November 2019

Download (PDF) the print version of the November 2019 issue of MedStat.

Featured Physician: Richard Wood, MBChB, FCPS(SA)

Dr. Wood has been appointed chief for the Department of Pediatric Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

Reflections on Being a Part-Time Primary Care Pediatrician

This "Primary Care Matters" article is written by Bruce Meyer, MD, administrative medical director at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Retirement Announcement: Richard J. Brilli, MD, FAAP, MCCM

Dr. Richard J. Brilli will be retiring as our chief medical officer in June 2020.

Medication Assisted Treatment for Addiction (MATA)

MATA is an outpatient program for adolescents and young adults for the treatment of prescription opioids or heroin addiction. 

Innovation and Discovery

  • A New Therapeutic Era in Pediatric Functional and Motility Disorders
  • Suicide Attempts Among Black Youth Increasing
  • Do Seizure Action Plans Make a Difference for Patients and Families?

Awards & Recognition

Recognitions include Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, who was elected to the National Academy of Medicine; Garey Noritz, MD, who received the 2019 Mentorship Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine; and Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS, FAAP, who has been appointed Vice Chair of the National Academy of Medicine Roundtable on Obesity Solutions.

Homecare: A Year In Review

A look back at 2019 with information on Homecare's Asthma Express program.

GME News

Learn more about our program's accomplishments.

Medical Staff Holiday Social

The Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Staff Holiday Social will be Saturday, December 7.

News You Can Use

  • Clarification: Referral Info Requested Prior to a Specialist Visit
  • Time is Running Out to Join the 2020 Medical Leadership Program
  • Road Construction and Facilities Updates
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology Now Performing Non-sedated Musculoskeletal Procedures
  • New Process for TB Screening
  • Call PDC for Urgent Endo Appointments
  • Ohio Amblyope Registry Provides Free Treatment Supplies
  • Could Cardiopulmonary Rehab Benefit Your Patients?