6 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.

    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
    Feedback 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.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Weight for Length - Episode 4 - Conversations About Care

    Weight for Length - Episode 4 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation Dr. Hassink is joined by Jennifer Groos, MD, FAAP who is a lead physician for 5210 Health Care projects at United Way of Central Iowa and the Iowa Medical Society. Dr. Groos also serves as Lead Faculty for the Childhood Obesity in Primary Care quality improvement project. They discuss the importance of Weight for Length (WFL) measurements, tracking WFL with regard to obesity, when to intervene, and more.

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

    Episode Related Resources:​​

    ​Weight for Lengt​h WHO/Bright Futures​ Growth Charts - https://tinyurl.com/qtw9rnc

    WHO Growth Chart Recommendations (Age 0-2)- https://tinyurl.com/wmwmy4d

    Healthy Active Living Mini​ Modules​ (CME credit available)- https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/EFHALF_CME.aspx

    ​Early Feeding Patient and Parent Resources​ - https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/EFHALF_parents.aspx

    ​Food Insecurity: What Can Pediatricians Do? Webinar - https://tinyurl.com/vfno7us

    Empowering ​Families Through WIC​​ Webinar​ - https://tinyurl.com/vbt2fdp

    Finger Foods Poster - https://tinyurl.com/txumoto

    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.

    • 29 min
    Sugary Drinks - Episode 3 - Conversations About Care

    Sugary Drinks - Episode 3 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation Sandy is joined by Natalie Muth, MD, FAAP, a dual-board certified pediatrician, registered dietitian, obesity medicine physician and a lead author of the AAP policy titled "Public Policies to Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption in Children and Adolescents"​. Dr. Muth is also the current Chair of the AAP Section on Obesity. Sandy and Natalie discuss current recommendations and strategies for addressing sugary drink consumption with families in a primary care setting. They also discuss national policy and advocacy recommendations that are on the horizon.

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

    ​Episode Related Resources:​​

    Healthy Beverages Mini Module (CME credit available) - https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/EFHALF_CME.aspx
    Policy on Re​ducing Sugary Drink Consumption in Children and Adolescents - https://tinyurl.com/y6tu2ozc
    Consensus Statement on Healthy Beverage Consumption​ - https://tinyurl.com/y6wkr9w2
    AAP Campaign for Dental Health​ - https://ilikemyteeth.org/

    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.

    • 38 min
    Food Insecurity - Episode 2 - Conversations About Care

    Food Insecurity - Episode 2 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation Sandy is joined by Ryan Buchholz, MD, FAAP, a primary care pediatrician at the Upper Cardozo Health Center in Washington DC. Sandy and Ryan discuss food insecurity as a social determinant of health, and go over examples of what food insecurity may look like for different families. They also share ideas and challenges about screening tools, use of local and national resources, and hopes for the future.

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

    Episode Related Resources:
    Food Insecurity Mini Module (CME credit available)- https://ihcw.aap.org/Pages/EFHALF_CME.aspx
    Food Insecurity Webinar - https://tinyurl.com/vfno7us
    Food Insecurity Toolkit for Pediatricians - https://tinyurl.com/y7t2tysx

    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.

    • 23 min
    2019 NCE Innovations in Obesity Forum Highlights

    2019 NCE Innovations in Obesity Forum Highlights

    Dr. Victoria Rogers and Jennifer Groos meet to reflect on the 2019 Innovations in Obesity, Prevention, Assessment and Treatment Forum at the Academy's National Conference.

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

    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.

    • 11 min
    Picky Eating - Episode 1 - Conversations About Care

    Picky Eating - Episode 1 - Conversations About Care

    In this conversation with Chris Bolling, MD, FAAP, a primary care pediatrician from Kentucky and Chair of the Section on Obesity, Sandy and Chris discuss their challenges and solutions to addressing picky eating with patients and families.

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

    ​​Episode Related Resources:

    Early Feeding Mini-Modules (CME credit available)- https://tinyurl.com/y83ejfar
    Picky eating infographic and video for parent education (English and Spanish versions available)- https://tinyurl.com/yyacqhl2
    ChopChop and Sprout kids cooking magazines - https://www.chopchopfamily.org/
    Healthy Active Living (Parent Resource) - https://tinyurl.com/y8m4orbw
    Bright ​Futures Previsit Questionnaires, Handouts, and Forms​ - https://tinyurl.com/yyfy6ckz
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    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

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