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In this episode Joel S. Brenner, MD, MPH, FAAP, and Drew Watson, MD, MS, FAAP, talk about how to prevent overtraining and burnout in young athletes. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Shilpa J. Patel, MD, FAAP, and Alisa Khan, MD, MPH, about using mentor trios to promote family-centered rounds. 



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Joel S. Brenner, MD, MPH, FAAP


Joel S. Brenner, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness and Past Chairperson. He practices sports medicine at the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is a team physician for a local high school and a performing arts high school. 

Drew Watson, MD, MS, FAAP


Drew Watson, MD, MS, FAAP, is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness. He practices pediatric sports medicine within the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison and is a team physician for the university's athletic department. 

Shilpa J. Patel, MD, FAAP


Shilpa J. Patel, MD, FAAP, l is the Chief Quality Officer for Hawaii Pacific Health. She is a Pediatric Hospitalist at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Patel earned her bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science from Vassar College. She received her medical degree and completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She is passionate about patient safety and quality improvement efforts that engage inter-professional stakeholders, structured communication, and improvement science. 

Alisa Khan, MD, MPH


Alisa Khan, MD, MPH, is the inaugural Director of the Program for Language Equity in the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She is a pediatric hospitalist and health services researcher who studies interventions to improve language equity, patient/family-provider communication, and patient safety. She is PI of a 4-center federally funded randomized controlled trial of a multilingual family safety reporting intervention (I-SHARE) and PI of an 8-center PCORI-funded randomized controlled trial of a family-centered rounds and cultural humility intervention to improve safety, experience, communication, and disparities for hospitalized children and families who speak languages other than English (I-PASS LISTEN). She was the Scientific Project Lead of the Patient and Family Centered I-PASS SCORE Study. 


How to Prevent Overuse Injuries
Care of the Young Athlete Patient Education Handouts

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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