Healthy Weight Program

Healthy Weight Program Overview


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) gathered 48 internal experts and advisors, from disciplines and divisions Hospital-wide, to develop a multidisciplinary, comprehensive and innovative program targeting pediatric obesity. The Healthy Weight Initiative launched in August 2005, renamed the Healthy Weight Program (HWP) in 2006.

Healthy Weight Steering Committee

Mission and vision

The Healthy Weight Program advances the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity by integrating excellence in clinical care, research, quality education and community advocacy. Our vision is to be a premier pediatric program dedicated to the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.

Strategic goals

The Healthy Weight Program has five strategic goals:

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  • 267-426-2782
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    3550 Market St., 1st Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
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