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Until December 1
Free Employee Flu Vaccines 

Fall 2014
Penn Program for Mindfulness Courses & Special Events

November 8
Run For The Stripes 5K Run/Walk

November 8                                                  
2014 American Heart Association Heart Walk

November 15
NEW! 5th Annual PPMC Periop Nursing Conference

November 18
2nd Annual PAH Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Bake Sale

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Finding the Right Words for Better Health: October is Health Literacy Month

What is health literacy? Health literacy can be described as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. In other...Full story

Health Literacy Month Events:

Test Your EQ for Health Literacy Thursday, October 23 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Elm Garden Cafeteria Health education professional Pamela Zubow Poe, PhD. will have games, test questions, and other activities so you can learn your emotional intel...Full story

Giving is Penn’s way!

Get information about some of the exceptional organizations that benefit from Penn’s Way on the following Wednesdays at the PAH Penn’s Way Fairsheld in the Elm Garden Cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: October 22, 29, and November 5. It’s f...Full story

Lunch and a Movie

In celebration of National Medical Librarians Month, all hospital staff is invited to a special film presentation. “Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine,” produced by the New England Journal of Medicine, is a 42-minute film featuring three...Full story

What’s Happening – Your resource for events and happenings throughout PAH and Penn Medicine

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October 15 – December 1Free Employee Flu Vaccines Fall 2014 Penn Program for Mindfulness Courses Special Events October 24PAH Infant Remembrance Day Memorial Candle Lighting October 24 PPMC’s 5thAnnual Cultural Diversity Conference Oc...Full story

Icing on the Cake: Nation's Oldest Medical School Kicks Off Its 250th Birthday Year

Last month, the Perelman School of Medicine kicked off its 250thbirthday year with a cake-cutting celebration hosted by University of Pennsylvania PresidentAmy Gutmann, PhD, and J.Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Dean of the Perelman School of Medic...Full story

Ride to Conquer Cancer: JOIN US TODAY!

On October 11 and 12, thousands of cyclists of all abilities will participate in The Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. The Ride needs wonderful people like you to help with the following: • Providing...Full story

To Say “Thank You and Farewell”


2014 Employee Flu Campaign Starts Soon

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Over the past five years, greater than 98 percent of PAH 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 famili...Full story

PAH 2014 Flu Shot Schedule

Week 1 Wed., October 8 7 am to 12 Noon Pine Basement Thurs., October 9 7 am to 12 Noon Pine Basement Fri., October 10 10 am to 12 Noon Pine Basement ...Full story


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