Pediatrician and Podcaster @SeattleMamaDoc

What fun to celebrate my 100th episode with pediatrician and podcaster, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson a.k.a. @SeattleMamaDoc in Twitter! I should say “almost” podcaster. At the time of this episode release the podcast is about two weeks away from launching. We have a fun conversation about podcasting (surprise!) and the kind of information and guests Wendy Sue plans to have on her show. We also discuss her work at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the fact that she stills sees patients one day a week!

In honor of my 100th episode I have a couple of podcasting friends and former guests share a greeting  (Thanks, Dr. Mike Sevilla and Joe LaValle).

I also announced he launch of “Social Content Solutions” – a monthly social media content service providing content calendars, blog templates, social media news, and over 25 social media posts to fill a month-long calendar for a healthcare practice.  For more details or to order go to

Listen in to my conversation with Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson or drop in at the time stamps below.

00:00 100 Episodes!
01:14 Joe LaVelle Intrepid Now
01:30 Dr. Mike Sevilla
Wendy Sue Swanson 2-101:51 Introduction
02:40 Meet Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson @SeattleMamaDoc
03:22 She’s a Podcaster!
04:18 Growth of healthcare podcasts
05:27 Get the audience hooked on podcasts
07:23 Sleep! Everyone needs it
11:12 Was that a sneak preview of your podcast?
12:11 Segmenting podcast content?
14:08 Controversial topics are OK
15:35 What happens if you leave Seattle? Support from Seattle Children’s
16:30 It’s a podcast AND a blog
18:46 Any social platform you haven’t tried?
21:46 Managing the overwhelm
25:35 Transgender bathroom debates in the Carolinas
26:38 Soapbox, Silent Listeners, and misinformation?
29:23 Are you seeing patients?
30:43 Variety in your work week
31:22 Counseling about social media as a pediatrician
34:36 Invitation to join the Healthcare Podcasters in Blab
35:00 Seattle Mama Doc Podcast
36:14 Introducing “Social Content Solutions”

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#EveryChildNeeds – AAP President takes to Twitter

When you only serve a one year term as the President of the American Academy of Pediatrics you better hit the ground running. That’s what 2015 AAP President Dr. Sandra Hassink did – with the help of her “Mission Control” team of Jamie Poslosky and Cassandra Blohowiak. Reaching out to engage with fellow pediatricians was a top priority and thus was initiated a series of Tweet Chats under the hashtag #EveryChildNeeds. Ably supported by #Tweetiatricians – Pediatricians who are active in Twitter, Dr. Hassink has led some lively Tweet Chats around topics central to promoting a healthy child. Listen to our conversation or jump in at the time stamps below.

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Engaging with AAP members
Serving as President of AAP
What are your goals?
AAP Tweet Chats
Does the hashtag live on?
Child centered conversations
August TweetChat: #Resiliancy
Tweet Chat preparation
AAPPres_everychildneeds_tweet“Mission Control”
Kids going to bed hungry
Managing the Twitter handle
New social media platforms: Periscope and Meercat
C-Suite involvement in soacial media
AAP Training for members

Dr. Sandra Hassink

Jamie Poslosky

Summaries of chats

State of the Child

Child Nutrition

Mother’s Day Twitter Storm

Healthy Summer 

Recapturing Summer

AAP Twitter profiles

Dr. Sandra Hassink on Twitter 

American Academy of Pediatrics on Twitter 

Tweetiatrician list

#MeaslesTruth Twitter storm info

PR Daily summary

Symplur article

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