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Passed Down Pearls of Wisdom                         

PearlIn celebration of Mother’s and Father’s Day, we want to hear some of the pearls of wisdom passed down from your parents that drive your passion for your career.

Send us your parent’s wise words – and if you have it, a photo of you and your parent, either recently or a throwback – and we’ll share a collection of favorites on Penn Medicine social media platforms, in internal publications, and through some of our other Penn Medicine channels. Submit your memorable words and photos to

Wellfocused Program: What’s new this year*?

Spring is in the air, and with it comes a chance to have a fresh start on improving your health and well-being all while earning rewards with the Wellfocused program. The Wellfocused new program year launched on April 25, 2016, with a fres...Full story

Kevin Baumlin: Chair of EM at Pennsylvania Hospital

Kevin M. Baumlin, MD, FACEP, has been named chair of Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital, and vice chair of Emergency Medicine for the Perelman School of Medicine. Baumlin is a globally recognized physician leader, and an accomplis...Full story

Every Day is Patient Safety Day!

Keeping our patients, employees and visitors safe is a year-round priority, but HUP’s annual Patient Safety Awareness Fair provides an opportunity for several departments to demonstrate -- and educate staff about --some of the measures in p...Full story

National Doctors’ Day Reception at Pennsylvania Hospital

March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, a day set aside in which members of our hospital community recognize the contribution and dedication of our 771 physicians. It is a day we acknowledge the years of hard work, sacrifice and training our ...Full story

Save the Date: Ralph Muller Town Hall Address at PAH

Please join us on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7 am in Zubrow Auditorium for a Town Hall Address on value from the University of Pennsylvania Health System’s CEO, Ralph Muller. We hope you are able to be in attendance for this important messa...Full story

PAH Nursing Tackles Supplies and Equipment Procurement Process

In late summer of 2014, Mary Del Guidice, RN, MSN, BS, CENP, chief nursing officer, sought input from her staff through conversations with leaders at The Bedside Roundtable – a group of nurses she meets with monthly – and with the hospita...Full story

Risk Assessment for Food and Nutrition Safety at PAH

From care plans to room accommodations, patient safety is paramount at Pennsylvanian Hospital, and across the entire health system. In the 2015 fiscal year, the Patient Safety Director initiated a risk assessment to evaluate the current pr...Full story

Red phone rings….Answer it!

In keeping with PAH’s commitment to patient safety, the telemetry team has installed red emergency phones throughout the hospital to ensure rapid response in patient emergencies. Staff is being alerted and trained throughout the hospital,...Full story

PAH Department of Nursing Announces Sixth Annual Relationship-Based Care Awards

The Relationship-Based Care Awards were established to recognize clinicians throughout Pennsylvania Hospital whose practice reflects the tenets of Relationship-Based Care: Leadership, Teamwork, Professionalism, Care Delivery, Resources and ...Full story

Friday, March 4th

On Friday, March 4, thousands of people acrossthe United States will show their support for colon cancer awareness and prevention by dressing in blue and talking to people about colon cancer screenings. Help us spread colon cancer awarenes...Full story


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