CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN)

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) values advancing care through knowledge exchange with our colleagues around the world. As a thought leader of pediatric healthcare and home to the latest breakthroughs, CHOP recognizes the growing demand for online professional education.

CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN) provides pediatric medical education to healthcare professionals from around the world. Within the department of Global Pediatric Education, CHOP OPEN provides access to the latest advances in pediatric care, clinical educational resources and more. Begin exploring now to access educational offerings developed by CHOP faculty and practitioners.

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Monthly Featured Lectures

If you’re a parent, you likely have a lot of questions about your children’s vaccines. Watch Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and fellow experts discuss common vaccine-related topics including potential for long-term side effects, vaccination while breastfeeding, why we give vaccines for diseases we don’t see, the contagiousness of COVID-19, and much more.

Open-Access Medical Education

Many lectures found in CHOP OPEN are prepared by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia staff in weeklong modules that are prepared in affiliation with the American Austrian Foundation Open Medical Institute and presented in Salzburg, Austria. CHOP Open-access Medical Education is supported in part by a generous grant from the Leir Foundation.

Please note that courses presented here have been tailored for their audience in Salzburg, and they may contain stats and information not applicable to all demographics.

Global Patient Services

Our multi-lingual Global Patient Services representatives help you plan every aspect of a visit to Children's Hospital

Clinical Pathways Program

Clinical pathways are task-oriented care plan used to standardize care, improve outcomes and reduce cost.

Continuing Education

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) department offers more than 25 in person and virtual conferences each year on a variety of topics, including pediatric cardiology and emergency medicine.