Changing Lives

The Penn Medicine High School Pipeline Program helps change the lives of high school students, providing a major step up in realizing their career goals. But it’s not easy.

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    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.
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    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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Joanna Embry: Exceptional and Compassionate

    May 30, 2018
    HUP’s unit secretaries are the “backbone” of patient care units. “You’re the first face our families see and you make them feel welcome,” said Jackie Somerville, PhD, RN, HUP’s chief nurse executive, at the annual presentation of the Helen Lysun Unit Secretary Award.
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    May 30, 2018
    See the entire list of nominees for this year’s Helen Lysun Unit Secretary Award here.
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    Respectful Mindfulness = Medication Safety

    May 30, 2018
    Anyone with children knows about interruptions – in the middle of cooking, in the middle of talking on the phone … pretty much any time. While sometimes annoying, these interruptions rarely result in anything serious.
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    Kids at “Work” Learn and Have Fun!

    May 30, 2018
    HUP’s Bring Your Children to Work Day was total success! Nearly 750 kids came to learn more about the inner workings of a hospital and to have fun. Missions accomplished!
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    Helping with Scanxiety

    May 30, 2018
    Scans are used at every step of the cancer care process – to diagnose, to track effectiveness of treatment, and to determine if cancer remains in remission. But living from scan to scan can be filled with anxiety.
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