Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the January 2018 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date

  • Physician Recognition Awards at Stecker Auditorium on September 26, 2018
  • Medical Staff Holiday Social at The Columbus Athenaeum on December 1, 2018


Highlights of Upcoming Conferences

Practice Fitness: Incorporating Behavioral Health Into Your Practice

March 1, 2018
Stecker Auditorium | Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
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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.


36th Annual Dwight A. Powell Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference
In conjuction with the
34th Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Nursing Conference

April 27, 2018
The Fawcett Event Center at The Ohio State University
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Designed for physicians, nurses, and other pediatric care providers, this conference will address current trends, diagnostic testing, and treatment advances to improve the management of various infectious diseases. Content includes diagnostic information and therapeutic options for a number of common and emerging infectious disease conditions frequently encountered by pediatric medical professionals. Our keynote speaker, Sarah Long, MD, will present the “Top ten articles in Pediatric ID for the practitioner and vaccine policy 2017.


9th Annual Pediatric Asthma Conference

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

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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. 

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

Pediatric Grand Rounds lectures are provided every Thursday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the main hospital in Stecker Auditorium. They can also be seen in the following locations: Dublin Close To Home Center, Dublin Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, East Columbus Close To Home Center, Lewis Center Close To Home Center, Livingston Ambulatory Center, Marysville Close To Home Center and Westerville Close To Home Center. For directions, visit

Remember to log onto the following link to complete your online evaluation:

Date Topic Speaker and Institution/Department
1/11 Toxicology Screenings Dr. Hannah Hayes; Nationwide Children's Pharmacology/Toxicology
1/18 Mentoring Topic Dr. Karyn Wulf; Nationwide Children's Emergency Medicine
1/25 Nicotine & Tobacco Update 2018 Dr. Judith Groner; Nationwide Children’s Ambulatory Pediatrics

ID Topic

Dr. Rob Honegger; Nationwide Children's Infectious Disease
2/8 TBD Dr. Eugene Shapiro; Yale University
2/15 Opioid Abuse, Addition, Overdose, and Treatment in America Dr. Steve Matson; Nationwide Children's Adolescent Medicine



Surgical Grand Rounds

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

Date Topic Speaker







Lounge and Learn

Beginning in January, Lounge and Learn will be held the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Medical Staff Lounge (Bruce Graham Lounge). Please note that these sessions will no longer be streamed on the 1st Friday of the month. We look forward to seeing you there.

Date Topic Speaker
1/5/18 OARRS Rules & Regulations Chet Kaczor, Pharmacy
1/19/18 Hospital Pediatrics & New Fellowship Dr. Scott Carney
2/2/18 Screening for Depression Dr. Kelly Kelleher


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