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Valley Children’s Voice is a monthly podcast by pediatricians for pediatricians that invites Valley Children’s pediatric healthcare experts to discuss topics that affect children in Central California. Subscribe to Valley Children’s Voice for free wherever you enjoy podcasts. Have an idea for a topic you’d like to hear on Valley Children’s Voice? Let us know!

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Recent Episodes

Click to play a podcast episodeOur Stories: DEI Can Change the Future of Healthcare

California's Central Valley is approximately 65% Hispanic, but the Valley's physician population doesn't reflect that. How do we help bridge that gap?  Dr. Michael Galvez shares his story of becoming a physician, and joins Dr. Jolie Limon and  Dr. Nicole Webb to discuss why diversity, equity and inclusion is so important in medicine.  

Click to play a podcast episodeOur Stories: Women in Healthcare Leadership

If you've listened to previous episodes of Valley Children's Voice, you'll recognize our hosts, Dr. Jolie Limon and Dr. Nicole Webb. Both Dr. Limon and Dr. Webb serve in leadership roles within Valley Children's Healthcare, but their journey wasn't easy. In this episode, they discuss their own experiences as women in healthcare, the importance of mentorship and the lessons they learned along the way.

Click to play a podcast episodeWhen the Symptoms are Misleading: Understanding Somatic Symptom Disorder

This month, we're discussing Somatic Symptom Disorder. Valley Children's hospitalist and Valley Children's Voice host Dr. Nicole Webb meets with pediatric neurologist Dr. Steven Ehrreich and pediatric psychologist Dr. Amanda Suplee to discuss the signs of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and how to discuss this diagnoses with families. 

Click to play a podcast episodeThe Hardest Part is Getting Started: Normalizing Conversations about Mental Health

In this episode, Dr. Nicole Webb speaks with Valley Children's Pediatric Psychologist Dr. Yvette Segura and Valley Children's resident Dr. Pritha Dewanjee on their experiences discussing mental health with patients, and best ways to approach mental health conversations.

Click to play a podcast episodeDon't Snooze on Talking About Safe Sleep

Dr. Nicole Webb discusses with Alyssa Webb, neonatal outreach and project coordinator, and Kristina Pasma, Valley Children's trauma nurse liaison and Safe Kids Central California coalition coordinator, what safe sleep-related issues we see here in the Central Valley and how to best discuss safe sleep with families, as well as peers.

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