Here, Scott Lorch, MD, MSCE, Director of the Clinical and Epidemiological Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses the innovative research group he leads, which is one of the largest neonatal/perinatal health services research groups in the country, as well as a few recent publications and presentations.
One of the first of its kind in the world, the CHOP Neonatology chronic lung disease program was designed to be a clinical and research home for infants with BPD receiving neonatal intensive care throughout the surrounding region and nation at large.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Hosts Sixth Annual Chronic Lung Disease Conference
On March 10 and 11, 2020, before social-distancing measures were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a conference of more than 200 medical professionals from across the United States gathered at the Union League of Philadelphia for the Sixth Annual Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Chronic Lung Disease Conference.
On March 13, more than 300 medical professionals from across the United States and Sweden gathered for the Fifth Annual Chronic Lung Disease Conference. This year marked the largest conference to date.
For extremely preterm infants requiring resuscitation at birth, a ventilation strategy involving two sustained inflations, compared with standard intermittent positive pressure ventilation, did not reduce the risk of BPD or death at 36 weeks postmenstrual age.