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Don’t Forget: To Spread the Light of Knowledge

BirthdayBook_croppedCelebrate the 250th birthday of the nation’s first medical school – the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – with a limited-edition book filled with nearly 200 pages of history. Illustrated with many archival documents, paintings and photographs never previously compiled, the book traces the bright path of Penn’s role as a pioneer in medical education, biomedical research and clinical care. To Spread the Light of Knowledge chronicles the fascinating history of the Perelman School of Medicine, from its beginning as a few lectures given in borrowed space to the extensive curriculum, research, and multidisciplinary clinical practice within Penn Medicine today. 

Click the link below to pre-order your copy! Bulk ordering options are also available to Penn departments. Contact the Communications Department at 215-662-2560 for more details.

To Spread the Light of Knowledge

Take Your Child to Work Day a Big Success

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* What are the signs someone might be having a stroke? * How much sugar is in a soda? * How does a cast help heal a broken arm? These were just three of the many things PPMC kids learned at the annual Take Your Child To Work Day, which ...Full story

Lab Week Celebration

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Lab Week recognizes the contributions of the more than 300,000 medical laboratory professionals across the United States who work around the clock to perform critical patient-care functions to help diagnose disease and keep patients safe th...Full story

Penn Medicine CAREs Grant Winners

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Congratulations to the PPMC FY15 Q3 CAREs Grant Recipients! Helen Moragne,PPMC Human Resources, has been awarded grant funding for the project,Surviving to Thriving Program.For the past 40 years, Helen has volunteered five evenings each we...Full story

Drs. Bennett and Maguire Named 2015 Hospital Heroes

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By Rebecca Salowe On Friday, March 20, 2015, Dr. Jean Bennett and Dr. Albert Maguire were celebrated at the 14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) Fundraising Gala as PPMC’s Hospital Heroes of 2015. Every year, PPMC selects a...Full story

To Spread the Light of Knowledge

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Limited-Edition Book Commemorates the Perelman School of Medicine’s 250th Birthday Celebrate the 250th birthday of the nation’s first medical school – the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – with a limited-editi...Full story

Plans Underway for Lancaster General Health to Join UPHS

Building on a longstanding clinical relationship between the two organizations, the University of Pennsylvania Health System has reached a final agreement for Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to join UPHS. A three-hospital health system...Full story

International Food Tasting and Culinary Competition

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Sharpen your cooking knives for some friendly competition between co-workers! Next week, PPMC’s Cultural Diversity Committee will host the annual International Food Tasting featuring an all new Culinary Competition. Staff who contribute a d...Full story

Help Change Someone’s Story

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Each day, 21 people in the United States die while waiting for an organ transplant. Thousands more await a life-enhancing tissue transplant. Still, only 46 percent of Pennsylvanians have registered to become organ and tissue donors. In hon...Full story

Cutting-Edge Concepts in the Management of Complex Hypercholesterolemia

A CME-Certified Symposium Thursday, May 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Registration and Dinner Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 51 North 39th Street Click herefor more information. To register, please visit: www.penncmeonline.com ...Full story

Free Skin Cancer Screening

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month Saturday, May 30, 2015 8 am to 12 pm Penn Dermatology Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Boulevard South Pavilion 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104 This free program is offered to...Full story

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