George T. El-Ferzli, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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George El-Ferzli, MD, is the Director of Innovation in the Division of Neonatology. The aim is to develop an innovation ecosystem that propels the division into the future focusing on precision medicine to provide the best care to every neonate. There is a strong interest in improving the innovation culture within the division and provide an innovative collaborative platform to all stakeholders aiming at a strong marriage between clinical work and research. There is a strong focus on developing cutting edge technology such as artificial intelligence and devices. Another aspect is to work very closely with the fellowship directorship to develop an innovative educational curriculum that focuses on leadership, critical thinking and emotional intelligence.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Fellowship Teacher of the Year, The Ohio State University/Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2019
  • Ruberg Award - Faculty Leadership Institute, The Ohio State University
  • Member, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • Member, Central Ohio Pediatric Society
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Medical Association - Physician Innovation Network World Future Studies Federation

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2018

Board Certifications
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship University of Alabama Hospital Date Completed: 10/31/2005
Residency University of Alabama Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Residency American University of Beirut in New York Date Completed: 06/30/2002
Medical School American University of Beirut in New York Date Completed: 06/12/1998
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