The Palliative Care Program at Penn Medicine aims to provide customized care that touches on each part of a person’s life as they navigate the treatment of their illness.
According to the Center to Advance Palliative Care, approximately 90...Full story
Penn Medicine will again play a leading role in thesixth annualPhiladelphia Science Festival, a citywide collaboration showcasing science and technology every spring. The Festival packs more than 100 events into nine days at locations acros...Full story
Ashley Rose Stankiewicz MSN, RN, WCC, a nurse on 5 Cathcart, is hosting a hospital-wide bake sale and competition to help raise awareness for brain cancer and support a nurse colleague in need during Brain Tumor Awareness Month – May 2016....Full story
Did you know that there are approximately 5,800 people in the greater Philadelphia region are on the national transplant waiting list? Here at Penn, there are 1,301 people awaiting a life-saving transplant.
If transplant or organ donation ...Full story
On Wednesday, April 27 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., we’ll celebrate Pennsylvania Hospital’s Magnet® Designation, awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Reaching Magnet status is one of the highest achievements a hospital can obtain...Full story
The Harrison Memorial Fund was created by Deed of Trust of George L. Harrison on February 24, 1922. Among other things, the Trust provides that income from the Fund should be used for “the direct benefit of poor patients in ways not ordinar...Full story
Open Enrollment begins on April 25 through May 8, 2016. Look for the Annual Open Enrollment newsletter being mailed home to all UPHS employees that will outline the benefit information for the 2016-2017 plan year.
All employees are encoura...Full story
As part of Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, the University of Pennsylvania is hosting its annual tree giveaway for faculty and staff, which offers a free tree for homeowners in the City of Philadelphia as well as the PA, DE and NJ suburbs.
Of all the history inside Pennsylvania Hospital, from the paintings on the walls to the bricks that made them, some of the most historic pieces can be found stacked on shelves in the Old Pine building – the 13,000 volume collection of price...Full story