CHOP Tech: STEMulating Experiences with Healthcare Technology Conference

Posted by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on September 25, 2017

September 30

CHOP Information Services, Department of Nursing Informatics and Inclusion in STEM (iSTEM) Employee Resource Group present CHOP Tech: “STEMulating Experiences within Healthcare Technology” Conference, Saturday, September 30, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for girls in grades 6-10.

Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems are benefiting from continuing advancements in technology! Developments in areas such as digital health and data and analytics are enhancing clinical resources, resulting in improved patient health. Interactive tools provide patients and their families with a better understanding and management of their care. Come see firsthand how such innovations are making a difference in the world of pediatric healthcare! During National Health IT (HIT) Week, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be sponsoring a conference, CHOP Tech: STEMulating Experiences with Healthcare Technology. Girls in grades 6 through 10 are invited to listen to professionals in the Information Services (IS) and Nursing Informatics fields speak on the importance of technology in healthcare and how a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education can lead to exciting and successful career opportunities. When registering, they will be asked to choose the track of their choice: Medical or Information Services. Girls will also hear from CHOP’s own Gilbert Davis, AVP and Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO) and Kindly Kenikki, an 11-year-old girl who inspires and motivates people with her devotion to community service and charity work. Kenikki will speak to her peers on how can use their talents, gifts, and ideas in the world of STEM and help the communities where they reside.

Register your child for this fun, free event today!

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