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As Philadelphia continues wrangling with the uncertainty that has washed over the nation with COVID-19, there is one thing that community members can rely on — the excellent, patient-centered care provided by Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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    PPMC’s Moving Musical Tribute to MLK

    March 02, 2020
    Shortly after the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, PPMC began honoring his life and legacy each year on his birthday, January 15.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    January 30, 2020
    The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, but Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is not slowing down.
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    Our Shining STARs

    January 28, 2020
    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.
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    Making Spirits Bright at Presby and Beyond

    January 27, 2020
    Another successful holiday season has come and gone at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Read how PPMC shared the holiday magic and helped others to savor the season — and created some workplace fun.
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    PPMC CAREs About Community Connections

    January 27, 2020
    Penn Medicine is often associated with words like ‘innovation’, ‘breakthroughs’, and ‘impact’, but as UPHS CEO Kevin Mahoney said during the 8th Annual Penn Medicine CAREs Reception, “Tonight, another set of words represent Penn Medicine: compassion, caring, and community.”
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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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    Honoring PPMC’s Exceptional Employees

    December 03, 2019
    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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    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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