We're here at #HuddleUpForAutism with the Philadelphia Eagles to raise funds for our Center for Autism Research at CHOP. Follow along today on our Instagram Stories page @ ChildrensPhila!
Earlier this week, we held a Women's History Month celebration featuring trailblazing women at CHOP. Panelists included Madeline Bell, President and CEO; Dr. Bev Davidson, Chief Scientific Strategy Officer, Research Institute; Dr. Lisa Biggs, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Care Network; and Dr. Angela Ellison, Associate Director of Research, Division of Emergency Medicine. Sponsored by our...
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It’s Child Life Month and we want to introduce you to some of our Child Life Specialists and Child Activity Coordinators!

Meet Laura Cadge and Jackie Rosen – they are Child Life Specialists in our Emergency Department. The Emergency Department (ED) currently has nine child life specialists (CLS). The ED is a very fast paced unit, which means that the majority of their days involve trying to...
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Our commitment to healthy kids extends beyond our Hospital’s walls and into neighborhoods. See how the new South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center fulfills this goal.

Embracing Our Neighbors – 2016 Annual Report

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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.

Ambulatory Surgery Center

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Many thanks to Mya for her generous donation to our Liver Transplant Fund for Patients and Families. For more information about the Liver Transplant Program, please visit: [ Bit.ly Link ].
It’s Child Life Month and we are introducing you to some of our Child Life Specialists and Child Activity Coordinators! Asia, Brittany and Elizabeth are the Child Life team on the Surgical Trauma Unit.

“We love providing procedural preparation, coping education, and normalization through play to our diverse patient population! We are grateful for the opportunity to support patients who are...
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“I used to blame myself — I felt that I must have done something wrong as a parent for Emily to get type 1 diabetes," says Melissa. “But now I know that there’s nothing that I could have done to prevent it from happening. I know we can get through this.” Emily, 2, has come a long way since a near-fatal incident from diabetes-related complications when she was just 7 months old. #mybreakthrough

Type 1 Diabetes: Emily’s Story | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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March is Child Life Month, and to help recognize and celebrate our team, we are sharing stories about what it’s like to be a Child Life Specialist or Child Activity Coordinator here!

Meet Andrea McGinnis, she has been a child life specialist for eight years and has worked in a variety of areas including the Emergency Department and surgical-trauma unit. She is currently an outpatient clinic...
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Ever wonder what it’s like to be an audiologist at CHOP? Now’s your chance! Visit our high-tech, soundproof rooms, check out the equipment our experts use, and learn how your ears help guide you through the world. It’s all part of the fun and exciting events hosted by the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Be a CHOP Audiologist! | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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It’s Child Life Month and we want to introduce you to some of our Child Life Specialists and Child Activity Coordinators!

Jessica Johnson and Corey Isch are both Child Life Specialists/Recreation Therapists covering our rehabilitation unit and short stay unit in the Children’s Seashore House.

“We love that we get the unique opportunity of working on a unit that is often the last bump in the...
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Congrats to our physicians who were featured in South Jersey Magazine's “Top Docs for Kids 2017” issue! These 33 docs represent over 15 specialty areas and see patients at one of our Specialty Care Centers in New Jersey. To learn more about our NJ locations, visit [ Bit.ly Link ] and check out the full list here.

Top Docs For Kids 2017 - SJ Magazine

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Today is the first day of spring and if you have a child or teen athlete, you know that warmer weather means team practices, games and potential sports injuries. You may have questions about their safety, or want tips for injury prevention. Luckily, two of our sports medicine experts, Dr. Naomi Brown and Dr. Christian Turner, will be available to answer your questions in a special 6abc Action...
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Chat with CHOP on Tuesday, March 21st - TOPIC: Pediatric Sports Medicine

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March is Child Life Month, and to help recognize and celebrate our team, we will be sharing stories about what it’s like to be a Child Life Specialist or Child Activity Coordinator!

Christine Kubacki is one of our Child Activity Coordinators (CAC) and has been at CHOP for almost 6 years. CAC’s work alongside Child Life Specialists to deliver supportive services to patients, siblings, and...
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Recently, some of our gastroenterology experts participated in a CHOP Talks CME lecture series at the University Medical Center of Princeton. They presented on a range of topics including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Constipation, and EoE vs. Celiac. To learn more about our Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Creativity plus expertise equals a new medical device that was fostered by our Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a new department created to support employees with great ideas to improve child’s health.

Employees. Entrepreneurs. – 2016 Annual Report

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Join us on March 26th at our 11th Biliary Atresia Education Day, a patient-family education event, hosted by the Biesecker Liver Center and the Biliary Atresia Clinical Care Program at CHOP. Families can meet each other and learn from one another’s experiences, hear about clinical care and research, and speak with our clinical team. Learn more and register here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Biliary Atresia Education Day | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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A new blog post from our PolicyLab explains why it’s critical to counter rising vaccine hesitancy in the US.

The Ironic Rise in Vaccine Hesitancy | PolicyLab

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Join us in congratulating Dr. David Spiegel, orthopaedic surgeon at CHOP, who was honored with the 2017 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Humanitarian Award. Dr. Spiegel has dedicated over 20 years to charitable work and has impacted the lives of countless patients both here and abroad. To read more about Dr. Spiegel and his recent accomplishment, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
March is Child Life Month, and to help recognize and celebrate our team, we will be sharing stories about what it’s like to be a Child Life Specialist or Child Activity Coordinator here!

Meet Rachel Puklin and Amanda Smyth – they both work as Child Life Specialists in our Neonatal/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU).

“In the N/IICU, the care we provide to our patients is mostly procedural...
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