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Spotlight on the Penn Medicine Experience: The MICU Focuses on Family

It’s that time again: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is gearing up for Penn Medicine Experience (PMX) Week!

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  • Presby Stars

    Our Shining STARs

    October 01, 2018
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect, are named Presby STARs. In addition to earning recognition from their colleagues, these outstanding all-stars also receive a certificate from CEO Michele Volpe and a $100 award.
  • Serving Meals

    Serving Meals with a Side of Support

    October 01, 2018
    PPMC is proud to have so many compassionate, outreach-focused staff members who are eager to make a difference and serve those in need, both on and off the clock.
  • Sepsis Main

    PPMC’s Unconventional Take on Sepsis Education

    October 01, 2018
    In recognition of Sepsis Awareness Month in September, clinicians across the health system sought to improve care for this highly common, life-threatening complication by discussing strategies for prevention, the critical importance of early detection, and the steps involved in rapid treatment.
  • Security 3

    PPMC Creates a Culture of Security, Prevention, and Accountability

    August 31, 2018
    Because hospitals can pose hazards for patients, visitors, and staff members alike, PPMC is committed to adapting our security strategies to meet changing standards and to providing employees with the tools to prevent and appropriately respond to crises.
  • Volpe

    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    August 31, 2018
    FY18 was marked by innovative work across departments; a commitment to volunteerism and community outreach; improvements in patient outcomes and staff engagement; promising preliminary data for the safety survey; and higher volume with shorter downtime periods between surges.
  • Jazz

    Jazzing the Neighborhood Up a Little

    August 31, 2018
    Nothing could curb the spirits of the 1,500 attendees who braved the off-and-on rain showers to support the 12th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival at Saunders Park Green earlier this summer.
  • Cares

    PPMC CAREs About Mobility, Movement, and Motivation

    August 31, 2018
    While all of PPMC’s staff members are dedicated to helping our patients live their best, healthiest lives, some team members take it a step further by continuing their work outside of the hospital and in the community.
  • PB 3

    From Physician to Patient: A Pulmonologist’s PPMC Experience

    July 27, 2018
    The old saying goes that doctors make the worst patients. After all, it can’t be easy switching from a supposedly indestructible, invulnerable paragon of health who has all the answers, to an overwhelmed patient who suddenly has to relinquish control and rely on the care of others.
  • Presby Stars

    Our Shining STARs

    July 27, 2018
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect, are named Presby STARs. In addition to earning recognition from their colleagues, these outstanding all-stars also receive a certificate from CEO Michele Volpe and a $100 award.
  • Nancy

    PPMC Nurse Brings Access to the Isolated

    July 27, 2018
    Nancy Bonalumi, RN, has long been invested in ensuring medical care and health education resources are readily available in underserved communities both near and far. For years, she has teamed up with Project Helping Hands, a nonprofit organization that deploys volunteer medical teams to remote areas in developing nations.