Stories about: Education & Training

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

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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.

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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.
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House Staff View: Gratitude in residency


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

Hemodialysis simulator: An interactive learning experience for clinicians

Last year, OPENPediatrics announced the release of their newest simulator, the Hemodialysis Simulator. It has already won accolades, as it was named a 2016 winner of the American Society of Nephrology’s Innovations in Kidney Education Contest.

OPENPediatrics’ work in simulation has also been recognized through their selection as a finalist for the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Award, which promotes innovative projects from around the world that address global educational challenges. …Read More