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12/22/2008 - Philly Sports Writers Name Former Magee Patient as Humanitarian of the Year
In 2000, Adam Taliaferro severly damaged his spinal cord while playing football for Penn State. He was never supposed to walk again. But after spending three months at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, he walked out the doors unassisted, and began assisting those who needed his help and inspiration. This year, the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association recognized Adam's dedication.

12/16/2008 - World Series Trophy, Pat Croce, and Santa to Attend Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Holiday Party for Patients
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will brighten the season for its patients and their families with a festive Holiday Party that will feature - in order of importance here in Philly - the Phillies 2008 World Series Trophy, Pat Croce, and Santa.

12/11/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Wheelchair basketball teams will take to the court for the 7th Annual Dan Sullivan Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.

11/20/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Wheelchair Rugby Team to Host National Tournament
The BeastӔ is a three-day tournament hosted by Magee Rehabilitation Hospitals wheelchair rugby team, the Magee Eagles.

11/18/2008 - Buoniconti Fund and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Host Fundraiser at Citizens Bank Park
The fundraiser will support spinal cord injury research at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and the Miami Project based at the University of Miamis Miller School of Medicine.

11/18/2008 - AIDS Alive Founder, Martie W. Gillin, to Receive Humanitarian Award at Magee Rehabilitation Hospitals 50th Anniversary Celebration
On November 18, Martie W. Gillin will receive the Magee Rehabilitation Hospitals Humanitarian Award at the hospitalҒs 50th Anniversary Celebration dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel.

11/11/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital joins national effort to improve veteran health care
Magee has joined the American Hospital Association, HealthPartners and more than a dozen national organizations in a nationwide effort to educate millions of Americans about the problems faced by returning veterans and their families.

11/05/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Creates Wheelchair Training Video for U.S. Army
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital - a U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital for physical rehabilitation - has created a training video, posters and brochures to help Iraqi citizens learn to properly use wheelchairs.

10/13/2008 - Friends of Jerry Segal Event
Race Cars for Rehabilitation will be held at the Simeone Foundation Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, on Monday, October 13, 2008 from 6-9pm.

10/08/2008 - Patients at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Show Their Support for Phillies
The city of Philadelphia is showing its support for the Phillies as they get ready to face the LA Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. And the patients and staff at Magee are no exception.

09/25/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Cookout with Paralympian Laura Schwanger Postponed due to Weather
Magees Rehabilitation Week cookout, scheduled for Friday, September 26, has been postponed due to inclement weather until Monday, September, 29 at 12:30pm. The hospital will still honor local Paralympics Bronze Medalist, Laura Schwanger, at the rooftop cookout.

09/23/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Recognize Paralympics Bronze Medalist
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will honor local Paralympics Bronze Medalist, Laura Schwanger, at a rooftop cookout on top of the hospital.

09/21/2008 - Hireability to Hold Informative Breakfast on Assistive Technology for Employers
Hireability will host a breakfast and informative presentation for employers at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

09/11/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Appoints Two New Board Members
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to announce that Randall L. Scott and Herman Goldner joined the Hospital Board on September 10, 2008.

09/09/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Opens New Outpatient Facility at Watermark Building
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital opened a brand new Outpatient facility in the Watermark Building at 2 Franklin Town Boulevard in the Logan Square section of the city.

08/27/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Provide Voter Registration at Patient Labor Day BBQ
Magee will have a voter registration booth at the hospitals traditional Patient & Family Labor Day BBQ on the roof of the building.

08/20/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Receives 5 Year Art Therapy Grant from Gray Charitable Trust
The grant provides Magee with the funds to increase the amount of time patients spend creating, venting, expressing and enjoying themselves through art by allowing for a full-time Art Therapist.

09/07/2008 - Music Bands to Perform Benefit Concert to Benefit Those with Spinal Cord Injury
Former Magee patient Ryan "Gooch" Nelson will perform with his band to benefit Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and the Adam Taliaferro Foundation to help those who have experienced spinal cord injuries.

08/11/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Staff Receive National Certification
As a hospital that boasts a 2008 Philadelphia Magazine "Top Doctor", and status as a 2008 U.S News and World Report Best Hospital, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital knows the importance of extraordinary, knowledgeable staff. And two more have proven their abilities.

07/17/2008 - Motorcycle Head Injuries Increase
Deaths and head injuries involving motorcyclists have increased sharply in Pennsylvania since the repeal of the universal motorcycle helmet law in 2003.

07/14/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Ranks 18th at Rehabilitation in U.S. News & World Report's 2008 Edition of America's Best Hospitals
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has been ranked 18th at Rehabilitation in U.S. News's 2008 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Monday, July 14.

06/06/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Host Public Unveiling of Photo-Documentary about Patients and Therapists
Over the last 50 years, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has hosted photographers, writers, and video crews trying to capture in brief moments what staff, patients, and their families experience within our walls. But what makes Magee special is the relationships and progress made over time.

06/04/2008 - State Senator Christine Tartaglione to Receive Tuttleman Award for Excellence in Healthcare
Pennsylvania State Senator, Christine Tartaglione, will receive the Tuttleman Award for Excellence in Healthcare at a luncheon at noon at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday, June 4.

05/22/2008 - Mark Chilutti of Northeast Philadelphia Receives Silver Antelope Award from Boy Scouts
As an eight year old boy, Northeast Philadelphia's Mark Chilutti joined the Boy Scouts - deciding to measure his character through merit badges and service to the community. Thirty one years later, Chilutti's character is still being measured through the Boy Scouts. On May 22, Chilutti was awarded the Silver Antelope, the Boy Scouts' highest award for distinguished service to youth within one of the four regions of the Boy Scouts of America. The award is made by the National Court of Honor and the recipient must be a registered adult member of the Boy Scouts of America. Chilutti received the Silver Antelope at the Northeast Region Boy Scouts of America Recognition Luncheon and Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

05/16/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is Looking for Amputee Peer Mentors
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Peer Support Program provides patients and caregivers with a sense of social support, while providing practical information and tools to learn how to adapt and re-enter the community with their disability.

05/09/2008 - Howard Eskin Helps Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Raise $172,000 at 8th Annual Night of Champions
On Friday, May 9, Howard Eskin received Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Champion in the Community Award at the 8th Annual Magee Night of Champions.

05/09/2008 - Vince Papale added to list of local sports celebrities attending Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Night of Champions Event on May 9
Vince Papale will be joining othe celebrities from the Philadelphia sports world, including Howard Eskin, Adam Taliaferro, Billy Cunningham, Fran Dunphy, Mike Mamula, and Brian Propp at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Eighth Annual Night of Champions held on May 9 at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall (doors open at 6:30pm).

05/01/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Names Jeanne Doherty, MD, Assistant Medical Director
As of May 1, 2008, Jeanne Doherty, MD, will serve as the Assistant Medical Director of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Over her years of dedicated service to Magee - which was named in the May, 2008 Philadelphia Magazine as a "Best Hospital" for stroke, brain injury, and spinal cord rehabilitation - Dr. Doherty has been instrumental in assisting both the Magee Physician Group and Magee Administration in the areas of Quality Improvement and Medical Administration.

04/28/2008 - Famous Author/Aviator Stephen Coonts to Reunite with his Legendary Plane
Author Steven Coonts will visit the Northeast Philadelphia Jet Center to sign copies of The Cannibal Queen and swap stories with local aviators. Coonts is one of many generous contributors to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's fundraisers.

04/24/2008 - Former Patient & Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Occupational Therapists Celebrate Successful Supply Drive
For former Magee Rehabilitation Hospital patient, Janet Margolies, occupational therapy was a lifeline. After a fall left her with a smashed femur and broken wrist in 2008, she came to Magee to receive occupational therapy - preparing for the activities of her daily life, which included everything from being able to work to preparing her own meals.

03/20/2008 - State Senator Tartaglione amongst New Board Members at Magee
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, a leading rehabilitation center in center city Philadelphia, announced the appointment of state Senator Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick M. O'Hara, Denise Rae Scott-Jones and Susan L. Springsteen to the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees.

03/01/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Host Quad-Rugby Atlantic North Regional Championships
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Quad Rugby Team, the Magee Eagles, will host the United States Quad Rugby Association's (USQRA) Atlantic North Regional Championships March 1-2 at the Carousel House in Fairmount Park.

01/15/2008 - Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration to take Place during U Penn/ La Salle Basketball Game
On Tuesday, January 15, at 7:00 pm, the La Salle Explorers will take on the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in the storied confines of the Palestra. But fans might find the most fascinating aspect of the night taking place while the two teams are in their locker rooms.

01/01/2008 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Elects New Board Members
The Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees is proud to announce the election of its two newest members--William L. Conrad and Peter Samson.

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