Shaping Our Future

Increasing Our Capacity to Care  Up-to-date information on the Trauma move to PPMC

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!

A Message from Michele Volpe

Michele Volpe
Executive Director,
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Dear colleagues,

Earlier this month, we were thrilled to officially open the doors and welcome our first patients to Penn Medicine University City. Our newest outpatient facility is already off to a great and busy start with 62 outpatient surgeries performed in the six new operating rooms, and over 850 patients visiting the new Penn Therapy & Fitness Center in the first week alone. Click here to read more. »

Latest News

  • Super-sized Outpatient Therapy Center Opens Soon in University City
    Penn Therapy & Fitness University City is set to open for business Aug. 4 as one of the first tenants of the 13-story Penn Medicine University City medical building. Read More »
  • Introducing the New Penn Musculoskeletal Center: Reinventing Orthopaedic Care
    Penn Orthopaedics is proud to announce a whole new way of delivering orthopaedic care. On August 25, 2014, Penn Medicine will open the new Penn Musculoskeletal Center. Read More »
  • Penn Medicine Will Expand to New Buildings and Spaces
    Just when you think Penn’s wide-ranging campus couldn’t get any bigger and better — it does.
    Read More »

New FAQ's Answered

  • PMUC - Is there a Rapid Response team at the site?
    As an outpatient facility there is not a Rapid Response Team. Read more »
  • PMUC - Have any diagnostic testing services closed or been reduced on the main campus?
    Only the Mammography Services -previous on Wright Saunders 4th floor- have closed and relocated to the 7th floor Medical Imaging Suite. Read more »
  • How will the new trauma center at PPMC be staffed?
    The current HUP trauma team (including physicians, nurses, and allied health and support services) will relocate to the new Trauma Center at Penn Presbyterian. Read more »

Trauma Transition Countdown


Ewing Cole Animated Fly-Through of the new Pavillion for Advanced Care
















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