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Sex Trafficking in the USA

It was a privilege to host this "Pediatrics in Practice" podcast with my two guests, Heidi Olsen, RN, and Rachel Whitfield, APRN, both from Children's Mercy Kansas City. Frankly, I wasn't aware that sex trafficking was a big problem in the USA, especially in the pediatric population!


Healthcare providers may have the opportunity to intervene when victims present to ERs and clinics. A high index of suspicion for human trafficking is required to identify and assist children, adolescents, and adults ensnared in human trafficking.


To learn more, check out this 10-minute podcast: https://www.childrensmercy.org/health-care-providers/providers/connect-with-childrens-mercy/podcasts/pediatrics-in-practice/


For more fascinating interviews, please subscribe to "The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner": www.youtube.com/c/andrewwilnermdauthor


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