• January 21
    MLK Day of Remembrance
  • January24 – Registration Deadline
    Penn Program for Mindfulness Course Offerings

  • March 6
    32nd Annual Molly and Sidney N. Zubrow Lecture and AwardProgram

  • March15
  • 12th Annual PPMC Benefit


January 21
MLK Day of Remembrance
Allare welcome to the 2013 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Remembrance onMonday, January 21, in the Zubrow Auditorium at 12:30 pm. The guest speakerwill be Rev. Dr. LaVerne Adams and there will be readings by George A. McCallElementary School Students.

Thisyear’s theme – “What will you be a drum major for?” – is based upon a quotefrom Dr. King which sates: “Ifyou want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major forjustice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major forrighteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.”


Registration Deadline for Penn Program for Mindfulness Winter 2013 CourseOfferings

The Penn Program for Mindfulnesshttp://www.pennmedicine.org/stress/is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Management program that teaches individuals howto use meditation as the primary tool for long-term stress management. Mindfulnessmeditation is taught in a completely practical way as a powerful tool to managethe physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms of stress.  (Go to http://www.pennmedicine.org/mindfulness to seethe complete schedule of classes) or click herehttp://uphsxnet.uphs.upenn.edu/Express/messages/Mindfulness2013.htmlfor more information. 


March 6
32nd Annual Molly and Sidney N.Zubrow Lecture and Award Program
TheThirty-Second Annual Molly and Sidney N. Zubrow Lecture and Award Program willbe held Wednesday, March 6, at 5 pm in the Zubrow Auditorium. A reception willfollow in the Great Court on the first floor of the Pine Building. All areinvited to attend to hear guest lecturer EzekielJ. Emanuel, MD, PhD, chair, Department of Medical Ethics andHealth Policy at Penn, discuss the pressing need for health care reform in theUS, the challenges looming, and the future of American medicine. The Molly andSidney N. Zubrow Lecture and Award Program was established by Dr. and Mrs.Zubrow in 1981 to highlight humanism in medicine.

For more information and to RSVP please contact Gretchen Murphy in Development at 215.829.6975or Gretchen.Murphy@uphs.upenn.edu.



12th Annual PPMC Benefit

The Board of Trustees,Administration and Faculty invite you to save the date for the 12th AnnualBenefit on March 15, from 6-9 pm at Vie in the Fairmount/Art Museum district ofPhiladelphia. Swanky music, classic cocktails and a silent auction will makefor a great 1960s-inspired evening. All proceeds will benefit the PennMesothelioma & Pleural Program. For more information, click here,or email Mad.Party@uphs.upenn.edu.