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Abramson Cancer Center Earns "Exceptional" Rating

Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) has received an “exceptional” rating by the National Cancer Institute during an extensive peer-review process for its five-year competitive research support grant. The rating is the highest possible for an NCI cancer center and also signifies the renewal of the ACC’s status as a “comprehensive” center, designated to institutions that demonstrate an added depth and breadth of multidisciplinary laboratory, clinical and population-based research, as well as substantial trans-disciplinary research that bridges these scientific areas.

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2015 Employee Flu Campaign Starting Soon!

Over the past six years, more than 98% of HUP 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 families safe and h...Full story

Free Onsite Nutrition Counseling for UPHS Employees

Onsite nutrition counseling is being offered at several locations throughout the Health System. Any employee covered under the Penn Care PPO medical plan is eligible for six free visits with a Registered Dietitian per year. The next session...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Be sure to attend an All Employee Meeting to learn more about HUP and the Health System and have your questions answered by hospital leaders. All Employee Meetings are held in Medical Alumni Hall on 1 Maloney. The next three will be held o...Full story

Papal Visit Preparations

Learn more about the pope’s visit on the UPHS Intranet home page. Click on Papal Visit. In addition, the Papal Visit Playbookprovides a comprehensive list of do’s and don’ts for visitors and a transportation plan overview. Keep checking th...Full story

New Knowledge Link Training Opportunity

A new offering for UPHS employees in Knowledge Link will help employees get up to speed on the changes coming for ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition). This standard coding system assigns unique codes for substant...Full story

Occupational Medicine has Moved!

Occupational Medicine has moved from its Penn Tower location. The new Ravdin 2 location will be open for walk-ins and other general services during the following hours: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm | Immunizations 8 am to 3:30 pm | Injuries Occupa...Full story

Papal Visit Preparations

As Philadelphia prepares for the Pope’s visit in September, Papal planning teams at each entity have been meeting to assess site-specific issues that may arise, including necessary staffing levels and adequate supply delivery. Each entity w...Full story

Take It From the Top

Forty years ago, Penn Tower (then the Hilton Hotel) was put up, piece by piece. And that’s pretty much the way it will be coming down this fall. According to Bryan Heigh, project manager in Real Estate, Design, and Construction, the “take ...Full story

Penn Medicine a “Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion”

Penn Medicine was among 10 health care employers recognized nationwide as 2015 “Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions” by CareerSTAT, an initiative of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and Jobs for the Future. This recognition progr...Full story

Preparation Continues for Papal Visit

As Philadelphia prepares for the World Meeting of Families and the Pope’s visit in September, Papal planning teams at each entity have been meeting to assess site-specific issues that may arise, including ensuring necessary staffing levels ...Full story


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