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A Not-So-Typical Day at PPMC

KidsDayHow do you know when someone is having a stroke? What are the different parts of my eye called? And how do you make a cast?

Answers to these questions –- and hundreds more –- were part of the annual Take Your Child to Work Day at PPMC, when more than 175 kids came to the hospital eager to see and learn from teams of volunteers what it’s like to work in our hospitals and care for our patients.

Keeping patients safe is a priority at PPMC and the demonstration in the Emergency Department showed kids how our staff does that, in part by using decontamination showers and hazmat suits when potentially dangerous chemicals or other hazardous materials are present.

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The 14th Annual Gary Papa Run

Please join the Penn Urology and Penn Radiation Oncology Team at the 14th Annual Gary Papa Run on Father’s Day, June 19, 2016 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Please register at to join the Penn Urology/Penn Radiation ...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Be sure to attend an All Employee Meeting to learn more about PMC and the Health System and have your questions answered by hospital leaders. Sessions are held three times a month for one hour and take place in various locations throughout ...Full story

Coming Soon – The 2016 Spring Housing Fair

The 2016 Spring Housing Fair will be on Tuesday, May 24 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, W186. Representatives from Penn Home Ownership Services’s lending partners and other exhibitors will be in attendance. To lea...Full story

Passed Down Pearls of Wisdom

In 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...Full story

PPMC Looks Back, Looks Forward

On Friday, March 18, more than 340 of Penn Presbyterian’s friends, staff and supporters joined in an evening of celebration at the hospital’s 15th annual fundraiser. In recognition of this milestone year, the theme of the 2016 Gala was the ...Full story

3rd Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride – Register Now!

The Orphan Disease Center’s (ODC) 3rd annual Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Beginning and ending in the city of Philadelphia, the MDBR is the only charity bike ride of its kind. We expect over 600 ...Full story

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 this week with a fresh, new, e...Full story

Penn Program for Mindfulness Spring 2016 Course Offerings

The Penn Program for Mindfulness offers Mindfulness-based Stress Management programs that teach individuals how to use meditation as the primary tool for long-term stress management. Mindfulness meditation is taught in a completely practica...Full story

Going for Gold: Patient Safety at PPMC

The Patient Safety Committee thanks all who attended the safety fair, the presenters for the wonderful exhibitions, and volunteers for making it an exciting day. A special thank you to the night shift and volunteers that came out for the ev...Full story

Give the Gift of Life

Every day new people are added to the national organ transplant waiting list that now exceeds 123,000 people whose lives depend on a life-saving organ transplant. In our local region, over 5,700 men women and children anxiously await a tran...Full story


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