PARC: Driving Crucial Research for Critical Conditions

Gunshot wounds, traumatic brain injuries, cardiac arrest, stroke — these life-threatening injuries and illnesses differ in symptoms and treatments, but they share one significant similarity.


Ask Kevin Mahoney @ Penn Medicine — Your Questions to the UPHS CEO Answered

Patient care and the experiences of patients, families, and staff are top of mind as we work toward opening the Pavilion in 2021. Everyone from doctors and nurses to environmental services, pharmacy and nutrition staff have participated in simulations and been able to provide feedback on our early designs.

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Difference Makers: Restoring a Patient's Dignity

An elderly gentleman was wheeling his wife into Radiology at Penn Radnor when she suddenly soiled herself, to the point that her clothing had to be removed and her body washed.


Penn Medicine Birth Marks a Milestone in Uterus Transplant Trial

The birth of Benjamin Thomas Gobrecht defied both expectation and imagination: his mother, 33-year-old Jennifer Gobrecht, was born without a uterus. Benjamin, who arrived at HUP in November 2019 HUP, grew inside a womb Jennifer received as part of an organ transplant research trial over a year earlier.

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    Using Music to Foster Healing in the Community

    January 20, 2020
    A study conducted in 2016 found that one in eight Pennsylvanians reported having four or more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which encompasses both physical and emotional trauma.
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    The Nurse Who Helps Rally a Hospital Around a Community

    January 20, 2020
    During the holiday season Nicole Coleman BSN, at Chester County Hospital enlisted the help of her fellow co-workers on 4 Lasko to give to children/families for the Salvation Army.
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    Looking Ahead: Transforming Treatments for Movement Disorder

    January 20, 2020
    Gene therapy developments, groundbreaking non-invasive procedures, and interventions on the horizon were the focus of the latest installment of Pennsylvania Hospital’s Franklin-Bond Speaker Series, which offers a multidisciplinary look at PAH’s advances in research, patient care, and preservation.
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    Making the Season Bright

    January 20, 2020
    Staff members at Princeton House Behavioral Health’s outpatient center in Moorestown, N.J. have been sharing joy with their co-workers, clients, and the community at large through a bounty of giving and a series of special occasions this holiday season.
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    Achieving Your Career Goals

    January 20, 2020
    Rose Pinckney was working as a data coordinator at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's (HUP) Heart and Valve Center when she started thinking about her future and what the next chapter of her career would look like.
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    Invest in YOURSELF in 2020!

    January 20, 2020
    UPHS is making it easy and convenient to know your numbers, manage your health, and earn points while doing so!
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    The Philadelphia Cultural Pass Makes a Splash

    December 02, 2019
    Rev. Brian Dunlop, a chaplain in the Abramson Cancer Center, was able to get great seats at the Kimmel Center for a September performance of Scheherazade.2 by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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    Tackling Glioblastomas: Defeating a Deadly Foe

    December 02, 2019
    Each year, roughly 15,000 Americans are diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), the most common malignant primary brain tumor in adults… and also the most lethal.
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    Health System Highlight from CEO Kevin Mahoney

    December 02, 2019
    Across Penn Medicine, great leadership takes many forms in many talented people. But one thing many of the best leaders have in common is recognizing the strengths and achievements of their teams. Dr. Judith Long clearly fits the bill.
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    Princeton Health to Launch Mental Health First Aid Program

    December 02, 2019
    For several years, Princeton Health Community Wellness instructors have trained local health care professionals and private citizens in basic first aid and CPR. For the first time — starting next month — Community Wellness will begin offering mental health first aid as well.
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