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Our clinical team has the privilege of helping to train promising future pediatricians and specialists. These residents and fellows come from near and far for comprehensive, hands-on education at CHoR. Get to know them in this spotlight series. Benjamin Yoon, MD Pediatrics Resident, PGY 3 I am a third year resident here CHoR. I’m currently involved in research to study tracheal aspirates from children with suspected ventilator associated infections, development of an... View Article

Dec 14 2017

A good night’s sleep matters just as much for a teenager as it does for a younger child, but statistics show that nearly 70 percent of teens aren’t getting the sleep they need on a regular basis. Good sleep quality and quantity are critical for children of all ages as their bodies and brains are still developing. Not getting enough sleep on a regular basis has widespread effects on overall... View Article

Dec 7 2017

Our patients inspire us each and every day. Our latest addition to the Kids Come First Files blog series comes from Harlan’s mom, Summer. She wanted to thank our nurses after what the family expected to be a routine trip to the Children’s Pavilion ended in life-changing care for Harlan, and his dad. Hello, I’m am so thankful to be able to share the wonderful experience I had while we visited... View Article

Dec 5 2017

Our child life team helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable throughout their medical journey. They also offer personal support that includes helping patients emotionally prepare for medical procedures like surgeries, blood draws and X-rays. The child life team regularly uses breathing techniques to help kids feel calmer and relaxed. “By encouraging our patients to take slow deep breaths before a procedure starts, it helps them feel less anxious, less tense... View Article

Dec 1 2017