ppmc holidays 2020

Presby Celebrates Another Year of Holiday Cheer

If stay-at-home orders canceled travel plans and Zoom fatigue threatened virtual gatherings, could this time of year really be special? The staff of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center made sure it was!

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    Our Shining STARs

    February 01, 2021
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect are named Presby STARs.
  • michael atweh pathology laboratory medicine ppmc

    Meet the Man Behind PPMC’s Extensive COVID Testing Efforts

    February 01, 2021
    Every day, thousands of people in the Philadelphia region schedule appointments for COVID-19 tests - from community members who feel achy and congested to patients who require tests ahead of surgery.
  • Moving boxes

    Coming Soon: GI Prepares to Move to PMUC

    February 01, 2021
    The “new year, new me” mindset is familiar to us all, and in 2021, this desire to upgrade has also guided PPMC’s Gastroenterology (GI) and Endoscopy teams.
  • Chief Pharmacy Officer Nishaminy Kasbekar, PharmD, FASH getting a COVID-19 vaccine

    I Got the Shot: Presby Takes the Next Step in the Fight Against COVID-19

    February 01, 2021
    On December 16, PPMC staff took part in a historic moment as they rolled up their sleeves and received their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Headshot of Michele Volpe

    Michele Volpe Named HAP Chair

    February 01, 2021
    PPMC CEO Michele Volpe has been named the new chair of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) Board of Directors.
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    CBT @ PPMC: How Presby’s Counseling Team Is Changing Lives, One Session at a Time

    December 10, 2020
    In October, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s Behavioral Health team earned the EPIC Evidence-Based Practice Program Designation. One of the key stepping stones was a department-wide initiative to certify all of the team’s therapists and counselors in cognitive behavioral therapy.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    December 10, 2020
    All of us at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center have experienced unprecedented challenges this year; we also know these struggles will not disappear the moment we ring in 2021.
  • penn presbyterian medical center nightingale awards

    Nightingale Finalists Forge the Path for Next-Level Nursing

    December 10, 2020
    Named for Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania honor exceptional nursing professionals who make a difference on their teams, in their organizations, and among their communities through their efforts in clinical patient care, nursing education, research, and nursing administration
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    Heartfelt Thanks

    December 10, 2020
    I hope you can pass along this compliment to Arshad Wani, MD, in Pulmonology. Dr. Wani is one of the most incredible humans you will ever meet.
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    From Under the Radar to Over the Moon: How Three Patients with Slipping Rib Syndrome Got Their Lives Back

    November 02, 2020
    “When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras.” This aphorism encourages physicians to consider conditions that are more common rather than jumping to rare diagnoses. But Adam Shiroff, MD, FACS, has become quite adept at spotting a certain type of zebra: slipping rib syndrome.
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