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Education

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Medicine continues to grow and evolve. So does CHKD's commitment to the education of its medical staff and the region's healthcare professionals. At CHKD, we take our responsibility to serve the learning needs of both future and practicing healthcare professionals very seriously.

Caregivers-in-training at CHKD benefit from learning from our academic medical experts who are affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School and their continuous exposure to children with a diverse set of health care needs.

Free seminars at CHKD are intended for pediatricians, family practitioners and other health care professionals who care for children.

Physicians are life-long learners and the Continuing Medical Education program at CHKD is determined to provide effective, efficient resources for such contunied learning.

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EVMS Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics of Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is headquartered at CHKD. The hospital is the focus of all pediatric undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate training.

 

CHKD is part of a thriving medical complex that includes Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk Public Health Department, the Diabetes Institute, the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine and the Center for Pediatric Research. CHKD is the co-founder with EVMS of the Children's Neuro-Developmental Center.

 

The extensive pediatric faculty includes a widely varied full-time medical staff and numerous community physicians. More than 90 pediatric specialists treat illnesses such as premature birth, sickle cell disease, chronic asthma, diabetes and cystic fibrosis. The Department of Pediatrics is also home to a fully accredited three-year pediatric residency program, designed to provide a broad educational experience in all aspects of pediatric medicine.