The Pediatric Urgent Care Podcast
THE Pediatric Urgent Care Podcast is a forum to discuss both medical and business topics in this growing and unique clinical environment catered to the acute needs of children with urgencies and emergencies.
In our Meet-the-Expert pods, we sit down with medical and surgical specialists as well as authorities in policy, patient engagement, technology, and health care delivery.
In our Concepts & Controversies pods, we delve deep to pick apart clinical conundrums and key issues by contrasting research evidence with pediatric acute care experience.
Dr. Mathison is a pediatric emergency physician and serves as the primary host for this podcast. He is a vice president of clinical operations for PM Pediatrics and wears several hats in the pediatric urgent care community—serving as the pediatric managing editor for JUCM and as the co-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Provisional Section of Pediatric Urgent Care Medicine (SOUCM). Dr. Mathison is an adjunct faculty with Georgetown School of Medicine and provides peer review for several publications in pediatrics, emergency medicine, and clinical informatics. Dr. Mathison is board-certified in both pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine, completing his residency and fellowship at Northwestern University (Lurie) and Children's National, respectively. He subsequently completed an MBA at George Washington University. His primary interests include: mobile health, disruptive models of health care, and anything that includes a mixing board. Dr. Mathison lives with his wife, 3 kids, and dog in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Dr. Awatramani is a pediatric emergency physician and serves as a co-host for this podcast. She additionally hosts a medical radio show on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio (channel 110) called, “On Call for Kids”, and serves as a medical resource for CBS News in Chicago. Dr. Awatramani is a medical director for PM Pediatrics in Chicago where she was the former co-owner and operator of UrgiKids. She continues to serve on the Board for the College of Urgent Care Medicine and is an adjunct faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Awatrmani is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine, completing her residency and fellowship at Lutheran General Hospital and New York University/Bellevue Hospital, respectively. Her primary interests include: multimedia, education, and community outreach where she continues to serve as a certified life support instructor. Dr. Awatrmani lives with her husband and 2 kids in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Bio coming soon!