Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the February 2015 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date for these Medical Staff Events!

  • House Staff Recognition Dinner — Fri, June 5, 2015
  • Career Contribution Awards — Wed, October 7, 2015
  • Medical Staff Holiday Social — Sat, December 5, 2015

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds presentations are provided Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. in Stecker Auditorium on the Nationwide Children’s main campus. They are teleconferenced 8 to 9 a.m. at Dublin, Westerville and East Broad Close to HomeSM Centers, as well as Genesis Healthcare (Zanesville), Adena Health System (Chillicothe) and Madison County Hospital (London).

Date Topic Speaker
2/12 Critical Care topic Joseph Carcillo, MD, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
2/19 Nicotine & Tobacco Update – 2015 Judy Groner, MD
2/26 Exercise is Medicine James MacDonald, MD
3/5 Immunotherapy Amber Patterson, MD
3/12 Obesity Ihuoma Eneli, MD
Marc Michalsky, MD

Surgical Grand Rounds

Surgical Grand Rounds will be held the fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8 a.m. in the Research II Auditorium.

Date Topic Speaker
2/25 **Surgical Grand Rounds Canceled** Department of Surgery Faculty Meeting
3/25 Transplant Topic
Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Talk
Amer Rajab, MD
Marc Levitt, MD

Lounge and Learn

Presentations are provided each Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Bruce Graham Medical Staff Lounge in the Ross Hall for Category 2 Credits.

Date Topic Speaker
2/13 Eating Disorder Program Christian M. Pariseau, MD
2/20 Preventing Premature Birth Patricia T. Gabbe, MD
2/27 Treatment for Hemostasis/Coagulopathies Amy L. Dunn, MD


Visit Courses and Conferences for a full listing of courses and conferences or to register. For information on additional CME opportunities or credits, or to register for one of the conferences visit Nationwide Children's CME-on-Demand or contact the CME Office at (614) 355-0650.

Pediatric and Emergency Medicine Pearls Conference
Thursday, March 26, 2015
8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Nationwide Children’s, Education Center, Stecker Auditorium

This conference will provide practical strategies for community physicians to utilize when diagnosing, treating and managing pediatric patients. The conference will focus the morning session on general pediatric topics. The keynote speaker will be Dennis Cunningham, MD who will present “Epidemiology of Emerging Infections.” Additional morning session topics include Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), pediatric poisonings, management of burns and diabetes. The afternoon session will focus on emergency medicine topics including general pediatric emergencies, dermatology, allergy, radiology and child advocacy. Attendees may choose to attend the full day or elect to register for only the morning or only the afternoon.

The target audience includes primary care pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, family physicians and nurse practitioners and trainees who work with children and their families. For more information or to register, call (614) 355-0676 or visit, keyword search: PEARLS.

6th Annual Pediatric Asthma Conference: The Future of Asthma
April 30-May 1, 2015
NorthPointe Hotel & Conference Center, Columbus

For pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, pharmacists and clinical staff from hospital, urgent care and primary care facilities with pediatric asthma patients. Topics include personalized asthma management, update on managing the acute loss of asthma control, complementary and alternative therapies and addressing allergic influences. For more information, call (614) 355-0676 or visit

Do You Need MOC?

Nationwide Children’s is a Multispecialty Portfolio Sponsor for 19 of the 24 ABMS certifying boards and has the authority to grant MOC Part 4 credit to physicians participating in approved quality improvement initiatives. Our “MOC Process” ANCHOR page has helpful resources for physicians, including a list of active projects and the required forms for participation. Questions? Contact Andy Bethune, QIE/MOC Coordinator, at (614) 722-4969 or email

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