The Symposium on Advances in Genomics, Epidemiology and Statistics will be on June 26, 2020 at the Smilow Center for Translational Research of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
The majority of adolescent males receiving care in the pediatric emergency department after experiencing a violence-related injury - typically from peer assaults - felt they needed mental health services, according to a study by researchers from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a standout example of how our research is taking hold in communities, and now the entire country knows more about it after a live broadcast by “Good Morning America” at our Karabots Pediatric Care Center featuring an interview with Madeline Bell, president and chief executive officer of CHOP.
The relationship between measurement and improvement is a familiar one in our everyday lives. If you wear a fitness tracker to measure your daily step count, you might start changing your habits to walk to more places and get more steps in. Healthcare practitioners know well that the same principle applies in quality-improvement initiatives they undertake on a regular basis.