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System News Digital Edition -- September 2014

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PM University City: One-Stop Care and a Focus on Patient Engagement

Penn Medicine University City, which officially opened last month, will serve as Penn Presbyterian’s most comprehensive site for ambulatory care. Similar to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and Penn Medicine Washington Square befor...Full story

Recruit, Retain, Reaffirm

Over the past 30 years, women have made significant strides in academic medicine. Indeed, they now comprise nearly half of the applicant pool to the Perelman School of Medicine and other medical schools around the country. And, since 2007, ...Full story

Mahoney Promoted to EVP and Executive Vice Dean

Kevin Mahoney has been promoted to executive VP for the Health System and executive vice dean for the Perelman School of Medicine. He was previously senior VP for UPHS and vice dean for the medical school. Mahoney played a major role in d...Full story

Hi-Tech Approach to Rehab

A team of researchers, led by Michelle J. Johnson, Phd, director of Penn’s Rehabilitation Robotics Research Development Lab, is working to create affordable robotic systems to help patients all over the world with non-traumatic brain injur...Full story

Leadership Transitions

New VP of Learning and Organization Development Cynthia Morgan is Penn Medicine’s new VP of Learning and Organization Development. Morgan has nearly 20 years of experience in developing and implementing practical solutions to workforce ch...Full story

Three HUP Nurses Named AAN Fellows

Congratulations to the three HUP nurses who were selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN): Regina S. Cunningham, PhD, RN, chief nursing executive Mary Kate FitzPatrick, DNP, clinical director of Neurosciences, Wome...Full story

Awards and Accolades

Nishaminy Kasbekar, PharmD, corporate director of Pharmacy Services at PPMC, has been named Pharmacist of the Year 2014 by the Pennsylvania Society of Health System Pharmacists. The highest honor bestowed by the society, the award acknowle...Full story

Still Among the Best Hospitals in the Nation!

Penn Medicine hospitals have been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News World Report. With the newly combined results for HUP and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, we were ranked as the 7th best hospital in the United S...Full story

Penn Medicine @ Work

Healthy Rewards: A Successful First Year! The Healthy Rewards Program has ended its first year as a success! The point-based program allows employees to earn points for completing an online well-being assessment, knowing their numbers, an...Full story

Nominations Open for Next Master Clinicians

Launched in 2013, the Academy of Master Clinicians recognizes Penn Medicine clinicians who exemplify the highest standards of clinical excellence, humanism and professionalism. The inaugural members were selected through a rigorous nominati...Full story


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