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.
Monthly Archive: March 2017
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.