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Kurt Newman

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78. Caring for Our Children is Caring for Ourselves with Dr. Kurt Newman- Surgeon, Author, and President and CEO of Children’s National Hospital

Health Gig

Dr. Kurt Newman came to Children’s National Hospital in 1984 to do a surgical fellowship, and now 36 years later, is the President and CEO of the hospital. Dr. Newman is also a professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine, and is also the author of the book, Healing Children, whose proceeds go to the Pediatric Health Opportunity Fund. Before acting as President and CEO, Dr. Newman served as the Surgeon-in-Chief and Senior Vice President for the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care at the hospital. Dr. Newman is also a strong advocate for expanding mental health access for kids, and as President and CEO has focused on patient and family centered care. Dr. Newman quotes the great Nelson Mandela by echoing, “The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children.”


6 May 2020

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Ep. 24: The Right Thing, with Children’s National Hospital’s Kurt Newman

Conversations with Mike Milken

Kurt Newman, President and CEO, Children’s National Hospital -“We've been around for 150 years and we want to be around for another 150 years. So we'll figure out a way to deal with the finances. Right now we're just focused on doing the right thing for these kids and families.”Putting patients first—in this case, young patients who often require special care and immediate attention—has long been Kurt Newman’s priority at Children’s National. This conviction has held true through the unprecedented health and economic challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.Indeed, Newman recounts the unique way one of his nurses was able to help a young patient: “She had tested positive, went through the illness, returned to work...She donated her plasma to help take care of one of our patients. And it turned that child around. That's the commitment and courage that these frontline workers have.”


24 Apr 2020

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Ep. 33 with Kurt Newman

Jump Street Podcast

Kurt was a big part of the Atlanta blade scene back in the day, growing up with people like Walt Austin, Kevin Dowling, and Will Gordon. After taking a 10 year break, he's back and more in love with the sport than ever. We talk about what made him come back, the passion behind it, and what he's up to now with his new wheel company, TUFR Wheels.

1hr 44mins

11 Jul 2019

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Kurt Newman, MD- What Was I Thinking?!? My Journey from the OR to the C-Suite and Lessons Learned Along the Way- April 30, 2019

Connecticut Children's Grand Rounds


30 Apr 2019

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Dr. Kurt Newman @ Children's National Health System - Innovations in Pediatrics

The #PopHealth Show

Join us today as we speak with Dr. Kurt Newman from Children's National Health System about innovations in pediatrics.Blog: https://medium.com/kurt-newman-mdBook: https://www.amazon.com/Healing-Children-Surgeons-Frontiers-Pediatric/dp/0525428836TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cO1KKVWySk&feature=youtu.be


22 Mar 2019

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Kurt Newman, M.D., Children’s National Health System (EP.04)

BioTalk with Rich Bendis

Kurt Newman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s National Health System joins Rich Bendis to discuss quality of care, medical innovation, and the future of healthcare.


4 Dec 2017

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Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Kurt Newman

Patients Come First

The fifth episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Dr. Kurt Newman, President and CEO of Children's National Medical Center, about his decades as a surgeon, the lessons he's learned in his medical career, and his new book: "Healing Children: A Surgeon’s Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine." Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst

6 Jul 2017

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In Case of Emergency | Dr. Kurt Newman "Healing Children"

Atomic Moms

Do you have an action plan if your child needs immediate emergency care?What if your mama gut instinct contradicts the specialist you are consulting with?And if your kid gets hurt, should you really drive to a children's hospital if it's further away than the good hospital down the street?Dr. Kurt Newman, CEO of one of the top children's hospitals in the country and pediatric surgeon extraordinaire, shares life lessons and life-saving tips from his new memoir "Healing Children: A Surgeon's Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine" (Penguin Random House, June 2017).For generations, our esteemed guest has healed children, empowered families, and improved the pediatric medical system. Your heart will melt from the lesson he shares from a date night gone wrong with his future wife. And you'll get revved up when we discuss how the proposed health care plan directly effects children in this country.No matter your kids' ages, this episode will make you a better mama bear when they need you most!Please share this podcast with mom friends and with your online mom groups.Love hearing from you on Instagram: @atomicmoms Twitter:@atomicmoms Facebook: “Atomic Moms podcast”MEET OUR GUEST:"Kurt Newman, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, is a surgeon and a recognized leader on pediatric health issues, nationally and in Washington, D.C.Since becoming CEO in 2011, he has fostered a culture committed to advancing care and research by putting patients first and actively championed innovations in research, operations, and clinical care. He has forged creative and productive partnerships with other health systems in the region, with government and community entities and with industry, at the local, national, and global level. He is also a strong advocate for expanding mental health access for kids and has led two national forums on this issue.Dr. Newman joined Children’s National as a surgical fellow in 1984, becoming the Surgeon-In-Chief and Senior Vice President for the Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care in 2003. He was instrumental in developing the vision for the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National, inspired by the audacious goal of making surgery for children minimally invasive and pain free. When the Institute was made possible in 2009 through a transformational $150 Million gift, Dr. Newman served as its Founding Vice President.Currently Dr. Newman serves as the Chair of the Children’s Hospital Association Leadership Committee on Advocacy and Policy and as a member of the Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the District of Columbia Hospital Association and a member of the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success in Virginia. In addition, Dr. Newman serves on the Board of the Economic Club of Washington, Greater Washington Board of Trade, Federal City Council, DC Chamber of Commerce, and Fight for Children. Previously, he served as a Board Member of Commissioners of The Joint Commission, a member of the Board of Governors of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, and as Chair of the Surgery Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Dr. Newman is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his medical education at Duke University. He completed his surgical residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and also served as the Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellow at Harvard Medical School.He is the author of "Healing Children: A Surgeon's Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine" by Penguin Random House." See our Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and our California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


20 Jun 2017

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EFJ 39: Kurt Newman

The E-Fed Journal

This week, EWC's Kurt Newman comes on to talk about his Awesome Championship, dealing with people who took liberties with his character, and breaking the 4th wall in his promos.

2hr 8mins

15 Jun 2015