The Curbside Consult Connecticut Children’s presents The Curbside Consult, where once a month, for about 30 minutes, physicians take an in-depth look into a condition that is impacting their patients. Each episode will include a specialist who can further discuss each case, and a patient to elaborate on their experience. This podcast helps parents and their children learn more about common pediatric conditions. It also provides a quick way for medical professionals to learn about specific cases that may help them take better care of their patients. If you have a suggestion for a future topic for The Curbside Consult email us. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher Episode 4: Gavin’s Strength: The Road to Recovery from Childhood Cancer In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, host Patricia Garcia, MD MPH, sits down with Natalie Bezler, MD, a hematologist and oncologist at Connecticut Children’s, to discuss leukemia and its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. The mom of one of Dr. Bezler’s patients also gets on the mic to talk about the diagnosis and treatment process from a patient and parent perspective. Episode 3: Hannah’s Heartbeat Connecticut Children’s cardiologist Seth Lapuk, MD, joins host Patricia Garcia, MD, to discuss heart murmurs. The two physicians are joined by Hannah, a patient, and her family to discuss their experience at with the Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery. Episode 2: Sweet Dreams Host Patricia Garcia, MD, is joined by Connecticut Children’s sleep psychologist, Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, to discuss common sleep issues. Dr. Schneeberg talks about what you should and shouldn’t keep in your child’s bedroom, following the “5 B’s” at bedtime, and her forthcoming book called Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach. The episode also includes a discussion with Chloe, a former patient of Dr. Schneeberg, and her mom, Samantha. Episode 1: Lyme disease: Myths, Misconceptions, Symptoms and Treatment On this episode, Connecticut Children’s Division Head of Rheumatology Larry Zemel, MD, talks to host Trish Garcia, MD, about Lyme disease. The conversation touches on everything from myths and misconceptions to symptoms and treatment. Then, we hear from Austin, a patient of Dr. Zemel, who speaks about his experience with Lyme disease and the care he received here at Connecticut Children’s.