Monthly Archive: March 2017

Mar 28 2017

Do Teen Mothers in Vulnerable Populations Need Better Health Services?

Young mothers emerging from the child welfare system need better health services. Data shows that adolescent and young adult mothers with a history in the system experience a high number of physical and mental health conditions prior to the birth of their baby.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/teen-mothers-vulnerable-populations-need-better-health-services/

Mar 24 2017

Vaccine Hesitancy, Beating Neuroblastoma, Brain Biomarkers for Autism, Medicaid Reforms, 2017 Richard King Trainee Award, Best U.S. Pediatric Program

In times of uncertainty, a dose of positive news reminds us that making progress through difficult situations is possible — our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research community does it every day!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccine-hesitancy-beating-neuroblastoma-brain-biomarkers-autism-medicaid-reforms-2017-richard-king-trainee-award-best-u-s-pediatric-program/

Mar 21 2017

Culture Shift – Spreading Trauma-Informed Care Across a Health System

Over the past few years, VPI@CHOP has implemented trauma-informed care training across the CHOP organization using a theory-based approach developed from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Framework for Spread and from VPI@CHOP’s own formative research (2016) to transform pediatric healthcare networks into trauma-informed institutions.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/culture-shift-spreading-trauma-informed-care-across-health-system/

Mar 16 2017

Meet a Researcher’s Best Resource: Q&A with Research Navigator, Katherine Yang-Iott

Little details make big discoveries possible. Meet our Research Navigator, Katherine Yang-Iott — the point person for any and all questions a CHOP investigator might have, from where to discard used lab materials, to how to obtain new equipment, to where we can find a good slice of pizza, fast.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/meet-researchers-best-resource-qa-research-navigator-katherine-yang-iott/

Mar 15 2017

CHOP Named the Nation’s Best Pediatrics Department for 2018

For the fifth year in a row, we are excited to announce that U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey has awarded our department of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania first place in pediatric medical education.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-named-nations-best-pediatrics-department-2018/

Mar 10 2017

Lemonade Day Hero Ambassador, Cost-Conscious CHD Care, Environmental Data Collaboration, Philly Research Consortium, Predicting EOS

Summertime lemonade stands and a trip to Disney World have more in common than just the whimsy of childhood: They are just a few of the places where you’ll find members of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia community sharing knowledge to improve pediatric research and treatments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-lemonade-day-hero-ambassador-cost-conscious-chd-care-environmental-data-collaboration-philly-research-consortium-predicting-eos/

Mar 09 2017

Introducing the 2017 Distinguished Research Trainee Awardees

Training the next generation of investigators has long been a priority at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. There are numerous opportunities throughout the year to celebrate the accomplishments of our trainees and honor their commitment to science.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/introducing-2017-distinguished-research-trainee-awardees/

Mar 03 2017

New ESPR President Looks Forward to Engaging Young Researchers at Annual Meeting

When young research trainees come to Jason Stoller, MD, for a little guidance, he often tells them that to be successful, you must surround yourself with other successful people who are passionate about pursuing similar research interests.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-espr-president-looks-forward-engaging-young-researchers-annual-meeting/