PAH Explores the Science of Soothing Scents

From testimonials about crystal healing, to recipes for herbal balms and teas, alternatives for standard treatments have experienced a surge in popularity – both among the public and in the healthcare field. While some approaches fall in the realm of pseudoscience, others like aromatherapy have made their way into hospitals as legitimate pain and anxiety management methods, including at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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    2017 Philadelphia Science Festival: Medicine in the 18th and 19th Century

    May 25, 2017

    As part of the Philadelphia Science Festival’s “Be a Scientist” Sunday last month, PAH welcomed nearly 100 guests – from young kids to inquisitive seniors – interested in learning what it was like to be a scientist in the 18th and 19th century.

  • Congratulations to Our Latest CAREs Grant Recipients!

    May 25, 2017

    Improving lives and health in underserved communities throughout the Philadelphia area is among Penn Medicine’s highest priorities. Every day, staff and faculty at Pennsylvania Hospital volunteer their knowledge, skills, and time to benefit the community.

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    Organ Donation: Frequently Asked Questions

    May 25, 2017

    The 2017 Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Donate Life challenge is in full swing! As a Hospital Partner in this initiative, PAH encourages all members of our staff to join with Gift of Life Donor Program, our partner organ donation organization, in educating our hospital community on the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue donations.

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    36th Annual Zubrow Lecture Honors Robert A. Aronowitz, MD

    May 25, 2017

    The Molly & Sidney Zubrow Lecture and Award Program is a longstanding Pennsylvania Hospital tradition that celebrates leaders in the health care field who carry on Sidney Zubrow, MD’s legacy of always working to improve patient care and broaden the horizons for everyone and anyone who works in health care.

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    Puppies and Kittens Offer Employees an RX for Stress

    April 27, 2017

    Last month, C4CP hosted one of its most popular and cuddly events—Paws for Pennsy. Three little kittens, three pit bull terrier mix pups, and Rico, a 6-year-old Australian cattle dog mix all from the Morris Animal Refuge were on hand to provide staff members with some nuzzles and kisses to brighten up their days all while also helping these animals find forever homes.

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    Remembering Robert Cathcart

    April 27, 2017

    It is with deep sadness that we recognize the passing of H. Robert Cathcart, a visionary leader who left an indelible imprint on both Pennsylvania Hospital and the health care landscape nationally.

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    Join the 2017 Donate Life Hospital Challenge

    April 27, 2017

    To help raise awareness about the important gift of organ donation and encourage others to become organ donors, PAH has again joined the Hospital and HealthSystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and Gift of Life Donor Program as a hospital partner in HAP’S Donate Life Hospital Challenge.

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    Happy 266th Birthday Pennsylvania Hospital

    April 27, 2017

    Join PAH senior leadership to celebrate Pennsylvania Hospital’s 266th Birthday.

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    Gearing up for Nurses Week 2017

    April 27, 2017

    National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

  • Celebrating PAH Social Workers

    April 27, 2017

    This year’s national Social Work Month theme was “Social Workers Stand Up,” highlighting the important role social workers play by collaborating with team members throughout PAH to offer to support to any and all patients who come through our doors.

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