Dr. Silber is the director of the Center for Outcomes Research at CHOP, and is an internationally known authority on outcomes measurement and severity adjustment for both adult and pediatric applications.
A simple question raised by a concerned parent can often kick-start lines of research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This week in the news, those sorts of everyday queries - whether they're about how to breastfeed, why parents should follow a vaccine schedule, or how mechanical circulatory support devices work - led to exciting headline-making stories.
Looking at a scientific problem from new and different perspectives is what research is all about, which is why Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Research Institute is dedicated to cultivating a more diverse workforce. "We value diversity within our research community and it is undoubtedly part of what makes us successful," wrote Bryan A. Wolf, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Director
Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor's office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week's stories cover all the bases.
When children are in the hospital, their mental health status can affect their physical recovery -