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Digital Edition of HUPdate 3/6/2015

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New Art Exhibition Like a Breath of Fresh Air

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Each year, the walls of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Penn Tower Bridge come alive with framed art and photography as part of the Celebration of Art and Life Exhibition. The exhibition not only showcases the many talents...Full story

Bringing “Hope” to Cancer Patients

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Since 2011, members of the River Sisters dragon boat team have assembled and handed out more than 200 “Blankets of Hope” to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. What makes these blankets very...Full story

UNITED in Safety

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Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW), to be held March 8-14, is an annual, education and awareness campaign for health-care safety sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation. This week recognizes the advancements that have been mad...Full story

A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life!

Colon cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. If caught early, there is a 90 percent chance that your cancer can be cured. A simple colonoscopy can make a world of difference. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness...Full story

Congrats to Our CAREs Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the most recent winners of a Penn Medicine CAREs grant! If you volunteer for community outreach, you might also be eligible to receive a grant. Awarded up to four times a year, the grant pays for expenses directly related...Full story

New Bridge to Perelman Center

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The Penn Tower garage closes today, March 6, to employees and on Wednesday, March 11, to patients. This move is in preparation for the year-long demolition of Penn Tower and its garage which begins this summer. A planning process is underwa...Full story

Employee Parking at Penn Tower Ends Today

The swipe card for the Penn Tower garage will be invalid as of 11:59 pm on Friday, March 6. Employees who currently park in that garage can get a parking pass card for the University Avenue Garage (Lot #51) at the following locations: • Pa...Full story

I♥Philly to Benefit PPMC

Tickets are now on sale for Penn Presbyterian’s 14th annual benefit. This year’s gala will honor Jean Bennett, MD, PhD, and Albert M. Maguire, MD, and their pioneering work on gene therapy that has dramatically improve sight in children and...Full story

Changes in HUP’s Summer Teen Volunteer Program

“The Summer Teen Volunteer Program will be completely different this year,” said David Cribb, director of Volunteer Services. The changes start with the application process. Beginning this year, applications will be filed online only to hel...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate 2/20/2015

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