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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 6/24/2016

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What Joy in Sound!

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Carolyn Sienicki started wearing hearing aids in kindergarten. Her hearing loss “affected how I learned in the classroom, the ease of forming new friendships and relationships, and how people perceived and responded to me.” After 40 ye...Full story

‘Above and Beyond’ Recognizes HUP’s Every Day Heroes

Above and Beyond is a new program at HUP that recognizes those who do amazing things for our patients, well beyond job expectations, and inspire others around them. “We want to recognize those people who help make Penn Medicine great,” said...Full story

Two from Path & Lab Named in “40 Under Forty”

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) has named Kevin Alby, PhD and Roseann Wu, MD, both of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine to its 2016 “40 under Forty” list. The award, now in its third year, honors the top 40 pathologists,...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

“I am sending this email to inform you of an amazing act of kindness done by patient transporter Adam Hicks. Mr. Hicks arrived to Founders 12 to transport a patient to the discharge lobby. The patient failed to communicate to the staff that...Full story

Join the 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk

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Mark your calendars for Penn Medicine’s 5th Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk on Sunday, September 25. The event will be held on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running throug...Full story

HR Generalists Now at HUP

HUP’s HR Generalist team has moved into the office suite on Ground Gates. A formal reception will take place once the renovations and moves are fully completed. The new phone numbers for the team are: Reinaldine Fleury – 215-614-0316 Andr...Full story

Art Exhibition Helps Create Environment of Healing

In 2010, the Celebration of Art and Life Exhibition was created to further enhance the environment of healing in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Every year since then, its paintings and photos have continued to brighten the lives...Full story

HUP Celebrates Lab Medicine Professionals

The annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week celebrates the hard work and dedication of the more than 600 laboratory professionals in more than 30 different laboratories across Penn Medicine. Every day, our laboratory staff and patholog...Full story

The Dickens Tradition

The Helen O. Dickens Center for Women’s Health, located on 2 Gates, is named for an exceptional woman. Joining Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn in 1956, she was the first female black board-certified OB/GYN practitioner in Philadelphia. Am...Full story

Congrats to Our Latest CAREs Grant Winners!

Since its inception in 2012, the Penn Medicine CAREs program has awarded nearly $250,000 in grants to support the volunteer efforts of UPHS faculty, staff and students from the Perelman School of Medicine. Below are the most recent winners ...Full story

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