- PAH Summer Blood Drive – August 10
- Join Penn Medicine/CHOP Team for the LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly – August 18
- The 2012 Quality and Patient Safety Awards – by September 7
- Penn Medicine Annual Fall Golf Outing - September 24
- Join Team UPHS/PENN for the 32nd Bike MS: City to Shore Ride – September 29-30
- 5K for The Institute on Aging and The Memory Mile Walk – September 30
PAH Summer Blood Drive – August 10
The Pennsylvania Hospital Summer Blood Drive will be held Friday, August 10, from 7 am to 5 pm, in the McClelland Conference Center, 2nd Floor Pine Building.
Click here to schedule an appointment.
Or go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: 0224344
Or sign up with Blood Bank at 215-829-5037
Walk-ins are welcomed where schedule permits.
Recipient Stories/Why We’re Donors: Click here.
Donor Eligibility Guidelines: Click here or call 1 800 RED CROSS.
Donation Tips (including tips for after donating): Click here.
Tips to boost your iron level: Click here.
To learn how you can participate in our Sickle Cell Donor Program: Click here.
Join Penn Medicine/CHOP Team for the LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly – August 18
The Penn Medicine/CHOP Team will once again take to the streets of Blue Bell and the surrounding countryside for the LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly. This family-friendly event at the Montgomery County Community College offers participation and volunteer options for everyone, regardless of experience. On Saturday, August 18, join us out on the 5K run/walk course or test your limits with the 10K course. If you prefer to spend your time on two wheels, register for the Sunday ride with distances ranging from 10-100 miles. Click here to register for the Penn Medicine/CHOP team.
The 2012 Quality and Patient Safety Awards – by September 7
Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Quality and Patient Safety Awards. Click here to download your submission application. Go to the CEQI website or click on the link on the intranet homepage under "What's Hot." This award has been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety over the last 12 months. The award acknowledges UPHS departments who have exhibited leadership and innovation in activities that ensure high quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety and cost efficiency.
Applications must be submitted by September 7, 2012.
Penn Medicine Annual Fall Golf Outing - September 24
The Penn Medicine Annual Fall Golf Outing will be held on Monday, September 24 at The Philadelphia Cricket Club. This year’s event will benefit the Penn Wissahickon Hospice’s David Bradley Children’s Bereavement Program. Please contact Chris Cesanek email@example.com for more information.
Join Team UPHS/PENN for the 32nd Bike MS: City to Shore Ride – September 29-30
On September 29 and 30, hundreds of UPHS employees will join the organization's cycling team to ride as the largest team on the 32nd anniversary of the Bike MS City to Shore Ride and 16th anniversary of the UPHS Bike Team. The team is open to everyone including your friends and family and our patients. We've worked with Garry Scheib, the team's founder, to set a system-wide goal of recruiting 325 team members this year and raising $135,000. This one or two-day cycling event has been named the best cycling getaway in NJ by industry expert Bicycling Magazine. Various starting points in southern NJ enable participants to choose from the following mileage options: 25, 50, 75 or 100 on Saturday or 150 and 175 over the course of the weekend. Click here to register!
5K for The Institute on Aging and The Memory Mile Walk – September 30
The 1st Penn's 5K for the IOA and The Memory Mile Walk will be held on a unique course on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Starting in front of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine it will run through Penn Park with its skyline views of the City before finishing on the College Green at the Fine Arts Building Plaza. Registration limited to the first 500 runners and walkers. Register early here to receive your T-shirt for the race! Free parking available with race bib. Click here for more information.