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Presby Bulletin Digital Edition -- April 18, 2014

The digital version of PRESBYbulletin is available here.

Safety Icons at PPMC

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Michele Volpe (right) and Lee Erickson, MD, Chief Quality Patient Safety Officer at PPMC (center), present team members from the SICU with the grand prize trophy for their project, “You Raise Me Up.” A special thank you to all those i...Full story

UPHS Annual Open Enrollment

The UPHS annual Open Enrollment is available now through April 27, 2014. This year’s enrollment is an active enrollment which means you must make an active election during the enrollment period! Read on for more information about Open Enrol...Full story

Penn Medicine at the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival

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Last year, volunteers from PPMC attended the Clark Park Science Day to teach local residents the importance of CRP training with hands-on instruction. Penn Medicine will again play a starring role in the 4th annual Philadelphia Science...Full story

November Presby Stars

Congratulations to Presby STAR winners for November 2013, who each received $100 and a certificate recognizing their Presby STAR efforts. Rhanel Gumiit – 5 East Sandra Glasco – Psych Unit Mary Kemper – Social Services Daniele Bendig – 4...Full story

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Patients, families, caregivers and members of the public are invited to stop by Penn Medicine’s booths at the Brain Health Fair on April 26 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, hosted by the American Brain Foundation as part of the 2014 A...Full story

Presby Bulletin Digital Edition -- April 4, 2014

The digital version of Presbybulletin is available here. ...Full story

Donate Life and Help PPMC Save Lives

More than 121,000 people in the United States are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant, and time is running out. Today, 18 of them will die because not enough organs are available for transplantation. Hundreds of thousands of others wh...Full story

Harvey L. Waxman, MD, Appointed As Director Of Heart & Vascular Physician Network

Please join us in congratulating Harvey L. Waxman, MD, on his appointment as director of the Heart Vascular Physician Network. In this role, Dr. Waxman will work with Entity Executive Directors, Departments and Heart Vascular Service Line ...Full story

Serving Up a Taste of Culture with Food and a Film

PPMC’s Cultural Diversity Committee is once again thrilled to host an International Food Tasting featuring a special screening of the film 12 Years a Slave. The event will take place on Thursday, April 17 from 11:30am– 3:30pm in the Kozart ...Full story

Major Religious Holidays in April

Several key holidays in the Christian and Jewish traditions will occur in April. These events can add deep meaning to patients experiencing illness and become great sources for hope and solace during health crises. However, they can also ca...Full story


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