Event Schedule

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Sessions

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: What would it take to eliminate health inequities among LGBTQ youth?
  • Presented By: Brian Mustanski, PhD, Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Learning Objectives:
    • Identify health disparities experienced by sexual and gender minorities.
    • Describe how sexual and gender minorities have been included in federal initiatives to address health disparities.
    • Apply a multilevel perspective to drivers and solutions for health disparities.

 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence: The Implications for Research and Education
  • Presented By: David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
    Learning Objectives:
    • Describe the institutional landscape that historically underrepresented groups face in our academic health centers (AHC).
    • Define what an equity-minded AHC is and how to achieve this through inclusion excellence.
    • Explore a deeper understanding of what inclusion is, its demonstrated benefits, and its intimate connection to diversity and excellence.

 1:00 PM-3:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Presentations
  • Presenting authors will stand with their posters during their poster session and will be available for questions and discussion regarding their projects.
    • Allergy and Immunology
    • Asthma and Respiratory
    • Critical Care
    • Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
    • Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
    • Genetics, Genetic Predisposition and Genetic Susceptibility
    • Muscle Physiology
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Neonatology
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine
    • Neuroscience and Neuroprotection
    • Nutrition, Obesity and Gastroenterology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pain and Perioperative Medicine
    • Pathology
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Sessions

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: Opportunities for Innovative Approaches in Drug Development-Progress and Future Directions
  • Presented By: ShaAvhrée Buckman-Garner, MD, PhD, FAAP, Director, Office of Translational Sciences, Food and Drug Administration
    Learning Objectives:
    • Describe the tenets of 21st Century Cures legislation that will influence novel drug development efforts.
    • Describe examples of key areas of focus for regulatory science initiatives at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.
    • Catalyze opportunities for engagement, partnership, and future directions for drug development.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Vision Center, Bear Institute, 2nd floor, Main Hospital

  • Community and Global Health Mix and Mingle
  • All are welcome to join the Child Health Advocacy Institute (CHAI) and Global Health Initiative (GHI) to learn about exciting programs in an expo format. Lunch and interactive activities will be provided. Drop in anytime!

 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: The Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Presented By: Gregory Roth MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Cardiology, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health, Division of Cardiology and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington
    Learning objectives:
    • Understand the data available for measuring the burden of cardiovascular diseases in multiple countries, including rheumatic heart disease.
    • Describe the major drivers of rheumatic heart disease and its trends over time.
    • Review future challenges in surveillance of cardiovascular health in low and middle-income countries.

 1:00 PM-3:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Presentations
  • Presenting authors will stand with their posters during their poster session and will be available for questions and discussion regarding their projects.
    • Cancer, Immunology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Fetal Medicine
    • Global Health
    • Imaging
    • Infectious Disease and HIV
    • Pharmacology
    • Psychology
    • Surgical Innovation
    • Urology

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Sessions

 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: Beyond Flexner: Social Mission in Medical Education
  • Presented By: Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, Professor of Health Policy Management and of Pediatrics, Co-Director of the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute
    Learning Objectives:
    • Define the social mission of health professions education.
    • Place social mission in the context of medical education reform in the US.
    • Articulate a position on the proper role of social mission in health professions education.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  2nd floor Auditorium

  • Title: Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism
  • Presented By: Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, Senior Fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Immediate Past President, American Public Health Association
    Learning Objectives:
    • Illustrate the relationship between health services, addressing the social determinants of health, and addressing the social determinants of equity using a Cliff Analogy.
    • Define racism as a system and identify three impacts of that system.
    • Describe three levels of racism and illustrate those levels using the Gardener’s Tale allegory.

 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Main Atrium

  • Poster Presentations
  • Presenting authors will stand with their posters during their poster session and will be available for questions and discussion regarding their projects.
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Case Management
    • Community Research
    • Diabetes
    • Emergency Medicine and Trauma
    • General Pediatrics
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Services
    • Medical Education
    • Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes
    • Palliative Care
    • Quality Improvement
    • Safety and Risk Management
    • Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
    • Treatment Compliance and Adherence

 12:00 PM-1:00 PM  2nd floor (Main Hospital), Auditorium

  • Title: State of the Science of Children’s Health Disparities
  • Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    A special thanks to our partnership with Howard University College of Medicine for this lecture
    Learning Objectives:
    • Describe the meaning and differences between minority health research and health disparities research.
    • Identify the leading causes of preventable morbidity and mortality by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status among US children.
    • Interpret the role of individual behavioral and biological factors interacting with social determinants, the community and structural environment and the health care system to lead to health disparities.

 2:00 PM-3:00 PM  2nd floor (Main Hospital), Auditorium

  • Awards ceremony

 3:00 PM-4:00 PM  5th floor (Main Hospital), Research Atrium

  • Research and Education Week Reception

  4:00 PM-5:00 PM  2nd floor (Main Hospital), Vision Center, Bear Institute

  • Title: Nurse Led Organizational Change from the Bedside: Interdisciplinary at its Core
  • Presented By: Karen Cox, PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, V. Fred Burry, M.D., and Sandra Hobart Burry Chair in Nursing Advocacy and Leadership, Children’s Mercy Kansas City
    Learning Objectives:
    • Describe how utilization of change-based projects can dramatically improve outcomes and reduce expenses.
    • Identify how a 16 month hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program empowers clinical nurses to lead change as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Recognize the key learning components of the Clinical Scene Investigation (CSI) model.

  5:00 PM-6:00 PM  2nd floor (Main Hospital), Vision Center, Bear Institute

  • Title: Reception with Dr. Karen Cox

Sponsored by the Department of Nursing Science, Professional Practice, and Quality

 07:30 AM - 08:45 AM  1st floor, Main Atrium

  • Registration, Networking, Passport to Events and Poster Presentations
  • Description: Share your reactions with a “roving reporter” hosted by the Quality and Research Council. Learn about new and developing ideas and join the debate about the effectiveness of different discovery approaches.

 08:45 AM - 09:30 AM  Vision Center, Bear Institute, 2nd floor, Main Hospital

  • PANEL PRESENTATION “Cardiac Arrest Reduction in the CICU at Children’s National”
  • Presented By: Ashleigh Harlow, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, Monique Powell, BSN, RN, Darren Klugman, MD, Evan Hochberg, MBA, RN, CPN, Justine Fortkiewicz, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CPN, RN-BC, Amber Merritt, MSN, RN, CCRN, RN-BC, Kara Klem, MSN, RN, CCRN, Christine Riley, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, Catherine Ostlund, BSN, RN Available on Web Ex | Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours provided
    Learning Objectives:
    • Identify the process for performance improvement around cardiac arrest.
    • Recognize a working key driver diagram for cardiac arrest reduction in the CICU.
    • Describe the current state of the CICU’s arrest rate and prevention techniques.

 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Auditorium, 2nd floor, Main Hospital

  • Title: Healing From Within
  • Presented By: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of the Art of Living Foundation

    As the healers and innovators for the youngest and most vulnerable among us, how can we optimally heal children and reconnect to our professional joy, purpose and meaning?

    The Children's National Provider Wellness Committee is proud to invite all employees to join us for an enlightening and inspiring conversation with world-renowned spiritual leader, peacemaker and humanitarian, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Sri Sri is the founder of the global Art of Living Foundation, and his work has touched the lives of more than 370 million people across the world through healing and meditation initiatives.

    Children's National recognizes the vital importance of our employees' well-being and resilience and is committed to offering unique opportunities such as this for our employees. Join Sri Sri to explore how to turn within to heal ourselves and then allow those waves of healing to extend to our patients, their families, our communities and ultimately our society. Dr. Newman will deliver the opening remarks.

    This is an extraordinary opportunity, not to be missed!
    RSVP: If you would like to attend in the auditorium, reserve your space now (please RSVP by Wednesday, April 18. Registration is encouraged to plan for overflow seating). Click here to RSVP.

 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Vision Center, Bear Institute, 2nd floor, Main Hospital

  • Pursuing Excellence at Children’s National: Transforming the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment
  • Presented By: Heather Walsh MSN RN PCNS-BC CHSE CPN, Laura Nicholson MSN RN CHSE CPN , Rachel Sarnacki, Dennis Ren MD, Mary Patterson MD MEd, Pavan Zaveri MD MEd CHSE , Mary Ottolini MD MPH MEd, James Chamberlain MD Available on Web Ex | Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours provided
    Learning Objectives:
    • Discuss elements of teamwork and communication from baseline code response data.
    • Describe strategies used at Children’s National to transform the interprofessional clinical learning environment.
    • Formulate an individual plan to engage in transforming the interprofessional clinical learning environment.

 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM  Auditorium, 2nd floor, Main Hospital

  • Special Research and Education Week Professorial Rounds
  • Moderated By: Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Pediatric Academic Affairs, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children's National Health System Available on Web Ex | Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided | Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours provided

 01:15 PM - 02:30 PM  Main Atrium, 1st floor

  • Rapid Fire Presentations
  • Sponsored By: Chief Nursing Officer, Linda Talley, MSN, RN, NE-BC and the Shared Nursing Leadership Collaborative Forum Come see your colleagues take the stage and share in ten minutes or less the highlights of their projects! The Popcorn Café will be open for participants from 1:00-2:30pm Available on Web Ex | Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours provided

 02:45 PM - 04:00 PM  Vision Center, Bear Institute, 2nd floor

  • Setting the Stage for Nursing Research — A Conversation among Nursing Leaders
  • Moderated by : Katherine Kelly, PhD, APRN and Linda Talley, MSN, RN, NE-BC

 04:00 PM - 04:15 PM  Vision Center, Bear Institute, 2nd floor

  • Closing Remarks
  • Pamela Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN

Poster Session Information 2018

Presenting authors will stand next to their posters and will be available for questions and discussions regarding their projects.

 Monday 4/16

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Asthma and Respiratory
  • Critical Care
  • Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
  • Genetics, Genetic Predisposition and Genetic Susceptibility
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine
  • Neuroscience and Neuroprotection
  • Nutrition, Obesity and Gastroenterology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pain and Perioperative Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

 Tuesday 4/17

  • Cancer, Immunology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Global Health
  • Imaging
  • Infectious Disease and HIV
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Surgical Innovation
  • Urology

 Wednesday 4/18

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Case Management
  • Community Research
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Medicine and Trauma
  • General Pediatrics
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Services
  • Medical Education
  • Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes
  • Palliative Care
  • Quality Improvement
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
  • Treatment Compliance and Adherence