Training Opportunities

Wanted: Diverse Range of Undergrads for Summer Research Experiences

The Injury Science Research REU program sponsored by the National Science Foundation is seeking undergraduate candidates for a paid summer 2016 internship.

Undergraduates Benefit from Research Training

Read about the undergraduate research experience of two co-op students with the Digital Health Initiative at CHOP in this interview.

Exploring Gender Issues in Parent-Supervised Driving

Read about how one of CIRP@CHOP's student researchers is continuing to study gender issues in practice driving now as part of our clinical team.

Bridging the Gaps to Better Understand the Challenges Facing Urban Youth

Today, we are pleased to share a moderated discussion between two students who worked with CHOP’s Violence Intervention Program (VIP) this summer. VIP is a community-focused, trauma-informed program designed to reduce re-injury and retaliation among youth ages 8 to 18 years by working with them in the hospital and following discharge. Jody Thigpen is currently pursuing her Masters of Social Work and will be entering her second year of the program at The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, while Ezekiel Richardson is a second year medical student at The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Gun Safety in the Home: Webinar from Violence Prevention Initiative

The Violence Prevention Initiative at CHOP is hosting a free webinar entitled, "Counseling Families on Gun Safety in the Home." Gun violence is a complex public health issue in the U.S., and those who counsel families about child access to guns in the home play a pivotal role in keeping children optimally safe. This webinar is for practitioners who want to add gun safe storage tips to their anticipatory guidance on safety in the home.

Gumption Pays Off: Networking to Get Training and Set Career Goals

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Julia Vanni, a Health Science student at Northeastern University in Boston, who is wrapping-up her research training experience at CIRP@CHOP at the end of June.

What I Learned About Driving By Never Getting Behind the Wheel

In today's post, we are pleased to welcome guest blogger Christian Parker, a Civil Engineering student at Drexel University, who is working with CIRP's Simulated Driving Assessment team. Read about his experience working on the project as a non-driver.

Student-Trainee Perspective: Learning to Cure Chronic Tunnel Vision

In today's post, we are pleased to welcome guest blogger Megan E. Fitzgerald, a student clinical assistant at CIRP@CHOP. Read about how her six month co-operative internship at CIRP would become a cure for her chronic tunnel vision.

Registration Open for CHOP's May 9 Concussion Conference

Now in its 3rd year, this one day Diagnosis and Management of Concussion conference provides continuing education for clinicians and school personnel such as athletic trainers and school nurses. Hear from CIRP experts and others on May 9, 2015.

The Infinite Possibilities of Finite Element Modeling

CIRP training in motion: Using Finite Element Modeling to Reduce Car Crash Injuries