November 2017 Issue

Featured Physician: Megan Letson, MD, MEd
Dr. Letson is chief of the Section of Child and Family Advocacy, as well as medical director for The Center for Family Safety and Healing.

Scheduling Process Updates

Requesting an Urgent Appointment using Physician Direct Connect (also known as PCTC)

New Psychiatry Scheduling Process for Follow-Up Appointments

ENT Same and Next Day Appointments

News You Can Use

Partners For Kids Website Update

Woodmere Laboratory Service Center Closing, EKG Services Relocate

New Practice Toolkit: How to Help Your Teen Patients Choose the Right Method of Contraception

3D Printing of Micrognathia in Pierre Robin Syndrome Prior to Reconstructive Surgery

Nationwide Children's Hospital Patient Financial Assistance Program

Timing is Running Out to Join the 2018 Medical Leadership Program

New Liver Center Expands Transplant Services

Featured Program: Comprehensive Pediatric Feeding Program
The Comprehensive Pediatric Feeding Program is a transdisciplinary team focused on the evaluation and treatment of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.

Why I Use CareLink (And Why You Should Too)
This month's Primary Care Matters article is written by Laura Phillips-Chou, MD, pediatrician at Building Blocks Pediatrics.

Awards and Recognition
Read about a number of awards including Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, who has received the Norton M. Ross Award for Clinical Research from the American Dental Association.

Moments in Nationwide Children's History
Learn more about the early years.

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Updates
Updates from the September and October committee meetings.

Positive Comment
A positive comment about Dr. Ghosh and his team from an appreciative family.

Innovation and Discovery

Phase 1 Study Shows Promise of Gene Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

Debunking misinformation about MiraLAX, gluten-free diets and PPI’s

New findings advance pursuit of an RSV vaccine

Medical Staff Holiday Social
Join us at the Medical Staff Holiday Social on Saturday, December 2.

November Inserts
Inserts found in this month's Medical Staff Packet.

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences
Read about upcoming events.

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