Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the June 2019 Issue of MedStat)

Highlights of Upcoming Conferences

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.

2019 Clinical and Scientific Advances in Urinary Tract Infections Conference

June 28-30, 2019
Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215  

Get more information or register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.  

Keynote speakers will include:

  • Matthew Mulvey, PhD, University of Utah
  • Mark Schembri, BSc, PhD, University of Queensland
  • Barbara Trautner, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • David Hunstad, MD, Washington University in St. Louis.
2019 Pediatric Feeding Conference

July 26-27, 2019
Crown Plaza, Columbus, OH  

Get more information or register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.  

This conference will examine the interdisciplinary assessment and treatment of complex pediatric dysphagia.

Our intended audience includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Fellows
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Dietitians
  • Early intervention specialists.
NICER Immuno-Hematology Symposium: The Goldilocks Effect of STAT3 and Other Stories

September 6, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Center, Columbus, OH

Get more information or register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.

This conference is designed for physicians, trainees, nurses and researchers in the fields of primary care, hematology, immunology, BMT, rheumatology, infectious diseases, genetics and endocrinology. 

Keynote speakers will discuss disorders of STAT3, yin and yang of gain or loss of function and other hot topics.

  • Megan A. Cooper, MD, PhD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 
  • Alexandra Freeman, MD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD  
  • Stuart Tangye, PhD, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia 
COPS Dinner and Practice Fitness Primary Care Series

September 18, 2019

6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

$25 members and $35 guests

La Navona, Gahanna, OH

Get more information or register here.

Our featured speaker will be Anne R. Edwards, MD FAAP, senior vice president, Primary Care & Subspecialty Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Our intended audience includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other health care providers. 

Behavioral Health Webinar Series for Primary Care Providers

The Behavioral Health Webinar Series equips pediatricians with the knowledge and resources to support at-risk patients. Webinars will take place in 2019 on the following days:

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019

Up-to-date information can be found online. For more information or to receive email updates, contact

Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds lectures are provided every Thursday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the main hospital in Stecker Auditorium.

They can also be seen at the following locations: Dublin Close To Home Center, Dublin Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, East Columbus Close To Home Center, Lewis Center Close To Home Center, Livingston Ambulatory Center, Marysville Close To Home Center and Westerville Close To Home Center. For directions to Close To Home Centers, visit



Speaker and Institution/Department

6/13 Down Syndrome Murugu Manickam, MD, Nationwide Children's
6/20 Medicaid Reform and First 1000 Days: Opportunity for New York and Ohio  Suzanne Brundage, MD, NYC Health and Hospitals-Bellevue 
7/11 The Science Related to Implicit Bias Quinn Capers, MD, Nationwide Children's
7/18 Adaptive Sports Medicine: Competitive Inclusion and Care of Athlete’s with Disabilities Jonathan Napolitano, MD, Nationwide Children's
 7/25  UA Cryptorchidism Guidelines: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?  Seth Alpert, MD; Nationwide Children’s 
 8/1  The Advocacy and Science Behind Epilepsy  Tracy-Dixon Salazar, MD; LGS Foundation
 8/8  Safety II - A New Paradigm for Improving Patient Safety  Tom Bartman, MD; Tensing Maa, MD; Jenna Merandi, PharmD; Nationwide Children’s
 8/15  Working with Families of Children with Disabilities  Richard Grossberg, MD; UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Did you miss a grand rounds lecture? View past lectures, with the option of earning CME credit, at

Category 1 CME Credit Note: After a grand rounds lecture is featured live it will take approximately three weeks to post before you can view and test for credit.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

Upcoming Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

  • August 28; 4 to 5 p.m.
  • November 20; 4 to 5 p.m.

Lounge and Learn

Lounge and Learn is on break for the summer. Thanks!

Don’t Miss Out on 2019 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 Credit

New MOC Projects: To get a new project approved for MOC Part 4 in 2019, you must submit all application materials no later than 10/25/2019.

Physician Credit for MOC: To get Part 4 credit for participating in an NCH-approved MOC project in 2019, you must submit an attestation form no later than 11/15/19.

For more information and forms, please see the ANCHOR MOC Page.

Send applications, attestation forms and questions to:
Andrea Renner, QIE/MOC Coordinator
(614) 722-4969