ELECT Program Resources for Professionals

The ELECT Program offers many resources for referring physicians, other professionals in the field, and those in training for their career in medicine.

Childhood cancer survivors and endocrinopathies podcast

Listen to this podcast for an interview with Sogol Mostoufi-Moab, MD, MSCE who discusses the treatment-related endocrine side effects commonly experienced by childhood cancer survivors.

For referring physicians

Refer a patient to the Cancer Center: One of our oncologists will work with you to determine the next best steps in the child's care and answer any questions you may have.

Second opinions: We work with families and pediatric specialists from all over the country and around the world to confirm diagnoses or to provide second opinions.

Subscribe to our email list: Sign up to receive oncology-specific information for professionals right in your inbox. 

Online education

Understanding Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 1 of 2): Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, describes the persistent traumatic stress reactions some pediatric patients and their families develop in response to serious illness or injury, which impede both physical and psychosocial health-related quality of life. 

Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 2 of 2): Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, explains that cancer-related post-traumatic stress symptoms are quite common in patients, siblings and parents in the first two years after diagnosis, and describes models for prevention and treatment of medical traumatic stress.

Lymphadenopathy: Julie Stern, MD, discusses the etiology and differential diagnosis of lymphadenopathy. 

Oncologic Emergencies: Julie Stern, MD, explains how to recognize oncologic emergencies and when immediate steps need to be taken.


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program: This three-year training program prepares physicians to become clinician educators or clinician scientists.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program: This three-year program designed to prepare pediatricians for careers in academic and clinical pediatric endocrinology and diabetes. 


The Oncology Observership Program gives doctors the opportunity to interact with our experts and participate in clinical and educational activities, including various conferences, medical grand rounds and seminars. Observerships are usually for two to four weeks and may not last longer than two months.

Hospital Physician Recruitment

The Division of Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is currently seeking full-time hospital physicians (formerly known as hospitalists) to join our team. Oncology hospital physicians act as front-line clinicians under the guidance of an oncology attending physician.