Pediatrician Dr. Aleca Clark shares insights on helping children navigate the challenges of modern life and build foundations for lifelong resilience.

Episode Highlights

  • 2:54 – Bringing joy from family time to patients in the hospital
  • 6:59 – Importance of play in development and the dangers of screen time
  • 11:10 – Six days of dating turns into 30 years of marriage
  • 23:09 – Empowering the women of the future to speak up

Meet Our Provider

Aleca Clark, MD


Dr. Aleca Clark is a pediatrician at Loma Linda University Health and chief medical officer of Riverside University Health System. Dr. Clark’s faith in God and love of family time inform her clinical work with children and their families. In her 25 years of pediatric experience, Dr. Clark has seen mental health and obesity become the main health concerns for children. She cautions parents about allowing too much screen time and how social media presents children with unrealistic expectations. Instead, Dr. Clark encourages families to enjoy a healthy diet and active play to help kids stay heart-healthy, learn problem-solving skills, and become the best versions of themselves.

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