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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 5/15/2015

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A Model of Enthusiasm and Kindness

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Each year, HUP recognizes the many ways unit secretaries improve the experience of both patients and families, as well as staff. An important part of this celebration is announcing the winner of the Helen Lysun Award. This year’s winner is ...Full story

Patients Walk the Unit for Be the Match

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Very fragile immune systems prevented HUP patients recovering from a bone marrow transplant – or those still waiting for a bone marrow donor – from participating in last month’s official Be The Match Walk, but that didn’t stop them from sho...Full story

Kudos for Corinna Sicoutris

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Congratulations to Corinna Sicoutris, MSN, CRNP, associate director for Advanced Practitioners, who was recently selected as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. This honor recognizes nurse practitioner leaders who h...Full story

Spring Has Sprung at the Transplant House!

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The Board of Women Visitors have long supported the Penn Transplant House. They donated $500,000 to the fundraising efforts in 2007, naming the house in honor of Clyde F. Barker, MD, who performed Penn’s first surgical kidney transplant in ...Full story

Chain of Love Saves Lives

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Four years ago, Matt Crane was devastated when he learned that he was not a kidney donor match for his wife Michele, who was on dialysis after a long struggle with type 1 diabetes. Fortunately Michele’s brother was a match. But, after only ...Full story

Helping People All the Time

Congratulations to the winners of the December Helping People All the Time raffle. To nominate an employee who goes above and beyond, click here. You can also submit a name on a paper form, available at several locations throughout the hosp...Full story

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Penn Dermatology is offering a free skin cancer screening on Saturday, May 30, from 8 am to noon. It will be held in the Perelman Center on the first floor of the South Pavilion. To schedule an appointment for the screening, call 662-2737. ...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate 5/1/2015

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How Cool is That!

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Take Your Child to Work Day a Big Success *How do you insert a tube into a patient’s stomach? * How does the hyperbaric chamber work? *How much effort does it take to do CPR? These were just three of the many things HUP kids learned at...Full story

Camp Kesem: A Welcome Respite for Kids

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Between school, chores and responsibilities, it can be tough for some kids to find time just to be kids. That rings especially true for the children of cancer patients, many of whom, in addition to other duties, take on new roles in their h...Full story

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