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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 2/5/2015

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How Do We Reduce Racial Stress?

Carrying on Martin Luther King’s Dream Racial literacy is the ability to “see a racial moment, do something about it and walk away healthy,” explained Howard Stevenson, PhD, Penn’s Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, who was...Full story

McCoy Receives MLK Award from University

At the University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Commemoration Service last month, John McCoy was honored for his many years of community service with the Community Involvement Award in the Faculty/Staff category. McCoy, who is regist...Full story

Penn Medicine Volunteers Reach Out on MLK Day

Last month, on Martin Luther King’s Day of Service, nearly 100 Penn Medicine employees volunteered at nine projects across our city. From serving seniors lunch to sweeping blocks in West Philadelphia to cleaning out churches in the Northeas...Full story

CAREs Grant Winners!

Congratulations to the most recent winners of the Penn Medicine CAREs grant: Shelly Earland (PAH) First African Baptist Church Food Cupboard Paula Gangopadhyay (PPMC) Podiatry Care for the Underserved Christina Bach (Corp) ...Full story

Going Above and Beyond

An elderly gentleman in the MICU, who had been a patient there multiple times, always had a huge smile for everyone and stole the hearts of many on the unit. He made a particular impression on Erin Daly, a clinical nurse who cared for him i...Full story

Celebrating Our Graduates 

Last year, nearly 2,200 full time employees took advantage of Penn Medicine’s generous tuition assistance benefit – one of the best in the region – to help advance their careers. In 2014 alone, Penn Medicine paid over $10 million in tuition...Full story

An “Unsung Hero”

Congratulations to Chad Bonsall, MPH, RRT, CPFT, a pulmonary rehabilitation specialist in Respiratory Services, who was selected as the 2016 Unsung Hero Recipient from Penn Medicine’s Adult CF Center. Unsung Heroes is a special program by W...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

A letter sent to Ravdin 6 (thoracic surgery): “We can’t thank you enough for all the kindness, compassion, and friendship you have shown to [us] and our family and friends. We will never forget any of you and wish we could take you all hom...Full story

The Impact of Warnings About Sugary Beverages

Health warning labels similar to those found on tobacco products may have a powerful effect on whether parents purchase sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) for their children, according to a new study led by Penn researchers. The study is the f...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 1/22/2016

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