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HUPdate Digital Edition - July 25, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here.

Alana Carter: An “Awesome” CNA

A certified nursing assistant (CNA) is a critical component of inpatient care. As Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, HUP’s chief nursing executive, noted at the annual CNA award ceremony, “The CNA’s relationship with patients has a huge impact on ...Full story

Outreach Educates and Brings HIV Awareness

Philadelphia has five times the national average of HIV and AIDs cases. The city’s African-American population represents 69 percent of new infections. With those statistics in mind, the community outreach efforts of Kevin Sims, guest coord...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

The Founders 9 ICU received the following letter from members of a family after the death of their loved one: “We will never replace the emptiness in our hearts and souls. What we can do however is reflect on the impeccable, thoughtful and...Full story

Security Honors Officer Williamson

Security officer Lee Williamson has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Jeffrey Harris Security Service Award. This award honors Harris’s memory and recognizes individuals, like him, who exemplify the HUP tradition of combining comp...Full story

Every Trinket Tells a Story

For some, an office is just a place to be during the day. For others, such as Francis DeRoos, MD, of Emergency Medicine, its an expression of who they are. His clinical expertise is toxicology, and his office shows it. DeRoos first became ...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Be sure to attend an All Employee Meeting, to learn more about HUP and the Health System. Hospital leaders will be there to provide updates and answer your questions. The next three meetings will be held on: *Tuesday, August 5, from noon t...Full story

The Path to a Degree

The Penn Medicine Academy will host a College Fair at HUP on Monday, July 28, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, in Medical Alumni Hall. Representatives from many of our partner colleges and universities that provide on-site and online degree and ce...Full story

Help Create a World Free of MS

Sign up today to join UPHS employees, friends and families as part of the UPHS/Penn team for the MS City to Shore Ride onSeptember 27 and 28. The team is hoping to recruit 300 members and raise $150,000. Over its 17 years, Team UPHS/PENN ha...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - July 11, 2014

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Mary Rogers Receives MER Award

Maryellen Reilly, HUP’s former VP of Clinical and Administrative Operations who passed away three years ago, had a profound impact on the many people who knew and worked with her. “She was a force of good will, with a strong work ethic and ...Full story

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