Join us each week as we bring intriguing stories and relevant pediatric health care information that will surprise, challenge and perhaps change how you care for the most amazing people on Earth — kids!
COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need To Know
We are in the middle of a public health crisis. At almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, infection, hospitalization and death rates are skyrocketing toward all time highs. This weeks numbers suggest that nearly two people died from COVID-19 every minute this past week. Infection rates are high, our hospitals are filling up and as the weather is getting colder, it is forcing us indoors and potentially into more exposures with upcoming holidays. It appears that the light at the end of the tunnel for all of this is the rapid development of a vaccine. And the good news is that a vaccine is on the way, in a matter of days, and here to talk to us about all things COVID vaccination is our resident expert and Hospital Incident Commander for COVID, Nurse Practitioner Patsy Stinchfield.
Introduction to Talking Pediatrics podcast, a clinical podcast by Children’s Minnesota
Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, Chief Education Officer at Children’s Minnesota and host of Talking Pediatrics introduces our new clinical podcast and gives a sneak preview into what you can expect as we partner with you in the care of your pediatric patients.
Guidelines With Gabi: Febrile Infant: A Guideline 17 Years in the Making
September 10, 2021
Caregivers of young infants are instructed to bring babies to the hospital for a fever. Why? On this episode of Talking Pediatrics guest host Dr. Gabi Hester will speak with Dr. Robert Pantell, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco and the lead author of the recently published “Evaluation and Management of Well-Appearing Febrile Infants 8 to 60 Days Old” guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This guideline has been in the works since 2004 and is chock full of new information about how to best evaluate young babies with fever. Some of the recommendations may surprise you!
Going Viral: Conversation With the Tik Tok Doc
August 27, 2021
For most teenagers, social media use has become an integrated part of their lives. According to recent research, 85 percent of teens have at least one active social media profile and almost half of teens are online “almost constantly”. Given that our patients are increasingly spending their time online, how do we leverage social media to help improve their health outcomes? This episode features Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, the “Tik Tok Doc”, who went viral in 2019 with her health education videos about vaping and EVALI. With close to 1 million followers, many of whom are teenagers, listen as Dr. Leslie talks to us about how to use social media for health education and what things clinicians should consider before venturing online to inform and interact with their patients.
Oh Baby! Handling Instability in Newborns
August 20, 2021
One of the greatest joys of pediatrics is being present to welcome a new baby into the world. And some of the most harrowing moments many pediatric clinicians experience is when something goes wrong in those earliest moments of a baby’s life. Join this conversation with Dr. Tara Zamora, medical director of Children’s NICU in Minneapolis, as we discuss what can be done when newborns are in distress and when and how to transfer unstable newborns to the NICU when needed. Learn tips from our NICU expert for handling unexpected premature deliveries and babies who experience distress during and immediately after birth.
Meet the guest hosts
Meet the hosts, part 1
We will talk with James Burroughs, chief equity & inclusion officer, and Gabi Hester, MD, MS, medical director clinical outcomes, about their passions and paths to pediatrics as we get to know these hosts who will lead us through discussions around health equity and inclusion (James) and clinical care guidelines (Dr. Hester).
Meet the hosts, part 2
We talk with Dr. Samreen Vora, the medical director of simulation at Children’s Minnesota., We got to chat with Dr. Vora about her passion and path to pediatrics as well as what to expect for her episodes.
What should we talk about?
We want to know the issues and concerns that are important to you in your clinical practice so that we can continue to partner with you in caring for the most amazing people on Earth — kids!
Disclaimer: The content shared in this podcast is not meant as clinical advice for individual patients nor is it a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity and does not accept any advertising money. Opinions expressed by guests not affiliated with Children’s Minnesota are their own.