Cystic Fibrosis Center News and Updates

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Why I Give

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Julieann Shanahan

My husband, Keven, and I wanted our philanthropy to reach as many people as possible. Giving to CHOP lets us have a positive effect on so many children locally and, through scientific research, even globally.

Q&A with Clement Ren, MD, MBA

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Clement Ren, MD

Clement Ren, MD, MBA, joined the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine in July and will lead the Cystic Fibrosis Center.

Chief’s Corner: Life in Pulmonary During COVID-19

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While COVID-19 has impacted our workflows, the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine remains dedicated to providing expert and compassionate clinical care for children and families with lung diseases and sleep disorders.

Not Feeling Great? The Visit Can Wait!

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Mother holding daughter in hospital bed

Visiting a child in the hospital can lift everybody’s spirits. But if you’re sick or you’ve been around someone who is sick, a hospital visit can have serious consequences.

Winter CF Focus: What You Should Know about Germs

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When people with cystic fibrosis get a respiratory virus, they may get sicker because of their lung disease. Find out how you can lower your risk of catching and spreading germs.