How Education Changes Lives

Last year alone, Penn Medicine paid more than $13 million in tuition benefits for credit-bearing courses taken by more than 2,700 employees, including the five profiled below. Read how education is helping them realize both career — and personal — dreams.


Health System Highlight from CEO Kevin Mahoney

Growth and innovation are part of the lifeblood of Penn Medicine. And they happen in ways that may not be obvious, and may go unsung.


Presby Kicks Sepsis Education Up a Notch

To celebrate Sepsis Awareness Month, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s Casey Lieb, MSN, and Paula Gabriel, MSN — unit-based educators — teamed up to organize a sepsis-related escape room for the second year in a row.


Princeton Health Recognized in Perinatal Anesthesiology

Penn Medicine Princeton Health was named a Center of Excellence by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology, a national organization promoting quality perinatal anesthetic care.

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    Listening Lab is Launching

    September 30, 2019
    Making its debut at HUP on October 14, the Listening Lab is both an immersive exhibit and online experience which celebrates listening as a form of care.
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    Leadership Transitions

    September 30, 2019
    Elizabeth J. “Betty” Craig, DNP, has become chief nursing officer at Pennsylvania Hospital, bringing a wealth of experience to PAH.
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    CCH Welcomes New Chaplain

    September 30, 2019
    Until recently, the pastoral care committee (comprised of community clergy) handled many of the chaplain responsibilities at Chester County Hospital. But, this past spring, employees welcomed Chaplain Suzanne Roose, who has become familiar face around the hospital.
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    PAH Makes Its Big Screen Debut

    September 30, 2019
    Pennsylvania Hospital’s psychiatric care team members fill many roles: compassionate caregivers, motivated mentors, passionate patient advocates... but stars of the silver screen?
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    Making Enduring Connections with the Penn Medicine Experience

    September 30, 2019
    . Employees continue to be central figures in the stories the Penn Medicine Experience team is telling.
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    Wellfocused Helps Keep You At Your Best

    September 30, 2019
    The best care for our patients starts with the best care for yourself. That’s why Wellfocused is dedicated to making living a healthy lifestyle easier than ever.
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    2019 Quality and Patient Safety Awards: Time to Submit!

    September 30, 2019
    The Quality and Patient Safety Award has been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety over the last 12 months.
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    A New Reading Program is Changing Lives in the NICU

    August 30, 2019
    It’s easy for parents to feel helpless in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with so much attention and activity focused on their newborn. With that in mind, Melanie Dyszel, BSN, and her fellow nurses in the Chester County Hospital NICU wanted to empower parents by encouraging them to read more to their infants.
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    Ask Kevin Mahoney @ Penn Medicine – Your Questions to the UPHS CEO Answered

    August 30, 2019
    Check out this month's answers from the UPHS CEO.
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    #CleanAirLanc Extends to Parking Garages throughout Lancaster City

    August 30, 2019
    As part of an effort to continue to advance the health and well-being of the Lancaster community, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health partnered with the Lancaster Parking Authority (LPA) to develop a tobacco-free policy for all LPA facilities.
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