Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the October 2018 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date!

  • Medical Staff Holiday Social at The Columbus Athenaeum on December 1, 2018

Highlights of Upcoming Conferences

Teitlebaum Lectureship - Understanding and Aligning Patient and Provider Expectations around Risk and Benefits of Surgical Treatment

Friday, October 12th 
7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. 
Stecker Auditorium 

Tim Pawlik, MD, MPH, MTS, PhD, FACS
Surgeon-in-chief, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Chair of the Department of Surgery, College of Medicine at Ohio State
Professor of Surgery for The Ohio State University

The Central Ohio Pediatric Society and Practice Fitness Primary Care Series Presents Flourishing at Work: Mindful Lessons for Clinicians and Leaders

October 30, 2018

La Navona, 154 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

  • Social hour at 6 p.m.
  • Dinner at 6:45 p.m.
  • Program begins at 7 p.m.

Join us for an interactive session with Dr. Ronald Epstein, national speaker and best-selling author of Attending presented by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Children’s Practicing Pediatricians, Partners For Kids and The Central Ohio Pediatric Society (COPS). Dr. Epstein will discuss mindful practice — quality of mind, during every day practice, in which clinicians can better know themselves, be more attentive, curious, flexible and present in the service of improving the quality of care they provide, responding to stress with creativity and resilience, and enhancing their own sense of connection with their work.

Register for this event.

Learn more about this event.

Third Annual Pediatric Home Care Conference

November 2, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Center, Columbus, Ohio

Nationally known motivational speaker and author, Matthew Jones, will present “Pediatric Home Care is a Marathon: How to Stay Motivated.” The first 100 people to RSVP for the conference will receive a free copy of Matt’s most recent book, “Happiness is a Marathon: 26.2 Ways to Stay Happy at Work and in Life.” Other topics covered at the conference include challenges of pediatric DME and toy adaptation; best practices for occupational, physical and speech therapies; new standards for home infusions and home health; implementation of a falls risk assessment; and pediatric trach simulation education for caregivers and staff. CEs available for Nursing, OT, PT, Speech Therapy and Social Work

Register for this event.

7th Annual Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Conference

November 9, 2018

OCLC Conference Center, 6600 Kilgour Pl., Dublin, Ohio 43017

Contact Kelly Hallberg at (614) 355-0676 with questions.

Register to hear the 2018 Rohyans Visiting Professor keynote presentation “Lindsay’s Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes” by Anastasia Fischer, MD, FACSM and Naomi Kertesz, MD. Other topics covered will include: opioid safety in sports medicine, pediatric gait abnormalities, adaptive sports medicine, golfing injuries, exercise prescriptions, surgical issues of the elbow in young athletes, importance of vitamin D in bone health, sports supplements, concussion rehab & return to play, and many more. This conference is designed for physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and nurses who treat pediatric patients with sports medicine injuries and orthopedic problems.

Get more information and register.

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.

Grand Rounds and Lounge and Learn

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

Attended a past Grand Rounds? Complete your online evaluation.



Speaker and Institution/Department


Resuscitation of the Newly Born: The Golden Minutes

Dr. Myra Wyckoff, University of Texas, SW Medical Center


Autism and Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Jacqueline Wynn, Nationwide Children’s


Tuberous Sclerosis

Dr. Elizabeth Thiele, Massachusetts General Hospital

 11/1 Climbing the Quality Tree Dr. Rahul Shah, Children’s National Health System
 11/8 Effective Communication Strategies for Vaccine Hesitancy Dr. Amanda Dempsey, University of Colorado Hospital
 11/15 Much More than Just a Rash: SJS, DRESS, and Other Serious Drug Reactions Dr. Patricia Witman, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
 11/22 No Grand Rounds  

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 and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds

December 5, 2018
Discovery Auditorium, Nationwide Children's Hospital
4-5 p.m.

Lounge and Learn

Lounge and Learn will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Medical Staff Lounge (Bruce Graham Lounge) – RH1031.





Changes in Immunizations & Schedules

Mike Brady, MD


New Guidelines for Reflux

Carlo DiLorenzo, MD

 11/16 TBD  
 12/7 Protocols for Possible Penicillin Sensitivities Margaret Redmond, MD
 12/21 Update on Gene Therapy Trials Kevin Flanigan, MD

Don’t Miss Out on 2018 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 Credit

New MOC Projects: To get a new project approved for MOC Part 4 in 2018, you must submit all application materials no later than 10/26/2018.

Physician Credit for MOC: To get Part 4 credit for participating in an NCH-approved MOC project in 2018, you must submit an attestation form no later than 11/21/2018.

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