Welcome to CHOP OPEN 2.0

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New “Women Leading the Way” Podcast Series with CEO Madeline Bell

Women at our hospital are making breakthroughs that are transforming children’s lives – and changing the world. In honor of Women’s History Month, “Women Leading the Way” is a five-episode series of our CEO Madeline Bell’s podcast, Breaking Through. She talked with five women doctors and scientists from CHOP about their groundbreaking work. Hear from Susan Furth, MD, PhD, Holly L. Hedrick, MD, FACS, Diva D. De León-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE, Marni Falk, MD, and Denise Adams, MD. Browse all of the Breaking Through episodes today.

Happy Birthday, CHOP OPEN!

We are very proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of CHOP OPEN 2.0. In the past year, we’ve added nearly 600 courses covering 40+ pediatric subspecialties and topics. OPEN 2.0 has reached learners in over 160 countries and continues to grow day after day. CHOP OPEN is a testament to the breakthroughs happening daily at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and we can’t wait to share what next year has in store.

Vaccine Conversation Series

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.

Infectious Diseases Course

We’ve recently added our Infectious Diseases course modules, originally delivered in February 2020. View the full catalog to learn about infectious diseases in the PICU, primary immunodeficiencies, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and much more.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcasts

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve added a brand new content type to CHOP OPEN, Podcasts! Our debut series is titled Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Podcasts, which intends to educate, enlighten and inform. Join host Robert A. Belfer, MD, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as he chats with local, regional, national and international leaders in the fields of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, Radiology, Intensive Care, Infectious Disease and others who will offer insights into the latest clinical updates and innovations in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.


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