After 28 years of dedicated service, Jim Kelley has retired as Director ofEngineering Services.
Jim first came to Pennsylvania Hospital in November1, 1984, as the Assistant Director of Engineering. After about a year he transferredto the now-closed Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital to serve as Director ofEngineering. Jim was back at PAH as Associate Director of Engineering when theInstitute closed in 1995, and was promoted to Director in July of 2006.
Over the years Jim has been instrumental inoverseeing numerous renovation and construction projects throughout theHospital and its surrounding campus. He’s had an integral role in both helpingto implement the Private Room Initiative and construction of our new outpatientfacility, Penn Medicine Washington Square.
“For almost three decades Jim was a steadyand stalwart presence through each “emergency” PAH has endured. He will bemissed by all,” said Karla McCaney,vice president, Facilities Management.