163 episodes

Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.

This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2017 by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved.

Primary Care Perspectives Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.

This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2017 by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved.

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 163-- Immune Dysregulation

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 163-- Immune Dysregulation

    Inflammation, recurrent infections, fevers and rashes, and poor growth may all be ways that immune dysregulation presents in primary care patients. Edward Behrens, MD, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses the Dysregulated Immune Response Team (DIRT) and their innovative approach to immune dysregulation management. Using a multidisciplinary team, precision medicine, collaborative research, and care coordination, the DIRT program is improving care for patients with rare diseases. 

    • 19 min
    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 162-- Ankyloglossia

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 162-- Ankyloglossia

    Google searches for tongue tie, or ankyloglossia, have doubled in the past five years and the number of infants having frenotomies is also increasing. Helping us understand the tongue anatomy and sort out myths surrounding tongue ties is Adva Buzi, MD, an attending physician in the Division of Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Together, we discuss diagnosis, indications for referral, potential benefits/risk of frenotomy, and the myths surrounding ankyloglossia. 

    • 22 min
    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 161: Artificial Intelligence Use in Pediatrics

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 161: Artificial Intelligence Use in Pediatrics

    How is artificial intelligence (AI) already being used in pediatrics and how will we use it in the future? In this episode, Bimal Desai, MD, MBI, FAAP and Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP explain not only how we use AI currently, such as using an ambient scribe, but also how we can use AI in the future, including augmented imaging. We explore the benefits of AI for patient outcomes, concerns about data privacy, and anticipatory guidance for our patients.

    • 28 min
    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 160- Eating Disorders and Diet Culture

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 160- Eating Disorders and Diet Culture

    Diet culture seems pervasive in our society and impacts our children and adolescents. In this episode, Nicole Cifra, MD, MPH, MHPEd, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discusses the influence of diet culture, signs of eating disorders, and ways to have a weight neutral approach with patients. Early identification of eating disorders has a huge impact on prognosis and primary care providers play a crucial role in this identification. 

    • 21 min
    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 159 - Clinician Well-being: The Buzz Around Burnout

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 159 - Clinician Well-being: The Buzz Around Burnout

    With their diverse work experience and unique skill sets, advanced practice providers (APPs) are able to contribute to not only the wellbeing of patients but also that of other providers. Bridget Sullivan Garmisa, MSN, MS, CRNP, RD, nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, shares her perspective as an APP and gives insight into clinician well-being and burnout, including the varying degrees of burnout among different roles, driving factors like workplace inequality, as well as ways to spark joy in the workplace; and more.

    This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2023 by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved.

    • 15 min
    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 158 - Magnesium: Pros and Cons of Supplementation

    Primary Care Perspectives: Episode 158 - Magnesium: Pros and Cons of Supplementation

    As the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, magnesium is essential for regulating many bodily functions. But as a supplement — especially over the counter — it could do more harm than good. Neil Patel, PharmD, BCOP, Director of Retail and Specialty Pharmacy and Investigational Drug Service at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, reviews different formulations and potential contraindications, and shares dosing considerations and general guidelines for treating pediatric constipation and migraine management; and more.

    This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2023 by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

heaktth. ,

Wonderfully useful

As a pediatric “podcast junkie” I must admit this is truly wonderful podcast. The topics are all very useful for us actively working in primary care seeing so many patients with such a variety of issues. Bravo!

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Great podcast

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