The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Public Relations Department handles all media inquiries. Calls to other areas of the organization will be directed back to our department because our team is most familiar with the special needs and deadlines of the news media. We coordinate thousands of news stories each year for regional, national and international print and broadcast media outlets. Whatever your needs, we will work to provide interviews and information on deadline.
CHOP experts can provide information about cutting-edge clinical practices, breakthrough medical research, healthcare trends, compelling patient stories and more. We are happy to connect you with some of the world’s most knowledgeable pediatric doctors and researchers in specific medical fields. Please visit our Media Beat List page to determine which member of our team handles media requests for specific medical specialties. Or e-mail your request to us.
Contact Public Relations. We will make the arrangements for you and accompany you during your visit to the Hospital campus or Care Network locations. (Please note that Hospital policy requires that a PR representative accompany all media personnel during their visits to CHOP facilities.)
No problem. The Public Relations team is available around the clock to provide the news media with information about The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and CHOP Care Network. To contact the team after hours, please call 215-590-1000 and ask for the Public Relations person on call. (To reach us during the day, dial 267-426-6050.)
Use our Media Beat List to find health topics and experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Each topic includes contact information for the media specialist who can arrange an interview for you with a Children's Hospital expert in your area of interest.
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