A common adage in medical training goes, "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses (not zebras)." For most doctors in conventional practice, that means that exotic explanations are rarely right. The most prosaic diagnosis for a patient's symptoms is usually the correct one.
Elaine Zackai, MD, surrounds herself with zebras. In medical practice, Dr. Zackai routinely discovers zebras when treating patients with
Diversity has long been a key driver of achievement at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, particularly when it comes to innovation and performing more accurate and inclusive research.
CHOP Research’s Distinguished Research Trainee Awards provide institution-wide recognition for exceptional CHOP Research trainees, and offer an opportunity for mentors to highlight the work of their researchers-in-training.
As part of its commitment to training the next generation of pediatric pioneers, every year CHOP Research takes time to honor its exceptional trainees, and recently announced the 2014 Distinguished Research Trainee Award winners.