Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the November 2017 Issue of MedStat)

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  • Physician Recognition Awards – September 26, 2018


Upcoming Conferences and CME

Practice Fitness: Incorporating Behavioral Health Into Your Practice

March 1, 2018
Stecker Auditorium | Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
For more information and to register visit:

Dinner and networking at 5:30 p.m.
Program 6-8:00 p.m.

The demand for pediatric behavioral health services continues to grow. As a primary care practice, how do you help meet this demand? Explore the answer to this question and more as we continue our Practice Fitness sessions. At this free, interactive session you will hear from an expert on this integration, and have opportunities to ask your questions during a roundtable discussion with local pediatric groups who have started on this journey.

9th Annual Pediatric Asthma Conference

May 11, 2018
Nationwide Hotel and Conference100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH

For more information, visit

Keynote speaker, Rob Lemanske, Jr.,professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and associate dean for Clinical & Translational Research at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, will present “Causes, Natural History & Possibilities for Prevention of Asthma.” Other topics will include: phenotype targeted biologic therapies, delivering asthma care remotely, rethinking our approach to nonadherence and nuts and bolts of medication. 

2018 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Neonatal/Perinatal Conference

May 15-17, 2018
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Kevin W. Sowers RN, MSN, FAAN, President/CEO, Duke University Hospital
  • Madge E. Buus-Frank DNP, APRN-BC, FAAN, Executive Vice President, Director of Quality Improvement and Education and Assistant Professor of Research at the University of Vermont School of Medicine and Adjunct Faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Call for Poster Abstracts
Share your quality, educational, safety or research projects at the conference! Poster abstract and submission guidelines are available at Submission deadline is March 1, 2018.

For more information about CME at Nationwide Children’s visit To contact the CME Office email or call (614)355-0650. For more information about Outreach courses, visit or call (614) 355-0669.


Grand Rounds

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

For directions to the above Close to HomeSM Centers, visit

Evaluations are now available online. Use this link to complete your online evaluation:

Date Topic Speaker
11/16 Promoting Firearm Safety in Children Eric Siegel, MD, University of Colorado
11/23 **No Grad Rounds**  
11/30 Palliative Topic Lisa Humphrey, MD

Pediatric Milestones

Ann Burke
12/14 An Interactive Guide to Early Neurodevelopmental and Follow-up Nathalie Maitre, MD, PhD
12/21 **No Grand Rounds**  
12/28 **No Grand Rounds**  
1/4 Dr. Leo Alexander: From the Nuremberg Trials to the Nuremberg Code Pedro Weisleder, MD
1/11 Toxicology Screenings Hannah Hayes, MD


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, and Religion/Spirituality:  Multidisciplinary Priorities and Collaborations

December 20, 2017
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Secker Auditorium, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Presented by Mary Lynn Dell, MD, MTS, ThM, DMin, Director of Psychosomatic Medicine & Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Pediatrics


Surgical Grand Rounds

Surgical Grand Rounds will be held the fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8 a.m. in the in WA1020, Discovery Auditorium.  Please note: these topics are tentative and subject to change. 

Date Topic Speaker




Department of Surgery Faculty Meeting

**Surgery Grand Rounds Canceled*



Lounge and Learn

Lounge & Learn takes place on the first and third Fridays of the month from 7:30-8:30 a.m. The session will be streamed the first Friday of each month. You can receive information on the streaming the week of each session. If interested, please contact Rhonda Burk at (614) 722-4550 or email


Date Location Topic Speaker
Medical Staff Lounge / Ross Hall-Room# RH-1031 State Medical Board & its Relation to Clinicians

Dr. Kim Rothermel


Stream & Conf Room A in Administration – T6 Anesthesia Services as it Relates to Clinicians

Dr. Joe Tobias


Medical Staff Lounge / Ross Hall - Room # RH 1031 Current State of Complex Care Dr. Garey Noritz


Don’t Miss Out on 2017 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 Credit

Physician Credit for MOC: To get Part 4 credit for participating in an NCH approved MOC project in 2017 you must submit an attestation form no later than 11/24/2017.

For more information and forms, please see the Anchor MOC Page at

Send attestation forms and questions to: 
Andrew Bethune QIE/MOC Coordinator 
(614) 722-4969

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