A Pediatrician’s Journey to Excellence in Research, Medical Education & Innovation

Have a question or comment about this week’s episode? Leave a voicemail at NemoursWellBeyond.org. While you’re there, check out our other episodes, subscribe to the podcast, or leave a review. Dr.  Brian Alverson is a healthcare clinician, educator, innovator, and patent-holder who currently serves as the Nemours Pediatric Residency Program director. We met up with Brian at the […]

Reflections: Envisioning The Future

Hear about the development of the newest Nemours Children’s brand campaign, Reflections, which depicts the future of generations of children whose lives are positively impacted when social, cultural, and healthcare delivery barriers cease to exist. The campaign also serves as an invitation to every person and organization already on the journey to create the healthiest generations […]

Representation Matters: New Century Scholars

There is no single solution to the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in health care today. But myriad efforts are being made. In this episode of the podcast, we’re focusing our conversation on one such effort: The New Century Scholars Resident Mentoring Program from the Academic Pediatric Association. The program aims to decrease racial/ethnic disparities by increasing diversity […]

Collaboration Across Pediatrics

In a wide-ranging interview conducted at the 2023 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, we talk with Juan Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, Physician-in-Chief of Connecticut Children’s, about the growing need for collaborative pediatric research, tackling health disparities in a multicultural capital city, and what it was like to be an infectious disease specialist leading a pediatric health care […]

Genomics For All! Awareness. Access. Equity.

Genomics and precision medicine are becoming pillars of health care, but how do they apply to pediatrics — and how can we ensure equitable access? Dr. Pankaj B. Agrawal, principal investigator (PI) of the NIH-funded Virtual Genome Center for Infant Health (VIGOR)*, visited us in our mobile podcast studio at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2023 […]

Cultural Understanding Emanating Outward

On this week’s episode, we examine an angle on the concept of well beyond medicine: cultural understanding. In this case, how it begins within the walls of Nemours Children’s Health from our associates and emanates out to others — patients, families, and, ultimately, into the community through our Associate Resource Groups (ARGS). Representatives from two […]

Bonus Episode: What is Health Equity?

The Well Beyond Medicine podcast team had the privilege of asking attendees of the 2023 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting their definition of “health equity.” Here are some of their answers!  Carol Vassar, producer Subscribe, review or let your voice be heard at NemoursWellBeyond.org.

Welcome to Well Beyond Medicine: Our New Podcast

The Champions for Children podcast is now the Well Beyond Medicine podcast. Learn the whys, hows, and wherefores in this episode, featuring Nemours Children’s associates Drew Landmeier, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer; Che Parker, Communications Program Manager; and Cheryl Munn, Enterprise Communications Director. Explore NemoursWellBeyond.org to access current episodes of Well Beyond Medicine and previous episodes of Champions for Children, subscribe […]

Navigating the Health Care System

Teenagers across the nation are learning to navigate the often complex health care system thanks to a Nemours Children’s-developed, no-cost, evidence-based health education curriculum called “Navigating the Health Care System.” Today, we are joined by the Nemours associates who created and have made available this curriculum along with teachers from Delaware, Illinois, and Alabama to […]

Driving Mental Wellness and Health Equity

Dr. Roger Harrison joins us on this episode of the podcast. Together we delve into his work as a pediatric psychologist in the greater Wilmington, Delaware area, a role he’s held at Nemours Children’s Health for 20 years, and his longstanding passion for health equity and inclusion. Carol Vassar, producer Guest:Roger Harrison, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, […]

Subscribe to the Show