11 episodes

Welcome to the Conversations About Care Podcast!

The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight, in partnership with Bright Futures, has created a pilot podcast series called Conversations About Care. The focus of the series is to highlight pragmatic and lively conversations between health care providers. Host, Sandy Hassink, MD, FAAP, dialogs with guests about important themes in practice associated with healthy childhood weight and related practical strategies and resources to support patient-centered care within the changing landscape of medicine and social norms.

The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a translational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

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Welcome to the Conversations About Care Podcast!

The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight, in partnership with Bright Futures, has created a pilot podcast series called Conversations About Care. The focus of the series is to highlight pragmatic and lively conversations between health care providers. Host, Sandy Hassink, MD, FAAP, dialogs with guests about important themes in practice associated with healthy childhood weight and related practical strategies and resources to support patient-centered care within the changing landscape of medicine and social norms.

The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a translational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

    Bonus Episode - Interim Guidance on Obesity and COVID-19

    Bonus Episode - Interim Guidance on Obesity and COVID-19

    In this conversation, Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Tory Rogers, Director of Let’s Go in Maine and Dr. Ihuoma Eneli, Director for the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to discuss the Academy’s Interim Guidance on Obesity and COVID-19 and the role of pediatricians during the pandemic.

    • 36 min
    Understanding the New Food Nutrition Labels - Episode 8 - Conversations About Care

    Understanding the New Food Nutrition Labels - Episode 8 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation, Dr. Hassink is joined by Tamara Hannon, MD, FAAP who is a professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a practicing Endocrinologist at Riley Children's Hospital. Dr. Hannon is also a member of the Committee on Nutrition. In this discussion they talk about the updated nutrition food labels and how pediatricians can talk about these new changes with families to help inform healthier food choices.

    • 35 min
    Physical Activity - Episode 7 - Conversations About Care

    Physical Activity - Episode 7 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation Dr. Hassink is joined by Blaise Nemeth, MD, MS who is a is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a non-operative pediatric orthopedics and pediatric obesity expert. Dr. Nemeth is also the lead author of the AAP policy titled “Physical Activity Assessment and Counseling in Pediatric Clinical Settings”. In this discussion they talk about various strategies for encouraging physical activity in patients while remaining sensitive to their unique needs and concerns.

    • 26 min
    Patient Retention - Episode 6 - Conversations About Care

    Patient Retention - Episode 6 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation Dr. Hassink is joined by Joseph A. Skelton, MD, MS for a discussion on patient retention strategies for obesity care. Dr. Skelton has a wealth of experience as a Professor of Pediatrics, and of Epidemiology and Prevention, at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Brenner FIT® program, and as Associate Director of the Program in Community Engagement.

    • 31 min
    Cultural Considerations for Obesity Care - Episode 5 - Conversations About Care

    Cultural Considerations for Obesity Care - Episode 5 - Conversations About Care

    In this episode Dr. Hassink speaks with Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS, FAAP who is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and a Director of the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital about the importance cultural considerations in clinical care. They go over examples of how medical care providers can create a culturally sensitive environment for meeting patients' unique needs, and building a lasting and meaningful patient-physician relationship.

    Website: https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/Podcasts.aspx
    Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TS7XJZK

    Resources:
    AAP Policy: Enhancing Pediatric Workforce Diversity and Providing Culturally Effective Pediatric Care​ - https://tinyurl.com/y75pj9bk

    ChangeTalk App on Motivational Interviewing ​- https://tinyurl.com/y8uovsy6

    Milton’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity​ - https://tinyurl.com/yc3yv94v

    The 6 C's of Developing Cultural Sensitivity (Printable ​Download)- https://tinyurl.com/ybh5a939

    Disclaimer: The views, information, resources, or opinions expressed during the Conversations in Care podcast series are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The topics included in these podcasts do not indicate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate. The primary purpose of this podcast is explore common themes related to quality pediatric care from the perspective of clinicians. This podcast series does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services. This podcast is available for private, non-commercial us only. Advertising which is incorporated into, placed in association with, or targeted toward the content of this podcast, without the express approval and knowledge of the American Academy of Pediatrics podcast developers is forbidden. You may not edit, modify or redistribute this podcast.

    • 26 min
    Telehealth For Obesity Care During COVID-19 - Bonus Episode - Conversations About Care

    Telehealth For Obesity Care During COVID-19 - Bonus Episode - Conversations About Care

    In this bonus episode Dr. Hassink speaks with three colleagues about how obesity care is being adapted and delivered during these unprecedented times. The podcast will explore our guests' experiences and lessons learned as they adapt to delivering care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sarah Armstrong, MD, FAAP will start off by sharing her experiences implementing telehealth for the first time, Sarah Hampl, MD, FAAP share stories about how they have leveraged telehealth as part of obesity treatment previously and how they are leveraging it during COVID-19 and finally Victoria Rogers, MD, FAAP shares stories about some innovations and opportunities they have identified for obesity prevention and treatment.

    Website: https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/Podcasts.aspx
    Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TS7XJZK

    Episode Related Resources:​​​

    ​American Academy of Pediatrics Updates on COVID-19 - https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/

    Telehealth for Obesity Care Webinar​ - https://youtu.be/dueAdY3IxE8

    Measuring Children's Height and Weight Accurately At Home​ - https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_bmi/measuring_children.html

    Disclaimer: The views, information, resources, or opinions expressed during the Conversations in Care podcast series are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The topics included in these podcasts do not indicate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate. The primary purpose of this podcast is explore common themes related to quality pediatric care from the perspective of clinicians. This podcast series does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services. This podcast is available for private, non-commercial us only. Advertising which is incorporated into, placed in association with, or targeted toward the content of this podcast, without the express approval and knowledge of the American Academy of Pediatrics podcast developers is forbidden. You may not edit, modify or redistribute this podcast.

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