Kevin Sowti, MD, MBA, and Aneesha Dhargalkar, MD sitting on a bench

As Awareness of Burnout Among Doctors Increases, a Group at CCH Bands Together to Create Solutions

The stresses of working on the frontlines of the medical profession are legend, and data shows that physicians are at greater risk of depression and depressive symptoms than the general population and double the average suicide rate.

Iris Reyes, MD administering a vaccine to a patient in West Philadelphia

A New Partnership for a Healthy Community in West Philadelphia

On March 25, the Penn Medicine family got bigger, and its connections to the community of West Philadelphia grew closer, with the transition of the former Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Philadelphia campus.

Mary Beth Wilson, Jewel Daye and Jeff Ebner walking near Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsy Nursing Leaders Prioritize Staff Self Care

Throughout the pandemic, nursing leaders at Pennsylvania Hospital have shared wellness resources, created a Wall of Gratitude, and even distributed aromatherapy towelettes, all in an effort to alleviate burnout and help their staff engage in self-care.

Employees Jim Kennel, John DeJesus and Chelsea Cunningham with City of Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace

Heroes of the Pandemic: LG Health’s Pharmacy Team

In the months leading up to emergency authorization of the COVID-19 vaccines, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health began preparing for the vaccine's arrival and distribution to our employees and community.

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    HUP Oncologist Puts Her Knowledge to the Ultimate Test

    April 01, 2021
    In February, Pamela Sung appeared on the classic quiz show “Jeopardy!” she grew up watching it with her dad
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    Princeton Health Renews Focus on Sustainability

    April 01, 2021
    Princeton Health also has worked systemwide to reduce waste, increase recycling, and use safer cleaning chemicals.
  • Joia Brosco and Ellie Pearlman performing a disaster preparedness drill on fellow employee Amy Davis

    Preparing for Disaster

    April 01, 2021
    With their shears and sponges at the ready, fourth-year medical students Joia Brosco and Ellie Pearlman immediately got to work as their classmate Amy Davis was wheeled into the decontamination tent.
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    A Tremendous Resource for Childhood Cancer Survivors

    April 01, 2021
    When she was only 15 years old, Jillian Burns, BSN, now an oncology nurse at Pennsylvania Hospital, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.
  • Helena Hrapcynski, Bob Katzianer, Marie Bono, Katherine Major and guest Rebecca Martinez connect on a Teams conference call

    Difference Makers: Grateful for the Penn Infusion Team

    April 01, 2021
    Penn Medicine at Home has helped thousands of patients stay safe — in the comforts of their own homes — while providing the often life-saving clinical care they needed. One patient recently took the time to write a letter.
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    Spring into Open Enrollment: Mark Your Calendars

    April 01, 2021
    Open Enrollment and health fair season at UPHS is quickly approaching! Each spring, employees have the opportunity to learn more about the valuable benefits they receive at UPHS, interact with experts during health fairs, and take an active role in selecting the benefits that support their own well-being, as well as the well-being of their family.
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    Newsweek Ranks HUP-PPMC in Top 20

    April 01, 2021
    The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center rank among the top in this country and globally, according to Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals 2021.
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    How COVID-19 Has Sped the Digital Transformation of Health Care

    March 01, 2021
    When Penn Medicine introduced Penn E-lert - a state-of-the-art electronic remote monitoring system providing intensive care units with as an additional layer of expert medical support.
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    ACT Moves Ahead in Vision

    March 01, 2021
    Last July, Penn Medicine launched the Action for Cultural Transformation (ACT) to eliminate structural injustice across Penn Medicine and the communities we serve to achieve a vision for the future.
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    Telehealth Art Therapy: Helping Youth Build Resilience

    March 01, 2021
    Creative activities like art therapy help children and adolescents increase their sense of well-being and emotional resilience, enabling better day-to-day functioning.
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