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Welcome to Pediatrics On Call: a podcast on children's health from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Each episode features interviews about new research and hot topics in the field of pediatrics. Learn about the most important innovations from the people behind them. This podcast is for pediatricians and other health professionals who serve children and their families. And if you're a parent or caregiver, it's also for you.

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    • Sep 20, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 30m AVG DURATION
    • 129 EPISODES

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    Elections and Child Health, Neonatal Resuscitation Program Milestone – Ep. 129

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 29:41


      In this episode Deanna Behrens, MD, FAAP, describes the tools pediatricians can use to help their patients and families gain access to important elections. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Louis P. Halamek, MD, FAAP, about the Neonatal Resuscitation Program, which turned 35 this year. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Health Care, Diversity Trends in Pediatric Faculty – Ep. 128

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 32:56


    In this episode Antoinette L. Laskey, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, explains guidance in the new policy statement, Protecting Children From Sexual Abuse by Health Care Professionals and in the Health Care Setting. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Emma Omoruyi, MD, MPH, FAAP, about trends in the diversity of pediatric faculty in academic medicine. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Hepatitis of Unknown Etiology – Ep. 127

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 34:28


    In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for another edition of “First Up.” He offers a bird's-eye view of what's in the September issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Markus Buchfellner, MD, about a mysterious outbreak of hepatitis with no known cause. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Monkeypox, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome – Ep. 126

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 38:25


    In this episode Kristina (Kris) Bryant, MD, FAAP, describes ways to diagnose and prevent transmission of monkeypox. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Jeffrey Boris, MD, FAAP, about his research on Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, which is associated with long COVID. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Management of Hyperbilirubinemia Special Episode – Ep. 125

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 33:05


    In this special episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, lead author of the clinical practice guideline, Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation, explains the importance of measuring total serum bilirubin in newborns. He tells hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, the 2022 guideline offers clarification on when to start phototherapy and when to give an exchange transfusion. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Mental Health in Athletes, Early Relational Health, Family Connections with Pediatrics – Ep. 124

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 33:16


    In this episode Claudia Reardon, MD, explains how pediatricians can use preparticipation physicals to assess mental health in athletes. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Dina Spiropoulos, MD, FAAP, about the importance of early relational health between infants and caregivers. And Cara Coleman, a parent member of the executive editorial board of the journal Pediatrics, introduces the new blog, Family Connections with Pediatrics. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Vision and Concussions, Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness – Ep. 123

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 37:35


    In this episode Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM, FACSM, FAMSSM, lead author of the new policy statement and clinical report on vision and concussion, shares screening techniques primary-care pediatricians can use in daily practice. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Alexander Jones, PhD, about the amount of high-intensity exercise needed to maintain cardiorespiratory fitness. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Managing Fear of NeedlesPediatrics Research Roundup, Managing Fear of Needles – Ep. 122

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 37:00


    In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the July issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with David Becker, MD, MPH, MA, LMFT, FAAP, and Jody Thomas, PhD, about strategies for taking the pain and fear out of vaccinations. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Blueprint for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Sleep's Effect on Kindergarten Adjustment – Ep. 121

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 36:38


    In this episode Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, and Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP, detail the changes to health systems outlined in a new blueprint for children and youth with special health care needs. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Douglas Teti, PhD, about his research on the way sleep affects kindergarten adjustment. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Destigmatizing Substance Use Disorder – Ep. 120

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 29:43


    In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the July issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Rachel Alinsky, MD, MPH, FAAP, about a new policy statement on recommended terminology for substance use disorders. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    New Breastfeeding Guidance, Family Education's Effect on Birthweight – Ep. 119 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 33:28


    In this episode Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, FAAP, IBCLC, describes updated guidance on breastfeeding and the use of human milk. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Emily Echevarria, MD, FAAP, about how family education can affect the health of newborns. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    New Guidance on Safe Sleep, Identifying Abuse in Youth Sports – Ep. 118

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 37:52


    In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, describes updated guidance in the new Safe Sleep policy statement. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Kate Canty, MD, FAAP, about her Pediatrics Perspective on child abuse in youth sports. (For resources go to aap.org/podcast.)

    End-of-life Care, Family Advisors in Medical Practices -- Ep 117

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 39:55


    In this episode Jenni Linebarger, MD, MPH, FAAP, FAAHPM, Chair of the AAP Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine, goes through the new clinical report on guidance for end-of-life care. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Suzanne Mcclintick, MD, and Darci Brosnan about the role family advisors play in medical practices. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Helping Adolescents Flourish -- Ep 116

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 35:04


    In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for another edition of “First Up.” He offers a bird's-eye view of what's in the July issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Robert C. Whitaker, MD, MPH, about how family connection can promote flourishing in adolescents. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Access to Reproductive Health Care, Impacts of School Resegregation – Ep. 114

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 34:14


    In this episode Margaret Stager, MD, FAAP, chair of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health, joins the podcast to emphasize the importance of reproductive health care and education. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Rita Hamad, MD, PhD, about trends toward resegregation in U.S. public schools. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Baby Formula Shortage Bonus Episode -- Ep. 115

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 13:09


    In this episode Steven A. Abrams, MD FAAP, immediate past chair of the AAP Committee on Nutrition, tells David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, how to counsel families caught in the baby formula shortage. He warns against homemade formulas and encourages cooperation and empathy to get through this difficult time. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Eliminating Race-based Medicine, Trends in Handgun Carriage – Ep. 113

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 30:44


    In this episode Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP, at-large member of the AAP Board of Directors, joins the podcast to discuss a new policy statement on eliminating race as a biological proxy in medicine. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Naoka Carey, JD, EdM, about trends in adolescent handgun carriage. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Armed Conflict's Effect on Child Health, Donor Human Milk – Ep. 112

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 32:28


    In light of the war in Ukraine, Ayesha Kadir, MD, pediatrician and senior humanitarian health lead for Save the Children UK, explains how armed conflict affects children. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Allison Rose, MD, FAAP, and Emily Miller, MD, MS, FAAP, about the need for advocacy about the use of donor human milk as a lifesaving therapy for premature infants. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Integrating Mental Health into the Medical Home – Ep. 111

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 34:29


    In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the May issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Richard Chung, MD, FAAP, member of the AAP Committee on Adolescence as well as the Bright Futures Steering Committee, about ways to assess mental health of children and teens within the medical home. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Without Bias – Ep. 110

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 31:00


    In this episode Douglas Waite, MD, FAAP, member of the executive committee of the AAP Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care, offers practical ways to detect Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and help families receive treatment. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Peggy Way, whose 38-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, about communicating with compassion. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Child Abuse Prevention, Vaccinating Children with Autism – Ep. 109

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 31:45


    In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the April issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Suzanne Haney, MD, FAAP, chair of the AAP Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, about sentinel injuries and other signs of child abuse. And in a “Giving Voice” segment, Lisa H. Shulman, MD, FAAP, highlights the work done to administer the COVID vaccine to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Counseling on Vitamin K, Reaching Breastfeeding Goals – Ep. 108

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 27:05


    In this episode Ivan Hand, MD, MS, FAAP, member of the AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn, offers ways to counsel families with questions about Vitamin K administration. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Heather C. Hamner, PhD, MS, MPH, a health scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about steps parents can take to reach their breastfeeding goals. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Addressing Mental Health, Recognizing Bias in Medical Communication – Ep. 107

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 35:23


    In this episode Hansa Bhargava, MD, FAAP, senior medical director at WebMD and Chief Medical Officer at Medscape, offers ways to reduce stress for children and their families. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Sonia Taneja, MD, MSc, and Thomas Kuriakose, MD, MA, authors of a Pediatrics Perspective on bias in medical communication. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Acknowledging Stigma and Embracing Empathy When Treating Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome – Ep. 106

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 38:22


    In this episode Kenneth Zoucha, MD, FAAP, a recognized leader in addiction medicine for the state of Nebraska, talks about the stigmas around substance use disorder and Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Tamela Milan-Alexander, MPPA, about her history with opioid use disorder, which led to a high-risk pregnancy, and her subsequent advocacy for mothers and their babies. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Parental Leave for Pediatric Trainees, Pandemic's Effect on Children with Special Needs – Ep. 105

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 31:39


    In this episode Jennifer Cohen Takagishi, MD, FAAP, co-author of the AAP policy statement on parental leave for pediatric trainees, talks about recommended changes to support young families. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Dennis Z. Kuo, MD, MHS, FAAP, immediate past chair of the AAP Council on Children With Disabilities about efforts to get our most vulnerable children back on track. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Updated Developmental Milestones – Ep. 104

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 29:46


    In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for another edition of “First Up.” He offers a bird's-eye view of what's in the March issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Jennifer Zubler, MD, FAAP, a consultant/contractor for the CDC's “Learn the Signs. Act Early” program, about updated developmental milestones. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Treating Gender-diverse Patients, Linking Adolescent and Adult Insomnia – Ep. 103

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 37:04


    In this episode Kathryn Lowe, MD, FAAP, member of the executive committee of the AAP Section on LGBT Health and Wellness, explains how pediatricians can use inclusive language when treating their gender-diverse patients. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, PhD, about his research linking adolescent and adult insomnia. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Advocacy in Pediatrics, How Opioids Affect Suicidality – Ep. 102

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 29:37


    In this episode Annie Andrews, MD, MS, FAAP, who is running for Congress in South Carolina, talks about the importance of advocacy in pediatrics. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Patrick Quinn, PhD, about his research on how opioids affect suicidality. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    COVID-19 Update, Culturally Sensitive Care - Ep. 101

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 35:46


    In this episode Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH, FAAP, vice chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, describes the latest infection rates and vaccine strategies for COVID-19. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS, and Will Okoniewski, MD, about their research into culturally sensitive health care practices. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatric Research Roundup, Risks of Alternative Birth Practices – Ep 100

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 27:15


    In the 100th episode of the podcast, Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the February issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP, about the new AAP clinical report, Risks of Infectious Diseases in Newborns Exposed to Alternative Perinatal Practices. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Remote Patient Monitoring, Preventing Home Medication Errors - Ep. 99

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 30:49


    In this episode Carolyn Foster, MD, MSHS, FAAP, shares the latest research on how technology and remote patient monitoring are improving health outcomes. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to H. Shonna Yin, MD, MSc, FAAP, about the new AAP policy statement, Preventing Home Medication Administration Errors. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Nature Contact and Child Health, Undervaccinated Children in Hospitals -Ep. 98

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 27:11


    In this episode Pooja Tandon, MD, MPH, FAAP, shares the latest research on how nature contact affects child health. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Mersine Bryan, MD, MPH, FAAP about her Pediatrics article on vaccine administration in children's hospitals. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Sports and Exercise for People with Disabilities, Increased Rates of Underinsured Children - Ep. 97

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 36:04


    In this episode Paul Carbone, MD, FAAP, former chairperson of the AAP's Council on Children with Disabilities Autism Subcommittee, shares the latest guidance on promoting sports and activity for children with disabilities. His son Ben, a 19-year-old with autism, joins the interview to describe his personal success in sports. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Justin Yu, MD, MS, about his research on the increasing rates of underinsured children. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatric Research Roundup, Orphanhood Due to COVID 19 – Ep. 96

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 34:25


    In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the January issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Susan Hillis, CAPT, PhD, MS, senior technical advisor of the CDC COVID-19 International Task Force, about her research on children orphaned due to COVID-19. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    A Mental Health Emergency, Reading's Effects on Social-Emotional Development – Ep. 95

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 33:21


    In this episode AAP President Lee Savio Beers, MD, FAAP, describes the national crisis in mental health children and teens are facing today. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Keith J. Martin, DO, MS, FAAP, about research in the journal Pediatrics on how reading affects children's social-emotional development. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Tracking COVID in Children – Ep. 94

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 39:14


    In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for another edition of “First Up.” He joins hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, with a bird's-eye view of what's in the December issue of the journal. The hosts also talk to Lynn Olson and William Cull of the AAP Research Department about tracking and reporting the number of children affected by COVID-19. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pathways to Pediatrics with Dr. Allison Empey – Ep. 93

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 15:29


    In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Allison Empey, MD, FAAP, chairperson of the AAP Committee on Native American Child Health. Dr. Empey talks about balancing her academic work at Oregon Health & Science University with her practice at her rural clinic serving the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pathways to Pediatrics with Dr. Gary Kirkilas – Ep. 92

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 18:36


    In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Gary Kirkilas, DO, FAAP, a general pediatrician at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Kirkilas talks about using a mobile medical RV to serve youth experiencing homelessness and how he ended up competing on American Ninja Warrior. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Rethinking ‘Active Shooter' Drills in Schools, Parenting during Pediatric Residency – Ep. 91

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 35:43


    In this episode David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, founder and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, joins hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, for a discussion about the potential harm of high-intensity “live crisis” drills in schools. The hosts also talk with Kelly Dundon, MD, FAAP, and Weston Powell, MD, PhD, FAAP, about their research on parenting and career paths for pediatric residents. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    COVID Vaccines in Young Children, Infection Prevention from Respiratory Viruses – Ep. 90

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 41:23


    In this episode Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH, FAAP, vice chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, joins hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, for a discussion about the COVID vaccine, newly approved for children ages 5 to 11. The hosts also interview the CDC's Michael Bell, MD, and Amy Kolwaite, ARNP, MS, MPH, about infection prevention and control during respiratory virus season. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Masks and Empathy during COVID-19 – Ep. 89

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 37:36


    In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for Pediatrics, joins hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, for a bird's-eye view of what's in the November issue of the journal. The hosts also interview Sarah McCarthy, PhD, MPH, LP, about how masks affected communication and empathy during her young daughter's cancer treatment. For resources, go to aap.org/podcast.

    Vaccine Messaging to Reduce Hesitancy – Ep. 88

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 36:14


    In this episode Patrick O'Shea, a senior researcher at the FrameWorks Institute, shares findings from the first in a series of studies about how the public perceives vaccines. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, Chair of the AAP Council on Communications and Media, about her work at the Mayo Clinic to educate immigrant populations about vaccines. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Highlights from the 2021 AAP National Conference and Exhibition– Ep. 87

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 25:28


    In this episode hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, present their “top 10” favorite moments from the National Conference and Exhibition. They also admit they haven't had time to go through all the presentations, but they plan to return to aapexperience.org many times before the content expires Jan. 31, 2022. It's not too late to be part of the learning. Registration is open until Nov. 1, 2021. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Pathways to Pediatrics with Dr. Alex Kemper – Ep. 86

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 20:37


    In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Kemper describes his unlikely decision to go to medical school, his many mentors and his superhuman consumption of coffee.

    Pathways to Pediatrics with Dr. Rachel Moon – Ep. 85

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 23:55


    In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of Digital Media for the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Moon describes her time in the U.S. Air Force, her first experience as a researcher, and her unwillingness to stay at a Bed and Breakfast.

    Pathways to Pediatrics with Dr. Lewis First – Ep. 84

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 39:22


    In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal Pediatrics. Dr. First explains how his shaky start in medicine led to a love of learning, teaching, editing and communicating with humor and grace. 

    Pediatrics Research Roundup, Improving Ventilation in Clinical Settings – Ep. 83

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 37:29


    In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, shares a research roundup from the October edition of the journal Pediatrics. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Kara Brooks, MS, LEED AP BD+C, and Jonathan Flannery, MHSA, FACHE, FASHE, from the American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association about ways to improve ventilation in clinical setting. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Trauma-informed Care, Emergency Department Visits after Cannabis – Ep. 82

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 36:39


    In this episode AAP President-elect Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP, who co-wrote the policy statement and clinical report on trauma-informed care, explains why health systems need to teach workers at every level the best ways to communicate with families. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Matthew Yeung, a medical student at the University of Calgary, about his Pediatrics article, “Emergency Department Pediatric Visits in Alberta for Cannabis After Legalization.” For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Women in Medicine: A Bonus Episode with Dr. Madeline Joseph – Ep. 81

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 18:02


    In this episode AAP Board Member Madeline Joseph, MD, FAAP, talks about the state of women in medicine. She offers hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, suggestions on how to recruit, promote and retain not only women but also people of color and other underrepresented groups. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Disaster Preparedness, Stages of Engagement in ADHD Treatment – Ep. 80

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 31:59


    In this episode Scott Needle, MD, FAAP, who co-wrote the AAP policy statement, “Ensuring the Health of Children in Disasters,” explains the importance of planning for the unexpected. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Andrea Spencer, MD, author of a new Pediatrics article, “Six Stages of Engagement in ADHD Treatment Described by Diverse, Urban Parents.” For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

    Flu Vaccine Guidance, Probiotics in Preterm Infants – Ep. 79

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 36:49


    In this episode Flor Munoz, MD, MSc, FAAP, who co-wrote the updated AAP influenza policy statement, talks about the importance of the flu vaccine in an unpredictable viral season. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS, FAAP, author of the AAP clinical report on probiotics in preterm infants. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.

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