News

November 30, 2020

The Perfect Tribute

One person's journey from patient family member to employee to donor. Kaitlynn King is a patient care technician who works on 5 South — UPMC Hamot’s COVID unit. A native of Erie, Kaitlynn moved to Florida after graduating from high school. Last October, she received a call that her grandmother was seriously ill. “She was my best friend since day one,” Kaitlynn said, “so there was no question about rushing back to see her.”

November 30, 2020

The Unspoken Toll of COVID

Along with COVID, our community is experiencing increased rates of depression, anxiety, family challenges, substance use, and “burnout” as they adapt to all the changes the pandemic has created.

November 30, 2020

Santa’s got a brand-new bag…

And so could you! Just in time for your holiday shopping, UPMC Hamot Aid Society is hosting a Designer Handbag Holiday Raffle.

November 30, 2020

MWRI-Penn State Retreat

On Friday, Nov. 20, researchers and clinicians at the Magee-Womens Research Institute and faculty at Penn State Behrend came together for the first-ever MWRI in Erie Retreat.

October 30, 2020

Community Schools

An update from Rachel Pierce, interim community school director