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Passed Down Pearls of Wisdom

PearlsIn 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

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

Zika Virus: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

Most people infected with Zika do not even know they have it, and there is currently no vaccine to prevent it. In February 2016, the Director-General of the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a “public health emergency.” Join PP...Full story

Penn Medicine at the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival

Penn Medicine will again play a leading role in the sixth annual Philadelphia Science Festival, a citywide collaboration showcasing science and technology every spring. The Festival packs more than 100 events into nine days at locations acr...Full story

Bring Your Kids to Work

Once again, PPMC will be participating in the National “Take Our Kids to Work Day” on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Employees are invited to bring their sons and daughters to work, so that they can experience what a day of work is like for thei...Full story

Creating Canopy: Tree Giveaway Program

In alignment with the goals of Penn’s Climate Action Plan, the University promotes the importance of trees and the creation of public open spaces. To encourage the continual ‘greening’ of our communities in the Greater Philadelphia area, we...Full story


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