Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the September 2014 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date for these Medical Staff Events!

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

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
9/11 Emergency Medicine Topic TBD
9/18 Red Book Update Mike Brady, MD
Amy Leber, MD
9/25 International Adoption Kati Koranyi, MD
Aarti Chandawarkar, MD
Rebecca Hellenthal, PhD
10/2 Palliative Care Topic Joanne Wolfe, MD
Boston Children’s Hospital

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
9/24 Short Bowel Syndrome in Children: Surgical Options and Basic Opportunities H. William Clatworthy Visiting Professor: Brad Warner, MD

Neurosurgery Topic

Plastic Surgery Research Topic

Jeffrey Leonard, MD

Canice Crerand, PhD

Lounge and Learn

Presentations are provided each Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Bruce Graham Medical Staff Lounge in the Ross Hall for Category 2 Credits.

Date Topic Speaker
9/12 CMV Garrett Hunt, MD
9/19 Congenital Infections Pablo Sanchez, MD
9/26 Lactation Program Michelle Ross, Program Manager


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 am – 4:15 pm
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 am – 4:15 pm
Stecker Auditorium, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

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

Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Conference
Friday, November 14, 2014, 8 am – 4:45 pm
Stecker Auditorium, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

This conference now features three afternoon tracks: Sports Medicine, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. Participants should be able to:

  1. Accurately diagnose various causes of gait abnormalities in the child
  2. Manage acute fractures in the pediatric patient by following updated guidelines
  3. Understand various causes of shin pain in young athletes in order to diagnose and treat these conditions
  4. Identify red flags in the limping child and know when to refer for further evaluation
  5. Recognize the difference between cervical spine injuries and stingers.
  6. Understand how exercise can be utilized to promote a healthier lifestyle.

For more information, or to register, please call (614) 355-0676 or visit

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