Podcasts

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 461: Preventing Child Abuse During a Pandemic

Child abuse and neglect occur even as families stay home. And yet reports of abuse are down because teachers, medical providers and community partners have less contact with the families they serve. Dr Kristin Crichton and Becca Fredin explore the problem and provide tips for supporting families and preventing child abuse during these difficult days.

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 460: Academic Fitness During a Pandemic

School work and learning must go on, even during a pandemic. Our neuropsychology team visits as we explore tips, tricks and resources for parents as they partner with schools and provide additional learning moments for children and teens… while staying home.

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 459: Physical Fitness During a Pandemic

Physical activity and exercise are important, even during a pandemic. Our sports medicine team visits as we explore family activities, physical fitness, sports conditioning and connecting with coaches, athletic trainers and teammates … while staying home.

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 458: Mental Fitness During a Pandemic

Parents and children have many feelings these days, including anxiety, anger, depression and disappointment. These are normal responses to our new reality. We explore the feelings and share practical tips for weathering the storm. Gina McDowell, clinical counselor with Big Lots Behavioral Health Services, is our guest.

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 457: Our New Routine

In the midst of a pandemic, life goes on. This episode discusses new routines and an important job that never stops...parenting.

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PediaCast 456: Social Distancing and Flattening the Curve

Dr. Mike's COVID-19 coverage continues with an update on the pandemic and the important concepts of social distancing and flattening the curve.

Dr. Mike Patrick in his PediaCast podcast studio.

PediaCast 455: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this episode, Dr. Mike discusses everything you need to know about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease. We go beyond the headlines and dive deep, exploring the cause, transmission, symptoms, treatment, risks, complications and prevention of this rapidly evolving pandemic.