Bryn Mawr Hospital & Nemours duPont Pediatrics ‘Family Play It Safe’ Day

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Community event celebrates expanded services with day of family safety, good health and fun

Saturday, October 13, 2012
10:00 am–2:00 pm
Remarks at 10:45 am

Bryn Mawr Hospital and Nemours duPont Pediatrics are hosting a ‘Family Play It Safe’ day to celebrate the expansion of their collaborative services to include dedicated Nemours specialists as part of the emergency care team at Bryn Mawr Hospital. The innovative collaboration between these two health care organizations has been bringing high quality pediatric care services to the nearly one million children in the five-county region of Southeastern Pennsylvania for nearly 15 years. Under the terms of this expansion Nemours pediatric specialists will provide pediatric emergency services in the Bryn Mawr Hospital pediatric emergency department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Families are invited to attend this community celebration and learn more about how Bryn Mawr and Nemours are working together so kids do better. 

Along with tours of our Pediatric Emergency Department and Nemours ambulance, there will be a host of fun activities for kids of all ages, including:

  • Bike, poison and home fire safety tips
  • Drowsy, distracted, drinking and driving booth for teens
  • Virtual concussion experience
  • Face painting, music, healthy refreshments and more


Bryn Mawr Hospital Campus, Gerhard Building Parking Lot
130 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA (map)


  • Tours of the Bryn Mawr Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department and Nemours Kids Transport vehicle
  • Children and families participating in a variety of games and activities
  • Brief remarks by Nemours and Bryn Mawr Hospital executives
  • Testimonial by a grateful family who benefitted from the Bryn Mawr/Nemours partnership

About Bryn Mawr Hospital

Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 319-bed, not-for-profit acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to helping the community stay well ahead on the path to lifelong health. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named as one of the top six hospitals in the Philadelphia metro area and top 12 in the state of Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–2017, and is ranked as high-performing in the specialties of orthopedics and urology. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Bryn Mawr Hospital as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Neuro-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) has also received the 2015–2018 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence for the second time. The National Institutes of Health Commission on Cancer has accredited our Cancer Center and our Comprehensive Breast Center has been accredited by The Joint Commission and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Bariatric Program has been accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The hospital offers a full range of services, including cancer care, orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, behavioral health, maternity care, bariatric surgery, neurovascular and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technology such as the Intuitive Surgical System's DaVinci Robot and Navio Robotic Arm Orthopedic System. Through Bryn Mawr Hospital’s collaboration with the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, the university-affiliated Neurovascular Center offers rapid access to advanced diagnostics and treatment options for stroke care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock pediatric care for the pediatric inpatient unit and in the pediatric emergency department with additional board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians.

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