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Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Magee Night of Champions

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:34 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital hosts the Night of Champions event on Friday, May 4, 2017 at Penns Landing Caterers. Proceeds from the event benefit Magee patient and community programs. To purchase tickets or support the event, contact Magee's Development Department at giving@mageerehab.org or 215-587-3090.


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Magee Humanitarian Award Dinner

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:33 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital hosts the 30th Humanitarian Award Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at The Logan Hotel. This year's Dinner will honor Christopher Franklin of Aqua America with the Humanitarian Award. Proceeds from the event benefit Magee patients. To purchase tickets or support the event, contact Magee's Development Department at giving@mageerehab.org or 215-587-3090.


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28th Jerry Segal Classic

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:29 PM

The Friends of Jerry Segal host the 28th Jerry Segal Classic on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Green Valley Country Club, The ACE Club and Sunnybrook Golf Club. Proceeds benefit the patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. To purchase tickets or support the event, contact Magee's Development Office at segalclassic@mageerehab.org or 215-587-3090.


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Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Golf Outing

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:26 PM

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Rehabilitation Hospital host their 7th annual golf outing on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Green Valley Country Club. To purchase tickets or support the event, contact Magee's Development Office at giving@mageerehab.org or 215-587-3090


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Magee Art Heals Event

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:24 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital hosts its Art Heals on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Proceeds benefit Magee's Art Therapy Program. Contact the Magee Development Department to purchase tickets and support the event: giving@mageerehab.org / 215-587-3090


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Magee Annual Tennis Event

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 2:21 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital hosts its Annual Tennis Event on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Germantown Cricket Club. Proceeds benefit Magee's Wheelchair Tennis Program. Contact the Magee Development Department to purchase tickets and support the event: giving@mageerehab.org / 215-587-3090

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital was ranked as a high performing hospital.

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Hank Skoczen of at 2:24 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital was ranked as a high performing hospital in the report. Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has 96 beds. The hospital had 1,123 admissions in the latest year for which data are available. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).You can find out more about PIM through its Website at www.philadelphiamedicine.com.


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Tennis event to support Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:45 AM

Join us for a day of tennis to benefit the families and patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Proceeds support Magee’s art therapy and wheelchair tennis programs.

Enjoy time with friends engaging in some competition on the beautiful grass courts of Germantown Cricket Club. Play is round robin format and a partner is not required to participate. Women and men of all levels of play are welcome!
Tennis whites are required.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Magee Rehabilitation Night of Champions

Posted to Announcement by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:10 AM

Night of Champions is an exciting night featuring live and silent auctions, raffles, live entertainment and more! Proceeds directly fund patient programs like art therapy, horticultural therapy, therapeutic recreation and wheelchair rugby, tennis, basketball and racing teams. Held at Penn's Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia. Contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org for tickets and more information.

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Magee's Humanitarian Award Dinner

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:37 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will present the Humanitarian Award at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. The event includes cocktail reception, dinner and award ceremony. For information contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org.


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Taliaferro Foundation and Magee Rehabilitation Golf Outing

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:35 AM

The 4th Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Rehabilitation Golf Outing benefits spinal cord injury research, rehabilitation, and quality of life programs supported by the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. The event takes place at Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, PA. For more information contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org.


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The 25th Jerry Segal Classic

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:33 AM

Join us for a great day of golf, plus a fantastic cocktail party featuring silent and live auction items and a raffle. Over the past 25 years, the Classic, organized by The Friends of Jerry Segal, has raised more than $11 million for programs and services designed to support patients and their families during their time at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, contact (215) 587-3090 or SegalClassic@MageeRehab.org.

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Magee Rehabilitation Night of Champions

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:24 AM

Night of Champions is an exciting night featuring live and silent auctions, raffles, live entertainment and more! Proceeds directly fund patient and community programs such as art therapy, horticultural therapy, therapeutic recreation and Magee's wheelchair rugby, tennis, basketball and racing teams. Held at Penn's Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia. Contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org for tickets and more information.

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Monday, January 21, 2013

Magee's 26th Humanitarian Award Dinner

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 3:44 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will present the Humanitarian Award at the Four Seasons Hotel. The event includes cocktail reception, dinner and award ceremony. For information contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org.


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Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Rehabilitation Golf Outing

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 3:42 PM

The 3rd Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Rehabilitation Golf Outing benefits spinal cord injury research, rehabilitation, and quality of life programs supported by the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and Magee Rehabilitation. The event takes place at Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, PA. For more information contact (215) 587-3090 or giving@MageeRehab.org.


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The 24th Jerry Segal Classic

Posted to Event by Mrs. Christina Carl of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 3:39 PM

Join us for a great day of golf, plus a fantastic cocktail party featuring silent and live auction items and a raffle. Over the past 24 years, the Classic, organized by the Friends of Jerry Segal, has raised more than $11 million for programs and services designed to support patients and their families during their time at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, contact (215) 587-3090 or SegalClassic@MageeRehab.org.


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Monday, September 12, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Benefit from 2011 Philadelphia Marathon

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:47 AM

Magee Rehab Hospital has been given 35 official 2011 Philadelphia Marathon entries. The marathon will be held Sunday, November 20.

Money raised will support Magee’s wheelchair sports program, which includes rugby, basketball, tennis, power wheelchair soccer and a racing team which will have members participating in the marathon.

A Magee Rehabilitation Hospital marathon entry costs $600.00 and includes: official entry in the Philadelphia Marathon or half marathon, a TEAM MAGEE racing singlet, complimentary marathon-eve pasta dinner for the runner and 3 supporters, free parking for the marathon at 16th & Race Streets (just blocks from the starting line), discounted room rates at the Hampton Inn at 13th & Race Streets (close to the starting line) and a pre-marathon, runner-friendly continental breakfast.

You can also support Magee's marathon initiative without running, by donating $26.20 to the "Let Them Run Club".

To sign up or learn more, call Meg Rider at 215-587-3140.


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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Wins Operational Excellence Award from Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:12 AM

Magee Rehab received the 2011 Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)award for Operational Excellence in the Small Hospital Group category for its WOW Discharge initiative.

The “Wow” Discharge project was initiated to improve patient satisfaction with discharge at Magee.

Since the implementation of the
“Wow Discharge” program, Magee has achieved ranks between the 88th and 99th percentiles five of the last six quarters, according to Press Ganey survey results.

Tools developed by the WOW Discharge initiative include a Discharge Patient Identifier, Patient Care Conference Discharge Checklist, Discharge Patient/Family Issues Reminder Form, and a Discharge Thank You Note. Additionally, Discharge Rounds with the physician, nurse, and case manager were initiated to answer final questions, and a process for making Discharge Follow up Phone Calls was designed.


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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Joins Philadelphia International Medicine Network

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 3:56 PM

Magee Rehab Hospital, ranked among the best rehabilitation hospitals in the United States for spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic replacement and pain management has joined the Philadelphia International Medicine(PIM)network.

PIM provides medical and patient support services to international patients. It also provides continuing medical education and health care training to international physicians and administrators. As the international department of several Philadelphia-area hospitals, international patients gain access to physicians and hospitals rated among the best in the world.

Magee serves its patients through a 96 bed inpatient hospital and several outpatient facilities in and around Philadelphia. Magee—with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—is one of 14-federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

Learn more about Magee at MageeRehab.org. Learn more about PIM at PhiladelphiaMedicine.com.


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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Creates Videos to Help Those in Wheelchairs Regain Independence

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:48 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, through a grant from the Kessler Foundation, has created a series of short videos that show how wheelchair users can go about their daily routines and live life to the fullest.

On June 20, Magee released 4 videos on their website and YouTube page called “A Day In The Life” which star former Magee patient Frankie LaMacchia showing—and explaining—how he overcomes obstacles and uses available services to get around, get through chores…
…and have fun.

Each video runs about 15 minutes and covers: Home Mobility, Kitchen Mobility, Community Mobility and Fitness.

Locations around Philadelphia that generously allowed filming include The City of Philadelphia, SEPTA, Acme Supermarkets, The Sporting Club at the Bellevue, Diesel clothing, and El Vez.


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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and Adam Taliaferro Foundation Tee Off on New Fundraiser

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:40 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is partnering with the foundation of former patient & Penn State Alum Adam Taliaferro for a golf outing October 3, 2011 at the Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

Proceeds from the golf outing—which includes golf, dinner, cocktails and a auctions—will benefit spinal cord injury research, rehabilitation, and quality of life programs supported by both the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

Taliaferro was a patient at Magee back in 2000 when, as a freshman cornerback for Penn State, he received a spinal cord injury while making a clean hit in a game against Ohio State.

To participate in the golf outing or to obtain more information, please contact the Magee Development Office at (215) 587-3090 or email jflynn@mageerehab.org or Gus Ostrum at the Adam Taliaferro Foundation at (609) 502-0424 or email ostrumg@yahoo.com


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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Phillies’ Skipper Charlie Manuel Named Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s 2011 Humanitarian of the Year

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 3:57 PM

Philadelphia Phillies Manager, Charlie Manuel, has been named Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia’s 2011 Humanitarian of the Year, and will officially be recognized by the award-winning physical and cognitive rehab hospital at its 24th Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner November 15 at 5:30 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel on the Ben Franklin Parkway.

This is the second time in the twenty-four year history of Magee’s Humanitarian Award that the honor has been bestowed on a Phillie. Tim McCarver, former Philadelphia Phillies catcher and legendary broadcaster, was the first person ever to receive the award back in 1988.

For more information on Magee’s 24th Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner, including tickets and sponsorships, visit MageeRehab.org or call Ron Siggs, VP of Development and Public Relations 215-587-3216.


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Monday, May 23, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Board Elects Cozen O'Connor's Lisa Calvo Haas

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:45 AM

The Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees elected Lisa Calvo Haas to its ranks on May 11, 2011.

Ms. Haas is a Member and Director of Business Development at Cozen O’Connor where she is responsible for the design and implementation of business development initiatives for the firm’s business law and commercial litigation departments.

Aside from her involvement with Magee, Ms. Haas serves on the Boards of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Princeton University Club of Philadelphia, and the Starfinder Foundation, and is the Chairperson of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Third Century Initiative. Ms Haas is a graduate of LEADERSHIP PHILADELPHIA.


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Monday, May 02, 2011

Two Magee Doctors Named Among Top Rehabilitation Physicians in the Region by Philadelphia Magazine

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:13 AM

This year, two Magee Rehabilitation Hospital doctors’ exemplary care and expertise has landed them on the 2011 Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs list.

Dr. Barbara Browne (Stroke Rehab, SCI, Geriatric Rehab) and Dr. Guy Fried, Chief Medical Officer, have both been selected by their peers to the list, which is compiled by Castle Connoly Medical Ltd.

“A big congratulations to Dr. Browne and Dr. Fried on behalf of everyone at Magee,” said Magee’s President & CEO Jack A. Carroll. “Their patient care skills are great and they have produced consistently high quality care for many years. It is a wonderful tribute to Magee for them to be recognized by those in our medical field.”

A founding member of the Jefferson Health System, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is the Philadelphia region’s first rehab hospital.


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in the Philadelphia Area Ranking

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 9:30 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has made the U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever Best Hospitals Metro Area ranking for the Philadelphia area, placing 20th. The entire list is available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals.

The new rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties, including 132 of the 152 hospitals already identified as the best in the nation. There are nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide. To be ranked in its metro area, a hospital had to score in the top 25 percent among its peers in at least one of 16 medical specialties.

Magee is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is in Center City Philadelphia and it has 3 outpatient facilities. All locations offer comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury.


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Monday, March 14, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's 11th Annual Night of Champions funraiser

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 10:01 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will hold its Eleventh Annual Night of Champions fundraiser on Friday, May 6 at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on 1301 South Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, Pa.

Tickets are $125.00 and include dinner,raffle prizes, music by local band 61 North and auctions of autographed sports memorabilia, exclusive gifts,restaurant certificates, getaway weekends,and travel packages.

All funds benefit the Hospital’s Patient Programs such as horticultural therapy, art therapy, chaplain services, wheelchair sports, and the patient resource center.


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Monday, January 10, 2011

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Post-Concussion Clinic to be Recognized at Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Dinner Jan. 31

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 9:35 AM

Magee’s Tim Young, MD and Todd Lewis, PhD, created a post-concussion clinic to help determine when it is safe for an athlete to return to their sport, and to use Magee’s physical and cognitive therapy expertise to address any complications that may arise from a concussion.

On Jan.31, The Philly Sports Writers Assoc. will acknowledge Magee at the 107th Annual Awards Dinner, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill at 5:00pm. Magee will also have a booth at the dinner to discuss the post-concussion clinic.

"I'm glad that Magee is participating in our banquet,” said Rich Westcott, president of the Philly Sports Writers Assoc. “Its new post-concussion clinic is providing a vital medical service to teams and athletes in our area.It's extremely important that people get the proper information in terms of learning how to deal with concussions."

To learn about Magee’s post-concussion clinic, call 855-587-BRAIN. To learn more about the PSWA Award Dinner, go to PSWAdinner.com.


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Monday, November 29, 2010

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts 2010Sullivan Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Dec. 4-5

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:08 AM

On December 4 and 5, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm on Saturday, and 8:00 am and 3:00 pm on Sunday, wheelchair basketball teams will take to the court for the 9th Annual Dan Sullivan Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at the RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Drive, West Deptford, New Jersey.

It may be the season of good will, but make no mistake about it, the teams competing are coming to win.

The tournament—named for Dan Sullivan, the Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Famer who founded the Delaware Valley Wheelchair Athletic Association in 1977—is sponsored by Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia, and will feature Magee’s own team, the Magee Sixers Spokesmen who are also supported by the NBA’s Philadelphia ‘76ers. Expected to attend on Sunday are Dan Sullivan, as well as representatives from the Philadelphia ‘76ers.

To learn more, contact Meg Rider at MRider@MageeRehab.org.


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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Wins National Improvement Award

Posted to Milestone by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 11:16 AM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has been named a 2010 Success Story Award Winner by Press Ganey.

Press Ganey currently partners with more than 10,000 health care facilities to measure and improve the quality of their care and their bottom line. Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is one of just six Press Ganey client facilities to receive this honor in 2010.

The Success Story Award recognizes facilities that have demonstrated leadership, implemented organizational change, and increased customer satisfaction. The award is a coveted symbol of achievement in the health care satisfaction industry bestowed annually.

To improve satisfaction of patients and their families, Magee adopted a “Culture of Excellence” involving all-day, all-staff interactive seminars that demonstrated the importance of positive attitudes, and accountability in the workplace. The result was a feeling of responsibility across all levels of employment in the way patients and their families felt about Magee.


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Monday, October 11, 2010

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Humanitarian Award Dinner November 16 to Celebrate Heroes of Healthcare

Posted to Event by Mr. Kerry Ross O'Connor of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital at 12:10 PM

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer, Guy Fried, MD, local lawyer Harvey Kronfeld, Esq and GlaxoSmithKline, will be recognized for their contributions to healthcare at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s 23rd Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner, held on November 16 at 5:30 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel on the Ben Franklin Parkway.

Dr. Guy Fried has been treating patients at Magee for over 20 years. He is recognized often as a “Top Doc” by Philadelphia Magazine and has distinguished himself as a care provider, teacher, mentor and role model.

Harvey Kronfeld, Esq. was a spinal cord injury patient at Magee 23 years ago and has served on Magee’s Board of Trustees for over 10 years.

GlaxoSmithKline has been a friend of Magee for years, as well as our neighbor with their Center City Headquarters just across the street from Magee’s main inpatient hospital.

For info, call 215-587-3090.


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