Episodes
In this episode of the special series, “Pathways to Pediatrics,” hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, interview AAP President Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP. Dr. Szilagyi talks about being the daughter of “professional immigrants,” dealing with a healthcare system that failed her family and finding meaning in the treatment of children who have experienced trauma. For more Pathways, go to aap.org/podcast.
Published 09/27/22
  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.
Published 09/20/22
Published 09/20/22
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.
Published 09/13/22
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.
Published 09/06/22
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.
Published 08/30/22
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.
Published 08/23/22
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...
Published 08/16/22
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.
Published 08/09/22
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.
Published 08/02/22
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.
Published 07/26/22
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.
Published 07/05/22
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.
Published 06/28/22
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.)
Published 06/21/22
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.
Published 06/14/22
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.
Published 06/07/22
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.
Published 05/24/22
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.
Published 05/24/22
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.
Published 05/17/22
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.
Published 05/10/22
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.
Published 05/03/22
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.
Published 04/12/22
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...
Published 04/05/22
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.
Published 03/29/22
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.
Published 03/22/22