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In this episode Richard Chung, MD, FAAP, explains updated policy on confidentiality in the care of adolescents and young adults. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Ashley Osborne, MD, FAAP, about her research on the way parents feel about their experiences with the neonatal intensive care unit. 



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Richard Chung, MD, FAAP


Richard Chung, MD, FAAP, is an Adolescent Medicine specialist at Duke Health. He is the Section Lead of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine. He also is a member of the executive committee of the AAP’s Council on Adolescents and Young Adults. 

Ashley Osborne, MD, FAAP


Dr. Ashley Osborne is a neonatologist who works at Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Charleston, S. C. She has a special interest in enhancing the NICU experience for caregivers, point of care ultrasound (POCUS), quality improvement and safety, and utilizing technology to improve patient and family outcomes. She earned her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, and then completed her pediatrics residency and neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  


Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The interviewees have no conflicts of interest to disclose

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*The views expressed in this podcast are those of the guests and not necessarily those of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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