Shaping Our Future

Increasing Our Capacity to Care  Up-to-date information on the Trauma move to PPMC
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The Trauma Center at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will become Penn Medicine’s Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center early in 2015. The Pennsylvania Trauma Foundation will recognize the 25 year history of the Penn Trauma Program as the same program in a new location. Check back frequently for new updates and information!

The Final Countdown is Underway

Alyson Cole
Assistant Executive
Director, PPMC

The transition of Penn Medicine’s Level 1 Trauma Center from HUP to Penn Presbyterian is less than 100 days away. Years of planning and countless meeting hours have gone into the detailed plans, which are beginning to unfold in this final phase. Multidisciplinary teams from both campuses and across the clinical departments are completing their final checklists in preparation for this historic transition on February 4th, 2015. Click here to read more. »




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New FAQ's Answered

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