96 episodes

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. 89: Summertime and the Learning is Easy

    Ep. 89: Summertime and the Learning is Easy

    George Gershwin says summer is when "the livin’ is easy." But there is something to be said for summer as an opportunity to maintain the learning, safety and health of our nation’s children when they’re out of school. We dig into the importance of high-quality summer learning to our nation’s children in all its aspects: health, nutrition, safety, equity, workforce impact and education. Guests:Aaron Dworkin, CEO, National Summer Learning AssociationRachel Thornton, MD, PhD, FAAP, Vice Presiden...

    • 40 min
    Ep. 88: PRAMS for Dads – Empowering Fathers in Pregnancy Health

    Ep. 88: PRAMS for Dads – Empowering Fathers in Pregnancy Health

    For decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has partnered with state health departments to conduct the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). Aimed at new mothers, the PRAMS survey asks women to provide information about their health, attitudes, and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy.By the mid-twenty-teens, however, it was realized that surveying new fathers could also provide valuable insights and information about the health of both ...

    • 24 min
    Ep. 87: Early Years, Lasting Impact: Supporting Early Childhood Educators

    Ep. 87: Early Years, Lasting Impact: Supporting Early Childhood Educators

    The Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (TAP), started in 2018 and is led by the Rodel Foundation and the Nemours Children’s National Office of Policy & Prevention. It uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funding to provide support and resources to early care education providers to make positive changes in their childcare centers and family childcare homes.Guests:Georgia Thompson, Senior Program and Policy Analyst, National Office of Policy & Pre...

    • 34 min
    Ep. 86: The Roadmap Project (Encore Presentation)

    Ep. 86: The Roadmap Project (Encore Presentation)

    The Roadmap Project started in 2017 as a simple request from three parents of children with chronic conditions to the American Board of Pediatrics: Create for us a roadmap to improve the emotional health of our children. Since that time, The Roadmap Project has become a national effort that seeks to do this by: Raising awareness among patients, families, and clinical teams to validate, assess, and address emotional stress during routine care;Building confidence and capability among ...

    • 20 min
    Ep. 85: Environmental Factors and Childhood Cancer

    Ep. 85: Environmental Factors and Childhood Cancer

    There is a growing body of literature that has implicated the role of several environmental hazards in childhood cancer, such as exposure to pesticides, vehicle exhaust, gasoline, and tobacco smoke, all of which can increase the risk of a childhood cancer diagnosis. A new training program developed by the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Speciality Unit at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) aims to support and educate physicians so they, in turn, can offer practica...

    • 22 min
    Ep. 84: The KIDS Health Act - Whole Child Health for the Nation (Part 2 of 2)

    Ep. 84: The KIDS Health Act - Whole Child Health for the Nation (Part 2 of 2)

    In part 2 of The KIDS Health Act series, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Dan Sullivan discuss ways in which the bill aims to integrate mental and physical health services for children eligible for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Senator Carper (D-DE) highlights his focus on early childhood development and access to healthcare in Delaware, while Senator Sullivan (R-AK) addresses Alaska's unique healthcare challenges and emphasizes the need for innovative, localized soluti...

    • 24 min

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