Neonatology

Neonatology News

The Neonatology Division, through the Neonatal Outreach Program, keeps in contact with referring physicians through regular communication via our print newsletter, a new electronic newsletter, as well as phone and in-person interactions.

Our print newsletter, Neonatology Update, spotlights new programs and services for neonates at CHOP and throughout our affiliate hospitals. Our e-newsletter, Neonatology News, offers short updates about key programs, personnel and milestones with links to learn more.

Our hope is that the clinical and research advances in neonatology we share may be of interest to you in the management of your patients.

Recent issues of Neonatology Update and Neonatology News

Fall 2013 Neonatology Update, with a focus on:

Winter 2013, Neonatology News

The inaugural issue of Neonatology News, an electronic update for healthcare professionals, includes features on:

Improving quality and patient safety

As the former medical director of CHOP’s Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit, Jacquelyn Evans, MD, FRCP, FAAP, is uniquely qualified for her new role as director of quality and patient safety for the Hospital’s Division of Neonatology.

“The Hospital’s overall mission is to become the safest children’s hospital in the country, and we want to be the safest NICU network in the country,” Dr. Evans says. “That mission extends to the care that infants receive throughout our CHOP Newborn Care Network, which has grown rapidly over the past 10 years.”

Read more about quality and patient safety.

Fetal nutrition and long-term obesity

CHOP neonatologist Rebecca A. Simmons, MD, is recognized for her research into the underlying molecular mechanisms that link fetal growth retardation to the later development of obesity and type 2 diabetes in adulthood.

Learn more about the research by Dr. Simmons

Fall 2012 Neonatology Update, with a focus on:

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Join us in celebrating five decades of milestones and memories in the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit at CHOP. View our slide show retrospective.

Winter 2011 Neonatology Update, with a focus on:

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The Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program provides comprehensive treatment of infants to achieve the best outcomes.

Summer 2010 Neonatology Update, with a focus on:

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The Neonatal Airway team often treats saccular cysts (left), airway hemangiomas (center) and subglottic stenosis (right).

Winter 2009 Neonatology Update, with a focus on:

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Simulation training at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Contact us

We are here to support you. For more information or to sign up for our print or electronic newsletters, please contact us at 215-590-3083 or use our online contact form.

Reviewed by: Division of Neonatology team
Date: December 2013

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Guide for Referring Physicians

From providing superb care for infants with complex diseases to conducting world-class research, CHOP's Division of Neonatology is here to help you and your most fragile patients. Learn more about our high-tech care and specialty programs in our Neonatology Guide for Referring Physicians.