Podcast by Courageous Parents Network
Elena Lister CPN August 2022 Final MP3
CPN's Blyth Lord talks with child and adolescent psychiatrist Elena Lister about the importance, value and life-long positive impact of talking with children honestly about illness and death. "What is mentionable is manageable." This far ranging conversation focuses especially on supporting siblings of children who are sick or who have died from illness.
CPN Jerris Marr Bob Macauley Blyth Lord June 2022 MP3
Jerris advocated for his daughter Faith from her diagnosis at age 4 with osteosarcoma, through 23 major surgeries, side effects, setbacks, and complications, until her death shortly after her 18th birthday. Towards the end, they met Dr. Bob Macauley who helped get Faith home. Jerris emphasizes the need to create a space for dads as advocates and emotional caregivers.
CPN's interview with Pediatric Palliative Care NP's Luke and Sean
CPN's interview with Pediatric Palliative Care NP's Luke and Sean, Valley Children's Hospital, Madera, CA
Shared Struggles: CPN's Blyth Lord talks with contributing editors parent Ann Schrooten and Dr. Barry Markovitz about their book and the collective wisdom from parents and physicians about the sacred, shared enterprise of caring for children living with serious illness and medical complexity.
Michelle Moon, DO: a bereaved mother and doctor pivots to hospice and palliative medicine
CPN’s Blyth Lord talks with Michelle Moon, a bereaved mom and adult neurologist, about her decision to pursue fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine: what about her experience with her daughter Julianna led to this career pivot and how is it feeling for her as she nears the end of her fellowship and considers her future as a doctor while always honoring Julianna’s life and legacy.
Dr. Wynne Morrison and Blyth Lord
Dr. Wynne Morrison, director of pediatric palliative care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talks with Blyth Lord about what drove the creation of Courageous Parents Network.