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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 7/22/2016

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A Celebration of Caring

The Spirit of Caring Award, presented annually by Pastoral Care, recognizes those individuals who truly go above and beyond to provide a better hospital experience for our patients and families. This year’s awards went to individuals who r...Full story

From Transplant Patient to World Class Athlete

Without her heart transplant, Janet Dennis would not be the athlete she is today. And she would certainly not have 15 gold medals, 12 silver, and 13 bronze from the World Transplant Games. After her transplant, “I just wanted to go home an...Full story

A Quick Peek into Penn Radiology’s Past

Although history books credit German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen with discovering x-rays in 1895, a Penn scientist actually beat him to it … but didn’t realize it at the time. Five years earlier, while performing studies with vacuum tubes, P...Full story

Celebrating Cancer Survivors!

The staff of OncoLink went all out for this year’s National Cancer Survivors Day. According to the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation, “It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer su...Full story

Penn VAD Program Celebrates Dedicated Patient Caregivers

The Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program at Penn Medicine hosted a night of dinner, dancing and discussion to celebrate and give thanks to those caregivers who provide support for our VAD patients day in and day out. VAD patients depend ...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

“I was recently admitted to your hospital… I was in room 1170 Founders. I would like to praise my entire nursing staff and the CNAs for the care and sympathy they showed me during my stay. Their patience and understanding was amazing. I wou...Full story

Dorney Park Family Fun Day!

Dorney Park Wildwater Kingdom is offering HUP employees discounts on tickets for two weekends: July 22 – July 24 and August 5 – August 7. Employees can purchase tickets for the “Dorney Park Wildwater Kingdom HUP Family Fun Day directly on...Full story

Have Your Art Displayed at Penn Medicine Cherry Hill

Calling all painters, photographers, printmakers, and craftspeople! Penn Medicine Cherry Hill is inviting all Penn faculty, staff, students, and patients to submit artwork to its first-ever art exhibition. The art exhibition will be on disp...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 7/8/2016

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Ella Ryan-Meloni: A Calming Presence Under Pressure

Maryellen Reilly, former VP of Clinical and Administrative Operations who passed away in 2011, was a valued, respected, and well-loved member of the HUP community. One year after she died, HUP created a special award in her memory to recog...Full story

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