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CHOP PolicyLab
The mission of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. PolicyLab is a Center of Emphasis within Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, one of the largest pediatric research institutes in the country.
Ten Years Back...

Ten Years Back and Ten Years Ahead: Innovation in Pediatric Primary Care

Recognizing that nations with strong primary care systems achieve better health outcomes, we have made important gains in the U.S. pediatric primary care over the past 10 years. In fact, primary care pediatricians are...
Hospitals Suicide

Examining Hospitals’ Role in Preventing Youth Suicide

Did you know that nearly one in ten high school students in the United States has attempted suicide and more young people die from suicide than in motor vehicle crashes each year? These facts...

Thousands of Older Children Also Were Separated at the Border. What Happens to Them?

Editor's note: This opinion piece originally appeared on The views expressed in the piece are Dr. Rubin's own.  It’s been more than three months since our government began systematically separating children from their parents at the...

Ensuring Rural Kids are Part of the Health Equity Conversation

Decreasing child health disparities and advocating for equitable health outcomes is the cornerstone of PolicyLab’s research portfolios. As PolicyLab continues to expand our research to support these goals, I would like to highlight a...


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