Celebrate with lung transplant recipients, their families, doctors and nurses.
The PENN Lung Transplant Program recently surpassed a major milestone by performing its 500th lung transplant.
Meet the recipients, HEAR their stories…SHARE their joy. Talk to their healthcare team to learn about the heartwarming relationships that have been formed!
|WHERE & WHEN:
Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia
10 Avenue of the Arts
Friday, November 2
6:30 to 8 pm
The PENN Lung Transplant Program is among the most active in the country and remains the premier center in the Philadelphia region. Sustaining superior transplant outcomes, even in patients deemed to be too “high risk” at other centers, is the hallmark of the success over the past decade.
The celebration is to honor patients and the dedicated efforts of the transplant team. Join us for an evening of joy.
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PENN Medicine is
a $3.5 billion enterprise dedicated to the related missions
of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in
patient care. PENN Medicine consists of the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical
school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Penn's School of Medicine is currently ranked #3 in the
nation in U.S.News & World Report's survey of top research-oriented
medical schools; and, according to most recent data from the
National Institutes of Health, received over $379 million in
NIH research funds in the 2006 fiscal year. Supporting 1,400
fulltime faculty and 700 students, the School of Medicine is
recognized worldwide for its superior education and training
of the next generation of physician-scientists and leaders of
The University of Pennsylvania Health System includes
three hospitals — its flagship hospital, the
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, rated one of the
nation’s “Honor Roll” hospitals by U.S.News & World
Report; Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital; and
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center — a faculty practice
plan; a primary-care provider network; two multispecialty satellite
facilities; and home care and hospice.