Members of the coalition helped keep essential health care services at the Mercy campus available to the community.

Welcoming Mercy to Penn Medicine: Ensuring Vital Services to the Community

For many decades, Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Philadelphia Campus has been an anchor health care institution in West Philadelphia, providing essential services to its surrounding communities.

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  • Merlyn Abraham, MD, a fellow in Geriatric Medicine at HUP. with others who made care packages.

    Care Packages Bring Welcomed Smiles

    April 01, 2021
    Outreach is nothing new to Merlyn Abraham, MD, a fellow in Geriatric Medicine at HUP.
  • MyChart Bedside app on an iPad.

    A New Tool to Engage Inpatients

    April 01, 2021
    MyPennMedicine, the Health System’s online health management tool, allows outpatients to complete a variety of health care needs.
  • Photo of Krisanndra (Krissy) Pierre, CNA

    Celebrating HUP's Essential CNAs

    March 01, 2021
    It's hard to imagine HUP’s inpatient units running smoothly without the help of certified nursing assistants (CNAs).
  • DNA Tree of Life

    A Shimmering Display Will Greet HUP East Patients

    March 01, 2021
    When HUP East opens later this year, an intricate art installation with hundreds of glass beads reflecting sunlight will greet patients, families and staff as they enter the facility.
  • Magnet Recognized: American Nurses Credentialing Center

    HUP is Magnet Again!

    March 01, 2021
    HUP recently received its fourth Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, one of the highest achievements a hospital can reach in the world of professional nursing.
  • Shirley Wright headshot

    Difference Makers: Keeping an Eye Out for Those Who Need Help

    March 01, 2021
    Each day at work, Elsie Wright of Patient Transport stands in the Ravdin Lobby, consistently greeting everyone who passes her with a "warm welcome or a generous good bye," said Shirley Wright (no relation), operations manager of Patient Transport.
  • Children holding donations

    Community Outreach: From Backpacks to Toiletries to Books

    March 01, 2021
    Over the past few years, the AWW Foundation (Astounding Women Warriors), an organization created by Kelli Davis, a patient service representative in Sleep Medicine, has given back to the community in many ways, for example, distributing toys to children in need during the holidays.
  • Dreams of 2020

    Creating Conversations Through Art

    March 01, 2021
    This year, HUP celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with a special painting.
  •  Valentine’s Day celebration on Silverstein 11

    Valentine's Day Joy

    March 01, 2021
    Julian Henry, unit secretary on Silverstein 11, does not let Valentine’s Day go unnoticed on his floor.
  • Holidays

    Despite COVID, Holiday Spirit Fills the Units

    February 01, 2021
    COVID-19 forced many holiday traditions to be cancelled this year, and HUP's well-loved annual tree decorating competition on patient care units was almost one of them.
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