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Announcements for HUP

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 will provide more detailed guidance to staff as required.  As a reminder, all elective procedures and outpatient appointments in any downtown facility on Friday, September 25, and Monday, September 28, have been rescheduled. Click here for general information as well as useful external web links and the ability to submit questions.


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

Do the Philadelphia Undy Run/Walk

Help support the UPHS Colon Cancer Screening Navigation Program by participating in the 2015 Undy Run/Walk on Saturday, September 12. A portion of the proceeds will go to Penn’s program, which helps West, South and Southwest Philadelphia pa...Full story

Where Science Meets Community

Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center supports numerous initiatives to benefit our patients, caregivers, and their families as well as the Greater Delaware Valley community we serve. From prevention to screening to diagnosis to management ...Full story

A Program Ends

Helping People All the Time was created at HUP in 2006 as a way to acknowledge exceptional on-the-job behavior. Since that time, thousands of HUP employees have been recognized for the many ways they went above and beyond for our patients, ...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 on...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Learn more about HUP and the Health System – and have questions answered by HUP leaders -- by attending an All Employee Meeting. The next three will be held on the following dates and times: Wednesday, July 15, from 8:30 to 9:30 am Thur...Full story

Participate in a UPHS Walk/Run/Bike Event and Earn 100 Points

With summer in the air, excuses are drying up—find a local event that fits your style and get moving! Whether youre a seasoned athlete or have never raced before, these walk/run/bike events are a great way to stay active and give back to yo...Full story

New Beacons of Excellence!

Congratulations to the staffs of the Intensive Care Nursery (shown at left) and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit for each receiving the prestigious silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses....Full story

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