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Expecting During an Epidemic: A Glimpse into Pregnancy at Pennsy

As the coronavirus swept across the world, it took with it baby showers, casual walks through the onesie aisles at Target, coffee dates with pregnant friends, grandparents eagerly pacing the waiting room, and even mask-free deliveries.

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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    September 09, 2020
    Since our #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives demonstration and racial justice town hall, Pennsylvania Hospital has continued crucial dialogues surrounding institutional and systemic racism and reaffirmed our solidarity with the health system’s mission to advance a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equality.
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    Commending Pennsy’s “Magnet Crusaders”

    September 09, 2020
    Last month, PAH took the next step towards Magnet Recognition Program® redesignation by hosting a three-day site visit for the program’s appraisers.
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    Kudos Corner

    September 09, 2020
    Congratulations to Laetitia Simeral, CRNP, a nurse practitioner for the Sarcoma Program, and Olatomide Familusi, MD, MS, a fifth-year Plastic Surgery resident, on their recent honors. Their compassionate work and dedication have a positive impact on the patients and communities we serve everyday.
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    Saying Goodbye to a “Stalwart” Nursing Leader

    September 09, 2020
    On July 11, John A. Brennan passed away at 62. Though the loss was immense, he left a legacy of kindness and integrity and made an indelible mark on the colleagues he mentored and the patients he cared for over the years.
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    Helping Lung Patients Breathe Easier with Earlier Diagnoses

    August 10, 2020
    As the bronchoscope gradually made its way down the patient’s trachea and into their airway, Christoph Hutchinson, MD, director of Bronchoscopy at Pennsylvania Hospital, could see that he was getting close.
  • Theresa

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    August 10, 2020
    Across Penn Medicine, critical work is taking place to determine how our health system can support Black and other minority employees, champion justice and equality in the communities we serve, and use this pivotal moment as a catalyst for sustainable, transformative change.
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    A Chat with PAH’s New Chaplain

    August 10, 2020
    When facing a crisis, Rev. Brian Dunlop is just the friendly face you want to see. For more than 20 years, Dunlop worked as a public insurance adjuster, helping people struggling with damage wrought by hurricanes and fires rebuild their homes and restore their lives.
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    A Banner Week for Dr. Braffman

    August 10, 2020
    Year after year, lists like Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Doctors, and Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Docs” have included Michael N. Braffman, MD, among their ranks. But while these acknowledgments are certainly special, Pennsy’s house staff recently upped the ante as they recognized their beloved mentor.
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    Focused, Fearless, and Forward-Thinking: Lauding Pennsy’s Nursing Leaders

    July 08, 2020
    It’s the “Year of the Nurse” according to the World Health Organization — and what a year 2020 has been so far! All of PAH’s frontline nurses have overcome unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus, going above and beyond and giving their all.
  • Theresa

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    July 08, 2020
    Over the past several months, I have been in awe of the extraordinary efforts of every Pennsylvania Hospital staff member as we’ve faced the coronavirus crisis.
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