Trying to talk to your teen about “the birds and the bees”, but don’t know where to start? Then join us for our parent workshop on Tuesday, June 13th from 6:30-8:30pm. This workshop is designed to help parents increase their confidence in talking to their children about sexual health, relationships, and sexuality. The event is free, but registration is required. Click the link below to learn more.
Trying to talk to your teen about the birds and the bees

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Recently, experts from our Urology, ENT, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and Anesthesiology teams participated in the CHOP Talks lecture focused specifically on pediatric surgery. Experts presented on a range of topics and provided attendees with tours of our operating rooms as well as our Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus. Learn more about about...
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Join us in congratulating Dr. Christina Master, sports medicine pediatrician at CHOP, who was honored with the Best Research Award at the recent American Medical Society for Sports Medicine conference in San Diego. To learn more about concussion care for kids and other related research our team is working on, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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What do you do when you survive pediatric cancer? You become a POWERHOUSE who makes it his mission to help others, if you're 14 year old Peter Zucca! On a recent trip to CHOP, Peter and his mother Dawn delivered food to the inpatient families at the Cancer Center at CHOP, AND gave another big gift: a check for $92,000 to support the Division of Radiology at The Buerger Center for Advanced...
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Camryn was born with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a genetic disorder that can result in heart defects, poor immune system, and delayed development. At age two, her tantrums were out of control and she could only say a few words. Her parents brought her to our Specialty Care center in May’s Landing to begin early intervention for speech and in just a few months, they noticed a transformation....
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Last week we welcomed United Arab Emirates Consul General HE Majid Al-Suwaidi for a tour of our hospital. He was able to see our world class facilities firsthand and visit several Emirati patients who are receiving specialized treatment here. We look forward to continuing our work together in medical education and training, as well as joint research programs.

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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Joseph Rossano, who was named the new Chief of the Division of Cardiology, effective this week!
Please join us in congratulating Dr Joseph Rossano who was named the

Dr. Joseph Rossano Named Chief of Cardiology at CHOP | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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At CHOP, we are committed to bringing convenience to our patients and families through our Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Watch and share this video to learn about the benefits of visiting one of our Care Centers here, and find the closest location to you by visiting: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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CHOP brings pediatric medical and surgical specialty services to families in their back yards through its Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Our ...

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Congratulations Dr. Bimal Desai! Dr. Desai was just named this year’s Healthcare Innovator at the PACT - Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies Awards. He and his team are working to make your experience across our Hospital and Care Network easier, using the latest in technology and telemedicine. Click the link below to find out how they’re working to bring CHOP to the forefront in...
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As part of a volunteer project, a number of employees from local credit unions recently visited our Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center to help prepare the Health and Wellness Garden for the spring and summer season. The garden, built last year in partnership with Credit Unions for Kids, serves as a vitally important resource for patient and community engagement programs. Thank...
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Have you ordered your #DaisyDays merchandise yet? All proceeds benefit our Integrative Medicine department and help support breakthroughs for our patients. Start shopping today!
Have you ordered your DaisyDays merchandise yet All proceeds benefit our Integrative

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to focus on helping children communicate. Hearing your child babble and learn to say words is an exciting time for parents. As they grow up, talk naturally to your child, take time to listen to them and respond to what they are saying, and accept that sometimes mistakes happen.

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Planning to hit the bike trails or go for a family ride this weekend? Check out these tips from our Kohl's Injury Prevention Program to keep you and your family safe. #KohlsCares
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There are so many ways to support our patients during #DaisyDays! Our friends at William Penn Middle School spearheaded a variety of fundraising events, including a walk, dress down day and paper daisy icon sales. To learn more about all the ways you can help, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ].
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Eight-year-old Jade was all smiles with her pink cast on her big day! Needing a cast is never fun, but after a visit with Dr. Bong Lee and his team at the CHOP Specialty Care Center at Virtua, Jade didn’t let the cast hold her back from enjoying her First Holy Communion. Learn more about CHOP Specialty Care Center at Virtua: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Eightyearold Jade was all smiles with her pink cast on her big
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Join American Heritage Federal Credit Union 's Kids-N-Hope Foundation on Wednesday, June 14 and take the ultimate plunge into 1,000 gallons of strawberry gelatin at the 24th Annual Gelatin Olympics! In addition to taking a trip down the Ultimate Gelatin Slide, you can try your hand at the Gelatin Eating Contest, Gelatin Balloon Toss and more. It’s wacky fun for all ages, with all proceeds...
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A huge thank you to the University of Pennsylvania graduating class of 1992 for their generous donation to our Reach Out and Read program. The Penn alumni donated more than 2,000 brand new books in honor of their 25th reunion. These books will go to our Karabots Pediatric Care Center, where they will be given out to patients. Interested in starting a book drive? Click the link below to find...
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Aloha from beautiful Hawaii! Dr. Diane Spatz, director of our Lactation program, met with the state's department of health earlier this month to discuss how we provide care for our youngest patients and their parents. Some of the topics she touched on were hospital stay after birth, care during the critical two weeks after a mother goes home, and return to work. This work will set the...
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Aloha from beautiful Hawaii Dr Diane Spatz director of our Lactation program
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Our Main Hospital is glowing blue tonight for NF awareness, to recognize the 125,000 people in the U.S. living with this rare genetic disorder. #EndNF Children's Tumor Foundation Cancer Center at CHOP.
Our Main Hospital is glowing blue tonight for NF awareness to recognize
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We're gearing up for #CHOPprom 2017! Follow along on our Instagram story (@childrensphila) for a behind-the-scenes look at all of the prom prep and live updates from the red carpet!
Were gearing up for CHOPprom 2017 Follow along on our Instagram story
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