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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    February 01, 2021
    Now that we've turned the page on 2020, the healthful resolutions, good wishes and positive plans for 2021 are in full swing.
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    Princeton Health Redoubles Efforts to Support Staff During Pandemic

    February 01, 2021
    Long before COVID-19 entered our vocabulary, physicians, nurses, and other front-line health care workers were susceptible to burnout and issues such as compassion fatigue.
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    Jameson to Lead AAMC Board

    February 01, 2021
    J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, EVP of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine, has been chosen as the new chair of the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) Board of Directors.
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    Michele Volpe Takes the Helm of HAPs Board of Directors

    February 01, 2021
    On January 1, the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) welcomed a new year and a new chapter of leadership as Michele Volpe, CEO of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, began her term as chair of the Board of Directors.
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    PSOM Students Create Unexpected Community Outreach

    February 01, 2021
    Each year, the Medical School Government (MSG) of the Perelman School of Medicine provides funding for its student groups to hold special events during the year, for example, a guest speaker at a luncheon or a networking event.
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    Embracing the Spirit of Giving

    February 01, 2021
    We have been through a tough several months, and I am extremely thankful for all of you that showed your love through your Spirit of Giving.
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    Awards and Accolades

    February 01, 2021
    Jean Bennett, MD, PhD, Albert Maguire, MD, Peg Rummel, RN, MHA, and Maurizio Cereda, MD, all recently won awards.
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    The Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Front-Line Heroes of 2020

    December 01, 2020
    Nursing has a proud, long history, and it’s clear — both to their colleagues and to patients — that nurses are at the center of the work we do in our hospitals and clinics.
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    Beyond Bedside Care: Nurses Use Clinical Expertise to Tackle New Frontiers

    December 01, 2020
    As nurses began expanding into formerly uncharted areas, new opportunities opened that allowed them to put their clinical knowledge to use in new and different ways and take top leadership posts within large hospitals and health systems.
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    Let’s Go to the Movies!

    December 01, 2020
    Take a wide-open parking lot, unseasonably kind weather, free snacks, and a classic adventure film on the big screen and suddenly you have a safe, socially distanced night out that served as a perfect thank-you gift for physicians, employees, and volunteers at Penn Medicine Princeton Health.
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