Physician News and Updates: October 2016

Featured Articles

Hot Topics: Zika Virus, Urgent Fracture Appointments, SCORE Program, New Cardiologists, New Neurologists

6th Annual Family Education Symposium: Updates in Sickle Cell DiseaseInfants, Children, and the Zika virus: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know
Children’s National Health System has formed a dedicated clinical Congenital Zika Virus Program, one of the first in the country.

Urgent Appointments for Fractures
We’ve blocked off time for urgent fracture appointments and created a separate phone line to address your concerns about your patients with fractures.

SCORE Program Expanding to the Eastern Shore
Children’s National Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program has expanded services to the Eastern Shore in Salisbury, MD to treat children and adolescents experiencing symptoms of a concussion or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

New Neurologists Join Children's National
The Children’s National Health System Division of Neurology is pleased to announce the addition of five new physicians.

Children’s National Welcomes Three Cardiology Subspecialists
Children’s National Heart Institute has expanded capacity for subspecialty pediatric cardiology care with the addition of three new specialists.

Learning Opportunities

Grand Rounds

Children's National Hospital Grand Rounds are open to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, healthcare administrators, allied health professionals, researchers, and students in the Children's National community and the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The 2016-2017 Hospital Grand Rounds season will begin on Wednesday, September 7. Learn more about upcoming Grand Rounds.

October 2016

    October 26 - Weinstein Professorship - Screening for Eye Disease: Why and How? 

    • Mohamed Jaafar, MD, Ophthalmology Division Chief, Children’s National

    Cardiology Virtual Lunch and Learns

    Children's National Heart Institute is pleased to introduce a quarterly Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinar series. These CME presentations will provide overviews of common pediatric heart diagnoses, how to identify and treat them, and when is best to refer patients to a subspecialist. We will be presenting these Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinars as part of our continued commitment to bring the latest, most relevant medical news to community providers.

    Topics in Fetal Medicine

    Topics in Fetal Medicine is a monthly videoconference featuring subject matter experts from Children's National and elsewhere as they facilitate the discussion of compelling topics in the field of fetal and transitional medicine. Learn more about upcoming Topics in Fetal Medicine.
    • November 15, 2016 - Fetal Arrythmia: How to Diagnose and Updates in Management*;  Presenter: Anita Krishnan, MD

    Pediatric Medical Society Meeting

    The Central Southern Maryland Pediatric Medical Society is a is a physician forum–now 100 members strong and growing–that gives providers the opportunity to share and learn. Learn more about the Central Southern Maryland Pediatric Medical Society.

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    Alumni News

    The Children's National Alumni Association connects alumni with each other, to Children's and with professional resources and information. 

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