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PPMC Looks Back, Looks Forward

GalaOn Friday, March 18, more than 340 of Penn Presbyterian’s friends, staff and supporters joined in an evening of celebration at the hospital’s 15th annual fundraiser. In recognition of this milestone year, the theme of the 2016 Gala was the World's Fair, where attendees spent the evening "Looking Back, Looking Forward," through a celebration of innovation and advances in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, which have had unprecedented and extraordinary impact on the lives of patients and their families in fundamental and groundbreaking ways. The event was also an opportunity to honor the recipients of the 2016 Hospital Hero Award: Harvey Waxman, MD, William Vernick, MD, Wilson Szeto, MD, Jack Gutsche, MD and Mike Golden, MD.

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3rd Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride – Register Now!

The Orphan Disease Center’s (ODC) 3rd annual Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Beginning and ending in the city of Philadelphia, the MDBR is the only charity bike ride of its kind. We expect over 600 ...Full story

Bring Your Kids to Work

Once again, PPMC will be participating in the National “Take Our Kids to Work Day” on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Employees are invited to bring their sons and daughters to work, so that they can experience what a day of work is like for thei...Full story

Creating Canopy: Tree Giveaway Program

In alignment with the goals of Penn’s Climate Action Plan, the University promotes the importance of trees and the creation of public open spaces. To encourage the continual ‘greening’ of our communities in the Greater Philadelphia area, we...Full story

A Thank You to Doctors

March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, a day set aside in which members of our hospital community recognize the contributions, commitment, and dedication of our physicians. On that day each year, members of Medical Affairs offers physicians m...Full story

National Doctors’ Day Reception

March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, a day set aside in which members of our hospital community recognize the contribution and dedication of our 1,103 physicians. It is a day we acknowledge the years of hard work, sacrifice and training ou...Full story

Register Now for Health Equity Week

April 4-8, 2016 Penn Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office in conjunction with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Offices of the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, the Perelman School of Medicine, and...Full story

Last Chance to Purchase Tickets for the PPMC 15th Annual Gala!

Penn Presbyterian Medical Centers Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty invite you to an evening of food, music and high spirits at the 15th annual gala. Date: March 18, 2016 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event wi...Full story

Religious Holidays in March

Several holidays in the Hindu, Christian and Jewish traditions occur in March. These events can add deep meaning to patients and families being affected by illness and can become great sources for hope and solace amid health crises. However...Full story

The Olympics are Coming to PPMC!

March 15, 2016 Save the date for the 11th annual Patient Safety Fair! This year, displays will focus on National Patient Safety Goals and, in anticipation of the Olympic games in Rio, will each incorporate an Olympic themed display! Befor...Full story

Friday, March 4th

On Friday, March 4, thousands of people acrossthe United States will show their support for colon cancer awareness and prevention by dressing in blue and talking to people about colon cancer screenings. Help us spread colon cancer awarenes...Full story


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