2018 Dinner Meetings & Other Events

Dinner starts with Social Hour 6 – 6:45 p.m.
Dinner Service 6:45 p.m.

January 17, 2018 Dinner Meeting

Location: Brio at Easton Town Center

Speaker: Michael Patrick, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Medical Director, Interactive Media, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Community Connection Practice: Featuring Ohio Center for Pediatrics
Come meet: Lauren Bar Lev, MD, Kim Blazer, MD, Mary Beth Cass, MD, Domenico Pietropaolo, MD, Bonnie Pugh, MD and Purbi Sahai, MD during social hour

Topic: Maximum Impact: Effective Engagement with Families and Colleagues in the Digital Age

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify social media, blogs and podcasts as channels of digital engagement and describe the reach and impact these can have on patients, families and colleagues.
  2. Establish and grow a professional social media presence.
  3. Share evidence-based messages through the curation and creation of digital content.
  4. Incorporate elements of storytelling into blog posts and podcasts.

February 20, 2018 Dinner Meeting   *Please note this is a Tuesday.

Location: TBD

Speaker: TBD
We regret that our speaker for February is now unavailable. Please keep checking back to this website for more details on Speaker, Topic and Location. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Community Connection Physician: Ethan Bassett, MD, who is new to the ENT section at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Topic: TBD

March 2018 Dinner Meeting   *No Dinner Meeting Due to Spring Breaks.

April 18, 2018 Dinner Meeting

Location: Golf Club of Dublin

Speaker: Leslie Appiah, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology and new member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Section of Adolescent Medicine

Community Connection Practice: Featuring Olentangy Pediatrics
Come meet: Eileen Maher, MD, Anne Littleton, MD, Randy Brown, MD, Emily Ferguson, MD, Irene Koesters, MD and Autumn O’Brien, MD during social hour

Topic: Not Your Mother’s Gynecology

September 19, 2018 Dinner Meeting

Location: TBD

Speaker: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Vice President for Health Promotion
University Chief Wellness Officer
Dean and Professor, College of Nursing
Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, College of Medicine
Executive Director, the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for EBP
The Ohio State University

Community Connection Practice: TBD
Come meet: TBD

Topic: She will present her research that has developed and tested cognitive-behavioral healthy lifestyle interventions to improve mental and physical health outcomes in children and teens.

October 16, 2018 Dinner Meeting   *Please note this is a Tuesday.

November 28, 2018 Dinner Meeting   *Please note this is the 4th week of the month due to Thanksgiving.