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Digital Edition of HUPdate 3/20/2015

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Gospelrama: 20 Years of Rejoicing!

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This year’s Gospelrama started off with a bang! In fact, several of them as the Pathfinders “Lightbearers” drum corps kicked off the celebration, amazing the audience with its precision beats and moves. Theirs was just the first of many won...Full story

A Preventive Measure That Works!

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Colonoscopies can prevent colon cancer. It’s that simple. Yet, only about half of those 50 years or older – the population where the disease is most prevalent – get colonoscopies. As a result, more people are needlessly dying of colon canc...Full story

Food Cupboard A Lifeline for Residents

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The Interfaith Food Cupboard, located in the First Presbyterian Church in Lansdowne, has been providing emergency food to the underserved areas of Delaware County for 30 years. Its mission is to provide three days of food (breakfasts, lunch...Full story

Adler Wins National Award

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Joe Adler, PT, DPT, of Occupational and Physical Therapy, received the Mary Sinnott Acute Care Section Award from the American Physical Therapy Association. This national award is given annually to a therapist demonstrating excellence in a...Full story

School of Medicine Again Ranked Among Top Five

The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the 18th year in a row. According to the annual medical school survey in U.S. News World Reports Best Graduate Schools report, Penn...Full story

Helping People All the Time

Congratulations and many thanks to October’s winners of the Helping People All the Time raffle. If you know employees who go above and beyond to help our patients and their families, be sure to nominate them. It’s easy! You can also submit ...Full story

Did You Know...

Did you know that HUP has more than 1.5 million outpatient visits a year, comprising more than half of the Health System total? Or that 80 percent of Penn’s medical and doctoral students perform community service or outreach? You can find ...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate 3/6/2015

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New Art Exhibition Like a Breath of Fresh Air

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Each year, the walls of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Penn Tower Bridge come alive with framed art and photography as part of the Celebration of Art and Life Exhibition. The exhibition not only showcases the many talents...Full story

Bringing “Hope” to Cancer Patients

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Since 2011, members of the River Sisters dragon boat team have assembled and handed out more than 200 “Blankets of Hope” to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. What makes these blankets very...Full story

 

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