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Beatty Wins Leadership Award

Stephanie Beatty, BSN, CBC, of Silverstein 7, was named this year’s recipient of the Joan Brettschneider Shared Governance Leadership Award, given to a nurse whose contributions exemplify excellence in many areas.

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  • Circle of Friends: Honorary Chaplains

    March 29, 2018
    The Pastoral Care staff meet many of the spiritual needs of the hospital, but others working at HUP or in the community have pastoral spirit as well. “These special people have faithfully supported Pastoral Care over the years,” said Denise Statham, administrative chaplain, adding, “they are giving and supportive in their dealings with others.”
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    ED Opens Second Observation Unit

    March 29, 2018
    Last month, in response to the increasing demand for EDOU beds and to improve the patient experience, HUP opened a new 10-bed observation unit on Ravdin 2.
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    A Safe Place to Learn

    March 29, 2018
    A few years ago, Timmi Kilgore, patient service associate in CPUP, enrolled her then 9-year-old daughter in a summer program for 5 to 12-year-old children sponsored by Blessings, an organization which, according to its website, helps to “encourage, enlighten, and instill in children the knowledge that there are no limits to what they can achieve.”
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    A Special Celebration for a Brave Young Woman

    March 29, 2018
    Dana Scatton was just 17 years old when, last December, she was diagnosed with DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma), an inoperable brain tumor with an average survival rate of less than a year. Dana was also 32 weeks pregnant.
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    HUP’s Green Spirit Was Alive and Well

    March 29, 2018
    Our support for the Eagles was visible throughout HUP and the Perelman Center, with staff wearing the green to show their spirit! Even Tugger, one of HUP’s Pups (and no “underdog” himself!) agreed to display his green for the home team. This enthusiasm spread throughout Penn Medicine.
  • Blue Table

    A Blue Day Raises Awareness

    March 29, 2018
    On “Dress in Blue Day,” Carolyn Lista and Kit Irish of Marketing helped raise colon cancer awareness for patients, families, and staff by handing out information and giveaways.
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    Congratulations to Our New Nurse Academy Members

    February 23, 2018
    Last month, the Distinguished Nurse Clinician Academy inducted nine new members into their ranks from throughout Penn Medicine. Academy members are chosen for their exceptional clinical knowledge and interprofessional skills as well as a passion for their work.
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    Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    February 23, 2018
    Last month, HUP celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of hope and inspiration. This year – 50 years since his death – is an especially bittersweet recognition, said CEO Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN.
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    Nursing Accolades

    February 23, 2018
    Kudos to Adele Caruso, DNP, CRNP, a nurse practitioner in Urology, and Corinna Sicoutris, ACNP, MSN, director of Advanced Practice, for their recent accolades!
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    Treating Tobacco Dependence: A New Approach

    February 23, 2018
    The beginning of a new year is often a time to stop smoking – a fresh start. But according to Frank Leone, MD, “The minute a smoker says, ‘I want to quit smoking,’ an internal voice is saying ‘but maybe not now.’ It’s a conflict they can find difficult to solve.”
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