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Charting Pediatrics: Our Pediatric Podcast

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Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, multidisciplinary specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments and innovations for the delivery of pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

We are now in our seventh season, where our experts examine pediatric patient cases, clinical innovations and the nuanced art of pediatric medicine. Let us know if you have an idea for a future episode of Charting Pediatrics.

Meet our hosts

David Brumbaugh, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Children's Colorado and practices as a pediatric gastroenterologist and is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Brumbaugh's philosophy is to engage families and their pediatricians in establishing goals of care, keeping the child at the heart of every decision.

Alison Brent, MD, is a pediatric emergency physician and professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She serves as the Medical Director of Physician Relations at Children's Colorado. Dr. Brent is passionate about hospital system improvements that lead to accessible, optimal care for patients, families and community providers. She has a focus on digital health and serves on the AAP Executive Committee on Telemedicine.

Dan Nicklas, MD, is an academic general pediatrician and educator, practicing at Children's Colorado with a focus on primary care and is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Call Center as well as the Director of Primary Education for the Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Nicklas is actively involved in graduate and undergraduate medical education and research.

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Contact our hosts with any questions, or to suggest a future topic.

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If you are interested in supporting this podcast through sponsorship, we would welcome the chance to speak with you. Please contact Emily Kotas at ekotas@childrenscoloradofoundation.org or 720-777-1732, or Kali Wallace at kwallace@childrenscoloradofoundation.org.

 

Listen to our most recent episodes

Managing and Preventing Injury for Young Runners

July 23, 2024

Running is an increasingly popular sport. With rising interest comes more cases of injury, however, sports medicine advancements and programs are helping young runners manage and prevent injuries.

Pediatric Prevalence of Long COVID

July 16, 2024

The data regarding long covid is only just emerging. As the population continues to struggle with persistent and debilitating after-effects and symptoms, we are looking for answers.

 

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Will an AFM Peak Return?

May 14, 2024

Knowing something is wrong with your child is terrifying for any parent, but the mystery becomes more frightening when the symptoms even puzzle the experts. In this episode, we explore acute flaccid myelitis and what’s possibly on the horizon.

Mitigating Misinformation and Changing the Narrative: Allergies in the Media

March 12, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore how media portrayals of asthma and food allergies contribute to misconceptions and how a more accurate representation can impact patient families. Listen in.

A Career of Impressive Care: Highlighting the Leadership of David Keller, MD

November 7, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, David Keller, MD, joins us to discuss his career of more than 40 years after being presented the 2023 AAP Job Lewis Smith Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition.

A Diabetes Breakthrough: New Drug to Delay the Onset of Clinical Disease

August 29, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric endocrinologist Kimber Simmons, MD, discusses groundbreaking early diagnosis strategies and a new FDA-approved medication that promises to delay the onset of clinical Type 1 diabetes, offering hope for more effective management and improved long-term health outcomes.

Advancing the Treatment of Food Allergies

August 15, 2023

Food allergies in children are becoming alarmingly prevalent, with life-threatening reactions often triggered by familiar foods like peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish. In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our pediatric allergy and immunology expert, Matthew Greenhawt, MD, delves into the intricacies of pediatric food allergies.

A Promise Fulfilled: A Pediatrics Story of Love and Care (S6:E30)

March 17, 2023

In this episode of our Charting Pediatrics Podcast, two pediatricians share the incredible story of their life-changing friendship.

A Closer Look at Sacral Dimples (S6:E28)

February 28, 2023

Discover the latest insights on sacral dimples, a congenital condition that can indicate a more serious problem, such as tethered cord syndrome, dermal sinus tract or spina bifida occulta.

Addressing Behavioral Health in Patients with Down Syndrome (S6:E22)

January 17, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our experts share strategies for primary care providers to best help people with Down syndrome and their families understand and cope with behavioral challenges.

Advancing Health Equity in the NICU and Beyond (S6:E18)

December 20, 2022

Pediatric experts share their experience with health equity in the NICU and how to protect and advocate for patients.

Addressing Racism and Health Inequities

July 12, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the revised Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) framework for addressing racism and health inequities.

Advocacy Project for Formula and Diaper Insecurity (S5:E34)

May 10, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss screening for diaper and formula insecurity.

Applying Updated Guidelines for Pediatric Asthma Primary Care (S5:E11)

November 9, 2021

Listen to experts discuss recent updates to the national guidelines for treating pediatric asthma, and how to apply them in a primary care setting.

A Pandemic and Pediatrics Update: Vaccines, Variants and MIS-C (S4:E20)

February 9, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the current status of the pandemic, including COVID-19 and MIS-C epidemiology, vaccinations and variants.

Asthma and Other Common Respiratory Diseases During COVID-19 (S4:E18)

January 26, 2021

Listen to pediatric experts discuss management of asthma and other common respiratory diseases in the context of COVID-19.

Autism, Developmental Delays and the Impact of COVID-19 (S4:E14)

January 5, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how to support children with autism and other developmental delays and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care (S4:E9)

November 18, 2020

Primary providers are influential in addressing antibiotic resistance. Listen to pediatric experts discuss how antimicrobial stewardship programs help decrease overprescribing of antibiotics.

Addressing Child Poverty in Pediatric Care (S3:E23)

December 17, 2019

Child poverty leads to toxic stress, which affects early brain development. Learn about interventions that can help address child poverty.

AAP Policy Statement on Bariatric Surgery (S3:E16)

November 7, 2019

Pediatric bariatric surgeon Thomas Inge, MD, discusses the AAP policy statement on bariatric surgery.

Adolescent Depression Management and Medication (S3:E9)

September 24, 2019

Pediatric mental health experts discuss practical approaches to screening and medication management of depression in adolescents.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in Pediatrics (S2:E35)

April 30, 2019

Learn about acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), including symptoms and treatments.

Art and Science of Managing AOM (S2:E32)

April 2, 2019

We discuss the art and science of managing acute otitis media.

A Case Study: Repeat Concussions in Teenagers and Sports Retirement Considerations (S2:E25)

February 12, 2019

Listen to tips on the issue of repeat concussion and care approaches for young athletes and their families.

An Integrative Approach to Pediatric Medicine (S2:E22)

January 22, 2019

Practical tips for incorporating an integrative care approach in your practice.

Abnormal Head Growth and Shapes in Children (S2:E18)

December 11, 2018

Listen to Todd Hankinson, MD, as he discusses abnormal pediatric head growth and shape, treatment options and outcomes.

Addiction Prevention in Primary Care (S2:E15)

November 20, 2018

Listen in to better understand addiction prevention and opioid practices for children and teens.

A Case Study on Laryngomalacia in Infants and Children (S2:E11)

October 16, 2018

We discuss laryngomalacia causes, designing a long-term management plan for the patient and more on this episode.

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children (S1:E27)

March 13, 2018

Learn about the signs and symptoms of autism in children.

ADHD Medication Management (S1:E15)

November 14, 2017

Our experts explore ADHD assessment and medication management.

Acute Seizure Management in Children (S1:E9)

September 26, 2017

Exploring seizure management in children from basic safety to rescue medications.

Acute Scrotum Pain Management in Children (S1:E8)

September 19, 2017

Discussing acute scrotum indications and how to refer and support patients.

Approaching Concussions in Children's Primary Care (S1:E2)

August 11, 2017

Exploring concussions in children and the latest treatment options.

Alleviating Seasonal Allergies in Children (S1:E1)

August 8, 2017

A discussion about treating seasonal allergy symptoms.

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The Impact of Bioethics Curriculum for Medical Residents

July 2, 2024

Bioethics provides guidelines for clinical decision-making. Every resident will face ethical challenges in their career, so it’s important that programs prepare learners to navigate these dilemmas.

Breathe In, Breathe Out, Repeat (S6:E25)

February 7, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, Robin Deterding, MD, joins us for a reflection on her career and how she is addressing some of the greatest breathing-related challenges in pediatrics.

Baby Formula Shortage: Resources for Primary Care Providers

June 9, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss options for finding appropriate baby formula replacements.

Building Kindergarten Readiness Through the Imagination Library (S5:E26)

March 8, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss how a primary care program is addressing school readiness.

Breastfeeding & Marijuana (S5:E12)

November 23, 2021

Listen to experts discuss marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and a study to explore how THC is excreted in breast milk.

Bone Stress Injuries and Stress Fractures (S4:E27)

April 19, 2021

Listen to experts discuss factors that contribute to stress fractures and bone stress injuries in children and adolescents.

Biliary Atresia in Infants (S3:E13)

October 22, 2019

Our pediatric hepatologist Cara Mack, MD, discusses the clinical presentation, management and ongoing care of infants with biliary atresia.

Bleeding Disorders in Pediatrics (S3:E1)

August 6, 2019

Listen to pediatric hematologist Tazio Nakano, MD, discuss the most common bleeding disorders in pediatrics and his approach to abnormal CBC results.

Back Pain Management in Pediatrics (S1:E11)

October 10, 2017

Discussing pack pain management in children and how back pain relates to scoliosis.

Breastfeeding Management and Support for Nursing Moms (S1:E10)

October 3, 2017

Discussing breastfeeding challenges and support for nursing mothers.

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Diagnosing and Treating Children with Obesity

June 4, 2024

Over the last decade, we’ve watched childhood obesity emerge as a major health concern worldwide. Expert Ihuoma Eneli, MD, explores how the evaluation and treatment of children with obesity has evolved.

The Crucial Role of Colorectal Programs

May 28, 2024

Colorectal surgery has become a subspecialty in pediatric surgery, requiring close collaboration with other specialists. At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we offer this care through our International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, and our surgical team has some of the most experience in the world.

Care for Cleft Lip and Palate: The Commitment Spanning a Patient’s Lifetime

April 4, 2024

Dr. Phuong Nguyen, MD, joins Charting Pediatrics to discuss the complex multidisciplinary nature of lifetime care for cleft lip and palate, as well as the global impact traveling specialists can have for pediatric patient

Combating the Rise of Anxiety in Children (S6:E32)

March 28, 2023

Two Children’s Colorado experts join our host to discuss the rise of anxiety in children and how to support children, including medication management and ensure they have the resources they need.

Conjunctivitis: Should I Prescribe Medication for This? (S6:E31)

March 21, 2023

In this podcast, our experts discuss conjunctivitis treatment and the role pediatricians play in antibiotic stewardship.

Controversies Around Appendicitis Treatment (S6:E14)

November 22, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the debate behind appendicitis treatment and why surgeons and healthcare professionals differ in their approaches.

Common Orthopedic Injuries Among High School Athletes (S6:E13)

November 15, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss how primary care providers can help high school athletes prevent and overcome some of the most common orthopedic injuries and return to play.

COVID-19 Cardiac Screening and Return to Play Guidelines (S6:E9)

October 18, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the latest return to play guidelines for youth sports.

Craniosynostosis and Development (S6:E4)

September 13, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss treatment options for single-suture and multi-suture craniosynostosis.

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children 6 Months to 5 Years Old

June 24, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the COVID-19 vaccine availability for children 6 months to 5 years old.

Finding Culturally Sensitive Interventions in Primary Care

June 21, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss culturally sensitive interventions in the primary care setting.

Celebrating One Year of Pediatras en Línea

May 26, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts reflect on the first year of the Spanish podcast.

Championing a Diverse Pediatric Workforce: Why Inclusive Excellence Matters, Now and in the Future (S5:E33)

May 3, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the importance of an inclusive and diverse healthcare workforce.

Child Life in the Primary Care Setting (S5:E21)

February 15, 2022

Listen to experts discuss how to incorporate child life tools into daily practice.

COVID-19 and the Impact on Pediatric Critical Care (S5:E18)

January 13, 2022

Listen to experts discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on pediatric critical care.

COVID Vaccine and Kids: Managing Potential Allergic Reactions (S4:E38)

June 25, 2021

Listen to experts discuss possible allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine and how physicians can manage them.

Constipation Management (S4:E35)

June 10, 2021

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the diagnosis and treatment of constipation in kids.

COVID Vaccines and Kids (S4:E32)

May 20, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the COVID vaccine for kids and the role of pediatricians in addressing concerns and sharing confidence in the vaccine.

Crisis Resource Management: Where Aviation and Medicine Intersect (S4:E12)

December 8, 2020

Listen to medical and aviation experts discuss crisis resource management and how crisis response principles from the airline industry apply to medicine.

COVID-19 and the Pediatric Healthcare Landscape (S4:E8)

November 12, 2020

COVID-19 has forever changed our healthcare landscape. Healthcare strategy experts discuss the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare and its forecasted recovery.

COVID-19 Update: Where This Pandemic is Headed for Pediatrics (S4:E7)

November 4, 2020

COVID-19 cases are surging across the U.S. and parts of Europe, outpacing the anticipated winter respiratory season. Our expert shares updates on where we are headed on this podcast.

CHD Surgery Outcomes and Transparency in Pediatric Cardiology (S4:E4)

October 20, 2020

Learn how one nonprofit is leading the way in data transparency for CHD outcomes and why it’s so important to hospitals and pediatric practices.

COVID-19 and Return to Sports Cardiac Screening Guidelines (S4:E3)

October 7, 2020

Listen to our pediatric cardiologist review guidelines for evaluating and clearing patients for sports who have recovered from COVID-19.

COVID-19 and Vaping: A Call to Advocacy and Intervention (S4:E1)

September 22, 2020

Research shows that vaping increases the risk of COVID-19 among teens and young adults. Our pulmonologist discusses ways pediatricians can help.

COVID-19 and Flu Season, Pediatric Updates with Sam Dominguez, MD (S3:E69)

September 15, 2020

Pediatric infectious disease expert Dr. Sam Dominguez discusses COVID-19 and the flu season. Get updates and ideas on how to approach this flu season.

COVID-19, Masks, Asthma and the Return to School (S3:E64)

August 11, 2020

Listen to our pediatric experts discuss guidance for kids wearing face coverings, considerations for those with asthma and returning to school.

COVID-19 School Re-entry Guidance (S3:E59)

July 1, 2020

Listen to our pediatric experts discuss return-to-school guidance released by Children’s Hospital Colorado and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

COVID-19 Updates: What We've Learned (S3:E58)

June 26, 2020

Listen to our pediatric infectious disease experts discuss COVID-19 updates such as current virus epidemiology, effective mitigation strategies, vaccines and more.

COVID-19 and Return to Youth Sports (S3:E56)

June 11, 2020

Return to youth sports during the COVID-19 pandemic is on the minds of many people. Listen to our sports medicine experts discuss emerging guidance.

Clinical Effectiveness in Pediatric Medicine (S3:E55)

June 9, 2020

Listen to our pediatric expert discuss clinical effectiveness and it’s applied here at Children’s Hospital Colorado and beyond.

COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma and Antibody Testing (S3:E48)

April 27, 2020

Convalescent plasma is a promising and experimental COVID-19 treatment recently approved by the FDA for emergency use. Our experts discuss this topic as well as antibody testing.

Changes in the Delivery of Pediatric Critical Care (S3:E40)

March 25, 2020

The critical care inpatient census has grown much faster than the inpatient population over the last decade. Pediatric experts discuss this trend and more.

Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19: Innovative Approaches to Primary Care (S3:E41)

March 25, 2020

Our pediatric experts discuss updates on the coronavirus pandemic and unique approaches to primary care delivery that can be used during this time.

Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 Important Updates, Mitigation Phase (S3:E38)

March 14, 2020

Pediatric infectious disease expert Dr. Sam Dominguez provides important updates on the mitigation phase of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19: Important Updates for Providers (S3:E36)

March 5, 2020

As global concern about coronavirus rises, our experts discuss updates and answer listener questions.

Coronavirus: What you need to know about COVID-19 (S3:E31)

February 13, 2020

Listen to infectious disease expert, Sam Dominguez, MD, discuss updates on the novel coronavirus, including epidemiology, presentation and current treatment protocols.

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Adolescent Females (S3:E29)

February 4, 2020

Chronic pelvic pain in adolescent females is often due to gynecologic conditions. Pediatric gynecologist Dr. Stephen Scott discusses diagnosis and treatment options.

Child Abuse Management in Pediatrics (S3:E18)

November 14, 2019

Andy Sirotnak, MD, an expert in diagnosing and managing child abuse, discusses what pediatricians should know.

Cognitive Error in Pediatric Diagnosis (S2:E31)

March 26, 2019

A discussion of cognitive error in diagnosis and how it can affect patients.

Critical Congenital Heart Disease in Neonates (S2:E21)

January 15, 2019

Listen in on this episode of the podcast Charting Pediatrics to learn more about critical congenital heart disease in newborns from our cardiology experts.

Care for Young Adolescent Mothers (S2:E16)

November 27, 2018

Hana Smith, MD, and Amy Emher, PsyD, discuss caring for the unique needs of young mothers in your pediatric practice.

Child Sexual Abuse and Neglect (S2:E10)

October 9, 2018

Learn how to approach the delicate topic of child sexual abuse and neglect from our experts.

Caring for Adolescents with Down Syndrome (S2:E4)

August 28, 2018

Learn about primary care for kids and adolescents with Down syndrome from Fran Hickey, MD.

CAR-T Cellular Therapy for the Treatment of Leukemia (S1:E33)

May 22, 2018

Terry Fry, MD, discusses cell therapy, side effects and more for the treatment of pediatric leukemia.

Common Pediatric Sleep Disorders in Children and Teens (S1:E30)

May 1, 2018

Learn about common pediatric sleep disorders in children and teens.

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Detecting Disease Before Symptoms Start

June 18, 2024

ALD is one of several rare diseases where, thanks to expansions in newborn screenings, we are now able to make a precise genetic diagnosis very early in life and offer therapies far in advance of the onset of symptoms.

Dissecting the Dental Divide

April 30, 2024

Despite the connections between medical and dental care, they are structurally divided, with varied levels of access and outcomes. with the greatest Join us for a discussion of this divide and who’s impacted the most.

Merging Medicine and Storytelling: How Digital Content Can Change Outcomes

February 27, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore the transformative power of digital storytelling in medicine, highlighting its role in advancing research, improving influenza vaccine equity and connecting with a broader audience.

Depression and Other Mood Disorders (S6:E40)

June 1, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric experts discuss depression, mood disorders and the dramatic 2.5-fold rise in suicide rates among 13- and 14-year-olds between 2008 and 2018.

Delta Variant Rising: COVID-19 and Pediatrics (S5:E1)

August 24, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the delta variant and the latest impacts of COVID-19 on children and the practice of pediatrics.

Discussing Toxic Shock Syndrome with the Physician Who Discovered It (S3:E47)

April 21, 2020

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a cluster of symptoms that involves many body systems. Listen to this podcast to learn more about TSS from the physician who discovered it.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ovarian Cysts (S2:E19)

December 18, 2018

Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cysts in kids in this episode of Charting Pediatrics.

Diagnosis of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura in Children (S2:E12)

October 23, 2018

Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) diagnosis and management discussion from our pediatric rheumatology and nephrology experts.

Discussing Firearm Safety in Primary Care Office (S2:E1)

August 7, 2018

Learn how to have a conversation with children and their families regarding firearm safety in the home.

Diagnosing Heart Arrhythmias in Children (S1:E5)

August 29, 2017

Exploring characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias in children.

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Eliminating Inequities with Interpretation: Effective Communication for Improving Health Outcomes

September 19, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, experts explore the role of medical interpreters in improving health outcomes and equity. Listen to the full podcast.

Evolving Trends in Common Pediatric Diseases (S6:E43)

June 20, 2023

In this podcast episode, pediatric experts delve into the rapidly changing landscape of pediatric healthcare, discussing the significance of evolving payer mix trends, the implications of the end of the COVID-19 emergency, and trends in common pediatric diseases such as RSV, diabetes and obesity.

Establishing a Medical Home for Kids with Autism (S6:E37)

May 10, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, recorded live from PAS 2023, pediatric experts discuss strategies for improving the medical home for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Empowering Patients and Families Through Reading (S6:E33)

April 4, 2023

Michelle Schiffman, MD, joins us to discuss the Read Out and Read program, a nonprofit that partners with pediatric practices to help equip families with the tools they need to make reading aloud a daily routine.

Effective Vaccine Communication (S6:E26)

February 14, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric experts discuss the importance of vaccines, the science behind vaccine development and the impact of effective communications.

Eating Disorders Pre- and Post-COVID (S6:E16)

December 6, 2022

A discussion of treating eating disorders and the uptick in eating disorder presentations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Expectant Mothers and COVID-19

March 29, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the risks and implications of COVID on pregnant women.

Early Identification of Brain Tumors in Primary Care Pediatrics (S5:E10)

November 2, 2021

Listen to experts discuss efforts to improve early diagnosis and outcomes for children with central nervous system (CNS) tumors.

E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Update (S3:E28)

January 30, 2020

Pediatric pulmonologist, Robin Deterding, MD, provides updates on the rapid evolution of e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) in this podcast.

Effects of Social Media on Children and Families (S3:E24)

January 7, 2020

Pediatric experts discuss social media and its impact on children and families.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children (S3:E14)

October 29, 2019

Pediatric gastroenterologist Glen Furuta, MD, discusses the proper diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis in children, signs and symptoms to look for and effective treatment options.

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Improving Information Accessibility: Putting Healthcare Guidance in the Palm of Your Hand

January 23, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we discuss the Firstline app, a mobile tool developed by Children’s Hospital Colorado designed to provide providers with up-to-date antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease guidance. Listen in.

From Podcast to Paw-Cast: How Medical Dogs Can Greatly Impact a Child's Health

September 26, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, child life specialists discuss the transformative role of medical dogs in enhancing the physical and mental well-being of pediatric patients.

Fighting Gun Violence (S6:E44)

June 28, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, Maya Haasz, MD, discusses trends in gun violence among youth and outlines practical strategies that healthcare providers and families can implement to minimize the risk of firearm injury and exposure to gun violence.

Flu Vaccine, Egg Allergy and the COVID Vaccine (S5:E3)

September 7, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the risk of flu vaccines in egg-allergic patients, and the importance of vaccinating this population of children.

Functional Abdominal Pain (S3:E11)

October 8, 2019

Pediatric gastroenterologist, Jaime Belkind-Gerson, MD, discusses presentation, diagnosis and management of functional abdominal pain from the primary care perspective.

Food Allergy Immunotherapy and Pediatric Patients (S2:E27)

February 26, 2019

On this episode of the podcast Charting Pediatrics, we discuss emerging research in immune desensitization and other advances in food allergy therapy.

Food Allergies: Diagnosis and Hot Topics (S1:E16)

November 21, 2017

A discussion of the hot topics in food-related allergies.

Fidget Spinner and Other Ingested Foreign Objects (S1:E7)

September 12, 2017

A discussion of common foreign objects that children might ingest.

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Gauging New Guidance for Sepsis

June 25, 2024

For the first time, the novel Phoenix Sepsis Criteria provides an objective and data-driven approach to aid in the identification of sepsis and septic shock.

Practices of Prescribing: Critical Learning About Generics and Biosimilars

February 20, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we feature insights from pediatric experts on the benefits of generic medications and the rapid rise of biosimilars. Listen to the full episode.

Giving Families a Fighting Chance: How Fetal Surgery Saves Lives Before Birth

September 8, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric surgeon Chris Derderian, MD, discusses how advancements in fetal care and in-utero surgery are revolutionizing medicine and offering lifesaving treatments. Listen now.

Guidelines of Diagnosis and Management of Infantile Hemangiomas (S5:E20)

January 25, 2022

Listen to experts discuss guidelines of diagnosis and management of infantile hemangiomas – a common skin disorder of the face, chest, scalp and back.

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How Delays in Emergency Department Antibiotic Delivery for Sepsis Can Increase Risk of Mortality (S6:E38)

May 16, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, experts discuss the importance of timely antibiotic delivery for sepsis treatment, how delays can increase mortality risk and key aspects of sepsis research and treatment guidelines.

How to Treat Daytime Wetting (S6:E5)

September 20, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss potential causes of childhood daytime wetting and treatment options.

History of Pediatric Mental Health in the U.S. (S6:E3)

September 7, 2022

Listen to U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy discuss the history of pediatric mental health in the United States.

HEEADSSS Assessment within Primary Care (S5:E35)

May 17, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss how to incorporate the HEEADSSS assessment in primary care.

Health Equity in Primary Care (S5:E19)

January 18, 2022

Listen to experts discuss the meaning of health equity and how understanding gaps of inclusion and equity is a crucial first step in ensuring health justice for all in our hospitals and clinics.

HealthySteps: Assuring Better Child Health and Development (S5:E14)

December 7, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how the HealthySteps program assures better child health and development.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and Blood Disorders (S5: E13)

November 30, 2021

Listen to experts discuss heavy menstrual bleeding and blood disorders in adolescents, and how to best support young women with abnormal menstrual cycles.

How COVID-19 Continues to Change Pediatric Healthcare (S5:E5)

September 21, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is directly and indirectly influencing pediatric healthcare.

How the Pandemic Accelerated COVID-19 Pediatric Publications (S4:E5)

October 27, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics has accelerated their COVID-19 pediatric publications in response to the pandemic. Listen to the editors discuss how they scaled their process.

Providing a Positive Impact on Health Equity in Pediatric Medicine (S3:E57)

July 23, 2020

Listen to pediatricians discuss ways that pediatric providers can provide a positive impact to health equity in pediatric medicine.

Healthy Habits During the COVID-19 Pandemic (S3:E52)

May 19, 2020

Maintaining healthy habits during COVID-19 has been challenging for families. Our experts share tips on maintaining a healthy routine during this time.

Headaches in Children (S3:E5)

September 3, 2019

Pediatric neurologist Mario Coleman, MD, discusses the diagnosis and management of recurring headaches in children and adolescents.

Hirschsprung Disease (S3:E3)

August 20, 2019

Learn about the diagnosis, management and new treatments being explored for Hirschsprung disease from pediatric colorectal surgeon Dr. De La Torre, MD.

Hip Pain in Children: Diagnosis and Management (S1:E28)

March 20, 2018

Learn more about diagnosing and managing hip pain in pediatric patients.

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Managing and Preventing Injury for Young Runners

July 23, 2024

Running is an increasingly popular sport. With rising interest comes more cases of injury, however, sports medicine advancements and programs are helping young runners manage and prevent injuries.

Insight into Inflammatory Bowel Disease

July 9, 2024

Inflammatory bowel disease can present in a straightforward manner, or it can be extremely difficult to diagnose. Understanding how to identify and treat it can have a big impact on pediatric patients.

Implementing AI in Pediatrics

June 11, 2024

In this episode, two Children’s Colorado physicians with experience with artificial intelligence (AI) explore the needs for AI in pediatrics and medical education and where we stand in implementing it.

Investing in Early Hearing Intervention: The Importance of Newborn Audiology Screening

October 24, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, experts discuss the importance of newborn audiology screening and recommendations for ensuring children’s optimal health outcomes. Listen now.

Intersection Between Physical and Mental Health (S6:E20)

January 3, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our experts discuss the intersection between physical and mental health and how healthcare professionals can best understand, diagnose and treat pediatric patients experiencing somatic symptoms and related disorders, or SSRDs.

Impacts on Pediatric Medicine as We Emerge From the Pandemic (S6:E2)

August 30, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the repercussions in pediatric medicine from the global COVID-19 pandemic.

International Programs to Reduce Infant Mortality

July 19, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss Helping Babies Breathe, a skills-based program for delivering critical lifesaving neonatal resuscitation.

Impacts of COVID and Type 2 Diabetes in Youth (S5:E30)

April 21, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the impact of COVID-19 on type 2 diabetes in children.

Improving Maternal Postpartum Depression Screening (S5:E29)

April 5, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the role of pediatricians in improving postpartum depression.

Iron Deficiency and Microcytic Anemia (S5:E16)

December 21, 2021

Listen to experts discuss iron deficiency and microcytic anemia.

Innovations in Fertility Preservation (S5:E4)

September 14, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the range of innovative interventions available for fertility preservation in pediatric cancer patients and cancer survivors.

Immigrant and Refugee Health in Pediatrics (S4:E34)

June 1, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children to the U.S. and how pediatric providers can support this patient population.

Implementing Telemedicine During the Coronavirus Pandemic (S3:E42)

March 31, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a catalyst for the delivery of care through telemedicine. Our pediatric experts discuss ways that providers can quickly implement telehealth in their practice.

Impact of Housing on Child Health (S3:E19)

November 19, 2019

A pediatric expert discusses the impact of housing on child health.

Infant Feeding and Swallowing Problems (S2:E6)

September 11, 2018

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore feeding and swallowing problems in babies with Laura Pickler, MD, and Nancy Creskoff Maune.

International Adoption Medicine (S1:E18)

December 8, 2017

Experts discuss medical support for families adopting internationally.

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Kawasaki Disease or MIS-C: What We Are Learning About COVID-19 Presentation in Pediatrics (S3:E61)

July 23, 2020

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the differences between Kawasaki disease and MIS-C and what we are learning about COVID-19 presentation in kids.

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Pediatric Prevalence of Long COVID

July 16, 2024

The data regarding long covid is only just emerging. As the population continues to struggle with persistent and debilitating after-effects and symptoms, we are looking for answers.

The Lowdown on Tongue Ties: Breaking Down Fact Versus Fiction

April 9, 2024

Pediatric otolaryngologist Soham Roy, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of tongue ties, as well as some common misconceptions.

Live Show: Jena Hausmann’s Life of Leadership in Pediatric Healthcare

February 13, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore Jena Hausmann’s leadership journey in pediatric healthcare, highlighting her role as CEO and president of Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Long Walk Out of the Woods: A Physician's Story of Addiction, Depression, Hope, and Recovery (S6: E36)

May 2, 2023

In this podcast, Adam Hill, MD, joins us to share his personal story of addiction, depression, hope and recovery.

Little League; Big Business –– The Impact of Sport Specialization on Young Athletes (S5:E22)

February 8, 2022

Listen to experts discuss recommendations for sport specialization –– intense, year-round training in a single sport.

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Managing Menstruation Abnormalities: How We Treat and Recognize These Common Issues

November 14, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, Tricia Huguelet, MD, discusses the management and treatment of common menstrual abnormalities in adolescents and offers insights on the impacts on mental health. Listen now.

Modernizing Medical School: How a Clinical Curriculum is Changing Student Success

October 3, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our experts discuss how the unique Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship model at Children’s Hospital Colorado is helping medical students gain real-world patient care experiences earlier in their medical school journey. Listen to the full episode.

Medical Home for Kids with Complex Needs (S5:E27)

March 15, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the role of medical home for children with complex medical needs.

More than Meets the Eye: Pediatric Plastic Surgery (S4:E37)

June 22, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the role of plastic surgery in pediatrics, including indications such as congenital and acquired defects, skin infections and tumors.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with COVID-19 (S3:E51)

May 16, 2020

An outbreak of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19 has captured the attention of many. Listen to our pediatric experts discuss this syndrome.

Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic (S3:E43)

April 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every area of life, prompting an increased need for providers to support their patients’ mental health needs and protect their own. Listen to our providers discuss practical ways of doing this.

Managing Button Battery and Other Foreign Body Ingestions (S3:E39)

March 17, 2020

Ingestion of button batteries and other foreign bodies is potentially life-threatening for children. Listen to our pediatric experts discuss presentation and treatment.

Management of Fecal Incontinence in Children (S3:E33)

February 25, 2020

Fecal incontinence can significantly impact a child’s quality of life. Listen to pediatric surgeon Dr. Andrea Bischoff discuss medical management of this condition.

Medical Missions in Pediatric Medicine (S3:E30)

February 11, 2020

Listen to a pediatric surgeon discuss medical missions, specifically surgical and perioperative care in resource-limited settings.

Most Common Eye Problems in Children (S3:E7)

September 10, 2019

Listen to pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Emily McCourt discuss common eye problems in children and how to screen for eye disease.

Managing Physician Burnout (S2:E39)

May 28, 2019

Our doctors discuss physician burnout and what has helped them.

Measles in Children (S2: E30)

March 19, 2019

Learn about measles presentation, symptoms, vaccinations and more.

Managing Congenital Heart Disease in Young Adults (S2:E26)

February 19, 2019

Ongoing management of congenital heart disease in children and young adults.

Managing Atopic Eczema in Children (S2:E17)

December 4, 2018

Lori Prok, MD, and Julieann Tibbetts, PNP, discuss common presentations, causes and treatment of atopic eczema in kids.

Marijuana as Medicine (S2:E14)

November 13, 2018

Learn about the current state of medical marijuana in pediatric medicine.

Management of Headaches and Migraines in Children (S1:E14)

October 31, 2017

Advice on managing migraines and headaches in children.

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The Truth About Youth Vaping: Health Implications of Nicotine and Tobacco

January 30, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore the implications of youth vaping and the concerning rise in e-cigarette use among young people.

Novel Medications and Treatments to Prevent Necrotizing Enterocolitis (S6:E41)

June 6, 2023

In this episode of our Charting Pediatrics Women in Medicine series, surgeon-scientist Gail Besner, MD, discusses her career, the role of mentorship, work-life balance and her groundbreaking research on necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), highlighting the promise of probiotics and the potential impact of a Phase 1 clinical trial.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Pediatrics (S5:E9)

October 19, 2021

Listen to experts discuss fatty liver disease in children, including how providers can support families making lifestyle changes as part of treatment.

Cutting-edge Therapies for Neuromuscular Disorders (S4:E33)

May 25, 2021

Listen to experts discuss innovative therapies that are transforming outcomes for babies and children with neuromuscular disorders.

New COVID-19 Variant Presents a Twist (S4:E15)

January 6, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the new "UK variant" of COVID-19, and what it means for pediatrics and the vaccination effort.

New FDA-Approved Cystic Fibrosis Medication (S3:E45)

April 14, 2020

Listen to Scott Sagel, MD, discuss exciting new advances in therapeutics for kids with cystic fibrosis and the research that led to them.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (S3:E20)

November 26, 2019

A pediatric expert who specializes in neonatal abstinence syndrome discusses the management and support of babies born with this condition.

Nocturnal Enuresis and Bedwetting (S1:E32)

May 17, 2018

Tips for the treatment and management of nocturnal enuresis and involuntary urination in kids.

Neck Mass Diagnosis and Management for Pediatricians (S1:E31)

May 8, 2018

Learn about neck masses diagnosis and management in children from Melissa Scholes, MD.

Neonatal Jaundice and Bilirubin Levels in Newborns (S1:E21)

December 26, 2017

Exploring risk factors, patient-centered care and more relating to neonatal jaundice.

Noisy Breathing in Pediatric Patients (S1:E20)

December 19, 2017

A discussion of the causes, presentations and treatments of noisy breathing in children.

Non-IgE Mediated Food Allergies in Children (S1:E17)

November 28, 2017

Discussing non-IgE related food allergies.

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Obesity, Eating Disorders and Healthy Weight During COVID-19 (S4:E19)

February 2, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how COVID-19 is affecting children at risk of obesity and eating disorders.

Operation Warp Speed and the Race to Develop a COVID-19 Vaccine (S3:E66)

August 20, 2020

Countries around the world are racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Sean O’Leary provides updates on these accelerated vaccine development efforts.

Overcoming Demographic Disparities in Medicine (S3:E60)

July 16, 2020

Prenatally diagnosed with hydronephrosis, babies of ethnic minorities get surgery sooner than white ones. Dr. Vemulakonda is doing research to find out why.

Overcoming HPV Vaccination Hesitancy (S2:E28)

March 5, 2019

On this episode of the podcast Charting Pediatrics, we discuss low HPV vaccination rates among adolescents and overcoming vaccination hesitancy in parents.

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Advocating for Health Successes: Filling Gaps with Patient-Family Engagement

March 19, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore patient-family engagement and how accelerating child health transformation can help close healthcare gaps. Listen to the full episode.

A True Icon of Pediatrics: The Career and Legacy of Barton Schmitt, MD

March 5, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we celebrate the legacy and career of Barton Schmitt, MD, highlighting his impact in pediatrics and the creation of the Pediatric Telephone Triage Guidelines.

Prioritizing Pediatric Readiness: How Proper Preparedness Saves Young Lives

January 2, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore the importance of pediatric readiness in emergency are settings, including insights on existing national and state efforts to improve pediatric care.

Patient Information in a Changing Legal Landscape: Cures Act, Open Notes and Electronic Medical Records

December 19, 2023

Explore insights on the Cures Act, open notes and Electronic Medical Records, including the flow of medical information and nuances of information sharing, in Charting Pediatrics.

Specifically Specialized Treatment: How Precision Medicine is Revolutionizing What’s Possible

December 5, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we discuss precision medicine in pediatrics, including recent advancements, current challenges and ethical considerations.

The Power of Pediatric Trainees: How They Can Help Shape Medicine

November 28, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we discuss the role and impact of pediatric trainees, including current initiatives, advocacy opportunities and the challenges of incorporating diversity, healthcare equity and inclusion. Listen now.

Providing Trauma-Informed Care to Patients and Families (S6:E35)

April 25, 2023

As part of our mental health series of Charting Pediatrics, experts discuss the importance of understanding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and implementing trauma-informed care in primary care settings.

Pediatric Mental Health: Working with the Whole Family (S6:E24)

January 31, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our pediatric experts demystify family-based therapy and discuss how family-centered care can improve a child’s mental well-being and play a critical role in recovery.

Paradigm Shift: How Living Donors are Revolutionizing the Field of Pediatric Liver Transplant (S6:E21)

January 10, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our experts discuss how living donor liver transplants are saving the lives of children with chronic liver disease by cutting wait times and improving outcomes.

Palliative Care for All in Pediatrics (S6:E11)

November 1, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss how primary care providers can partner with palliative care teams to help improve the quality of life for pediatric patients with severe illnesses.

Patients in It for the Long Haul After COVID-19

June 7, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the impact of post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 on pediatric patients and their families.

Pivoting the Non-traditional Path to Pediatric Mental Health (S5:E25)

March 1, 2022

Listen to a pediatric expert share her non-traditional path to pediatric mental health.

Penicillin Allergy Delabeling (S5:E6)

October 5, 2021

Listen to experts discuss using penicillin challenge tests to identify and delabel kids who are incorrectly labeled as penicillin allergic.

Post-Acute COVID Syndrome in Children (S4:E29)

April 27, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how to support children dealing with lingering symptoms of post-acute COVID syndrome.

Pediatric Care for Children in Foster Care: Part II (S4:E13)

December 15, 2020

Listen to experts discuss how pediatric providers can support the physical and mental health of children in foster care.

Pediatric Care for Children in Foster Care During COVID-19: Part I (S4:E6)

November 3, 2020

Pediatric care for foster kids involves unique considerations, especially during COVID-19. Listen to a discussion on this topic.

Pediatrician Resilience During COVID-19 (S4:E2)

September 29, 2020

Healthcare providers have uniquely felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to providers discuss resilience and helpful self-care strategies.

Pregnancy and Newborn Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic (S3:E50)

May 13, 2020

Pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a variety of new questions and concerns. Our pediatric experts discuss clinical considerations.

PPE for Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 (S3:E44)

April 10, 2020

A shortage of PPE for coronavirus has been a difficult reality that providers have faced during the pandemic. Listen to our experts discuss the situation.

Pediatric ACL Injury and Repair with Jay Albright, MD (S3:E27)

January 28, 2020

ACL injury is a common sports injury among pediatric patients. Listen to our pediatric orthopedic surgeon discuss diagnosis and repair.

Pediatric Hypertension Medications (S3:E26)

January 21, 2020

Hypertension medications are an option for managing some cases of pediatric hypertension. Listen to our pediatric experts discuss their approach.

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD: Physician-Scientist, Pediatrician, Advocate (S3:E17)

November 12, 2019

Physician-scientist and autism dad Peter Hotez, MD, discusses his perspective on the recent anti-vaccination movement.

Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine (S3:E10)

October 1, 2019

Listen to Dr. Mark Brittan discuss the history, training requirements and future direction of pediatric hospitalist medicine.

Pediatric Urologic Cancer (S3:E8)

September 17, 2019

Pediatric urologist Dr. Nicholas Cost discusses the diagnosis and management of pediatric urologic cancers in children and adolescents.

Hypertension in Pediatrics (S2:E36)

May 7, 2019

A discussion of numerous issues relating to pediatric hypertension.

Pediatric Advocacy for the Health and Well-Being of All Children (S2:E34)

April 23, 2019

A discussion with a pediatrician turned legislator.

Preventing Altitude Sickness in Children (S2:E33)

April 16, 2019

A discussion of preventing altitude sickness in children.

Pain Management in Children (S2:E24)

February 5, 2019

Discussing pain management in children from assessment to multimodal therapy.

Primary Care and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) (S2:E3)

August 21, 2018

Learn about prognosis and treatment in the primary care setting for children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).

Physician Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program (S2:E2)

August 14, 2018

Learn about the MOC program and other quality improvement projects Children's Colorado participates in to deliver the best patient treatments.

Pediatric Celiac Disease Diagnosis and Management (S1:E29)

March 27, 2018

Edwin Liu, MD, discusses celiac disease symptoms, diagnosis and more.

Pediatric Bariatric Surgery (S1:E22)

January 16, 2018

Listen in to a discussion on the available options for adolescent bariatric surgery with Thomas Inge, MD.

Pediatric Asthma Management (S1:E3)

August 15, 2017

A discussion of asthma management and the most up-to-date treatments.

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Remarkable RSV Vaccines: Is This the End of the RSV Burden As We Know It?

November 21, 2023

This Charting Pediatrics podcast episode features Eric Simoes, MD, a leading expert in pediatric infectious diseases, who discusses the groundbreaking development and impact of the first RSV vaccines, including RSVpreF for pregnant individuals and nirsevimab for infants and high-risk children, marking a significant milestone in public health and the fight against a major cause of childhood respiratory illness. Listen now.

Resident Files: Using Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model to Revive Educational Conferences (S6:E39)

May 23, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric residents at Stanford University share how they used Kotter’s change model to improve conference attendance at their institution.

Resident Files: Health Equity Rounds (S6:E27)

February 21, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric experts discuss Health Equity Rounds — a conference for addressing bias in healthcare.

Resident Files: Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Section on Pediatric Trainees (S6:E15)

November 29, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the work that the AAP Section on Pediatric Trainees is doing to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce while achieving child health equity.

Re-emergence of Polio and the New Wave of Enterovirus D68 (S6:E6)

September 27, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the re-emergence of polio and enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Respiratory Roulette: COVID, RSV and Other Respiratory Viruses (S5:E7)

October 11, 2021

Listen to experts discuss COVID, RSV, flu and what the winter respiratory season might hold for our pediatric patients, including patients with asthma.

Resilience and Healing: The Practice of a Non-Anxious Presence (S5:E2)

August 31, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how healthcare providers can adopt a practice of non-anxious presence during the continued stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resident Files: Clinical Change Management with Codes on the Go (S4:E36)

June 15, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how a clinical change management program helped reduce cardiac arrest rates at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Resident Files: Improving Care for Medically Complex Young Adults (S4:E31)

May 13, 2021

Listen to experts discuss an initiative by Children's Hospital Colorado residents to improve care for medically complex young adult patients.

Resident Files: The Importance of Children’s Books About Diversity (S4:E24)

March 9, 2021

Listen to experts discuss a resident-led initiative to provide books about diversity to pediatric patients.

Resident Files: Screening for Hearing Loss in Pediatrics (S4:E21)

February 16, 2021

Listen to experts discuss screening, diagnosis and interventions for pediatric hearing impairments.

Rebroadcast: Taking Care of Adult Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic (S3:E49)

December 2, 2020

Pediatricians may be called to treat adults during COVID-19. Listen to case discussions with our hospitalists for adult medicine tips and resources.

Resident Files: Social Determinants of Health (S4:E11)

December 1, 2020

Listen to pediatric primary care residents discuss how their social determinants of health curriculum is improving the way they care for patients.

Research and Innovation in Pediatric Medicine (S3:E54)

June 2, 2020

Listen to a pediatric researcher discuss exciting pediatric research breakthroughs in genomics, gene therapy and more.

Recovery from COVID-19: Two Doctors Share Their Experience (S3:E46)

April 20, 2020

Two doctors talk about their recovery from COVID-19. Listen to them discuss their symptoms and disease course.

Rural Pediatrics (S3:E37)

March 10, 2020

Children in rural America have worse health outcomes than kids in urban settings. Our guest pediatrician discusses her experience with rural pediatrics in this Charting Pediatrics episode.

Recent Research Topics in Pediatrics That Could Change the Way You Practice (S3:E15)

November 5, 2019

Pediatricians and editors of the peer-reviewed medical journal <i>Pediatrics</i> discuss recent research studies that could change the way you practice pediatrics.

Renal Tubular Acidosis (S3:E4)

August 27, 2019

Listen to Dr. Danielle Soranno discuss the basic mechanisms of renal tubular acidosis, its diagnosis and management.

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Significance of Sleep Studies

May 21, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore obstructive sleep apnea, barriers to diagnosis, and how increased testing could make a huge difference for providers and their patients.

Shifting Into Survivorship

May 7, 2024

The number of children surviving childhood cancer has grown exponentially since the 1960s. Now, primary care providers are learning how to best integrate survivorship care with pediatric care.

Spine Surgery Technology

April 16, 2024

Two of Children’s Colorado’s top spine experts, Mark Erickson, MD, and Sumeet Garg, MD, explore new technological advancements being used to innovate in spine surgery and enhance its outcomes.

A Solution to Sickle Cell Disease: New Gene Editing Therapy Could Lead to a Pain Free Life

March 26, 2024

Join us for a discussion of gene editing and gene transfer therapies for sickle cell disease, exploring their effectiveness, potential side effects and powerful patient stories.

Breaking Down Social Barriers: Analyzing Social Care Programs and Their Impact

February 6, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we discuss how social care programs at Children’s Hospital Colorado address healthcare disparities and patients' unmet social needs.

Saving Lives from Day One: Celebrating 60 Years of Newborn Screening

October 10, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of newborn screening in the U.S., highlighting its evolution, successes and challenges. Listen in as experts from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and Children’s Hospital Colorado discuss the program's impact and the future of early medical interventions.

Safe Infant Sleep (S6:E45)

July 4, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric experts discuss strategies for preventing sudden unexplained infant death (SUID), including the latest AAP recommendations for safe sleeping arrangements and risk and protective factors.

Stress Management in Kids (S6:E12)

November 8, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted mental health in kids and how providers can incorporate mental health strategies into their practice.

Screening for Mental Health Risk Factors in Primary Care (S6:E7)

October 4, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the importance of pediatric mental health screenings and helpful tools and resources.

Sleepless Nights and When to Refer to a Specialist (S6:E1)

August 23, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss common sleep disorders in children and when to refer to a sleep specialist.

Suicide Screening and the Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention

June 28, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss evidence-based screening for identifying youth at risk for suicide.

Serving the Underserved Communities in Primary Care (S5:E31)

April 19, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the role of pediatricians in addressing health disparities and the social determinants of health.

Sacral Dimples (S4:E25)

March 23, 2021

Listen to experts discuss sacral dimples, their association with underlying spinal deformities and how to evaluate newborns with sacral dimples.

State-level Vaccination Advocacy (S3:E34)

February 26, 2020

Colorado’s vaccination rate among kindergarteners is one of the lowest in the nation. Our pediatric experts discuss advocacy efforts to change this.

Seizures and Paroxysmal Events: Diagnosis and Management of Events That Worry Us (S3:E32)

February 18, 2020

A child presenting with a seizure or paroxysmal event can raise anxiety. Listen to pediatric experts discuss diagnosis and management of these events in this podcast.

Strategies to Help Teens Get Enough Sleep (S3:E22)

December 10, 2019

A pediatric expert discusses behavior issues in teens caused by insufficient sleep and strategies to help teens get more sleep.

Substance Abuse in Adolescence (S3:E21)

December 3, 2019

A child and addiction psychiatrist discusses how to tailor the approach to management of substance abuse in adolescents.

Sepsis in Children (S3:E12)

October 15, 2019

Pediatric emergency medicine physician Halden Scott, MD, discusses the presentation, management and follow-up care of pediatric patients with sepsis.

Severe Feeding and Swallowing Issues in Infants (S2:E37)

May 14, 2019

Learn about feeding and swallowing problems in infants, and how to help.

Safe Sleep Tips for Babies (S2:E13)

November 6, 2018

Tips for helping new moms create a safe sleep environment, including SIDs prevention, co-sleeping and more.

Scoliosis Diagnosis and Management (S2:E9)

October 2, 2018

Learn about the three primary types of scoliosis from Mark Erickson, MD.

STDs in Teens: Testing and Treatment (S2:E7)

September 18, 2018

Learn about preventing and treating sexually transmitted disease in teens.

School Anxiety and Refusal in Children (S1:E25)

February 20, 2018

School anxiety and refusal insights, advice and tools.

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Turning Tragedy into Triumph

April 23, 2024

In this Charting Pediatrics episode, we share a story of tragedy and personal discovery from neonatologist Laurie Sherlock, MD, that’s changed how she interacts with her patients and practices medicine.

The Truth About Ticks: How Vector-Borne Diseases Can Affect Humans

October 31, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, a vector-borne disease expert sheds light on the growing prevalence of tick-borne disease, such as Lyme disease. Our expert addresses common misconceptions, available treatment options and the importance of proper diagnosis. Listen now.

The Predicaments of Picky Eating: Strategies to Approach Meals with Family

September 12, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, experts explore the challenges and solutions of picky eating in children and offer practical advice on fostering a child's independence through food.

The Gendered Divide in Finding Work-Life Balance (S6:E48)

August 1, 2023

In this Charting Pediatrics podcast, our pediatric experts delve into the complex issue of work-life balance, including their research on female interventional cardiologists.

The Gut-Brain Axis: Understanding the Microbiome (S6:E47)

July 25, 2023

In this Charting Pediatrics podcast, pediatric gastroenterologist Jaime Belkind-Gerson, MD, joins us to explore our internal ecosystem and its connection to the brain, immune system and overall wellbeing.

Treatment of Acute Sinusitis in Children (S6:E42)

June 13, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, our experts discuss the latest recommendations for prescribing antibiotics to treat acute sinusitis in children.

The Connection Between Pediatricians and School Health (S6:E34)

April 18, 2023

In this podcast, our experts discuss the role of school nurses within a consultative model and how providers can best collaborate with school health professionals and parents to ensure a child’s health needs are met.

The Rise of Teen Substance Abuse and Addiction (S6:E29)

March 7, 2023

As part of our mental health series on the Charting Pediatrics podcast, pediatric experts discuss substance abuse trends among youth and treatment options available for pediatricians to consider.

The Role of Pediatricians in Bullying Prevention (S6:E19)

December 27, 2022

Pediatric experts discuss how pediatricians can best screen for bullying and assess risk factors for becoming a victim of bullying behavior.

The Recent Hepatitis Wave

June 14, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss possible causes of the hepatitis outbreak and what providers need to know.

That's a Wrap: Season 5 Reflection and What's Next (S5:E37)

May 31, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts reflect on season 5 of Charting Pediatrics.

The Evolution and Improvements in Pediatric Oncology (S5:E36)

May 24, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the improvements in pediatric cancer survival rates.

The Pfizer Clinical Trial and the Road to Success (S5:E32)

April 26, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial for children ages 5 to 11.

Transitioning Kids from Pediatric to Adult Care (S5:E24)

February 22, 2022

Listen to experts discuss how providers can support their patients’ transition of care from adolescence to adulthood.

The Importance of Dairy in a Child’s Diet (S5:E23)

February 15, 2022

Listen to experts discuss what role dairy should play in a child’s diet and the key components for building and maintaining strong bones.

The Importance of Play in Child Development (S5:E8)

October 12, 2021

Listen to experts discuss learning through play and how pediatricians can educate families about the importance of play in child development.

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Pediatrics: Update on Vaccines, Variants and Schools (S4:E30)

May 4, 2021

Listen to experts discuss COVID-19 vaccines, variants, schools and the latest impacts of the pandemic on pediatrics.

The Eyes Have It: Emergency Eye Care in Pediatrics (S4:E22)

February 23, 2021

Pediatricians play a critical role in treating eye injuries and preventing subsequent visual loss. In this podcast, our pediatric experts discuss recommendations on how to diagnose, triage and treat emergent eye injuries.

The Importance of Social Networks, Norms and Attitudes on Infant Care Practice Decisions (S3:E35)

March 3, 2020

Social networks and the norms within them influence parents’ infant care decisions. Listen to pediatric experts discuss the impact of social networks in this podcast.

The History of Vaccines and Religion with Josh Williams, MD (S3:E25)

January 14, 2020

There is a rich history of vaccines dating back hundreds of years. Listen to a pediatric expert review the history of vaccines, religion and belief systems.

Treating Sinusitis in Children (S2:E38)

May 21, 2019

A discussion of sinusitis in children, including when to seek a specialist.

Toxicity & the Most Common Pediatric Overdoses (S2:E29)

March 12, 2019

Exploring the most common overdose causes in children and prevention tactics.

Teen E-Cigarette Use and the Vaping Epidemic (S2:E23)

January 29, 2019

Learn more about e-cigarettes, teen vaping, and how to talk about the issue with patients and families.

Treatment and Diagnosis of Pediatric Trigger Thumb (S2:E20)

January 8, 2019

Sarah Sibbel, MD, Director of the Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Program, discusses pediatric trigger thumb diagnosis and treatment.

Telephone Triage in Pediatric Primary Care (S2:E8)

September 25, 2018

Learn about telephone triage in a pediatric setting from expert Bart Schmitt, MD.

Teen Suicide: Risk Factors, Screening and Prevention (S1:E24)

February 13, 2018

Listen in on our discussion of risk factors, screening and prevention of teen.

Treating Bronchiolitis in Children (S1:E23)

January 30, 2018

Monica Federico, MD, discusses classic bronchiolitis presentations and treatment in this episode.

Top 10 Most Common Pediatric Rheumatology Diagnoses (S1:E19)

December 15, 2017

Discussion of the 10 most common pediatric rheumatology diagnoses.

Teen Reproductive Health (S1:E6)

September 5, 2017

Discussing teen reproductive health including contraception, STD screening and more.

Treatment and Management of Constipation in Children (S1:E4)

August 22, 2017

A discussion of treatment and management of pediatric constipation.

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Understanding Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Pediatric Care

August 8, 2023

In this Charting Pediatrics episode, our pediatric experts explore nonsuidical self-injury in adolescents and teenagers, including triggers, associations with mood disorders and the relationship between self-injury and suicide risk.

Update on AAP Guidelines for Febrile Infants (S6:E17)

December 13, 2022

Experts from Children’s Hospital Colorado and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital discuss the updated AAP guidelines for infants between 8 and 60 days old who develop a fever at or above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

Updated Hyperbilirubinemia Management Guidelines (S6:E8)

October 11, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss the new hyperbilirubinemia guidelines.

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Progress (S4:E10)

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine candidates have shown a robust immune response and are close to approval. Listen to our expert share updates on COVID-19 vaccine progress.

Undescended and Retractile Testicle (S3:E2)

August 13, 2019

Learn about the differences in presentation between undescended and retractile testicle, approaches to treatment and long-term prognosis for patients.

Understanding Physician Burnout (S1:E26)

February 27, 2018

Learn how to reduce the stigma of physician burnout.

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Critical Vaccine Communication: How Do We Shift Immunization Hesitancy?

December 12, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore the challenges of vaccine hesitancy, addressing misconceptions about vaccine science, the importance of societal trust in vaccines and strategies for effective communication.

Vitamin D and Iron Deficiency in Babies (S4:E28)

April 20, 2021

Listen to a pediatric nutrition expert discuss how to screen for, prevent and address iron and vitamin D deficiencies in babies.

Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury (S3:E6)

September 5, 2019

Listen to our pediatric pulmonologist discuss diagnosis, treatment and reporting of vaping associated pulmonary injury (VAPI).

Vascular Malformations in Pediatric Primary Care (S1:E13)

October 24, 2017

A discussion of the most common pediatric vascular anomalies in primary care.

Vaccinations and Motivational Interviewing (S1:E12)

October 17, 2017

Exploring vaccine safety and motivational interviewing for talking to parents.

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Wellness in the Workplace: How to Nurture Positive Culture and Advocate for Yourself

January 16, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we explore key strategies for fostering a healthy workplace culture. Listen now.

Working Across Language Lines: Highlighting Pediatras en Línea

October 17, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, Carla Torres-Zegarra, MD, joins us to talk about the growth and success of our Spanish podcast, Pediatras en Línea. Listen now.

What to Expect with a Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy (S6:E10)

October 27, 2022

Listen to pediatric experts discuss referral guidelines for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) surgeries and pre- and post-surgical management.

What We Know About the Omicron Variant and Pediatrics (S5:E15)

December 8, 2021

Listen to experts discuss the what we know about the Omicron variant and pediatrics.

When the Loss of Smell Lingers: Olfactory Training for Post-COVID-19 Infection (S4:E23)

March 5, 2021

Listen to experts discuss how COVID-19 disrupts the sense of taste and smell, and whether olfactory training may help restore it.

Why It's Time to Reopen Schools for In-Person Learning (S4:E17)

January 22, 2021

Listen to experts discuss what studies reveal about COVID-19 transmission in schools, and whether schools should reopen for in-person learning.

When Substance Use Disorders Come to Pediatrics (S4:E16)

January 12, 2021

Listen to experts discuss a new approach to screening adolescents for substance use disorder and referring them for treatment.

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Safe Storage to Save Lives: The Role of Guns in Adolescent Suicide

January 9, 2024

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, we discuss youth suicide prevention, including safe gun storage and screening tools for addressing suicidal ideation in the clinical setting. Listen now.

Youth Suicide Prevention and Research (S6:E46)

July 18, 2023

In this episode of Charting Pediatrics, pediatric experts explore the alarming rise in youth suicide rates in the U.S. over the past two decades and discuss potential solutions, including updated risk screening tools.