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2014 Employee Flu Campaign Starts Soon!

Over the past five years, more than 98% of HUP and UPHS employees have been vaccinated for seasonal influenza. Getting the flu vaccine reduces the risk of illness for our staff and helps keep our patients, colleagues, and families safe and healthy. UPHS has been recognized by the State of Pennsylvania for this key patient safety initiative.

The 2014 Penn Medicine Employee Flu Campaign is an opportunity to continue our achievements. It has already begun with the distribution of vaccine to high-risk clinical units and practices. The Occupational Medicine Flu Vaccine Clinics will follow at a wide variety of locations, starting Wednesday, October 8. 

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Fit Around Philly

To celebrate the fall season and our great city, Wellfocused is challenging you and your department to join us for theFit Around Philly Challenge. The goal is to exercise 150 minutes per week. The departments with the highest average number...Full story

Penn Medicine University City Unveiled

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The dedication of Penn Medicine University City (PMUC) on September 12 marked the grand opening of Penn Medicine’s newest outpatient facility that’s taking health care delivery to new levels, and paving the way for a year of exciting milest...Full story

Obesity Challenges and Solutions for Diverse Populations: Eliminating Disparities and Increasing Inclusion

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When: Friday, October 24, 2014,7:00am - 4:30pm Where: Penn Heart and Vascular Pavilion (formerly the Philadelphia Heart Institute) – First floor conference room Cost: $20 for all Penn employees and students with a valid ID; $30 for non-Pe...Full story

Leadership Transitions

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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

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

Flu Vaccine Campaign: Starting Soon!

The 2014 Penn Medicine Influenza Vaccine Campaign for employees will begin as usual in late September/early October. This timing is chosen to provide optimal protection during the usual peak times for influenza infection in the Philadelphia...Full story

Still Time to Run for the IOA

You can still register for Penn’s Third Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk, to be held on Sunday, September 21.The event will be on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running thro...Full story

Discounts at the University's Computer Store

Did you know that UPHS employees qualify for the same academic discounts at the Penn Computer Connection as are offered to Penn faculty, staff and students? And during the Computer Connections annual Back-To-School Sale promotion, employees...Full story

Summer Spotlight on Skincare

Throughout the summer, the Presby Bulletin will be giving you the lowdown on what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s rays. Fact or Fiction: One sunburn won’t raise your risk of skin cancer. FICT...Full story

Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefitting Abramson Cancer Center!

Prove that there is strength in numbers as you join thousands of riders to cycle 150 miles in two days through Pennsylvania’s most beautiful scenery. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is for anyone – all you need is motivation, a bike and a helmet...Full story

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