Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the September 2017 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date

  • Medical Staff Holiday Social — Saturday, December 2, 2017


Upcoming Conferences and CME

Behavioral Health Series: Responding to Suicidal and Self-injurious Youth

October 17,2017
Discovery Auditorium, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Join us for another free interactive workshop to provide pediatricians with an overview of effective strategies for responding to youth with suicidal and self-injurious behaviors including risk assessment, crisis services and treatment. This presentation will emphasize case presentation and question and answer opportunities by a multidisciplinary team of providers experienced in working with suicidal and self-injurious youth and their families.


5:30-6 p.m. Meal Provided and Networking

6-8 p.m. Presentations and Q&A

For more information or to register, visit or call (614) 355-0650. 


Early Childhood Wellness and Nutrition Symposium — Improving Outcomes with Multisector Integration 

October 26, 2017
Blackwell Inn & Conference Center

This conference is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, dieticians, nurse practitioners, public health workers, child care workers and other health care professionals who work with children and their families. Topics will include:

Topics covered will include:

  • State of the art evidence on early childhood health and nutrition with an emphasis on multisector linkages nationally in Ohio
  • Assessing the effect of factors that influence nutrition and health outcomes in young children
  • Opportunities for networking and collaboration

For more information or to register, visit or call (614) 355-0650.


2017 Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Conference

October 26, 2017
The Conference Center at OCLC

This conference is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, physical therapists and trainees.

Topics will include:

  • Pediatric low back pain
  • Multidisciplinary approach to treating amplified pain syndromes
  • Long term effects of pediatric & adolescent injuries
  • Hip/pelvis injuries
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Understanding gymnastics and gymnastic injuries
  • Important cases
  • Exertional collapse – causes and management
  • Effect of sleep on sports performance and injury
  • Splenic rupture in sports
  • Treating shoulder impingement with dynamic stabilization
  • The volleyball spike: biomechanical breakdown and rehabilitation guidelines
  • Manual therapy techniques

For more information or to register, visit or call (614) 355-0650.

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
9/14 Batten’s Study Emily de Los Reyes, MD
9/28 Common & Unusual Dermatology Challenges Esteban Fernandez Faith, MD
10/5 Nutrition Topic Maria R. Mascaenhas, MD, CHOP, Gastroenterology
10/12 Neuro Topic Kenneth J. Mack, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Neurology


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

December 20, 2017
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Secker Auditorium, Nationwide 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 in WA1020, Discovery Auditorium.  Please note: these topics are tentative and subject to change. 

Date Topic Speaker
9/27 Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds
Clatworthy Visiting Professor
Jessica Kandel, MD
10/25 Nursing Topic TBD


Lounge and Learn

Lounge & Learn began on September 8, 2017, but will only take place on the first and third Fridays of the month. 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
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Stream & Conf Room A in Administration - T6 Current Care for Obese Patients

Dr. Ihuoma Eneli

7:30-8:30 a.m

Medical Staff Lounge / Ross Hall-Room# RH-1031 SMA - Advances in Treatment

Dr. Richard Shell

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Stream & Conf Room A in Administration – T6 Medical Marijuana Dr. Anup Patel
11/17 Medical Staff Lounge / Ross Hall-Room# RH-1031 State Medical Board & its Relation to Clinicians Dr. Kim Rothermel

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