Editor's Note: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician and Vaccine Education Center Director Paul Offit, MD, is co-creator of the rotavirus vaccine, Rotateq® and an advocate for vaccine safety, childhood immunization, and stricter vaccine waiver requirements. He also is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University
Medical students have a classic rule of thumb on the subject of choosing their specialty: If you're undecided between obstetrics and pediatrics, the moment of truth will happen right after you deliver a baby for the first time.
Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! As we head into Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. and the informal start to summer, let’s begin with news this week that resonates with some of the things we love about summer.
Looking at ways to improve children's health from different perspectives is what pediatric research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is all about.
As the nation celebrated Emergency Medical Services Week, PolicyLab's Tiffani Johnson, MD, MS, posted a new blog that