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Bringing Hope Home

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sawako miura

Sawako Miura, MD, a junior resident with the educational observership program sponsored by the Japanese Medical Society of America, notes the differences in care strategies between CHOP and the hospital she works at in Sendai City, Japan.  

A Warm Welcome

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international nurses from cracow

In early April, three staff members from University Children’s Hospital of Cracow (UCHC) spent five whirlwind days at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

A World of Hope

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In late April, the International Patient Services team welcomed CHOP’s 1,500th international patient, 22-month-old Abdulrahman Alotaibi.

Rethinking Epilepsy Treatment

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An attending physician in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Neurology dedicates his current research to investigating how epilepsy works, in hopes of discovering an altogether new way to treat the condition.