The Penn Medicine CAREs grants help physicians, staff and students give back to communities throughout the region – from Philadelphia to Lancaster and Chester Counties to the suburbs and shore communities of Southern Jersey.
For the third year, the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellowship at HUP has provided nursing students from Villanova and Penn with real-life oncology nursing experiences.
To the staff of the Emergency Department— I wanted to let everyone that has ever helped me know that I can’t thank them enough. From the waiting room and security staff who are so kind and patient.
Jennifer Amajirionwu, unit secretary on Dulles 6, has always been deeply invested in giving back to the community, primarily drawing from her own resources to support local underserved communities struggling with homelessness or addiction.
Socks with skid-resistant rubber treads are an important part of keeping HUP’s inpatients safe. But, sadly, when the patient leaves, the socks are generally left behind – and thrown out.
But Save Our Sox is changing that scenario. The new initiative at HUP is repurposing the socks for those who regularly battle the outside elements to stay warm and dry – the homeless.
Congratulations to HUP’s Respiratory Care team for receiving the 2017 Apex Recognition Award from the American Association for Respiratory Care. The award recognizes “the significant contribution of respiratory therapists and highlights best practices in respiratory care that are aligned with evidence-based medicine.”
HUP’s Human Resources team is sporting new shirts, thanks to Karen Haugh, the hospital’s new associate chief HR officer. The idea for team shirts came from Dominic Sanginiti, Employee Relations & Retention specialist.
Be sure to attend some of the many planned activities to celebrate Health Literacy Month in October
Behind the scenes, Instrument Processing's work is a well-orchestrated process that runs 24:7, ensuring that the right tools are available for every patient and every procedure.
Coming up with the theme for their service project – raising awareness of organ and tissue transplant –wasn’t too hard for Jamie Barnett and other members of the Future Business Leaders of America club in Souderton Area High School. Her father, Mark, had undergone a successful liver transplant at HUP last September.
HUP Security officer Kristi Argeros received the following thank-you from Stacey Getchis, the mom of patient Ryder, who received treatment at Penn’s Proton Therapy Center.