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Every parent wants what’s best for their children – but in the age of the internet, it can be difficult to navigate what is actually fact-based or pure speculation. Cut through the noise with Kids Health Cast featuring Weill Cornell Medicine’s expert physicians and researchers discussing a wide range of health topics, providing information on the latest medical science. Finally, a podcast to help you make informed choices for your family’s health and wellness, Listen below.

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Every parent wants what’s best for their children – but in the age of the internet, it can be difficult to navigate what is actually fact-based or pure speculation. Cut through the noise with Kids Health Cast featuring Weill Cornell Medicine’s expert physicians and researchers discussing a wide range of health topics, providing information on the latest medical science. Finally, a podcast to help you make informed choices for your family’s health and wellness, Listen below.

    Adolescent Mental Health: Risk and Resilience During Teenage Development

    Adolescent Mental Health: Risk and Resilience During Teenage Development

    This special episode comes from On the Mind, the official podcast from the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry. To further our understanding of youth mental health, Dr. Daniel Knoepflmacher is joined by Dr. Francis Lee, who describes his groundbreaking research on the neurobiology of adolescent development. They discuss the processes underlying adolescent brain development, exploring why this critical period presents increased risk for anxiety disorders and depression, but also presents unique opportunities for effective treatments. Learn how impactful factors during critical periods of brain development effect resilience and psychological wellbeing, including social media use, early life adversity and more.

    To hear more from On the Mind 

    Fetal Care Center

    Fetal Care Center

    Drs. Jessica Scholl and Ericalyn Kasdorf give an overview of the services offered at the Fetal Care Center. They discuss the multidisciplinary coordinated care approach to high-risk complex pregnancies. The center also features an onsite level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), offering services for newborns in need of specialized care and staffed by highly trained neonatologists, surgeons, nurses, and nurse practitioners. They highlight the support available for families and how providers can refer to multiple services across the healthcare system.

    To learn more about the Fetal Care Center

    To learn more about Dr. Ericalyn Kasdorf

    To learn more about Dr. Jessica Scholl

    Motor Skills in Child Development

    Motor Skills in Child Development

    Michelle Mikhno, M.D. discusses developmental milestones for motor skills in children. She defines fine and gross motor skills and the age-appropriate milestones that parents should expect as their kids grow. While each child is different, there are general guidelines that she highlights which parents and pediatricians will follow to ensure healthy growth in children. She covers frequently asked questions that parents can discuss with their child's pediatrician. She also review the therapies available should parents have concerns for their child.

    To schedule with Michelle Mikhno, M.D 

    Screening for Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV)

    Screening for Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV)

    Christine Salvatore M.D. discusses what parents should know about the new universal screening for congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV). She discusses what parents should know about CMV in newborns. While there is no CMV vaccine currently available to prevent congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), she discusses the universal screening every baby for cCMV that's taking place in the country, including in New York State. She also shares precautions that adults can take to keep babies safe from the illness.

    To schedule with Dr. Christine M. Salvatore 

    National Infant Immunization Week

    National Infant Immunization Week

    Dr. Sean Cullen discusses what parents should know about vaccination guidance for young children during National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). He gives an overview of the history of vaccine development and advocates for their safety and efficacy. He addresses common issues around hesitancy and misinformation, including dispelling links of vaccines to causes of autism. He also shares his personal connection and passion for childhood vaccinations after losing younger brother to complications due to RSV infection.

    To learn more about Dr. Sean Cullen

    Overview of Department of Pediatrics

    Overview of Department of Pediatrics

    Dr. Sallie Permar gives an overview of the specialties and services for families within the Department of Pediatrics. She shares how the department is committed to providing exceptional family-centered care and support for patients, cutting-edge research in child health, and educating the next generation of pediatricians and physician-scientists. She gives an overview of the twelve subspecialty divisions within the department that include dozens of programs, services, clinics and outpatient care sites across NYC. She discusses some of the latest developments in patient care including online scheduling and telemedicine options. She also highlights the affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital and the department's community outreach efforts across the NYC area. 

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