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MLK Community Involvement Awards

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition Awards are given to five individuals (Penn/Penn Medicine faculty, staff, students, and members of the broader Philadelphia community) who demonstrate significant contributions in community service and/or working for social justice efforts. The awards committee is seeking nominations for individuals whose work most merits this recognition.

Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, November 7. If you have any questions, please contact the African-American Resource Center at 215-898-0104 or

Giving is Penn's Way!

Penn’s Way is underway across our campuses! In partnership with our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine is stepping up to support the greater Philadelphia area through donations to Penn Medicine, United Way and Cente...Full story

Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

There’s still time to get your flu vaccine at one of HUP’s upcoming flu clinics on the Ravdin Mezzanine, to be held from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, October 20 and 21. Starting October 27, employees can go to Occupational Medi...Full story

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 ...Full story

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

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

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

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

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