Medical Professional Publications

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

(From the June 2015 Issue of MedStat)

Save the Date for these Medical Staff Events!

  • Career Contribution Awards — Wed, October 7, 2015
  • Medical Staff Holiday Social — Sat, December 5, 2015


5th Annual Bodies in Motion: Unique Concepts for Evaluation and Treatment in Pediatric Sports Rehabilitation
June 19, 2015
Dublin Close to HomeSM
Dublin Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center

This conference will utilize sport-specific evaluation techniques for the young athlete and will discuss treatments that are supported by best evidence to address conditions unique to the active adolescent population. Sessions also will include applications of differential diagnosis principles to identify conditions in adolescents that require physician referral. The target audience includes Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Certified Strength and Conditioning Professionals, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Students. For more information or to register, call (614) 355-0676 or visit at

33rd Annual Dwight A. Powell Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Nationwide Children’s Hospital | Stecker Auditorium
For more information, visit or call (614) 355-0676

THRIVE Regional Conference: Biopsychosocial Approach to Sex Development and Gender Conference
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Nationwide Children’s Hospital | Stecker Auditorium
For more information, visit or call (614) 355-0676

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
6/18 Faculty Development John Mahan, MD
6/25 Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Sarah O’Brien, MD
Melissa Rose, MD
7/2 Common Soft Tissue Oral Lesions and Treatment Approaches Catherine Flaitz, DDS, MS
7/9 Grand Rounds Canceled  
7/16 Growth, Development, and Children’s Sports: What I tell in practice to my patients and their families Dilip Patel, MD, MBA
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
7/23 History and Current Treatments for Pediatric Eso and Exotropia Nancy Benegas, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vanderbilt

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
6/24 ENT Visiting Professor Dr. DaRosa

Pediatric Oral Disease Research

Urology Topic

Catherine Flaitz, DDS, MS

Rama Jayanthi, MD

Lounge and Learn

The Lounge and Learn presentation series will resume in September, 2015.

Important Deadlines for Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Part 4 QI Projects

New MOC Projects: Physicians seeking approval of new QI projects for MOC Part 4 in 2015 must submit all application materials no later than 10/30/2015.

Participation Forms: To receive Part 4 credit for participating in NCH-approved MOC projects in 2015 you must submit an Attestation Form, signed by the project leader, no later than 11/20/2015. Please note that this is earlier than individual board deadlines for completing MOC requirements.

For more information and forms please see the Anchor MOC Page:

Send applications, attestation forms, and questions to:

Andrew Bethune
QIE/MOC Coordinator
(614) 722-4969

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