal health solutions in home and hospice care.

    George Demiris Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor