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Picture This!

Published on in Children's View

Colorful murals inspire creative and educational moments in primary care exam rooms.

A Day in the Life

Published on in Children's View

Erin Gallagher, MA, BC-DMT, has worked in the Creative Arts Therapy Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since 2017. A dance/movement therapist, Erin supports patient health and healing through creative movement-based interventions that encourage mind-body connection. This is a day in her life.

Programmed to Charm

Published on in Children's View

face of hospital robot

It sings. It dances. It shakes kids’ hands and says their names. Meet NAO (pronounced “now”), a 2-foot-tall robot that has wowed dozens of CHOP patients and families with its intelligence and charm.