Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has trained generations of leaders in the field of pediatrics. Step inside our walls and our history for a glimpse of why CHOP is a special place to train, for both the basics and the breakthroughs. We are passionate about pediatrics, and we are motivated to make a difference in our world. Be part of our future. En Español »
Narrator: We are CHOP
and we can’t wait to show you around.
We’re the nation’s first children’s hospital
A care network with more than 50 locations that continues to expand
3 state-of-the-art research buildings, with 1.5 million square feet of space
Steps from the University of Pennsylvania campus and hospitals
Minutes to history- and culture-filled Center City Philadelphia
We have grown from 12 beds 165 years ago to
Nearly 600 beds and one of the best children’s hospitals in the world, with the No. 1 Department of Pediatrics as ranked by U.S. News & World Report
There are places to gather
A place to reflect
Places to care … including a Level 1 trauma center
11 floors of patient units
More than 20 operating rooms
First-of-its-kind delivery unit for babies with birth defects
A separate cardiac operative and catheterization suite
Leading pediatric endoscopy suite
And places to learn, like our internationally recognized Simulation Center.
We have trained generations of leaders in the field of pediatrics …
... and developed new fields, like Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Child Abuse and Neglect
You will experience an incredible depth of learning as you train in the basics and the breakthroughs, all while working beside world leaders in medicine, surgery and science
In this building …
Pioneers in CAR-T therapy
Brain tumors, hyperinsulinism and other rare diseases
Here… Groundbreaking work in…
Genetics and genomics
In our newest building … leaders in ….
Social determinants of health
Clinical informatics and epidemiology
Trauma and injury prevention
One of the top recipients in NIH funding for pediatric research
Training the next generation of innovators…
at the bench and the bedside…
Our patients are unparalleled in diversity, complexity, volume.
They come from every state and 115 countries.
Meeting these challenges requires the best and brightest…
We are passionate about pediatrics.
We are motivated to make a difference, in the world and in our community
We are the future leaders.
We are a team.
We are CHOP.
We can’t wait for you to join us.
Related Centers and Programs: Pediatric Fellowships, Pediatrics Residency Program