CHOP at 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

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From May 5 – 8, 2018, representatives from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will be in attendance for the 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in Toronto.

Find us at booth #918. Stop by to pick up materials with new details about our research, clinical programs and more.

We thank you for your ongoing partnership and look forward to seeing you in California!

Alumni reception

Join Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia alumni for a reception on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., at the Fairmont Royal York, Confederation Room 3.

The reception is hosted by Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD, Physician-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Pediatrics, and Cindy W. Christian, MD, President of the Alumni Organization.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 20, 2018, by calling 267-426-6457 or via email at Please indicate number of those attending and their names.

CHOP experts at PAS

Many faculty and staff will be in Toronto to represent Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, both at the booth, as participants and as speakers and presenters. Highlights include:

  • Danielle Cullen, MD, MPH — Food Insecurity and Resource Engagement: How Can We Close the Gap?
  • Nadia Dowshen, MD, MSHP — Trends in Prevalence of Medical Claims Related to Gender Dysphoria among Children and Adolescents in the US from 2010 to 2014
  • Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD — Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions to Address Allergy Labels in Pediatric Outpatients
  • Kathleen Chiotos, MD — Fighting Back: New Antibiotics, New Diagnostics, and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Siobhan Gruschow, MPH, MEd — Pediatric Primary Care Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, and Skills in Caring for Transgender Youth
  • Scott Lorch, MD, MSCE — The Impact of Interventions on Mitigating Health Disparities in the Neonatal Population
  • Christina Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM — Risk and Youth Sports Participation

Resources for clinicians

Visit for more. If you have questions or would like to request any educational materials, please contact us at any time.


Below are just a few of our many educational videos developed for both physicians and patient families. Check out our YouTube channel for a full library of videos from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Exam Demonstrations

dr. masters and patient Watch CHOP physicians demonstrate how to perform specific evaluations on children and teens. Topics include abdominal exams, evaluations for concussion and stroke, exam of normal and abnormal thyroid, and a variety of orthopedic exams.

Vaccine Education

father holding young son A library of videos produced or recommended by CHOP’s Vaccine Education Center answer common questions about vaccines. Topics include age groups and vaccines, safety and science, recent vaccine developments, the HPV vaccine and more.

Around CHOP

Zion, the World's First Child to Receive a Bilateral Hand Transplant Watch select videos from CHOP highlighting the latest advances in research and care, milestones, clinical programs, management of specific conditions, and an inside look at CHOP.

Contact us

Have a question about CHOP’s participation at PAS? Email

To refer a patient, get a second opinion, or for a general conversation with a CHOP specialist, call our clinician priority line at 1-800-879-2467 (1-800-TRY-CHOP) and press 2 to speak directly with a provider.

You can also reach us via email at or fax at 1-844-329-2467 (1-844-FAX-CHOP).

For International Patient Services, call 001-267-426-6298 or contact us online by filling out our International Medicine appointments and questions form.

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