Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the August 2014 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date for these Medical Staff Events!

  • Medical Staff Holiday Social — Sat, December 6, 2014

Career Contribution Awards
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Stecker Auditorium, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Reception begins at 5 p.m.

We cordially invite you and your spouse or guest to join us for this special event as we celebrate accomplishments of our fellow physicians and welcome new members of the Medical Staff. The 2014 Career Contribution Honorees are John D. Mahan, MD, Mary A. McIlroy, MD and Steven Teich, MD. Please RSVP your attendance, along with the name of your guest, by Friday, September 5, 2014 by emailing Call Laura Taylor at (614) 355-1198 with any questions.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds presentations are provided Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. in Stecker Auditorium on the Nationwide Children’s main campus. They are teleconferenced 8 to 9 a.m. at Dublin, Westerville and East Broad Close to HomeSM Centers, as well as Genesis Healthcare (Zanesville), Adena Health System (Chillicothe) and Madison County Hospital (London).

Date Topic Speaker
8/14 Pediatric Movement Disorders in Children Debabrata Ghosh, MD
8/21 Cardiac Catheterization in Children John Cheatham, MD
8/28 Syncope Jeffrey Anderson, MD – Visiting Professor from CCHMC

Surgical Grand Rounds

Surgical Grand Rounds will be held the fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8 a.m. in the Research II Auditorium.

Date Topic Speaker
8/27 Otolaryngology Topic
Pediatric Surgery Topic
Kris Jatana, MD
Jennifer Aldrink, MD
9/24 Short Bowel Syndrome in Children: Surgical Options and Basic Opportunities H. William Clatworthy Visiting Professor: Brad Warner, MD

Lounge and Learn

Lounge and Learn is on summer hiatus. Presentations will resume in September 2014.


Visit Courses and Conferences for a full listing of courses and conferences or to register. For information on additional CME opportunities or credits, or to register for one of the conferences visit Nationwide Children's CME-on-Demand or contact the CME Office at (614) 355-0650.

32nd Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pearls Conference and 6th Annual Allergy, Immunology Dermatology Pearls Conference
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Stecker Auditorium

This conference will provide practical strategies for community physicians to utilize when diagnosing, treating and managing various infectious diseases. Participants will also learn how to diagnose and treat common allergies and immunological issues as well as common dermatology complaints of children. Throughout the conference there will be research driven physicians who will serve as keynote speakers. The target audience includes Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Pulmonologists who work with children and their families. For more information or to register, call (614) 355-0676 or visit, keyword search: PEARLS.

Ohio Valley Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine Conference
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Stecker Auditorium

The keynote speaker of this conference is Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, whose topic will be “Harm Reduction in Adolescents.” The goal of this conference is to discuss the concept of harm reduction as it pertains to adolescent health care. Throughout this conference, learners will be able to describe strategies in which harm reduction can be used to decrease interpersonal violence and utilize harm reduction to address the potential risks associated with normative and detrimental adolescent behaviors. The intended audience is primary care physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, social workers, counselors, psychologists and substance abuse professionals. For more information, or to register, please call (614) 355-0676 or visit

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