Podcasts

  • Bowel Sounds, Episode Twenty Two: Jeffrey Hyams - Treatment of Pediatric IBD

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Twenty Two: Jeffrey Hyams - Treatment of Pediatric IBD IIn this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Temara Hajjat, Peter Lu, and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Jeffrey Hyams about the management of pediatric patients with IBD. We begin by hearing how he developed his passion for not only IBD but also functional GI disorders — and how he became the first author of the Rome IV criteria. We then ask the expert himself how he approaches the management of pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. We briefly touch on new therapies in IBD. Finally, we discuss controversial topics in the management of patients with IBD. 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 Twenty One: Evelyn Hsu - Liver Transplant and How to Become a Transplant Hepatologist

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Twenty One: Evelyn Hsu - Liver Transplant and How to Become a Transplant Hepatologist In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Peter Lu and Jennifer Lee talk to Dr. Evelyn Hsu about liver transplantation in children and how to become a pediatric transplant hepatologist. We talk about what inspired her to become a transplant hepatologist and introduce the topic of pediatric liver transplantation, including its indications, contraindications, and the components of transplant evaluation. We discuss the improvements in transplant outcomes over time and the new standards for a successful outcome. Finally, we talk about transplant hepatology fellowship training and what the Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) is doing to help educate GI trainees with an interest in liver transplantation. 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 Twenty: Rina Sanghavi - Women in Medicine

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Twenty: Rina Sanghavi - Women in Medicine In this special National Women Physicians Day episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Peter Lu and Dr. Jennifer Lee talk to Dr. Rina Sanghavi about gender bias in academic medicine and pediatric gastroenterology. February 3, 2021 is the 200th birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive her medical degree in the United States. Every year, women celebrate the progress that has been made towards gender equality in medicine, but there is still a long way to go. We discuss the gender pay gap, a leaky pipeline to leadership, and give practical tips on managing microaggressions in the workplace. We offer tips on how every physician, male or female, can support their women colleagues. 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 Nineteen: Miguel Saps - Functional Abdominal Pain

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Nineteen: Miguel Saps - Functional Abdominal Pain In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Peter Lu and Jennifer Lee talk to Dr. Miguel Saps about functional abdominal pain. We begin by hearing how he developed his passion for neurogastroenterology -- and his impressions of Dr. Lu when he was a medical student. We then ask the expert himself how he explains the diagnosis of functional abdominal pain and what causes these common but challenging disorders. We talk about the roles of both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment. Finally, we discuss how prevention of these disorders may change our approach in the future. 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 Eighteen: Jeannie Huang - Transition in Care and IBD

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Eighteen: Jeannie Huang - Transition in Care and IBD In this episode of Bowel Sounds hosts Dr. Jennifer Lee and Dr. Jason Silverman talk to NASPGHAN’s recent Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Jeannie Huang. We discuss best practices for the transition from pediatric to adult-centered care in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. We talk about the Doc4Me app to help adolescents find adult gastroenterologists and how the electronic health record can be used as a tool to engaged and help facilitate transition of care. In a special event for this episode, we are partnering with Monday Night IBD, a weekly Twitter chat. Be sure to follow on Twitter at 4pm Dec 14 where there will be a discussion on transition from pediatric to adult GI for IBD patients moderated by Dr. Eric Benchimol. On Wednesday there will be a separate discussion from the patient/parent perspective. We look forward to you joining! 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 Seventeen: Jenifer Lightdale - PEnQuINs and Making Pediatric Endoscopy Safer

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Seventeen: Jenifer Lightdale - PEnQuINs and Making Pediatric Endoscopy Safer In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Peter Lu, Dr. Jennifer Lee, and Dr. Jason Silverman talk to NASPGHAN’s newly-elected President-Elect, Dr. Jenifer Lightdale. We discuss her work improving quality and safety in pediatric endoscopy. Hear a brief history of pediatric endoscopy and about the Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network (PEnQuIN) - and it's cute mascot. We also talk to Dr. Lightdale about her thoughts on why transnasal endoscopy and simulation will play important roles in the future of pediatric gastroenterology. 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.

  • Introducing Season 2: A Look Back and Presidential Stories

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    Introducing Season 2: A Look Back and Presidential Stories In this special bonus episode released at #NASPGHAN20 on the anniversary of the launch of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Jennifer Lee, Peter Lu and Jason Silverman reflect on the origins of the podcast and the year that was. They also discuss some thoughts on Season 2 and share some great never-before heard clips from current president Dr. Karen Murray and president-elect Dr. Ben Gold. 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 Sixteen: Glenn Furuta - Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Sixteen: Glenn Furuta - Eosinophilic Esophagitis In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Peter Lu, Jennifer Lee, and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Glenn Furuta about eosinophilic esophagitis. We discuss how our understanding of eosinophilic esophagitis has evolved over time and the key role the pediatric GI community played in studying this disease. We discuss some of the more challenging aspects of its diagnosis and treatment, including the role of proton pump inhibitors and how to encourage compliance with dietary and pharmacological treatment. We also discuss recent innovations that will address barriers our patients currently face. Finally, Dr. Furuta reflects on his career and passes along advice that has helped him become a leader in this field. 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 Seven: COVID-19

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    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 Two: Hepatitis C

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    Bowel Sounds, Episode Two: Hepatitis C In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Dr. Jenn Lee and Dr. Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Karen Murray, our current NASPGHAN President and Chair of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic. We talk about hepatitis C, including screening and its evolving treatment. We also talk about her career, her thoughts on work-life balance, and her advice for young people in the field, particularly young women.