Roy Benaroch

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Childhood Obesity
Episode 6 of Medical School for Everyone
Meet Chaz, a 16-year-old whose complaint of a "headache" sparks an in-depth discussion on childhood obesity. You'll cover the orthopedic complications, the psychological problems teens can suffer, the genetic influences of obesity, and ways to support healthy change in obese…
Psychiatry in Pediatrics
Episode 18 of Medical School for Everyone
From headaches to irritable bowel syndrome, many symptoms are affected by the connection between the mind and body, which makes understanding psychology essential to pediatric care. Here, Dr. Benaroch illustrates how pediatricians navigate the waters of behavioral and psychosomatic symptoms…
Developmental Delay
Episode 14 of Medical School for Everyone
Getting to know children as they grow lets pediatricians see how problems manifest at different ages. Here, meet Casey, whose development over time is a window into the world of delays in growth stages--and discover how doctors and families adapt…
The Premature Baby
Episode 11 of Medical School for Everyone
Visit a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) that provides specialized care to sick newborns. You'll learn about Apgar scores (which judge a newborn's health), the dangers of neonatal pneumonia and congenital heart disease, and how pediatricians take care of premature…
Pain as a Warning Sign
Episode 12 of Medical School for Everyone
Some pain is fleeting. Some pain should make parents worry. Discover how different specialists (including orthopedists, rheumatologists, oncologists, and psychiatrists) think about and approach pain in children. Then, find out how doctors break the news of a life-changing diagnosis to…
The Challenges of Pediatrics
Episode 2 of Medical School for Everyone
Assume the mantle of medical student and join Dr. Benaroch in his pediatric office, where you'll meet Jenna, a 14-year-old girl suffering from abdominal pain. As you follow the steps pediatricians follow to narrow down a diagnosis, you'll also learn…
Better Sleep for the Whole Family
Episode 13 of Medical School for Everyone
Focus on helping children of any age (and their parents) get a good night's sleep. You'll learn how to establish healthy sleep associations with children, go inside sleep issues like narcolepsy and sleep apnea, and learn how to help "reset"…
Struggling with Ear Pain
Episode 3 of Medical School for Everyone
Focus on one of the most common medical problems diagnosed by anyone who provides medical care for kids: ear infections. While it may seem like a simple problem, it turns out there are a lot of ways ear infections present…
Common Symptoms, Uncommon Diagnoses
Episode 20 of Medical School for Everyone
Test your creativity with cases where common symptoms mask uncommon causes. There's Mabel, whose "cold" has another cause; Peter, whose vomiting is not a typical tummy bug; Crystal, whose legs are covered in mysterious sores; and Vipul, whose nosebleed illustrates…
Getting the Most out of Checkups
Episode 8 of Medical School for Everyone
In this lecture, learn the inner workings of routine pediatric checkups. Dr. Benaroch reviews standard childhood growth and development; discusses how screening tests, chart reviews, standard examinations, and "anticipatory guidance" work; and offers insights to help parents get the most…
A Different Cause of Vomiting
Episode 23 of Medical School for Everyone
Follow Dr. Benaroch as he drills down through potential problems to the underlying cause of one patient's stomach pain and vomiting. Along the way, you'll learn how doctors determine the source of abdominal pain by dividing the abdomen into four…
International Adoption
Episode 16 of Medical School for Everyone
Discover what health challenges children adopted from other countries are likely to face when arriving in the United States. How do pediatricians handle language barriers? What screening methods are appropriate to get a good picture of a child's health? The…
Fever - Then and Now
Episode 1 of Medical School for Everyone
How do pediatricians treat the unique needs of children? This introductory lecture examines early pediatrics (using Helen Keller as an example), walks you through a 21st-century pediatric exam, notes the challenges pediatricians face, and presents a "fever action plan" you…
Trouble in School
Episode 10 of Medical School for Everyone
What role can (and should) pediatricians play when a child isn't doing well in school? Discover how doctors ferret out clues from kids unwilling (or embarrassed) to talk, and see how they work with parents and teachers to accommodate and…
The Allergic March
Episode 4 of Medical School for Everyone
Welcome to the complex world of childhood allergies. How do pediatricians know when to diagnose a specific allergy? How do allergies cause different problems at different ages? What are the best ways to avoid specific allergens? Follow one patient on…
Is This Child Normal?
Episode 15 of Medical School for Everyone
In this powerful lecture, a patient case study offers a look at what Dr. Benaroch calls "the grey zones of normal." Witness how a pediatrician's ongoing relationship with his or her patient establishes the trust necessary to discuss issues of…
Pediatrics of the Future
Episode 24 of Medical School for Everyone
Examine several cases that illustrate just how far pediatrics has come--and where the field might be able to go next. You'll get up close and personal with the future of medicine, including gene therapy, fetal surgery, cochlear implants, and pharmacogenomics…
The Critically Ill Child
Episode 7 of Medical School for Everyone
Children are mostly healthy and strong, but they're nevertheless constantly vulnerable to infectious organisms. Learn some of the specific critical thinking and detective skills great pediatricians use to tell genuinely sick children from those who are going to be OK.…
Problems with Growth
Episode 5 of Medical School for Everyone
All healthy children should grow well, but sometimes they don't grow as expected. Consider the catalysts of growth in the human body and the places where growth can go wrong, including hormonal imbalances and rare genetic conditions. Then examine one…
Noisy Breathing
Episode 9 of Medical School for Everyone
Get a window into how pediatricians uncover potentially serious symptoms that they sometimes can't see or hear. Topics include the "differential" (a list of possible diagnoses), the importance of describing symptoms as accurately as possible, and why listening and building…