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Full Circle: From Patient to Pediatrician with Dr. Kyle Stewart | Ep. 23

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Dr. Honaker chats with former patient and now pediatrician, Dr. Kyle Stewart, who humbly shares his experiences and lessons from being both doctor and father. This episode covers how COVID impacted the practice of medicine and families, working as a pediatrician with a father’s perspective, and, at the end, a wise lesson on becoming a father.

Show Notes: 

  • Dr. Stewart’s journey to becoming a pediatrician at the same practice he grew up in
  • Docs2Dads Podcast
  • Training as a Pediatrician during COVID
  • How the pandemic changed the relationship between pediatrician and family
  • The need to be advocates and allies for parents to help make up for the gaps caused by the pandemic
  • Dr. Stewart’s perspective on the role of the pediatrician, vaccines and government mandates and the impact it has had on families
  • Understanding the “why” to share with families to make their own decisions
  • The responsibility and rhythm of leading parents to making the best decisions for their children
  • The teamwork happening behind the scenes at a pediatric practice
  • How parents use the internet for healthcare information
  • Being a father and a pediatrician
  • A wise lesson from becoming a father

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