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Palliative Care

Published on
May 5, 2023
The American Pediatric Society honored Dr. Feudtner for his contributions to pediatric sciences.
Published on
Dec 22, 2021
CHOP researchers examine specific health effects faced by parents and siblings of very sick children and adolescents.

The office of the Colket Chair provides leadership in synergizing interprofessional research between CHOP and PENN Nursing and generates knowledge that supports patient and family healing, their healthcare experience, and clinical outcomes.

The Feudtner Lab advances the well-being of children, adolescents, and young adults with complex chronic conditions and serious, often rare, illnesses, and promotes the well-being of their families.

Published on
Oct 4, 2019
"Jim Connelly, RRT-NPS, has been the heartbeat of the ECMO program,” Todd Kilbaugh, MD, medical director of ECMO Center said.

Dr. Feudtner's research strives to advance the well-being of pediatric patients with complex chronic conditions and serious, often rare, illnesses, and to promote the well-being of their families. Along with his colleagues, Dr. Feudtner is conducting studies focusing on pediatric palliative care, complex care, the impact on families of pediatric serious illness, and pediatric medical ethics.

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Published on
Sep 8, 2015
Dr. Walter received a Sojourns Scholar Leadership Award to investigate the effectiveness of an interprofessional communication training program designed to improve clinical teams’ collaboration in creating care plans.
Published on
Feb 25, 2014
Biomedical research advocates had hoped that a surge in research and development funding in the 2014 budget would be the best medicine for the National Institutes of Health, which has been impaired by mandated across-the-board sequestration cuts. Instead, the $1 billion increase slated for NIH in the $1.1 trillion appropriations bill passed by Congress in January was a bitter pill.