Communication | CHOP Research Institute


Helping parents and caregivers promote health and build character in adolescents, and strengthening family connections through effective communication.

Dr. Kersun has a strong interest in trainee education and collaborates with colleagues at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and other institutions to develop innovative methods of teaching various topics in oncology. She also engages in collaborative research related to the communication of difficult news to patients.

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Published on
Sep 28, 2018
Guest blogger Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, tells how the Center for Parent and Teen Communication offers a shift from the stereotypical ‘survival guide' to adolescence.
Published on
Jan 11, 2018
Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder can have both stronger and weaker brain connections, depending on how one defines functional connectivity.
Published on
Jul 8, 2015
Funded by a $2.1 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, CHOP's James Guevara, MD, MPH, will study the comparative effectiveness of an electronic portal vis-à-vis in-person communication for ADHD.
Published on
Apr 25, 2014
The study published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is the first to observe actual informed consent conferences for pediatric phase 1 cancer research.