Podcasts

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Fifteen: Binita Kamath - Alagille Syndrome

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Fifteen: Binita Kamath - Alagille Syndrome In this episode of Bowel Sounds, host Dr. Peter Lu and Dr. Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Binita Kamath about Alagille Syndrome and its place in the differential and workup of cholestatic liver disease, including the role of molecular diagnostics in diagnosis, management and family counselling. We discuss her important work in the area of frailty in pediatric liver transplant patients. We also discuss the importance of trainee mentorship in her career, and advice on defining your academic identity. As always, the discussion, views, and recommendations in this podcast are the sole responsibility of the hosts and guests and are subject to change over time with advances in the field.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Fourteen: Jim Heubi - Inborn Errors of Bile Acid Metabolism

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Fourteen: Jim Heubi - Inborn Errors of Bile Acid Metabolism In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Peter Lu and Dr. Jennifer Lee talk to former NASPGHAN President Dr. Jim Heubi about inborn errors of bile acid metabolism, including how to identify, diagnose, and treat these rare diseases. We also discuss highlights of his career and advice on how to build a career based on experience with a single patient. As always, the discussion, views, and recommendations in this podcast are the sole responsibility of the hosts and guests and are subject to change over time with advances in the field. Produced by: Jennifer Lee

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Thirteen: Special Episode: Jenifer Lightdale & Miguel Saps - Meet the Candidates

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Thirteen: Special Episode: Jenifer Lightdale & Miguel Saps - Meet the Candidates In a special bonus episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Jennifer Lee and Peter Lu welcome the two candidates for the upcoming NASPGHAN presidential election, Dr. Jenifer Lightdale and Dr. Miguel Saps. Instead of our usual format of reviewing a medical topic, we ask them to talk a little about themselves, the role NASPGHAN has played in their careers, and advice for trainees and junior faculty. If you are a part of NASPGHAN, don't forget to vote! As always, the discussion, views, and recommendations in this podcast are the sole responsibility of the hosts and guests and are subject to change over time with advances in the field. Produced by: Peter Lu and Jenn Lee

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Twelve: Pediatric IBD epidemiology

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Twelve: Pediatric IBD epidemiology In our latest episode of the Bowel Sounds podcast, we had the privilege of talking to Dr. Eric Benchimol about the evolving epidemiology of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease around the world, including the rise of very early onset IBD and the increasing prevalence of IBD in certain ethic groups. He also shares his approach to personal productivity – including a great discussion on multitasking versus “deep work.” Perhaps most importantly, this is our first all-Canadian episode – check it out!

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Eleven: Racism in Medicine

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Eleven: Racism in Medicine In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Jenn Lee, Peter Lu and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Valeria Cohran and Dr. Conrad Cole, two of the Chairs of the NASPGHAN Diversity Special Interest Group, about racism in medicine. The movement to recognize and address structural racism over the past few weeks has made it clear that racism permeates into every aspect of our society, including medicine. We talk to Drs. Cohran and Cole about how racism affects both our patients and the healthcare community. We also discuss steps we can each take to recognize the biases we have and to take action against the influence that racism has had on the healthcare system.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Ten: Patient Advocacy

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Ten: Patient Advocacy June is National Safety Month, and in this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Jenn Lee, Peter Lu and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Bryan Rudolph about patient advocacy, especially in terms of his work to ban high powered magnets to prevent accidental ingestions in children. We talk about how he got started in advocacy work, the ups and downs of the magnet fight, and advice for listeners on how they can get involved in advocacy in whatever capacity they can.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Nine: Celiac Disease

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Nine: Celiac Disease In the next episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Jenn Lee and Dr. Peter Lu talk to Dr. Ivor Hill about celiac disease. We talk about the latest recommendations on screening and when an endoscopy may not be needed to make a diagnosis. We discuss the future of treatment beyond a gluten-free diet. We also talk about why children without celiac disease can still have symptoms with gluten intake. Finally, Dr. Hill provides some advice for trainees and junior faculty, including getting involved in NASPGHAN and the AAP.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Eight: Neonatal Cholestasis

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Eight: Neonatal Cholestasis In the next episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Jenn Lee and Dr. Peter Lu talk to Dr. Bill Balistreri about neonatal cholestasis. Dr. Balistreri is a pioneer in the study of pediatric liver disease and a former NASPGHAN President. We talk to him about why babies with jaundice past 2 weeks of age need further testing -- and why this is an important topic for not only pediatric gastroenterologists but also for pediatricians and parents. We review causes of cholestasis in infancy, including biliary atresia. We also discuss his career thus far and advice for younger trainees and faculty.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Seven: COVID-19

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Seven: COVID-19 In a special episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Jenn Lee, Dr. Peter Lu, and Dr. Jason Silverman talk about COVID-19 and how this pandemic is impacting the world of pediatric gastroenterology. We review the latest research on how COVID-19 impacts our patients -- specifically how it impacts children and the digestive tract. We also discuss the latest guidance from our GI societies, including on precautions to take regarding endoscopy. As always, the discussion, views, and recommendations in this podcast are the sole responsibility of the hosts and are subject to change over time with advances in the field.

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Six: Nausea

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Bowel Sounds, Episode Six: Nausea In the next episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Jenn Lee and Dr. Peter Lu talk to Dr. Katja Kovacic about the dizzying topic of nausea. Dr. Kovacic is a leader in the field of pediatric neurogastroenterology and motility disorders, and specializes in the care of children with chronic nausea, gastroparesis, and cyclic vomiting syndrome. We discuss the evaluation and treatment of children with nausea, including the importance of identifying and diagnosing autonomic dysfunction. We also discuss practical tips for balancing a successful academic career and family life