Provider Connection | January/February 2019
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Discover what’s new in pediatric healthcare. Stay on the cutting edge with regular updates on research, medical news, continuing medical education opportunities and more.

CHOC PICU earns Gold Beacon Award – for the third time
Talk about a hat trick! For the third time, CHOC’s pediatric intensive care unit team was recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for its exceptional patient care. The gold-level award is the Beacon’s highest honor. Learn more about this distinction.

6 steps for docs to spiff up their LinkedIn profiles
Is your LinkedIn profile photo from three hairstyles ago? And how current is your contact information there? With social media growing increasingly important for career advancement, as well as staying in touch with colleagues, friends and family, KevinMD offers 6 ways for physicians to improve their LinkedIn profiles.

A premier CHOC leukemia and immunotherapy conference draws international experts
More than 150 worldwide leaders in the field of children’s leukemia treatment and research attended the recent fifth-annual Society of Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO)/CHOC Children’s Leukemia Symposium, where 33 speakers from various renowned institutions participated.

CHOC docs in the news
CHOC neurologist Dr. Sharief Taraman discusses with the Chicago Sun-Times how brains learn differently, and offers some tactics and timelines that can improve the process. In U.S. News & World Report, CHOC hospitalist Dr. Jennifer Ho offers her perspective as a spike in gun-related suicides alarms pediatricians nationwide. CHOC pediatrician Dr. Eric Ball and other medical professionals shared some personal healthy habits with Reader’s Digest.

Mark your calendars
CHOC offers a host of continuing medical education events to help clinicians stay on the cutting edge of practice. Here are a few upcoming sessions:

See a full list of clinical events at CHOC.

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