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Spreading Some Good Will this Holiday Season? We Want to Know!

Tis-the-SeasonIf you are sharing your time, talents and support with the community and/or Penn Medicine this Holiday season, please email your activities – and photo(s) – to the Penn Medicine Department of Communications at by December 21.

We may feature you in an upcoming issue in one of our newsletters or in in a news blog post!

Penn Medicine Lights the Night!

Penn Med 2015 Team photo on steps
The Light the Night Walk brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases, shines a light on the importance of finding cures and provides access to treatments for blood cancer p...Full story

MLK Community Involvement Awards – Deadline TODAY!

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...Full story

Congratulations to PPMC’s FY16 Q1 CAREs Grant Winners

Michael Williams – Community Enrichment Fitness Network Michael Williams is once again receiving grant funding on behalf of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network. This time, funding will be going to Nutrition Awareness for the Elderly, ...Full story

‘Building Better Bridges’ to Our West Philly Neighbors

Madeline Dawson, MHS, a staff oncology chaplain in Pastoral Care, and the members of Victory Outreach Ministries in Southwest Philadelphia are onto something. They recently provided free school supplies and valuable health information to m...Full story

Penn Medicine Lights the Night!

The Light The Night Walk brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases; shines a light on the importance of finding cures; and provides access to treatments for blood cancer ...Full story

A Special Start to College Life

L.U.C.Y. (Lifting Up Camden Youth) Outreach is a volunteer program that tries to improve quality of life for Camden’s youth (ages 12 to 19) through educational, social, spiritual, and service-oriented programming. This year the program help...Full story

Bridging Cultural Understanding

Since 2007, Qun-bin (QB) Xiong, a Lab Medicine specialist, has been volunteering at the Main Line Chinese Culture Center, a non-profit organization. Initially focusing on keeping the Chinese culture and language alive for young Chinese-Amer...Full story

Derm Reaches Out to Prevent Skin Cancer

For the second year in a row, Dermatology staff from both the Perelman Center and Radnor were able to attend and participate in the ‘Smiling for Sarah Life and Legacy Celebration in West Philadelphia’. They spent the afternoon handing out p...Full story

2015 Penn's Way Campaign

The 2015 Penn’s Way campaign is in full gear, running through Friday, November 20. This year’s theme is “Giving is Penn’s Way.” Our campaign honors the culture of generosity, kindness and thoughtfulness that exists among our employees. Col...Full story

A Great Way to Start the School Year!

Staff from Pathology and Laboratory Medicine partnered with Warm Hearts Homes Charity Project, a non-profit organization founded by Chandra Deal of Anatomic Pathology, to collect back-to-school supply donations for underprivileged children...Full story

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