Last month, Gospelrama performers had the audience in Medical Alumni Hall on their feet and clapping and singing. From musicians to dancers and poets, the 22nd annual celebration did not disappoint.
Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, will become HUP's chief executive officer on April 1, 2017, replacing Garry Scheib, who is stepping down after more than 17 years at Penn Medicine.
People often see dying in an intensive care unit – attached to wires, intubated, and surrounded by the noise of a busy hospital floor –as frightening. But it doesn’t have to be. Two new initiatives at HUP are helping patients and their families face death with dignity and peace.
Much of having a healthy lifestyle is knowing how it’s done, for example, what foods are good for you and what foods aren’t, and understanding why exercise is so important. Students from the Perelman School of Medicine reached out to residents of Mantua this past November, to help them better understand the connections.
Bethany Young, MSN, RN, clinical nurse specialist on Rhoads 2, received the Circle of Excellence Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
The DAISY award recognizes the clinical skills, extraordinary compassion, and care exhibited by nurses every day. The annual DAISY team award acknowledges a group of nurses that collaborate to help a patient and/or family member. This year’s winner was Ravdin 9.
Get some great exercise and help support the HUP Nursing Community Healthcare Outreach Fund by participating in the Nurses Week 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 6.
Working with people to help bring about change is one of the things Garry Scheib will miss most when he steps down next month from his dual roles as HUP’s chief executive officer and the COO of the Health System.
MLK Day was a time of reflection and a day of outreach for members throughout the Penn Medicine community.
Our many outreach efforts throughout the holiday season helped to brighten the lives of hundreds of people in our communities. Here's just a sampling of their thank yous