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Appearances, interviews and podcasts.
May 16, 2024

Mount Sinai Hospital

Lecture sponsored by the Academy of Medical Humanities and the Children's Heart Center

What medical professionals can learn from one father’s experience as the parent of a complicated child, drawing on their family’s remarkable journey around the world.

MAY 2, 2024

"Bereaved But Still Me" Podcast

Interview with Michael Liben

In this heartfelt exchange, between bereaved fathers Michael and James, they recount the promises made to their children to be forthright in the face of life-altering medical conditions. Discover how their children surprised them with their remarkable adaptability, and how the definition of ‘normal’ was reshaped within the walls of a home where love and medical care were intertwined.”

FEBRUARY 25, 2024

"Once Upon a Gene" Podcast

Interview with Effie Parks

“James Robinson is a dad and the author of More Than We Expected: Five Years With a Remarkable Child, a deeply moving book and a testament to the strength found in vulnerability, the importance of community and the boundless love that families share in the face of adversity.”

DECEMBER 1, 2023

"Where's The Grief?" Podcast

Interview with Jordon Ferber

“When his son Nadav was born with a congenital heart defect, James and his wife understood that their lives would be more difficult than most. We talk about how important it is to keep memories alive, even when they can sometimes be painful. We also talk about how great it is to connect with others through shared trauma, and the flicker of recognition that embodies the human spirit.”

NOVEMBER 29, 2023
In conversation with Katie Taylor, Certified Child Life Specialist

“James shares the keys to living life to its fullest, both inside and outside of the hospital, so that you can provide the result of bringing joy and happiness to your child’s life, despite their medical condition.  His story highlights the importance of holistic care and the impact of medical professionals, from doctors to Child Life specialists, in providing support to families.”

NOVEMBER 21, 2023

Courageous Parents Network

In conversation with Blyth Lord

“A must-listen for clinicians, certainly, and for parents of children with serious medical conditions looking to be reminded of the power of parent love and love; and for any individual seeking hope and light during difficult times.”

NOVEMBER 17, 2023

"Pediheart" Podcast: "Bringing Humanity to Healthcare"

Interview with Dr. Robert Pass, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology (Mount Sinai Hospital, NY)

This special episode of Pediheart is a conversation with NYT author James G. Robinson.  What were some of the characteristics of the better medical communicators that the Robinsons observed? How can parents better advocate for their children during times of critical illness? How can we all bring the ‘simple power of human kindness’ to our care of children with congenital heart disease? Why is the opinion of the parent so important in delivering optimal care to a child with serious disease?

NOVEMBER 21, 2023

The Morning Show With Greg Berg

WGTD 91.1 FM (Wisconsin)

One-of-a-kind interviews with locally and nationally-renowned authors, regional newsmakers, opinion leaders, educators, performers, athletes, and other intriguing members of the community.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2023

"Take Heart" Conference

Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation (St. Louis, MO)

The Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation (OHHF) is committed to addressing the unmet needs of heart families while transforming the future of pediatric heart care.  For more information, please visit or email [email protected].