Congratulations to Zee Hailu: Support Associate of the Year!

Nursing support associates on patient care units are, in a sense, the backbone that helps keeps clinical activities flowing. They make sure the unit has an adequate inventory of patient care supplies — specific to the needs of their respective units — and that they are easily accessible to members of the health care teams.

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  • 50 years

    Advice From A 50-Year Employee: Learn and Love What You Do

    December 27, 2018
    Annie Addison’s connection to Penn began at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1966, when she volunteered as a candy striper for two summers while still in high school. “I wanted to learn the work force,” she said.
  • Night Crew

    Spreading Holiday Spirit Throughout HUP

    December 27, 2018
    Chalk up another successful year for HUP’s tree-decorating contest. Competition was fierce and the results amazing.
  • Toy Collection

    Employee Outreach Makes The Holidays Special

    December 27, 2018
    This year’s Holly Days program — which has been a part of the holiday tradition at HUP for more than 20 years — filled “wish lists” for 22 families at Interim House, a shelter for women and children, as well as for 34 vets from The Veterans Group home.
  • Tunnel22

    News from the Pavilion: Beneath the Surface

    December 27, 2018
    While the Pavilion is rising high above city streets, a small but important part of it is under construction beneath them: a tunnel connecting the Pavilion to HUP.
  • HUPdate

    The “Gears” that Keep Penn Medicine Running

    November 26, 2018
    This year’s 11 winners “are just a snapshot of the people we have at HUP,” said Mona Matson, director of Patient & Guest Relations. “Our staff are phenomenal. They’re changing the culture.”
  • Awards

    Inspiring the “Best” to Enter Oncology

    November 26, 2018
    Watching his wife courageously battle ovarian cancer, Fred Flynn witnessed the “invaluable work and compassionate care” of her oncology nurses.
  • Reiki

    A Decade of Relieving Stress

    November 26, 2018
    When Reiki was first offered in 2018 at the Perelman Center, “virtually no one within the Health System had heard of the practice,” said Sharon Edelman, who leads the volunteer program and has herself been a Reiki volunteer at HUP for nine years.

    A Professional Image to Start a Career

    November 26, 2018
    Career Wardrobe helps unemployed/underemployed people – the majority are single moms – by providing professional clothing services and job readiness education.
  • Thank you

    Heartfelt Thanks

    November 26, 2018
    “...this was the first time she has smiled since receiving the diagnosis last night and that she couldn’t be more impressed with how competent and empathetic they were with her.”
  • baby sundae

    Not Spooky – Just Fun!

    November 26, 2018
    Halloween was on full display on the HUP campus. HUP’s tiniest patients in the neonatal ICU celebrated their first Halloween in style as cows, butterflies, caterpillars – and even a banana split.
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