Your health can’t wait. Learn how we’re making our facilities safer and schedule your care now.
Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Be safe anytime, anywhere.
To find a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 412-692-7337 or search our directory.
A resource for our network of referring physicians.
For more information about research, please call our main office at 412-692-6438.
Ranked #9 Nationally by U.S. News & World Report.
PITTSBURGH, PA - December 3, 2014 - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Pittsburgh Public Schools are working together as part of a national program to create a healthier school environment for students.
Children's Hospital will partner with local schools and provide assistance to create environments that promote nutritious eating and physical activity using the country's largest school-based childhood obesity prevention initiative, the Healthy Schools Program.
The program will utilize local and national resources and services to promote positive health changes, both in and out of school, beginning in at least eight pilot schools in Pittsburgh during the current school year. The schools were chosen based on the age range of children, geographic location, and readiness to implement the program.
Children's will support the schools by providing professional development with health experts, access to technical assistance and training, networking and learning opportunities, and science-based resources. Schools also will have the opportunity to earn local and national recognition for their efforts.
"Children's commitment to the community extends beyond our campus and includes improving the well-being of all children, not just those in need of medical care," said Kathy Guatteri, vice president, Outpatient Services at Children's Hospital. "With changes in the school health environment, students will develop a better understanding of how to live a healthier lifestyle, and will be supported in their academic achievement."
"We at Pittsburgh Public Schools thank Children's Hospital for the support they will provide to our many schools which are seeking local ‘Live Well' designation," said Linda Lane, Ed.D., superintendent, Pittsburgh Public Schools. "As adults, we have the opportunity and the responsibility to do all we can to support the development of healthy habits that will serve our children throughout their lives."
The Healthy Schools Program is a project of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, which was co-founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation.
Andrea Kunicky, 412-692-6254, email@example.com
Marc Lukasiak, 412-692-7919, firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Support the hospital by making a donation online, joining our Heroes in Healing monthly donor program, or visiting our site to learn about the other ways you can give back.