Courses

Conference Faculty Course Description Frequency R*/O Fellow Role
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellow Review  DBP This conference is specifically geared toward the preparing the fellows for the DBP board examination. Presentation and topics are re revised regularly based on the results of DBP board, in-training examination scores and fellows’ interests.  1x week R Co-moderator, presents and participates in discussion
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Essentials DBP This conference utilizes a systems-based approach to cover fundamental topics of developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Presentations are given by faculty from DBP and other subspecialties. Topics presented are chosen to reflect the areas of emphasis of the DBP board examination and are revised regularly based on the results of DBP board and in-training examination scores. 2x month R Co-moderator, presents and participates in discussion
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Journal Club DBP Meeting of DBP fellows and faculty to discuss relevant journal articles. 1x month R Co-moderator, presents and participates in discussion
Fellowship Core Competency Lecture Series  
NCH Monthly GME conferences held to address topics that relate to all fellows in various areas of training. Topics of these conferences include Excellence in Teaching, Risk Management, Managing Stress and Fatigue, Career success in Academic Medicine.
1x month R Participates in Q&A component
Tuesday Research Lecture Series
NCH Weekly conferences that address topics related to research for trainees including Developing Grant Ideas, Writing a Manuscript, Molecular Biology 101, Planning a Research Study. Fellows are also given the opportunity to present his or her research in a relaxed atmosphere with other trainees. 1x week  R Participates in Q&A component
Pediatric Grand Rounds
NCH & Visiting Faculty
Hospital-wide conference that is geared towards all general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties. Various topics are presented weekly by local and nationally acclaimed experts in the field of pediatrics and pediatric subspecialties.
1x week,
R 2x monthly 
R Participates in Q&A component
QI Education Overview
NCH Two-hour course outlining NCH’s approach to QI. Required for all fellows.   1x, 1st year
R Participates in Q&A component
Cutting Edge: The DAP Education Series 
NCH A seminar presented bi-weekly during the academic year by CDC faculty. Cutting Edge seeks to cover topics that will generate discussion and lead to innovations in clinical practice and applied research at the CDC. 2x month  Participates in discussion and Q&A component
Psychiatry Journal Club
PSYCH
Meeting of Psychiatry fellows and faculty to discuss relevant journal articles.
2x month O Participates in discussion
Psychology Seminar Series 
NCH Speakers from various disciplines of psychology discuss relevant topics and highlight research and developments within psychology. 4x month, 1st year
O Participates in discussion and Q&A component
Genetics Core Didactic Conference
NCH Speakers from various disciplines of genetics discuss relevant topics and highlight research and developments within genetics.
1x week, 2nd year
O Participates in discussion and Q&A component
Neurology Clinical Conference
NCH Speakers from various disciplines of neurology discuss relevant topics and highlight research and developments within neurology.
1x week, 2nd year
Participates in discussion and Q&A component
LEND Course: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Developmental Disabilities
OSU The latest information about developmental disabilities across the life span from a variety of perspectives is covered. Participants are introduced to pertinent philosophical, ethical and legal issues concerning this special needs population. Information on theory and practice is provided. Learning formats include classroom instruction, observation and participation in interdisciplinary teams and critical analysis of clinical and administrative teams.
1x week, fall semester
R Presents and participates in discussion and Q&A component
LEND Course: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Autism Spectrum Disorders 
OSU An introduction to autism spectrum disorders from an interdisciplinary perspective. The course goal is to develop analytical skills necessary to comprehend and formulate an interdisciplinary framework relating to major scientific and theoretical perspectives in evaluation and intervention practices for children and adults with ASD.
1x week, spring semester
R Presents and participates in discussion and Q&A component
LEND Leadership Seminar
OSU
Seminar presents didactic information, lecturer and trainee led discussion, and directed practice related to the development of leadership skills, with a particular focus on critical MCH leadership competencies and public health and policy concerns.
1x week, 1st year
R Presents and participates in discussion and Q&A component
OSU Psychopharmacology
OSU Beginner and advanced psychopharmacology courses taught by OSU psychiatry faculty. 1x week, 1st year, 1st quarter  R Participates in discussion and Q&A component 
OSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds  
OSU An examination of current practice patterns, updates from emerging clinical research and translating evidence-based practice guidelines into clinical practice. 4x month
O Participates in discussion and Q&A component

*”Required” conference participation varies. Some courses require 100% attendance, while others require fellows to attend a fraction of the courses offered.