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PPMC’s All-Star Celebration

1665cropped2015 started off with a bang – new buildings, new teams, new faces, and new experiences! PPMC would like to thank the entire staff for being hospital heroes. As a salute to our SUPERSTARS, earlier this month, faculty and staff came together for a celebration all of all the recent transition accomplishments and the amazing teamwork and patient care carried out every day.

Screening Key to Beat Colon Cancer before It Starts

March is home to the first day of spring, the start of Daylight Saving Time and St. Patrick’s Day, but more importantly, March is Colon Cancer Awareness month. This time of year hospitals and health care organizations get together to educ...Full story

Gospelrama: 20 Years of Rejoicing!

This year’s Gospelrama started off with a bang! In fact, several of them as the Pathfinders “Lightbearers” drum corps kicked off the celebration, amazing the audience with its precision beats and moves. Theirs was just the first of many won...Full story

New Art Exhibition Like a Breath of Fresh Air

Each year, the walls of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Penn Tower Bridge come alive with framed art and photography as part of the Celebration of Art and Life Exhibition. The exhibition not only showcases the many talents...Full story

Neither Snow nor Rain…

We’ve all heard it – or at least part of it – theunofficial mottoof the United States Postal Service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. As Philadel...Full story

Showering the Love

When Corvette Johnson’s water broke just 21 weeks into her fourth pregnancy last fall, she was rushed to a local hospital, where she says she was told to terminate her pregnancy. Instead, she sought help from the high-risk pregnancy expe...Full story

Taking Care of Families is Part of Caring for Patients

Located at the top of the escalator on the Ravdin Mezzanine, the Center for Family Caregivers is many things to many people. For example, some family members use its computer, fax and printer to help keep the everyday parts of their lives o...Full story

Now Open: The Trauma Center at Penn Presbyterian

Marking one of the biggest milestones in the development of the Pavilion for Advanced Care, on February 4, 2015, eight patients were transferred from the Ortho Trauma and Trauma Services units at HUP to the 4 PAC TSICU and Cupp 4 East at PP...Full story

PAC it Up, PAC it In

On Wednesday, Penn Medicine officially transitioned its Level I Trauma Center from HUP to PPMC, marking a major milestone in the facility’s development. January was a busy month with preparations and moves. The first patient arrived on Janu...Full story

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of MLK

This past January 19, nationally recognized as Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Pennsylvania Hospital hosted its 13th annual MLK Day at PAH. The event is sponsored by what was formerly known as the hospital’s Black History Month Commi...Full story

Courage to Conviction

In the early 1980s, Jim Browning, director of Pastoral Care, was assigned to a Memphis church that was located just five blocks from the Lorraine Motel, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated more than 15 years before....Full story


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