December 19, 2007
A CHILD’S VOICE AWARD
Staff nominations for the A Child's Voice Award are now being accepted for
both the professional and national level. The criteria for the
professional staff level winner is: Recipient must be a member in good
standing of the professional staff, exhibit outstanding efforts toward
child advocacy and exhibit leadership in the development of advocacy
programs that benefit children in the Miami Valley either directly or
indirectly. Any Dayton Children's employee, volunteer or member of the
professional staff can nominate a professional staff member for this
award. The nomination package should describe in detail the
accomplishments of the nominee. The professional staff office must receive
the nomination package by noon on February 8, 2008. The same criteria are
also used for the national level. If you wish to nominate someone for the
national level award, please provide a nomination package that describes
the contributions of the nominee in sufficient detail. If you have any
questions, contact Jeffery Adam, MD, at 937-496-2600 or Thomas Murphy, MD,
THE CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER OF DAYTON RESEARCH FOUNDATION GRANT
It is time to issue a call for proposals for Dayton Children's research
grants. The deadline for submission of the grants is February 1, 2008.
Five copies (paper) or one electronic copy of the proposal should be
submitted. The proposal will be forwarded to the chair of the research
committee by February 15, 2008. Review of all proposals will be completed
by May 1, 2008. The committee will use the standard NIH scoring system to
evaluate each proposal. Contact Amy Blevins at 937-641-5871 with
DIRECT ADMISSION POLICY
As a result of some changes at Dayton Children’s in the past few months,
we are re-examining the policies that are applicable for direct admissions
from both community physicians and hospital clinics. It is essential that
if we are unable to place the patient in a bed in a timely manner (as may
happen during the busy season), that we have a place to put the child and
his/her family where the clinical condition of the child can be monitored.
Stay tuned for more details. Questions? Call Cindy Asher at
Call for nominations for A Child’s Voice Award—see above.
Professional staff elections are due this winter. Elections will be
held for the chair-elect of the professional staff (department of
surgery), chair of surgery and chair of medicine. Start thinking about
Professional staff banquet is scheduled for March 7, 2008. This is an
opportunity to interact with your professional staff colleagues, to
celebrate the year and to acknowledge the recipient of the Taggart
Award. Stay tuned for invitations.
EPIC rolls out to GI and lipid disorder clinic in March 2008.
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