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Enduring Materials (CME on Demand)

The following programs may be viewed for continuing medical education (CME) credit. The following CME Committee/Planning Committee members have the following commercial/financial relationships to disclose:

  • Sihe Wang, PhD: Consultant, Tellgen Corporation; Kingmed Diagnostics; Shanghai Xuhui Central Hospital; Stock shareholder, Kingmed Diagnostics.

All remaining CME and planning committee members have returned their disclosure forms, indicating that they have no relevant financial or commercial interest to disclose.

Perioperative Pain Management Minimizing Opioids

Tarun Bhalla, MD
Chair of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Updated Guidelines on Group B Strep in the Newborn: An Evidence-Based Approach

Bianca Leonardi MD
Neonatologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with COVID-19: A newly defined syndrome distinct from Kawasaki Disease

Scott Pangonis, MD
Associate Director, Infectious Disease, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Suicide Prevention, Screening/Assessment, Treatment and Referral

Sumru Bilge-Johnson, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS): New Name, New Approaches

Linda Cooper, MD
Neonatologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Taking our Histories: Honoring Stories Through Narrative Medicine

Cassandra Hirsh, DO and Nicole Robinson, MFA
Palliative Care, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Child Health Improvement Through Computer Automation

Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Nephrology in the COVID Era

Rupesh Raina, MD
Pediatric Nephrologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Cardiac Clearance After COVID-19 Infection: An Approach for the Pediatric Patient

Ira Taub, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Pediatric and Adolescent Spinal Deformity

Lorena Floccari, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Research Director, Spine Research, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Pain in the Brain: Psychology’s Role in Fostering Positive Outcomes in Pain Management

Janelle M. Mentrikoski, PhD
Child Psychologist; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System

James Fitzgibbon, MD, Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Akron Children's Hospital, and Judge Linda T. Teodosio, Summit County Juvenile Court

Protecting Children, Families and Learners form Bias, Discrimination and Racism

Benard P. Dreyer, MD, FAAP
Director of Pediatrics, Bellevue Hospital Center

Global Sepsis in Children: An Affliction of Disadvantaged Populations

Niranjan “Tex” Kissoon, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Clinician Wellbeing in the Face of COVID-19

Darrell G. Kirch, MD
President Emeritus, American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Adherence and Self-Management in Pediatric Epilepsy

Avani Modi, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Neurofibromatosis: A Multisystem Disorder Requiring a Comprehensive Clinical Approach

Erin Wright, MD; Jacqueline Branch, MD; Matthew Ginsberg, MD; Jason Laufman, MD; and Kara Vitalone
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

When We Can’t Save Everyone: The Ethics of Scarce Resource Allocation During a Pandemic

Richard McCandless, MS, DMin, and John Pope, MD
Chaplaincy Services and Global Health (respectively), Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Computed Tomography use in Understanding Cardiac Defects: A journey from neonate to adulthood

Wasim Khan, MD
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


Barbara Gaines, MD
Director, Benedum Pediatric Trauma Program

Stay cool when things get hot: An Approach to Recurrent Fevers

Steven Spalding, MD
Director, Division of Rheumatology, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Collaborative Care for Children and Teens with ADHD

Alison Schonwald, MD
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Touchstone Neurodevelopmental Center, LLC; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Newborn Screening for Inborn Error of Metabolism, Your Office or the Emergency Room?

Abdulrazak Alali, MD
Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Lessons Learned in the Time of COVID-19: Challenge, Change and Innovation

Wendy Van Ittersum, MD, Megan Knowles, MD, Katrina Lindsay, PhD, Sarah Rush, MD, Daniel Grossoehme, DMin, MS, William Ott, BSN, RN
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Minds Matter: Seeing Concussion Through New Eyes

Christina Master, MD
Division of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Acute Stress Disorder in Trauma Patients

Avraham Schlager, MD, and Sergeant Dale M. Dorn
Trauma director, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Cutting-Edge Articles in Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM)

Prabi Rajbhandari, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Pediatric Hearing Loss

Anita Jeyakumar, MD, MS, FAS, FAAP
Director, Otolaryngology, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Palliative Care: Going ‘Outside the Box’ to Improve Patient Care and Experience In and Out of the Hospital

Kate Cicozi, MD, and Seon Lee, MD
Palliative Care Fellows, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Assessment of Medical Trainees

Maria Ramundo, MD
Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Neurobiology of Addiction

William Goldman, DO
Medical Director, Addiction Service Program, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Coding for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Telemedicine Services

Bruce Cohen, MD
Akron Children's Hospital