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System News Digital Edition -- June 2014

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CEO Column

Penn Medicine is committed to the professional and educational development of our staff. As the accompanying story in this issue of System News shows, we offer a variety of educational opportunities for staff members seeking to complete th...Full story

Investing in YOU: A Profile of Employee Education at Penn Medicine

Across the Health System, over 2,000 employees seize the opportunity each year to advance in their careers at Penn Medicine through the tuition assistance benefit. UPHS provides one of the best tuition programs in the region -– with up to $...Full story

Penn Medicine’s Continuum of Learning

A Bridge to Advance Your Career Penn Medicine is committed to providing a continuum of learning experiences that will help you improve job performance and advance your career at Penn Medicine. Employees at all levels of the organization ha...Full story

Recognizing Nursing Excellence

At the 14th annual celebration, Penn Medicine recognized the winners of its Nursing Clinical Excellence Awards. “The winners are illustrative of the contributions made by nurses,” said Mary Naylor, director of the New Courtland Center for T...Full story

Two Views from the Top

The rising costs of health care. The exciting potential of precision medicine. Shrinking federal funding for biomedical research. Innovative ways of teaching the medical curriculum. Earlier this spring, J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, executive ...Full story

Free Screenings Help Prevent Disease

La Communidad Hispana in Kennett Square (southern Chester County) provides health care, social and adult educational services to its Latino community. “La Communidad Hispana is a great asset for the community,” said Paul Huberty, SVP of Str...Full story

Delivering the Best in Cancer Care

Pennsylvania Hospital is now also home to Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center (ACC), one of only two National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the region. Under the direction of Arthur Staddon, MD, PAH can now offer a w...Full story

Kudos to the Class of 2014!

SOM grads
Congratulations to the 2014 graduating class of the Perelman School of Medicine which has distinguished itself from many of its peers around the country — with more than half of the 171 students obtaining dual degrees or certificates in add...Full story

Three Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Three Penn researchers have been elected as new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nations most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research. The new honorees, who join 2...Full story

“In the News” Recognition

The Perelman School of Medicine was ranked #4 in the nation this year by U.S. News World Report in its annual survey of research-oriented medical schools. This year marks the School of Medicine’s 17th consecutive year ranking in the nation...Full story

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