Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the November 2014 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date for these Medical Staff Events!

  • Medical Staff Holiday Social — Sat, December 6, 2014
  • House Staff Recognition Dinner — Fri, June 5, 2015

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
11/13 Tourette Syndrome Harvey Singer, MD, Neurology, Johns Hopkins
11/20 ADHD Update Rebecca Baum, MD, Behavioral Pediatrics
11/27 HOLIDAY – Grand Rounds Cancelled  
12/4 Pseudotumor Cerebri Shawn Aylward, MD, Neurology,
David Rogers, MD, Ophthalmology
12/11 Radiology Topic Kassa Darge, MD, Radiology, CHOP
12/18 QI Topic Richard Brilli, MD
12/25 HOLIDAY – Grand Rounds Cancelled  

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

Bariatric Surgery Topic

Pediatric Surgery Research Topic

Marc Michalsky, MD

David Brigstock, PhD
  There will be no Surgical Grand Rounds in December.  

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
11/14 Cleft Pallet Therapy Richard Kirschner, MD, FAAP, FACS
11/21 BMT Edwin Horwitz, MD, PhD


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.

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

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000