Samara Jan Turkel Clinical Center | Patient Resources

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Autoimmune conditions can profoundly affect the emotional, mental and social health of children and their families. The Samara Jan Turkel Clinical Center at Boston Children's offers a number of services to help families cope with these issues including:

  • a psychologist for children being seen in the clinic with special attention to developmental and social issues often overlooked in children with chronic medical conditions.

  • information concerning national support groups and other resources

  • participation in small group discussions for children with certain diagnoses with other patients their age


Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

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