Stories about: Education & Training

Paper Trail: Injection drug use, cast-saw burns, LGBTQ bullying prevention and more


Boston Children’s Hospital is at the forefront of clinical research. Stay connected with Paper Trail — a monthly feature highlighting recently published outcomes data and new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric illnesses.

This edition of Paper Trail focuses on injection drug use and street-involved youth, cast-saw reduction rates, sleep apnea, LGBTQ bullying prevention and more. …Read More

Paper Trail: Pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, intestinal-failure outcomes data and more

Paper-Trail-08-17

Boston Children’s Hospital is at the forefront of clinical research. Stay connected and read about some of our recently published clinical research in Paper Trail — a timely and informative feature highlighting outcomes data and new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric illnesses.

This edition of Paper Trail focuses on intestinal-failure outcomes data, pneumonia-examination accuracy data, sexual and reproductive health behaviors of young women with cystic fibrosis, and trends in Medicaid-insured children with high frequency Emergency Department use.

…Read More

Boston Children’s receives Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education

a pharmacist, nurses and a doctor with a child

Anyone in the medical field understands the challenges of planning a continuing education course. The accreditation process requires hours of paperwork and effort, and most course directors dread having to complete it. Since patient care is increasingly provided by teams, the need for continuing education courses to address team-based learning — with participants from different professions — is more important than ever.

With this collaborative learning mission in mind, Boston Children’s Hospital earned Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™ and was named the first pediatric hospital in the U.S. to achieve this accreditation.
…Read More

House Staff View: Gratitude in residency

residency-gratitude

Gratitude is one of the most important elements in my life. I’ve kept a daily gratitude journal since my first day of residency. Every night before I go to bed, I record what I am grateful for. I’ve found that whether I’ve had the best day or the worst day, having a thankful thought in my mind before I go to bed is a satisfying way to end the day. …Read More