How You Make a Difference

Funds raised through Philly Spin-In are used to propel research and advance care for young patients with heart disease — here at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and around the world.

Here a just a few examples of current projects funded by the Philly Spin-In.

A bereavement team supports families grieving the devastating loss of a child.
 
A Lifestyle Medicine Program integrates holistic health and wellness into the care of pediatric cardiology patients.
 
A wireless remote monitoring program monitors all cardiac patients with implantable electronic devices without having to come in for a visit.
 
A comprehensive social support program provides education and opportunities for connection between cardiac families.
 
Advanced tele-health technology improves the patient-family experience when remote care is required.
 

3D echocardiography imaging is used to train medical students, simulate surgery and create models for patient family education.
 
An online reference source of multidimensional images provides resources for ongoing training and education.
 
Specialized communication training helps clinicians better communicate with patient families.
 
Advanced tele-health technology improves the patient-family experience when remote care is required.