Primary Care, Chestnut Hill Resources

Acne Express is a virtual consult service that uses secure photograph submissions to assess your child’s acne. This service is available to patients 8 to 17 years old in New Jersey and Pennsylvania who have a MyCHOP account. Within 5 business days, a CHOP Dermatology physician assistant will review your case and included photos, make treatment recommendations, and prescribed medications if needed.

This online symptom checker can help you make informed decisions about what level of medical care your child may need, if any, and steps you can take to relieve symptoms at home. If your child has medical risk factors such as a weakened immune system or surgery in last 7 days, please contact your child’s specialist.

Listen to previous town hall sessions hosted for CHOP Primary Care families, covering a variety of hot topics and answering questions we’re hearing frequently from parents in our practices.

Primary Care Perspectives podcast logo

In this podcast for pediatricians, experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discuss hot topics in pediatric primary care and issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.

COVID-19 Resources


Coping During a Doctor’s Visit and Vaccination

Comfort position: Preschooler Side-sitting Position

Comfort positions are secure hugging holds that help your child feel safe and secure during medical procedures. Find several comfort positions that we often recommend for newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

My Vaccine Visit title screen

This child-friendly learning resource can help prepare your child for getting a vaccine. Learn about what a vaccine is and what it can be like before, during and after.

Doctor holding young child

Going to the doctor’s office can be an overwhelming experience for children and caregivers. This guide provides suggestions and resources to help create positive experiences.


Educational Materials

Children need immunizations to prevent them from getting sick. Like adults, children deserve honest answers about their healthcare. Find some suggestions for helping prepare your child for his immunizations.


Insurance and Finances

What is co-insurance? An ancillary charge? Out-of-pocket expenses? Understanding these healthcare coverage keywords can make managing the financial aspects of your child’s care easier.


Vehicle Safety for Kids and Teens


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