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14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Benefit: I ♥ Philly


PPMCbenefitThe Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty invite you to the 14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Benefit honoring this year's Hospital Heroes, Jean Bennett, MD, PhD and Albert M. Maguire, MD.

Date: Friday, March 20, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Vie, 600 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Tickets: $150 per person and include valet parking, open bar, hors d'oeuvres and dinner. Sponsorships with additional benefits are also available.

In the spirit of this year's theme, I Love Philly, please join us for food, dancing, high spirits and a silent auction. The proceeds from this year's event will contribute toward the future work of the Molecular Ophthalmology program at Scheie Eye Institute.

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Now Open: The Trauma Center at Penn Presbyterian

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Marking one of the biggest milestones in the development of the Pavilion for Advanced Care, on February 4, 2015, eight patients were transferred from the Ortho Trauma and Trauma Services units at HUP to the 4 PAC TSICU and Cupp 4 East at PP...Full story

Did you know … ?

Development of the PAC would not have been possible without the hard work of nearly 600 men and women on the construction crew, as well as countless others who assisted with the design of the facility, which now includes: - 1,188,931 squar...Full story

PAC it Up, PAC it In

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On Wednesday, Penn Medicine officially transitioned its Level I Trauma Center from HUP to PPMC, marking a major milestone in the facility’s development. January was a busy month with preparations and moves. The first patient arrived on Janu...Full story

November 2014 Presby STARS

Congratulations to Presby STAR winners for November 2014, who each received $100 and a certificate recognizing their Presby STAR efforts. Cynthia Bolt – EVS Carolyn Grubb – Cardiology Clinic Daniele Bendig – 4 East Essie Walters – Cardi...Full story

Introducing the New HeartAge - Cardiac Risk Profiler

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There’s an exciting new resource that is being offered to patients and the public on the PennMedicine.org/heart website: the HeartAge – Cardiac Risk Profiler. This simple tool, provided in a report format that is easily downloaded or e-mai...Full story

Call for Participants 2015 Philadelphia Science Festival

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The Philadelphia Science Festival is just a few months away and the Penn Festival Coalition is writing to let you know about programming areas and opportunities that remain available for the Penn community. Neighborhood Science After Sch...Full story

Ebola Preparedness at Penn Medicine

Preparations for the possibility of caring for a patient with Ebola have been underway for several months at HUP, and we must maintain competency in our ability to care for these patients. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently anno...Full story

Awards and Accolades

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Benjamin Abella, MD, MPhil, vice chair for Research in Emergency Medicine, was elected a Fellow of the European Resuscitation Society, the largest international scholarly association focused on cardiac arrest research. Aaron T. Beck, M...Full story

PAC’-ing up to PPMC

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Last month, the Pavilion for Advanced Care at PPMC opened the doors to its first patients. Once the building is fully occupied later this winter, clinical teams from an array of critical care and surgical specialties, trauma/emergency servi...Full story

2015 is PAC’ed

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Penn Presbyterian kicked off 2015 in a big way! There was a flurry of excitement and activity at 6:30 a.m. on January 5, when we rolled out the red carpet and welcomed the first patients to the Pavilion for Advanced Care (PAC). All hands we...Full story

 

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