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Awards and Accolades

Adler Wins National Award

JoeAdlerCroppedJoe 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 acute care physical therapy. Adler (shown with Mary Sinnott) received the award at last month’s APTA national conference.  

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

2014 Quality & Patient Safety Award Winners

Thanks to our collective efforts, we have had another successful year of delivering safe, high- quality health care throughout UPHS. Please join us in congratulating the PPMC winners of this year’s UPHS Quality Safety Awards. The winning ...Full story

School of Medical Laboratory Science Aces Certification Exam

The 2014 graduating class of Pennsylvania Hospital’s School of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) achieved outstanding results on the national certification exam!The American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) releases annual statistics on...Full story

PAH Quality & Safety Award Winners 2015

The UPHS Quality and Safety Awards are longstanding opportunity for our hospital teams to formally celebrate their achievements in quality and patient safety over a 12 month period. This Award is designed to acknowledge UPHS departments w...Full story


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The Development of a Patient Care Technician Focused Certified Falls Prevention Advocate Program to Reduce Falls with Injury on a Medical Surgical Unit Courtney Cassidy, MSN, RNMary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENPDeborah Drayton, MSN, R...Full story


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Improving Notification and Documentation of Patient Deaths Soumya Bollampally, DOAmanda Brock, BSN, RN, OCN, CMSRNPatrick Donnelly, MS, RNMeg Dougherty, BSN, MBA, RNErin Gange, BSN, RN, CCRNMaria Joyce, BSN, RNAndria MayberryJoseph Mil...Full story


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Keeping our Babies Safe: Spotlight on Infant Falls Debi Ferrarello, MSN, MS, RN, IBCLCAmanda Gross, BSN, RNMarybeth Lahey, BSN, RN, NE-BCSusan Meyers, MSN, PNP, RNCorrina Oxford-Horrey, MDAllene Pulsifer, MSN, PNP, RNKara Spencer, MSN,...Full story

Samantha Null Honored by ACS

Samantha Null, a clinical oncology social worker, was one of seven outstanding cancer care providers who received the 2015 American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award. According to the ACS, this award “recognizes individual...Full story

November 2014 Presby STARS

Congratulations to Presby STAR winners for November 2014, who each received $100 and a certificate recognizing their Presby STAR efforts. Cynthia Bolt – EVS Carolyn Grubb – Cardiology Clinic Daniele Bendig – 4 East Essie Walters – Cardi...Full story

Helping People All the Time

Thank you to all of September’s winners in the Helping People All the Time raffle who went above and beyond to help provide a better experience for our patients and their families. Emily HallSocial Work Steven Beldeman Materials Manag...Full story


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