Upcoming Educational Conferences

Interact with the experts on topics such as infections diseases, asthma and neonatology at our Spring CME conferences.

For more information about CME at Nationwide Children’s visit NationwideChildrens.org/Continuing-Medical-Education-CME. To contact the CME Office email cmeoffice@NationwideChildrens.org or call (614) 355-0650. For more information about Outreach courses, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Professional-Outreach-Education or call (614) 355-0669.

Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference

37th Annual Dwight A. Powell Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference in conjunction with 35th Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Nursing Conference

April 12, 2019

The Fawcett Event Center at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Get more information or register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.

Nationally recognized speaker Dr. Sarah S. Long, a professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine and chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, will be presenting “BOLO (Be on the Lookout): New Insights into Infectious Diseases” and “The Year’s Top ID Articles for the Practitioner.”

A selection of this year’s topics include:

  • Spectrum of Streptococcus pyogenes infections
  • Kingella kingae infections
  • A primer of the respiratory viruses
  • Nursing narratives
  • Disseminated MRSA – A Transdisciplinary Discussion
Download (PDF) the conference brochure.
10th Annual Pediatric Asthma Conference

May 9-10, 2019

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Get more information or register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS – Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Immunology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Alan P. Baptist, MD, MPH – Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Michigan School of Medicine


  • New Food Allergy Symposium on Day One
  • Topics Related to the New Asthma Guidelines
  • Hands-On Interactive Asthma Simulation session
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction session

Intended Audience: Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, Pharmacists and Clinical Staff from hospital, urgent care, primary care, and school facilities with students/patients who have asthma and food allergies

Download (PDF) the conference brochure. 

2019 Neonatal/Perinatal Conference

May 14, 2019 – SPECIAL EVENT

May 15-16, 2019 – Main Conference

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH

Get more information and register. Questions? Call (614) 355-0650.

The 2019 Neonatal/Perinatal Conference will offer a kick-off special event day that will cover a wide range of legal topics. 

Topics include:

  • The anatomy of a lawsuit
  • A mock deposition
  • Documentation dos and don’ts
  • Communications concerning prevention strategies with families and for second victim phenomena with support strategies that all health care professionals can utilize in their day to day interactions with each other and with patients and families. 

The main 2-day conference will follow with comprehensive presentations covering evidence-based practices and quality improvement and safety.

Download (PDF) the conference brochure.