October 2018

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October 2018

Featured Physician: Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS

Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS, is the chief of Pediatric Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the chair of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. 

Launching On Our Sleeves Campaign on October 10 for World Mental Health Day

Nationwide Children’s is launching a new campaign to support child mental health called On Our Sleeves — because we don’t wear our thoughts on our sleeves.

Medical Leadership Program 2019 Accepting Interested Participants

Nationwide Children’s and its medical staff are accepting applicants for the 2019 Medical Leadership Program (MLP). Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15.

Letting Go of The Screen (My 15-year Journey with an EMR)

In this month's Primary Care Matters, William W. Long, MD, FAAP, of Pediatric Associates, Inc., writes about his EMR journey — from both adopting the technology to learning the best way to implement use in his practice.

Innovation and Discovery

  • Easy-to-Use Phone App Better at Measuring Hydration Status Than Common Clinical Tests
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Children With Asthma Yields Clinical Benefits
  • Guidance and Resources for Talking With Kids About Suicide

GME Fun Facts

In 2017-18 Nationwide Children’s trained more than 900 residents and fellows. It sponsored 67 different programs for 164 residents and 152 fellows plus nearly 600 rotating trainees.

Homecare Update — Phototherapy Referral Process

Updates have been made to Homecare's phototherapy referral process.