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Young Woman’s Struggle for Life Inspires PPMC Doctors to Help Others

WPVI_LogoPenn's Lung Rescue program was recently featured in a story about the young woman who inspired the program's development. The lung rescue team is now able to place patients on ECMO at an outlying hospital and transport them to Penn Presbyterian for the advanced ECMO/pulmonary care they need, faster.

The segment, which aired on 6ABC, told the story of Victoria Palko, a local woman who two years ago was fighting for her life against a rare pneumonia. She first got sick while studying for finals at the University of Delaware. The campus health center diagnosed her with pneumonia and prescribed antibiotics. But days later, back home in New Jersey, her illness turned into a crisis.

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Tickets on Sale Now for PPMC's 15th Annual Gala

Penn Presbyterian Medical Centers Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty invite you to an evening of food, music and high spirits at the 15th annual gala. Date: March 18, 2016 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event wi...Full story

Love Running? Love Penn? Then Come Join Our Official Love Run Team!

From the Art Museum to Independence Hall, this half-marathon race takes place on April 10th and includes many of the city’s most historic sites. Become a member of Team Penn to qualify for a discount on your race registration fee, as well a...Full story

Call for Artist Submissions

Deadline Tomorrow: February 6, 2016 Penn Medicine presents a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, students and patients to participate in a competition showcasing individual creative expression. The exhibit, which will open in early Marc...Full story

Remembering MLK

Last month, PPMC continued its nearly 50-year tradition of commemorating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when volunteers came together to present an annual musical tribute. Singers performed verses from traditional s...Full story

Home for the Holidays

Penn Care at Home staff made their annual Holiday visit to homebound patients with some Holiday cheer, caroling and giving a special gift to each patient. Medical staff routinely visit these patients to provide various home care and hospic...Full story

Congratulations CAREs Winners!

Congratulations to the recipients of Penn Medicine CAREs Grants for fy16 Q2, including a PPMC team of care providers led by Paula Gangopadhyay who will provide podiatry care for the underserved. Seeing a need of patients in health clinics, ...Full story

Penn’s Way Raises Over $1.66 million, Surpasses Goal

On behalf of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and our University of Pennsylvania partners, we are proud to announce that the 2016 Penn’s Way campaign, ‘Giving is Penn’s Way’, has raised over $1.66 million dollars exceeding the g...Full story

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy, Spirit and Dream with a Day of Service

On January 19, hundreds of Penn Medicine physicians, nurses and staff joined with teams from across the city to participate in The Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service, an initiative involving projects throughout Pennsylvania, New Jerse...Full story

Welcome 2016!

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As we ring in 2016, we want to thank all of our faculty and staff volunteers who participated in community service activities to make the holidays brighter for our local residents. Service to our community is a cornerstone of how we define ...Full story

Join PPMC's 2016 Celebration of the Martin Luther King, JR. Holiday

For the past 48 years, the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has commemorated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The upcoming national holiday is January 18, 2016, and in the weeks before and after, our hospital – along with th...Full story

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