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Arpan Global Charities – 2013 Mission Suyay to Latacunga, Ecuador

Arpan Global Charities is a nonprofit organization established in 2005 by one of the members of the CHOC Children’s Specialists, Dr. Sudeep Kukreja. The goal
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CHOC Cherishes Children Gala –

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

2012 CHOC Cherishes Children Gala (Save the Date Flyer)   Please contact Zach Moonitz, Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations CHOC Foundation, at zmoonitz@choc.org
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Grand Rounds Schedule –

January – February 2012

Download the January – February Grand Rounds Schedule PDF here: Grand Rounds Schedule ~ January – February 2012


Take the 2012 CHOC Children’s Physician Satisfaction Survey here:

This survey is a great opportunity to share your perceptions across a variety of key areas that affect your engagement at CHOC Children’s. This online
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Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Care Conference –

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Emergency Conference 2012


6th Annual Autism Research Conference –

January 21st, 2012

6th Annual Autism Research Conference January 21st, 2012 – Registration Information PDF Download


Nelson Mandela Hospital Executives Visit CHOC Children’s

CHOC Children’s was recently honored to host a visit from Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Leaders. Visitors included Sibongile Mkhabela, CEO, and Nana Magomola, Hospital Trustee.
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Broadcast Notice: Dr. Mary Zupanc on American Health Journal

Station: PBS SoCal

When: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 @ 12:30 PM

American Health Journal Broadcast Announcement – Mary Zupanc speaks on headaches in kids, Thursday, October 6th, 2011 @ 12:30 PM


Arpan Global Charities Fundraiser

Silent Auction & Wine Tasting –

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Arpan Global Charities Fundraiser Event Invitation: Download the Arpan Global Charities Fundraiser Silent Auction & Wine Tasting Event Invitation PDF   Arpan Global Charities Donation/Sponsor
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Academic Day for Neonatologists of Southern California Conference

Thursday, November 10th 2011

Download the Acacemic Day for Neonatologists of Southern California Conference Schedule PDF here: Acacemic Day for Neonatologists of Southern California (ANOSC) Conference Schedule    
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Grand Rounds Schedule –

October – December 2011

Download the October – December Grand Rounds Schedule PDF here: Grand Rounds Schedule ~ October – December 2011


CHOC Walk in the Park –

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

  Event Details: CHOC Walk in the Park, Sunday, October 16th, 2011   Team PSF invites you to walk with us in the 21st annual
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Club Corp Annual Charity Classic,

Small Bites for Big Causes,

Benefiting For OC Kids –

Monday, October 10th, 2011

    Small Bites for Big Causes Invitation Download:(click to download)   As part of Club Corp’s Annual Charity Classic, the fund-raising event will take
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Dr. Abdenur Leads Successful College of American Pathologists Survey of CHOC’s Metabolic Laboratory

On June 21st 2011, CAP (College of American Pathologists) arrived at CHOCs Metabolic Laboratory for the unannounced bi-annual survey. This survey is an all day
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CHOC Children’s Charity Dinner with Chef Roy Yamaguchi –

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Click below for event details:   CHOC Children’s Charity Dinner with Chef Roy Yamaguchi, Wednesday, August 31st, 5 PM, 2011   CHOC Children’s is holding
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CHOC PSF Ophthalmology practice office moving – Thursday, September 1st, 2011

New Ophthalmology Map PDF Download Link   Dear Patients and Colleagues,   We are pleased to announce that our Ophthalmology practice is moving to a
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Dr. David Buchbinder featured in KABC news story regarding bone marrow need for baby’s rare autoimmune disease

KABC News Story Link: Marrow needed for baby’s rare autoimmune disease  


Dr. Anthony Chang and Dr. Ronald Bronicki published in Critical Care Medicine Journal: “Management of the postoperative pediatric cardiac surgical patient”

Critical Care Medicine Journal: August 2011 – Volume 39 – Issue 8 – pp 1974-1984   Management of the postoperative pediatric cardiac surgical patient Bronicki,
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Dr. Diane Nugent honored with 2011 CalOptima Circle of Care Award

Please join the PSF in congratulating Dr. Diane Nugent on being honored with the 2011 CalOptima Circle of Care Award.   The CalOptima Circle of
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Hyundai Hope on Wheels

5K Race/Walk –

Monday, September 5th, 2011

  Join Hyundai Hope on Wheels to help raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research at the Hope on Wheels 5K Race/Walk, benefitting CHOC
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Kids Help Children

Benefiting CHOC Children’s –

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

  Event Details: Kids Help Children   Kids Help Children benefiting CHOC Children’s Hospital at the Hilton Anaheim is carnival, concert and fundraiser with a
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Tour de Kids CHOC Classic –

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Join us for the second annual Tour de Kids CHOC Classic on Saturday, August 13th!   Event Details: Tour de Kids CHOC Classic   Bike
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Dr. Ira Lott provides access to specialist services for underserved communities via telemedicine

Dr. Ira Lott provides access to specialist services for underserved communities via telemedicine  


Dr. Dan Cooper accepts position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine

Dr. Dan Cooper accepts position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine  


Dr. Tallie Z. Baram leads study uncovering the molecular mechanism triggering adult epilepsy

Dr. Tallie Z. Baram leads study uncovering the molecular mechanism triggering adult epilepsy  


CHOC CHOC Children’s Specialists Cardiology practice office moving – Monday, August 1st, 2011

We are pleased to announce the CHOC Children’s Specialists Cardiology practice will be moving to our brand new suite on August 1, 2011.   Our
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Taste of Downtown Disney –

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Celebrate an evening of Wine, Food and Friends at the Downtown Disney® District.   Join us as we taste and savor the flavors of fine
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Dr. Bassam Younes discusses GERD in the Neonate at NICU M&M Conference

This CME conference was designed to provide Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Obstetricians and NICU Nursing Staff with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to
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CHOC Children’s named a 2011 “Most Trustworthy Brand” in Second Annual Orange County Survey

CHOC Children’s has been voted a “Most Trustworthy Brand” by Orange County residents. The designation is the result of a six-month research effort designed to
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Dr. Gurpreet Ahuja receives NIH Grant to Study Neonatal Subglottic Stenosis and Edema

CHOC Children’s pediatric otolaryngologist Gurpreet Ahuja, M.D., is the clinical coinvestigator on a team led by Brian Wong, M.D., a University of California, Irvine, otolaryngologist,
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Dr. Paul Lubinsky receives the “Simply the Best” Award for “Partner in Excellence”

CHOC Children’s Specialists congratulates Dr. Paul Lubinsky for receiving the “Simply the Best” award for “Partner in Excellence.” This award is given to a physician
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Dr. Anthony Chang & Dr. Anjan Batra Honored by the Orange County Board of Education for LEAPS

CHOC Children’s Specialists congratulates Dr. Anthony Chang and Dr. Ajan Bantra on being recognized by the Orange County Board of Education for their integral role
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Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Annual Walk Orange County 2011 –

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Come and join the PSF GI Division, Administration and Patient Access Staff for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Annual Walk Orange County 2011 on the
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Dr. David Sami provides training and participates in panel discussion on Sports Eye Injuries in Young Athletes at 1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference hosted by CHOC

This conference was designed to provide primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and athletic trainers with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to care
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Dr. Mary Zupanc discusses Post-Concussive Syndrome in Young Athletes at 1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference hosted by CHOC

This conference was designed to provide primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and athletic trainers with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to care
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Dr. Joshua Gibbs discusses Asthma in Young Athletes at 1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference hosted by CHOC

This conference was designed to provide primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and athletic trainers with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to care
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Dr. Anthony Chang and Dr. Anjan Batra discuss Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes at 1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference hosted by CHOC

This conference was designed to provide primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and athletic trainers with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to care
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PADRE Foundation Honors Dr. Susan Clark with the 2011 Cathie & John Haretakis Award at the annual PADRE Fashion Show

  The PADRE Foundation is pleased to present the 2011 Cathie & John Haretakis Award to Dr. Susan Clark for her care, compassion, dedication and
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Dr. Jason Knight, PSF Critical Care Physician and Director of the CHOC Emergency Transport Services Team, profiled by OC Family Magazine

Dr. Jason Knight, PSF Critical Care Physician and Director of the CHOC Emergency Transport Services Team, profiled by OC Family Magazine   OC Famlily Magazine
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New U.S. News & World Report Study Ranks CHOC Children’s Among Nation’s Top Pediatric Facilities

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children’s) has been ranked in eight specialties in U.S. News Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, now available online
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CHOC PSF Congratulates Dr. Ira T. Lott on his selection for the Developmental Biology Study Section for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, NIH/NICHD

Dr. Ira T. Lott has been invited to be a member of the Developmental Biology Study Section for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for
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Hyundai presents $10 million gift, largest corporate donation in CHOC Children’s history, to Dr. Leonard Sender for groundbreaking pediatric cancer research

The $10 million gift from Hyundai Motor America will fund groundbreaking pediatric cancer research, using the latest advances in genomic medicine to provide more effective,
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10th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Golf Tournament –

Monday, June 20th, 2011

  Brochure Download: 10th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Golf Tournament   Location:   Yorba Linda Country Club 19400 E. Mountain View Ave. Yorba Linda,
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Paint the Way to Miracles & Magic

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

CHOC Children’s and the Downtown Disney® District would like to invite all young artists to participate in an exclusive and rare opportunity. Children will be
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New Journal Emerges to Optimize Care for Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients; Dr. Leonard Sender named Editor-in-Chief

Press Release Link  


Dr. Diane Nugent lays foundation for recent FDA approval of Factor XIII to treat potentially fatal bleeding disorder

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of Corifact™, Factor XIII Concentrate (Human), for the routine treatment of congenital factor XIII
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22nd Annual PADRE Foundation Fashion Show –

Saturday, May 21, 2011

The PADRE Foundation (Pediatric Adolescent Diabetes Research and Education) plays a critical role in the education and support of children with diabetes and their families.
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March for Babies –

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

2011 March for Babies   CHOC Children’s and CHOC Children’s Specialists are proud to be a part of the March for Babies event on May
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CHOC PSF Celebrates Grateful Family Donation of $30,000 to CHOC Children’s

In December of 2010, a family received inpatient care for their child who has a metabolic disease. Dr. Richard Chang, CHOC Children’s Specialists Metabolic Disorders
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Voices of the Young Adult Cancer Advocate Movement video series produced in collaboration with Dr. Leonard Sender

PRESS RELEASE: Video PSA Campaign Launched for National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week   Continuing Vital Options’ video series on behalf of NYACAW, produced in
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PSF CHOC Walk Team takes 1st Place in the 2010 CHOC Walk in the Park Affiliate Team Category – Raises $21,362 for CHOC Children’s Hospital

PSF CHOC Walk Team takes 1st Place in the 2010 CHOC Walk in the Park Affiliate Team Category having raised $21,362 for CHOC Children’s Hospital.
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CHOC PSF Hosts Successful 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Symposium

8th Annual Symposium – Sickle Cell Disease – Services for Children & Families in California   April 1st – 2nd, 2011 at Knott’s Berry Farm
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Dr. Leonard Sender Helps Launch Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology

3/24/2011 – Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of the CHOC CHildren’s Cancer Institute and Director of the Young Adult Cancer Program at the University of
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Dr. Jose Abdenur to oversee training for UCLA Intercampus program in Biochemical Genetics

3/23/2011 – Dr. Jose Abdenur Accepts New Position of Training Director   Dr. Jose Abdenur, CHOC Children’s Specialists Division Chief of Metabolic Disorders, has accepted
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1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference –

Friday, May 20, 2011

1st Annual Sports Medicine for the Youth Athlete Conference   Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and athletic
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2011 AIDS Walk Orange County – Sunday, May 1st

2011 AIDS Walk Orange County   Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the AIDS Walk Orange County by participating or donating online. Disneyland has capped the
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Science under the Stars – Thursday, April 7th, 2011

2011 UC Irvine School of Medicine Science under the Stars Gala and Groundbreaking event.   Date: Thursday, April 7th, 2011   Event Location: UC Irvine
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CHOC Charity Classic –

Monday, May 16th, 2011

CHOC Charity Classic Golf Tournament   Join CHOC for the 1st Annual CHOC Charity Classic Monday, May 16, 2011 at the Beautiful Pellican Hill Resort
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Inland Empire/Corona PSF Outpatient Services Now Available

PSF is proud to announce our New Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Gastroenterology office location in Corona, California.   Office Location 260 E. Ontario Ave.,
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Dr. Susan Clark receives the PADRE Award

Dr. Susan Clark will receive the PADRE Award at this years 22nd Annual PADRE Foundation Fashion Show.


Telecommunication – The New Face of Medicine

Children’s Hospitals Today, Winter 2011   An interview on health care telepresence with Dr. Jason Knight, “the robot doctor” at Children’s Hospital of Orange County
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Arpan Global Charities – Mission Hangzhou, China

April 8-18, 2011

Arpan Global Charities (AGC)   AGC, a medical volunteer organization, was founded in 2005 by Dr. Kukreja, a neonatologist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County
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‘Too Young for Cancer’ and Demanding Action

The grim statistics have become a rallying point for activist groups: Some 72,000 Americans aged 15 to 39 are diagnosed with cancer every year, and
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Prevention of Sudden Death in Athletes

From The Orange County Register   By LANDON HALL – THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER   COSTA MESA – For the second straight year, doctors, educators,
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CHOC PSF Pledges $1 Millon to “Change CHOC, Change the World” Campaign

CHOC PEDIATRIC SUBSPECIALTY FACULTY, INC., PLEDGES $1 MILLION TO “CHANGE CHOC, CHANGE THE WORLD” CAMPAIGN   (Orange, Calif., May 21, 2010) –CHOC Children’s Specialists, a
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Dr. Sudeep Kukreja Runs Marathon for NICU Babies

As a neonatologist, Dr. Sudeep Kukreja works 80-100 hours a week tending to some of the littlest and sickest of patients. While many people may
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Grow Up Great! Dr. Joe Donnelly is 1 of 10…

Grow Up Great: A Community Partner Update February 28, 2010   From Children and Families Commission of Orange County   Grow Up Great: A Community
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CHOC Children’s Advanced Diagnostic…

CHOC CHILDREN’S ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS February 24, 2010   CHOC Children’s Hematology Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory was awarded accreditation
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CHOC is one of only eight Children’s Hospitals in…

CHOC IS ONE OF ONLY EIGHT CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS IN THE NATION NAMED A 2009 LEAPFROG TOP HOSPITAL   December 03, 2009   CHOC Children’s Hospital
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