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From Conquering Cancer to Climbing Kilimanjaro

Jennifer Vrana has been in the midst of an adrenaline rush for 18 years. Following the attacks on September 11, 2001, the Philadelphia police officer headed to New York City to join the bucket brigade at the World Trade Center site.

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    Meet Farzana Rashid Hossain, MD: Women’s Health Champion & New PAH Addition

    July 02, 2019
    Since starting at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) in 2010, gastroenterologist Farzana Rashid Hossain, MD, has been committed to building a healthier Philadelphia community through science and social empowerment.
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    Diversity, Inclusion, and a Whole Lot of Fun

    July 02, 2019
    Last month, PAH’s Cultural & Community Awareness Council (CCAC) hosted their 3rd Annual Diversity Day, which brought together staff, visitors, and community members to enjoy some international dishes in the sunshine and celebrate the racial, ethnic, spiritual, gender, sexuality, and cultural differences that enrich Pennsy’s team and the surrounding community.
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    Speaker Series Celebrates “Nexus of Innovation and Healing”

    July 02, 2019
    The latest installment of the Franklin-Bond Speaker Series was focused on innovation in breast cancer therapies.
  • Brain

    Establishing a Safe Haven on Spruce

    June 06, 2019
    Providing compassionate care for individuals with behavioral health issues has been at the core of Pennsylvania Hospital’s mission since the hospital first opened its doors.
  • Vantage Point

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    June 06, 2019
    As our nation’s first hospital, PAH has a value that has survived for centuries and that continues to thrive today.
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    An EVS Soup-er Star Goes Above and Beyond

    June 06, 2019
    Orysya Khanas, an Environmental Services service technician, was happy to help when she received a call from a colleague looking for some quick assistance in clarifying care instructions for a patient who spoke only Ukrainian.
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    History Comes Alive at the Philadelphia Science Festival

    June 06, 2019
    Pennsylvania Hospital’s historical significance can’t be overstated — it was already 25 years old when the fledgling United States declared independence, and has been a leader in medicine and patient care since 1751.
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    PAH Takes the Cake for 268 Years

    June 06, 2019
    Last month, PAH staff took time to relax and enjoy a slice of celebratory cake in honor of the hospital’s 268th birthday.
  • Spine Center

    Spotlight on the Spine Center

    June 06, 2019
    Whether caused by hunching over a computer, overuse during workouts, or a traumatic injury or disease, nearly 9 in 10 people will experience neck or back pain during their life.
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    From Triplets to Women’s Health Initiatives, the Best Things Come in Three

    April 29, 2019
    Not only had Laury and her husband, T.J., found out they were expecting triplets, but she had also developed anemia and preeclampsia and needed to deliver Theophilus (Theo), Magdalene (Maggie), and Zoe even earlier than expected.
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