Trainings & Events

Many new first-year Penn Medicine students had never administered or carried Narcan nasal spray before attending the school’s third consecutive naloxone “boot camp.”

Penn Medicine welcomed a new class of 157 first-year medical students with a hands-on orientation on how to administer naloxone – a life-saving medication used to help reverse an opioid overdose.

‘I didn’t have it in my bag before’: Incoming Penn students say carrying Narcan is shaping their outlook on medicine