Celebrating the Importance of CNAs

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) represent an essential part of the patient-care team. In assisting the medical staff, CNAs not only provide physical care for patients but also emotional and spiritual support, truly making a difference in the lives of patients and families.

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  • Team

    Meehan Receives 2018 Reilly Leadership Award

    July 30, 2018
    Every year, HUP recognizes an employee whose leadership qualities emulate that of MaryEllen Reilly, the hospital’s former VP of Clinical and Administrative Operations.
  • Cares

    Bringing Art to Inner City Teens

    July 30, 2018
    Renee Andrea Mills of Nursing Administration has a passion for helping people and a passion for art, and for the past 25 years, she has combined both in community outreach, sharing the joy of creativity.
  • Clinic22

    Helping A New Clinic Get Started

    July 30, 2018
    Earlier this year, Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief, an Islamic nonprofit organization, reached out to Laura Lombardo of Community Relations to ask if Penn Medicine could help them furnish some of the rooms in their new Social Health and Medical Services (SHAMS) clinic in Northeast Philadelphia. She knew just the person who could help: Jane McKinney, director of Real Estate Operations.
  • Excellence 2

    Beatty Wins Leadership Award

    June 29, 2018
    Stephanie Beatty, BSN, CBC, of Silverstein 7, was named this year’s recipient of the Joan Brettschneider Shared Governance Leadership Award, given to a nurse whose contributions exemplify excellence in many areas.
  • Victoria Rich

    A Focus on PAC Care

    June 29, 2018
    Each year a patient care team is chosen to receive the Victoria Rich Satisfaction Award for going above and beyond to meet the needs of patients and families.
  • Award Pin

    Congrats to Our DAISY Award Winners

    June 29, 2018
    Congratulations to the latest winners – from April 2017 to March 2018 – of the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award, which recognizes individual nurses for extraordinary efforts at the bedside.
  • Nursing

    UPHS Nursing Excellence Award Winners

    June 29, 2018
    At last month’s UPHS Nursing Clinical Excellence Award ceremony, the following CPUP and HUP nurses were recognized for their contributions in research, education, and clinical practice...
  • Aitken

    Funds and Photos Help Cancer Patients

    June 29, 2018
    How do you thank someone for saving a loved one’s life? By helping to save the lives of others.
  • Baskets

    Lab Medicine Professionals Playing a Vital Role in Health Care

    June 29, 2018
    National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week recognizes and celebrates medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care: They are analysts, detectives, and educators.
  • Madison

    Always Willing to Help Those in Need

    June 29, 2018
    Michelle Madison, a patient service associate in the Helen O. Dickens Center, is always willing to help those in need. For example, several years ago, a conversation with her aunt (Lucy Sheppard) steered her efforts to helping residents in My Sister’s Place, a substance treatment facility for women and children.