Episodes
In this episode Arwa Nasir, MBBS, MS, MPH, FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (COPACFH), describes a recent clinical report on supporting the family after the death of a child. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD, FAAP, about his research on the dispensing of antidepressants to adolescents and young adults. And Lindy McGee, MD, FAAP, contributes a “Giving Voice” segment about...
Published 04/16/24
Published 04/16/24
In this episode Katharine Zuckerman, MD, MPH, FAAP, offers advice from a new tip sheet about diagnosing autism in the medical home. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Kathryn Leifheit, PhD, MSPH, about her research into how moving affects families’ access to social services. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 04/09/24
In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of the journal Pediatrics offers a bird’s-eye view of the April issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Samantha Ahdoot, MD, FAAP, about the effects of global climate change on children’s health. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 04/02/24
In this episode Susan Wiley, MD, FAAP, explains the importance of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention when it comes to language acquisition. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Erich Batra, MD, FAAP about how Child Fatality Reviews identify causes of death and help lead to prevention. For resources and to see an ASL-interpreted video of the episode, go to AAP.org/podcast.
Published 03/12/24
In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the March issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Felicitas Livaudais, MD, FAAP, and Cindy Calderon, MD, FAAP, about surviving disasters and learning how to prepare for the future. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 03/05/24
In this episode Jesse Hackell, MD, FAAP, offers strategies for improving vaccine uptake in hesitant families. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Pearl Chang, MD, about how newborn nurseries react to marijuana use and breastfeeding. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 02/27/24
In this episode Joel S. Brenner, MD, MPH, FAAP, and Drew Watson, MD, MS, FAAP, talk about how to prevent overtraining and burnout in young athletes. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Shilpa J. Patel, MD, FAAP, and Alisa Khan, MD, MPH, about using mentor trios to promote family-centered rounds. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 02/20/24
In this episode Michelle J. White MD, MPH, FAAP, explains the concept of a “built environment” and how the infrastructure where people live can affect their health. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Henry Lee, MD, FAAP, about new suggested changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 02/13/24
In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for “First Up.” He offers a bird’s-eye view of what’s in the February issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP, about a new clinical report on the potential dangers of artificial pesticides used on foods containing genetically modified organisms. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 02/06/24
In this episode Kevin Osterhoudt, MD, MS, FAAP, explains how heavy metals like lead get into foods and why it's important to screen. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Hilary Haftel, MD, MHPE, FAAP, Senior Vice President for Education at the AAP, about a recent survey of pediatric residents. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 01/30/24
In this episode Barbara Howard, MD, FAAP, explains ways pediatricians can streamline the health-maintenance visit using technology. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Benjamin Masserano, MD, FAAP, about use of pharmacologic restraints for children hospitalized with mental health conditions. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 01/23/24
In this episode Maria Rahmandar, MD, FAAP, explains ways pediatricians can identify suicide risk in adolescents. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with medical student Alexis Cacioppo about how food insecurity in caregivers can lead to discrimination. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 01/16/24
In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview new AAP President Ben Hoffman, MD, FAAP. Dr. Hoffman talks about the discrimination he faced as a child, his work with the Navajo Nation and how he inadvertently became “the car seat guy.” For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 01/09/24
In this episode hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, are joined by three of their favorite guests, the editors of Pediatrics. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, and Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, celebrate the 75th anniversary of the journal with a look at the past, the present and the limitless future. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 12/19/23
In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview Dr. Hailey Nelson, who holds the titles of “Dr. America” and “Dr. World.” She talks about using the crown to draw attention to child health care needs. For more Pathways episodes, go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 12/12/23
In this episode Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of the journal Pediatrics offers a bird’s-eye view of the December issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Sophie Balk, MD, FAAP, lead author of the latest policy statement and technical report on preventing harmful noise exposure. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 12/05/23
In this episode P. Gail Williams, MD, FAAP, addresses early education and child care expulsion and the inequities it amplifies. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Gilbert Gonzales, PhD, MHA, about the intersection of homelessness and sexual minority youth. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 11/21/23
In this episode George Fuchs, MD, FAAP, explains that “toddler formulas” are not nutritionally complete and why the marketing of them is misleading. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Jennifer Hoffmann, MD, FAAP, about an alarming rise in pediatric firearm injuries. And Brian Credo, MD, FAAP, joins for a “Giving Voice” segment about doctoring outside the clinic walls. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 11/14/23
In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the November issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Jenni Kusma, MD, MS, FAAP, and Jean L. Raphael, MD, MPH, FAAP, about a new policy statement recommending foundational reforms to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 11/07/23
In this episode of the podcast, hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, recap the National Conference and Exhibition with a list of their favorite plenaries and sessions. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 10/31/23
In this episode the editors of the journal Pediatrics come together for an extensive research roundup. Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, and Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP join hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, for a live recording in front of a studio audience at the National Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC. They list the most downloaded articles from the last year and talk about how they can change the practice of pediatrics. For...
Published 10/31/23
In this episode Julia Hecht, MD, FAAP, explains the need for hearing assessments for infants, children and adolescents beyond the newborn screenings. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Elizabeth Welshe, PhD, about how a virtual driving assessment for new drivers helped predict the likelihood of first crashes. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 10/17/23
In this episode Tamara Hannon, MD, FAAP, explains the risks of low-carbohydrate diets for children and adolescents with or at risk of developing diabetes. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Joshua Jeong, ScD, about his research on parenting and nutrition in low-resource communities. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 10/10/23
In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for “First Up.” He offers a bird’s-eye view of what’s in the October issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Sherri Zorn MD, FAAP, about preventing HPV cancers by starting HPV vaccination at age 9. For resources go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 10/03/23