Awards and Recognition

(From the November 2018 Issue of MedStat)

Physician Recognition Awards Photos

View photos from the Physician Recognition Awards held September 26, 2018. Congratulations to all our award recipients!

Nationwide Children’s Recognized as 2018 Top Hospital for Diversity

The leading health and wellness online destination for African Americans,, recently honored Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a “2018 Top Hospital for Diversity.” This is another showcase of our commitment to delivering high quality care to all patients and how a diverse hospital environment improves patient outcomes. Learn more.

ABMS Names Nationwide Children’s as Recipient of its First-Ever Quality Improvement Award

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital its first-ever ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™ Outstanding Achievement in Quality Improvement Award. The award was established to recognize the exemplary efforts and activities of Portfolio Program Sponsors that are working to improve patient care quality, safety, outcomes and experiences. The organizations recognized will have demonstrated leadership and innovation in QI planning, implementation, and the ability to spread and sustain QI effort improvement and outcomes in their organization. Nationwide Children’s Hospital was selected because of QI excellence it demonstrated for its efforts to Reduce Adverse Drug Events. Learn more.

Nationwide Children’s Physicians Receive Awards from Ohio AAP

The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), awarded the Elizabeth Spencer Ruppert “Outstanding Pediatrician” award, which is Ohio AAP’s highest honor, to Michael Brady, MD, FAAP, for his distinguished achievements and outstanding contributions to the advancement of pediatric care and education for patients and physicians of Ohio. The 2018 Arnold Friedman Community Pediatrician Award was given to Olivia Thomas, MD, FAAP, for her long-term service to the children and youth of the Columbus area.