"That's Pediatrics" Podcast

Physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals will explore a new frontier of child and adolescent medicine on “That’s Pediatrics.”

From the hospital that is home to the polio vaccine, pediatric transplantation, and Mr. Yuk™, our hosts discuss the latest discoveries and innovations of pediatric health care, featuring interviews with a variety of our experts at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Skipping the ED: How Some Pediatric Patients Benefit from Direct Hospital Admission from Primary Care with Dr. Sylvia Choi and Dr. Allison Fleischer

Sylvia Choi, MD, FAAP, and Allison Fleischer, MD, both of the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, discuss the innovative concept of direct admissions, where eligible pediatric patients skip the ED and head straight from their primary care physician's office to an inpatient bed.

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