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Experience Journal Boston Children’s is known for pioneering some of the most effective diagnostic tools, therapies and preventive approaches in pediatric psychiatry. A significant part of our success comes from our commitment to research—and to advancing the frontiers of mental health care by conducting clinical trials.
Boston Children’s coordinates hundreds of clinical trials at any given time. Clinical trials are studies that may involve:
While children must meet strict criteria in order to be eligible for a clinical trial, your child may be eligible to take part in a study. Before considering this option, you should be sure to:
If your physician recommends that your child participate in a clinical trial, you can feel confident that the plan detailed for that study represents the best and most innovative care available. Taking part in a clinical trial at Children’s is entirely voluntary. Our team will be sure to fully address any questions you may have, and you may remove your child from the medical study at any time.
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Boston Children’s psychiatrist-in-chief, David DeMaso, MD, and members of his team have created the Experience Journal, an online collection of thoughts, reflections and advice from kids and caregivers dealing with the physical, emotional and social repercussions of serious illness. The journal is divided into sections by topic, and includes contributions from children who are living with ADHD, depression and grief, as well as many medical conditions.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”