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

Screening, Assessment and Referral for Substance Abuse in the Primary Care Setting

September 27, 2018

Stecker Auditorium, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Dinner and networking at 5:30 p.m.

Program from 6-8 p.m.

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This free session will review the current trends in the research on adolescent substance abuse and addiction, specifically focusing on identifying common drugs of abuse and evidenced-based screening tools developed for primary care settings. Levels of care, recommendations for referral, and care management will also be discussed.

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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.

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Children’s Practicing Pediatricians, Partners For Kids and The Central Ohio Pediatric Society (COPS) are excited to present this interactive session with national speaker and best-selling author of “Attending,” Dr. Ronald Epstein, who will discuss mindfulness at work.

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Third Annual Pediatric Home Care Conference

November 2, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Center | Columbus, Ohio

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This conference is designed for home care nurses, (RNs, CPNs, APNs, LPNs), social workers; hospice and palliative care providers; occupational, physical and speech therapists; discharge planners; care coordinators; and home health administrators. CEs will be provided for nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and social work.

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7th Annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Conference

November 9, 2018

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

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

Featuring the 2018 Rohyans Visiting Professor Keynote Presentation: “Lindsay’s Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes” by Anastasia Fischer, MD, FACSM and Naomi Kertesz, MD

This conference is designed for physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and nurses who treat pediatric patients with sports medicine injuries and orthopedic problems.

Topics 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

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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

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Speaker and Institution/Department


The Challenges of speech impediment from the other side

Mr. D. Hugh Gillard; Author and Keynote Speaker for The Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Symposium


Recent Advances in the Management of Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis

Dr. Aliye Uc; University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine


Endometriosis in the Adolescent and Young Adult: Improving Outcomes through Multi-disciplinary Care

Dr. Leslie Appiah; Nationwide Children’s


Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Jeffrey Fineman, University of California, San Francisco


Resuscitation of the Newly Born: The Golden Minutes

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


Treating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Current Issues

Dr. Jacqueline Wynn, Nationwide Children’s


Tuberous Sclerosis

Dr. Elizabeth Thiele, Massachusetts General 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 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.





When to Do a Renal Ultrasound After Birth for Suspected Defects Found on a Prenatal Ultrasound

Daryl McLeod, MD, Urology


CPP: Present & Future

Frank Combs, CPP


Changes in Immunizations & Schedules

Mike Brady, MD, Infectious Diseases


New Guidelines for Reflux

Carlo DiLorenzo, MD, Gastroenterology

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