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Make the Diagnosis: Spring 2022

Ava, a 21-month-old female, presents to her primary care provider’s office with 4 days of fever and a macular rash that started yesterday. 

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Alumni Notes Spring 2022

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This year, I sat down with Dr Alan Cohen, who has been a CHOP hematologist for 50 years and served as the Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for 12 years (2001-2013).

News at CHOP: Spring 2022

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ranked No. 1 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Large Employers. The recognition highlights CHOP’s implementation of various programs designed to help employees navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as flexibility in scheduling, bringing back retired nurses, and offering subsidized childcare.

Integrative Therapies Eased Functional Abdominal Pain

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Kiyanna is a 9-year-old girl of mixed parentage (mother is Caucasian and father is African-American) who presented with abdominal pain, gas, headaches, and dizziness for the last 3 years of increasing severity and frequency, especially since March 2020. She is underweight.

Wellness Equity for a Healthy Life

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Every human deserves a fair shot at living a healthy life. However, many of our country’s societal systems have been established to exclude certain groups from this opportunity, leading to disparities in health and life expectancy.

Alumni Notes Winter 2022

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I have invited our wonderful chief residents to provide an update on the residency training program at CHOP. As we start to emerge (hopefully) from this pandemic, we recognize the extraordinary work our residents have done to meet these difficult times. Enjoy these interesting updates from our chiefs.

News at CHOP: Winter 2022

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Middleman Pavilion

The Middleman Family Pavilion at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, King of Prussia, CHOP’s second hospital, opened at the end of January 2021. We are thrilled to offer area families the family-centered care CHOP is known for closer to their homes.