PHILADELPHIA – By tomorrow morning, the Philadelphia Flyers will either be headed to the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals or looking to close out the Eastern Conference Finals against the Montreal Canadians.
Either way, the Flyers Fun Patrol will be stopping by Penn Medicine Rittenhouse to visit with patients in the Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse inpatient hospice and the Good Shepherd Penn Partners inpatient rehabilitation units. Wives of the current and past Flyers players may stop by, as patients and staff get Flyer’d Up in support of the Flyers.
Penn Medicine Rittenhouse
1800 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
PHOTO OPs with Flyers’ wives and Fun Patrol visiting with select patients from Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse and Good Shepherd Penn Partners rehabilitation units.
Interviews available with:
- Marge Bowen, Director of Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse
- Kellie Page, volunteer Hospice Advisory Board member and wife of Comcast Spectacor COO John Page
Penn Medicine is one of the world's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $5.3 billion enterprise.
The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 18 years, according to U.S. News & World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $373 million awarded in the 2015 fiscal year.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System's patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center -- which are recognized as one of the nation's top "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S. News & World Report -- Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital -- the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Chestnut Hill Hospital and Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.
Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2015, Penn Medicine provided $253.3 million to benefit our community.