Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians

Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with experts from across the Hospital. In this podcast series for pediatricians, CHOP subject-matter-experts weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. You can also download these podcasts and subscribe to the series in the iTunes Store.

This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2018 by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved. Use of this site is subject to the Terms of Use.

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Continuing Medical Education Statement

Physicians who view the podcast from the beginning to the end may self-report/self-claim .25 AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ on their Category 2 CME Log for each podcast in which they participate.

Episode 43: Diabetes Management

Jessica Lilley, MD, Division Chief of Endocrinology at the Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine, talks about how a new-onset diabetic might present in a pediatrician’s office, the variety of presentations and symptoms to watch for at different ages, risk factors for type 1 diabetes, what tests primary care providers should start with and more. Published November 2018.

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Episode 42: Teen Driving Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD, founder of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about teen driving safety and how pediatricians play an important role in preventing teen crashes through counseling and education. Published October 2018.

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Episode 41: Newborn Screening

In this episode, Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD, PhD, a senior research scientist and attending physician with the Metabolic Disease Program and Division of Human Genetics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), talks about the evolution of universal newborn screening and resources for providers. She discusses how families and providers are notified of results and how CHOP specialists partner with primary care providers in cases where newborns require immediate care. Published October 2018.

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Episode 40: Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Quality improvement in healthcare is typically defined as a framework to systematically improve the way we deliver care to patients. Elena Huang, MD, Director of Quality for the CHOP Care Network, talks about what QI means in a pediatric healthcare setting; what it takes to start a QI project and key stakeholders to engage; how to identify opportunities for improvement; how PDSA cycles (plan, do, study, act) work; how physicians can earn MOC Part 4 credits; resources for getting more involved in QI; and more. Published September 2018.

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Episode 39: Car Seat Safety

Research shows that nearly 95 percent of parents are not using car seats properly. Alisa Baer, MD, a nationally-certified child passenger safety instructor, sits down to talk about all things car seat safety, including common installation mistakes, tips for installing car seats correctly, how pediatricians can play a role in improving usage, car seats for children at different ages, and more. Published September 2018.

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Episode 38: Role of Subconscious Racial Bias or Implicit Bias in Healthcare

Tiffani Johnson, MD, an expert in pediatric emergency care and ethnic health disparities, discusses subconscious racial bias and what impact it has in a healthcare setting. She talks about the difference between stereotypes and implicit bias, how subconscious bias can impact patient-provider communication as well as treatment decisions and disparities, ways to examine and explore your own unconscious biases, and more. Published August 2018.

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