Our latest research news roundup carries a hint of summer and exciting new beginnings: As more than 70 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia experts traveled to sunny California for the annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, back at home, sports medicine research ramped up with new investigations into how we can protect kid's health on (and off) the field.
If you're eager to learn and a creator of change - which pretty much covers everyone here at the Research Institute - then you'll want to know about what's happening at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (PAS), the largest international meeting focusing on research in child health.
A pilot quality improvement project underway at CHOP aims to reduce the emotional and operational stress on families returning home by conducting virtual visits via video chat on mobile devices a few days after children are discharged.
Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP, an internationally prominent neonatologist and researcher at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM). Dr. Dennery is the chief of the Division of Neonatology and Newborn Services at Children's Hospital and holds the Werner and Gertrude Henle Endowed Chair in Pediatrics.
Four junior investigators from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Department of Pediatrics have been chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 Young Physician-Scientist Award by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).