The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Patrick Boland Hughes, M.D., C'23, M'26 and Anne Gaydosh Hughes, M.D.'35 were both graduates of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. Their five children joined together in 1990 to create this fund for acquisitions for the Biomedical Library.

Today the endowment has nearly doubled and continues to enhance the scholarship of students and practitioners studying at the Biomedical Library.