University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP) and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have partnered to enhance pediatric services available at UMCP:
- Pediatric emergency consultation
- Inpatient pediatric care
- Neonatal care
Parents and their children now have access to world-class pediatric healthcare right in their own community at UMCP. Through this partnership, pediatricians and other health professionals from CHOP work on-site with the pediatricians and clinical staff of UMCP to provide exceptional care for your child.
Top-Rated Pediatric Care at the Top-Rated UMCP
Since 2009, pediatricians and other health professionals from CHOP have been providing services for children at UMCP as part of CHOP Pediatric Care at UMCP (Pediatric Unit) and CHOP Newborn Care at UMCP (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit*). This partnership combines the skills of two top-rated facilities:
CHOP is one of the top-ranked hospitals on U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 Honor Roll of the nation's Best Children's Hospitals and was the only hospital in the region named to this prestigious list. CHOP also ranked in the top 10 for all 10 specialties surveyed by U.S. News & World Report.
UMCP is one of only 40 hospitals nationwide named high performing for every procedure and medical condition in which it was rated in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings.
CHOP Pediatric Emergency Care at UMCP: Center for Emergency Care
A CHOP hospitalist - a pediatrician who specializes in caring for patients in the hospital setting and who does not have an outpatient medical practice - is on-site 24/7 to consult on emergency cases involving infants, children and adolescents in UMCP's Emergency Department. Outstanding, timely care is delivered by a skilled clinical team that includes board certified emergency medicine pediatricians and specially trained physician assistants and nurses who work directly with the pediatric hospitalists to provide age-appropriate care to all pediatric patients.
To further enhance the comfort and care of pediatric patients and their families, our state-of-the-art emergency department features an area specifically designated for infants, children and adolescents who require acute care.
CHOP Pediatric Care at UMCP: Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care
A CHOP pediatric hospitalist is on-site around-the-clock to care for children and adolescents who are admitted to UMCP's Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care. The CHOP pediatric hospitalist program supports the work of pediatricians currently on staff at UMCP.
UMCP’s 12-bed Pediatric Inpatient Unit is fully secure and features all private, single-patient rooms that can accommodate a parent or family member who would like to remain with the patient throughout his or her stay. Care is given around-the-clock by nurses who specialize in pediatric inpatient care.