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Honoring PPMC’s Exceptional Employees

For 53 years, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has hosted an Employee Recognition Ceremony to celebrate the hospital’s longest serving employees and their many contributions.

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    Horsing Around at PPMC

    December 04, 2019
    While staff and patients are used to seeing the Presby Pooches spread joy across the hospital, they received a surprise visit from a different four-legged friend last month: a miniature horse!
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    Vantage Point: Suzanne Smith, MEd, CHES, Director of Patient Experience

    December 03, 2019
    When I left Penn in 2000 after working in rehabilitation medicine, my boss at the time, Jim Cavallaro — who has since become my mentor, my friend, and “Uncle Jim” to my daughter — said, “You’ll be back.”
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    Presby’s Pumped Up Heart Walkers Beat Previous Records

    December 03, 2019
    Congratulations to everyone who made the 2019 Philadelphia Heart Walk an overwhelming success! More than 2,300 participants supported Penn Medicine’s teams, including 502 walkers from PPMC who braved the chilly temperatures at Citizens Bank Park.
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    Workplace Violence Has No Place at Penn

    December 03, 2019
    As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to take another look at the work PPMC’s security task force has been doing over the last year to create a safe and comfortable environment for everyone who walks through the hospital doors — as well as what’s coming next.
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    PPMC Nurse Sets the Example for Saving Lives

    November 05, 2019
    When a medical emergency strikes and time is of the essence, it’s certainly helps to have Francoise Eberhardt, BSN, RN, around. But through her volunteer work with programs like the Mobile CPR Project, she’s also committed to ensuring that everyone can be a calm and proactive first responder.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    November 05, 2019
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center recently had the opportunity to host a town hall led by Kevin Mahoney, CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
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    Presby Celebrates System-Wide Success

    November 05, 2019
    To celebrate the launch of Penn Medicine’s Success Share Incentive Program and thank staff members for their dedication and hard work, employees from across PPMC were invited to take a well-deserved break, snack on soft pretzels, water ice, and breakfast bars, and learn more about this exciting new program.
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    PMX @ PPMC: A Week of Compassion, Gratitude, and Fun

    November 05, 2019
    Last month, employees across the health system celebrated the annual Penn Medicine Experience (PMX) Week. At PPMC, a jam-packed schedule of activities gave staff a chance to relax, honor the accomplishments of their colleagues, and focus on compassion.
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    Meet the Presby Nurse Who Cheers on Her Patients — and the Eagles

    November 05, 2019
    When she’s not in scrubs, Gabriela Bren, BSN, RN, can be found on the field cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles.
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    Presby Nurses Change the World One Child at a Time

    September 30, 2019
    Healing the Children (HTC) is a non-profit organization that provides free medical care to children across the globe, regardless of their family’s finances, insurance status, or location.
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