Education and Training

Learning is a part of everything we do. Together, with our partners, our learning programs range from those that help patients and families understand their diagnoses and treatments, enhancing the skill and competence of current pediatric providers to training future generations of clinical and research experts.

Education/Training Collaborations

We are proud of our collaborative partners who have joined us in helping children of today and tomorrow. Together, we are providing health care education for our patients and families, sharing the latest innovative clinical practices and research with pediatric professionals from here and around the world, and providing and medical training for residents and fellows, our future pediatric experts. 

Collaborative Partners for Resident and Fellow Training

The Ohio State University: Our partnership with The Ohio State University plays an integral role with our commitment to provide trainees with the comprehensive knowledge base and skills required of these pediatric professionals. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians are training the next generation of outstanding pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Collaborative Partners for Patient and Family Education 

Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families: We know that education is the foundation for lifelong success. That’s why the HNHF initiative supports a number of programs to improve educational outcomes focused around school readiness and mentorship.

Columbus City Schools: Our partnership with Columbus Public Schools helps us to make health and education services convenient for students to receive.

Collaborative Partners for Pediatric Professional Education

The Ohio State University: The Ohio State University, the highest ranked public university in Ohio, is home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class programs. Together, we share the latest innovative clinical practices and research findings through our educational conferences.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been accredited by the ACCME for over 20 years.  In each accreditation cycle, the Hospital has earned accreditation with commendation.  This level of accreditation is testimony to our commitment to provide educational programs that not only support skill development and competence, but also improved practice through clinical and research collaboration.

Children’s Practicing Pediatricians (CPP): Children's Practicing Pediatricians (CPP) is an independent nonprofit medical association established by pediatricians on the medical staff of Nationwide Children's Hospital. Established in 1985, CPP is focused on serving and advocating on behalf of primary care physicians in central Ohio.

Partners For Kids (PFK): One of the nation’s oldest and largest pediatric accountable care organizations, Partners For Kids is a partnership between Nationwide Children’s Hospital and more than 1,000 doctors, and is an extension of Nationwide Children’s long-standing mission of serving all children regardless of their ability to pay.

Adult Hospitals

Our collaboration is unique and specialized, depending on each hospital’s need and varies from hospital to hospital to better serve the area most appropriately and effectively.

Learn more about our adult hospital affiliations.