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Exploring people, programs and partnerships addressing whole child health.

Well Beyond Medicine: The Nemours Children's Health Podcast Nemours Children's Health

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Exploring people, programs and partnerships addressing whole child health.

    Ep. 79: Locked Up – Addressing the Health Needs of Incarcerated Youth with Dr. Michael DeBaun and Dr. Elizabeth Barnert

    Ep. 79: Locked Up – Addressing the Health Needs of Incarcerated Youth with Dr. Michael DeBaun and Dr. Elizabeth Barnert

    According to the Prison Policy Initiative's "The Whole Pie 2023" report, more than 47,000 children under 18 years of age are incarcerated, with 1 in 16 in an adult prison or jail.This statistic underpins the American Pediatric Society’s Issue of the Year: increasing access to quality health care for children who are incarcerated. It’s an effort spearheaded by the APS president, Vanderbilt University sickle cell physician-scientist-researcher Dr. Michael DeBaun, and Dr. Elizabeth Barnert, asso...

    • 25 min
    Ep. 78: Research Update on Zika Virus and Cancer

    Ep. 78: Research Update on Zika Virus and Cancer

    In this mini-episode, we catch up with Dr. Tamarah Westmoreland, associate professor of surgery, and research scientist Dr. Joseph Mazar, both from Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida. Previously featured on episode 49, Drs. Westmoreland and Mazar discussed their groundbreaking paper published in Cancer Research Communications by the American Association for Cancer Research, exploring the use of the Zika virus to combat cancer. On today’s mini-episode, they provide an exciting update on thei...

    • 11 min
    Ep. 77: The Crisis of Physician Burnout with Dr. Alfred Atanda

    Ep. 77: The Crisis of Physician Burnout with Dr. Alfred Atanda

    The American Medical Association (AMA) defines physician burnout as a long‑term stress reaction that can include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a feeling of decreased personal achievement. It's a condition that affects all specialties and practice settings – and the AMA has declared physician burnout a crisis. A 2023 AMA survey of physicians and non-physicians in 30 states specific to burnout indicated that half of practicing physicians reported experiencing burnout in 2023. Whil...

    • 30 min
    Ep. 76: What's Keeping Kids Up at Night? The Impact of Excessive Screen Time on Adolescents with Dr. Paul Weigle

    Ep. 76: What's Keeping Kids Up at Night? The Impact of Excessive Screen Time on Adolescents with Dr. Paul Weigle

    Dr. Weigle joined us live from the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting to discuss the impact of excessive screen time on adolescents and how parents can support healthy limits.Recorded live at PAS 2024 in Toronto, Canada, on May 4, 2024. Watch on YouTube. Guests:Paul Weigle, MD, Associate Medical Director, Natchaug Hospital of Hartford Healthcare, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UConn School of MedicineHost: Carol VassarProducers: Carol Vassar, Joe Gillespie ...

    • 19 min
    Ep. 75: Pressures of Childhood - Understanding and Managing Pediatric Hypertension with Dr. Carissa Baker-Smith

    Ep. 75: Pressures of Childhood - Understanding and Managing Pediatric Hypertension with Dr. Carissa Baker-Smith

    The overall prevalence of hypertension in childhood is 2% to 5%, and it can be worse (or, worse yet, go undetected) in high-deprivation neighborhoods in the United States. Learn more about the research done in this area by Dr. Carissa Baker-Smith, Director of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology at Nemours Children’s Health. She also shares her insights on outcomes for undetected pediatric high blood pressure, and mitigation strategies to better detect and treat it. This episode was recorded ...

    • 14 min
    Episode 74: Leading with Heart with Dr. Matthew Davis

    Episode 74: Leading with Heart with Dr. Matthew Davis

    As Executive Vice President, Enterprise Physician-in-Chief, and Chief Scientific Officer for Nemours Children’s Health, Dr. Matthew Davis oversees all clinical and research activities across Nemours and works to ensure that education, training, and community engagement are fully integrated into clinical and research efforts. It's a position of great import and impact, but one where he plans to rally teams within Nemours and community relationships outside the enterprise to move toward wellnes...

    • 20 min

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