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New Seattle Children’s Program Invests in Training and Mentoring Future Scientists to Expedite New Therapeutics for Pediatric Diseases

Seattle Children’s Research Institute is investing $45 million in the new Invent at Seattle Children’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program that will prepare scholars for careers in biotech or academia. The program will provide mentorship, education and financial support for 10 postdoctoral scholars per year to help them create new “discovered here” cellular, gene or protein therapeutics that ultimately advance to clinical trials for children. Seattle Children’s Foundation has pledged to raise an additional $10 million for the program.

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Special Update: Seattle Children’s Will Offer COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters to Children Ages 5 to 11 Beginning Monday, May 23, 2022

Effective Monday, May 23, 2022, Seattle Children’s will offer booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine under an Emergency Use Authorization to children ages 5 to 11 years. The booster dose can be received 5 months after the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

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Equity in Primary Care: A Q&A With Dr. Tumaini Coker, New Division Chief of General Pediatrics

Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA, took on a new role as Seattle Children’s division chief of general pediatrics in January 2021.

A lot of people don’t know exactly what Seattle Children’s General Pediatrics division is. Can you tell us about its purpose and makeup?

Dr. Tumaini Coker

Dr. Coker: We are a group of nearly 60 faculty in academic general pediatrics. We are clinicians, educators, researchers and advocates. Our faculty members practice primary care pediatrics and teach students and residents across multiple clinical sites, such as Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Harborview Pediatric Clinics and UW Neighborhood clinics, to name a few. Faculty investigators conduct research across a wide range of topics that impact child and family health and wellness, from autism, to concussion in young athletes, to environmental health. In addition to our clinical and research programs, we have multiple fellowship training programs, including our newest fellowship in Child Health Equity Research, and fellowships in pediatric injury research, health services and quality of care research, child abuse medicine and sports medicine. Read full post »

Find Clinical Trials at Seattle Children’s

Dozens of clinical trials are underway at Seattle Children’s at any given time. Find a list of trials and further details on our website. Research topics include ADHD, asthma, cancer, diabetes, migraines, early-onset scoliosis, weight management and many more. Read full post »

Connect With Seattle Children’s

Seattle Children’s welcomes your feedback, comments and questions. Please email us at DocFeedback@seattlechildrens.org to communicate directly with Children’s leadership.

Visit Seattle Children’s Resources for Healthcare Professionals.

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Your Physician Relations Team

Laurel Hopkins

Phone: 206-987-5031

Laurel.hopkins@seattlechildrens.org

Jen Mueller, PhD

Phone: 908-304-5748

Jen.mueller@seattlechildrens.org

Patti Kilburn

Phone: 206-987-6455

Patricia.kilburn@seattlechildrens.org

Kenton McAllister

Phone: 206-987-5221

Kenton.mcallister@seattlechildrens.org

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Grand Rounds April 2019

Seattle Children’s holds Grand Rounds every Thursday in the hospital’s Wright Auditorium from 8 to 9 a.m. Area providers are welcome to attend.

The month ahead:

  • April 4, 2019: The Impact of Childhood Chronic Diseases on Skeletal Development: A Life Course Perspective (Resident/Fellow Research Day)

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE – Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology); Chair of Pediatrics, Stanford

  • April 11, 2019: High Maintenance?! Nephrological Thoughts About the Tonicity of Intravenous Fluids

Jens Goebel, MD – Professor, Pediatrics-Nephrology, University of Colorado

  • April 18, 2019: Is My Daughter a Virgin? An Ethical Analysis of a Loaded Question (Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture)

Dena Davis, JD, PhD – Professor, Bioethics; Presidential Endowed Chair in Health, Lehigh University. Case Presentation: Doug Diekema, MD, MPH; Professor, Bioethics; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s. Moderator: Doug Opel, MD, MPH; Associate Professor, Division of Bioethics Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s Read full post »

Video Education

Seattle Children’s videos are produced for informational, educational and knowledge-sharing purposes. Some of our recently produced videos that you may find of interest include:

We Want to Hear From You

Seattle Children’s welcomes your feedback, comments and questions. Please email us at DocFeedback@seattlechildrens.org to communicate directly with Children’s leadership.

Seattle Children’s Academic Annual Report Highlights 2017 Accomplishments

Dr. Jeff Sperring.

Seattle Children’s has published its 2017 Academic Annual Report, featuring some of the organization’s accomplishments this past year. Included in this years report are the following articles:

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