Inside Children's Hospital

At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we're always learning, growing and exploring in our effort to deliver the highest quality, compassionate, family-centered care. Here's what's happening now.

When the doctors first talked to me, I couldn’t hear a word through my tears.

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Yep, We Did It Again!

For the 15th straight year, we’ve been recognized as an elite pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

Philly Spin-in Attendees Having Fun!

Philly Spin-In

On March 8, come get ready to ride! Join Philadelphia’s top spin instructors for a day of heart-pounding music and fun.

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Food Challenge 101: Learning Module

Have a food allergy? A food challenge test may be an option for your family. Explore our interactive guide.

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Your donation changes lives.

You can change children’s lives by making breakthrough discoveries possible.

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Limited Visitor Procedures Begin Dec. 2

To keep our patients safe during “sick season,” we ask families to limit the number of visitors to the hospital from Dec. 2 through April.

“It Changed Everything”

 State-of-the-art brain surgery at CHOP reduced Emily’s seizures from 90 per day to zero.

Beyond Pregnancy: Why Your Child May Need the Pill, Patch or IUD

Hormonal birth control can help teenagers manage their menstrual cycles.

Risks from Swallowed Objects

ER visits from swallowed objects have nearly doubled since the ‘90s. Find tips to keep your kids safe from choking, poisoning and other injuries.

What Kind of Eye Doctor Should My Child See?

Learn about the differences between ophthalmologists, orthoptists and optometrists.

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Find Care, Close to Home

From Lancaster County to the Jersey Shore, you'll find Children's Hospital pediatricians and specialists nearby.

International Patient?

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Call a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia International Care Coordinator today.


Children's Hospital is a Charity

Our work is inspired by childhood, and fueled by charitable donations. We can't do it without you.