Neonatology Update

Stay up to date on the latest research, upcoming events and other information that is important to providers who refer patients to the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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.

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Most Recent Articles

Parental Perspectives on Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy

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Parents’ perspectives on the diagnosis of cerebral palsy can range from frustration over a delayed diagnosis, especially if they previously had expressed concerns to their provider, to relief to finally receive the diagnosis of a special need and get confirmation that they “are not crazy.” This case study illustrates how to approach these difficult conversations with humility and sensitivity.

Neonatal/Perinatal Health Services Research

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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.

Clinical Trial Highlights

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Investigators in CHOP’s Division of Neonatology have a robust portfolio of active clinical research in diverse patient populations, including preterm infants, infants exposed to opioids in utero, infants with chronic lung disease, and children who are considered high risk for longer-term disabilities because of prematurity or neonatal illness.

Neonatology News & Notes fall 2020

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We are pleased to announce Mackenzie Frost, MD, MedEd, has joined our team as Director of Neonatal Education in our Division of Neonatology, and Director of Fellowship Education for CHOP’s Department of Pediatrics.