Physician News and Updates: April 2017

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Hot Topics: 2016 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital, Urgent Fracture Appointments, SCORE Program, New Neurologists, Patient Safety AwardEOS Imaging

2016 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital
Children’s National is the only hospital in Washington, DC that is recognized for safety performance by Leapfrog Group’s Top Hospital Award.

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.

At A Glance: Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Children’s National
Children’s National has one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary epilepsy programs in the country with a range of programs.

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.

New Imaging Technology Improves Quality, Decreases Harm for Orthopaedic Patients
Children’s is one of the few pediatric hospitals in the country, and the first in the region, using EOS ® imaging technology to gather high quality, full body images.

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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.

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.

Neurosciences Virtual Lunch and Learn

Children's National Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine is pleased to introduce a Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinar series. These 30-minute presentations provide overviews of common pediatric neurological diagnoses, how to identify and treat them and when is best to refer patients to a subspecialist. 

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.

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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.

2017 Pediatric Neurology Update

The Children’s National Health System Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine is once again proud to host the 27th Annual Pediatric Neurology Update course. Register to attend now!

International Symposium on the Fetal Brain

Features a 360-degree review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, presented by a panel of world-renowned experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, fetal and neonatal neurology, and imaging. Register now!

27th Annual International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Geared to providing advanced education and collaborative opportunities for medical and allied cardiovascular professionals interested in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Register now!

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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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