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.

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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’s Report.

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Parkway Run & Walk

Join us this September at the 2019 Parkway Run & Walk, presented by Citadel, and help make tomorrow’s breakthroughs a reality for kids with cancer.

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Surgery Before Birth: Spina Bifida

This video about fetal surgery for spina bifida explains spina bifida treatment options and the benefits of spina bifida surgery before birth.

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Your donation changes lives.

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

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Not Feeling Great? The Visit Can Wait!

Visiting a child in the hospital can be uplifting, but it can also have serious consequences if you're sick.

“It Changed Everything”

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

Back to School: Handling Transitions

Back to school can be a bumpy road for some kids. There are ways to smooth the transition.

Concussion Care 101

Find answers to the common questions our concussion specialists hear from patients, parents, coaches and schools.

How to Keep Kids Hydrated

Know the signs of dehydration and find creative ideas for how to keep kids hydrated, like hydrating foods.

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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.

001-267-426-6298

Children's Hospital is a Charity

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