Talking Pediatrics: A clinical podcast by Children's Minnesota

Talking Pediatrics: A clinical podcast by Children’s Minnesota

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!

Featured episode

Introduction to Talking Pediatrics podcast, a clinical podcast by Children’s Minnesota

August 14, 2020

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.

Latest episodes

So, What Do You Really Know About Sepsis?

September 18, 2020

We just surpassed the 200,000 mark with fatalities related to COVID-19 and while all medical minds are on the pandemic, there is another illness that claims over 200,000 lives each year, including thousands of children…..Sepsis. What do you know about Sepsis? Can you recognize the signs? What are your first steps in treatment? In recognition of Sepsis Awareness month, join guest host Dr. Gabi Hester and our experts, Dr. Jennifer Workman and Melanie Kuelbs, Clinical Nurse Specialist, to find out how much you really know about this not so uncommon pediatric illness.

Equity Actions: Understanding health inequities vs Health Disparities and Initial Steps to Improve Your Care Practices and Outcomes

September 11, 2020

Guest host James Burroughs, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, interviews Infection Prevention nurse Adriene Thornton, RN about her path to nursing, the differences between health inequities and health disparities and how communities of color are disproportionately impacted by infections like the COVID-19 pandemic. Adriene also describes what steps we can take to improve care for all of our patients to ensure an equitable future in healthcare.

Back to School During a Pandemic: Supporting Kids Mental Health

September 4, 2020

As kids head back to school this year, so much has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some kids will go back in person, some will enter a hybrid model and some will do distance or remote learning. Learn from Dr. Sarah Jerstad, Associate Clinical Director of Psychological Services, how the different learning models will impact kids mental and developmental health, what to watch for and how to best support the kids and families as they head back to school.

Meet the guest hosts

Meet the hosts, part 1

Gabrielle Hester, MD, MS

James Burroughs

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

Samreen Vora, MD

Kerry Appleton, MAN, RN

Coming soon!

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!

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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.