Region 5

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

Annual Region V Conference
March 10/11, 2017
Riley Hospital for Children
Indianapolis, IN

Workshops and sessions for Academic Physicians, Fellows, Residents, medical students, NP’s and PA’s, focusing on the key pillars of the APA:

Dr. Mary Ottolini, MD, MPH, MEd: “Failure: Just deal with it… Bumps along the road”
Current APA President, Pediatric Hospitalist
Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine
Vice Chair Medical Education and DIO Children’s National Medical Center

Dr. Girish Deshpande, “Innovations in Medicine: From Idea to Patent”
Pediatric Intensivist
Children’s Hospital of Illinois, Peoria.

Education and Scholarship:
Dr. Emily Walvoord, “Turning your Clinical and Educational Work into Scholarship”
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. Robert Siegel, “Community Outreach and the Research that follows”
Community Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital


Dr. James Lemons, “The Art and Heart of Medicine”
Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus, Past Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, IUSM

Dr. Lemons is a Neonatologist at Riley Hospital for Children. He has a passion for the heart of medicine, in both global outreach and in our own local hospitals. He worked to fund and open the Riley Mother Baby Hospital of Kenya in 2009, which now delivers 20,000 babies each year. He is a board member and former board chair for local nonprofit The Power of One, which funds grants for local non-profit organizations that work to improve lives around the world.

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July 2017 Newsletter Article

Dear APA Region V,

Hope everyone had a festive holiday season and some time off to spend with loved ones.  Welcome to 2016!!  We have a lot going on in our region as we are preparing for our first webinar in January/February 2016 as well as upcoming regional meeting to be held March 11-12 in Peoria, IL.  We have put together a solid program and have many resident/fellow trainees presenting their amazing work.  We had nearly 30 submissions for this meeting and are happy to announce our winners:

Original Scientific Research-- Fellow
1st Place:  Dr. John Hutton (Cincinnati Children's Hospital)
2nd Place: Dr. Muhammad Ansari (Luthern General Hospital)
3rd Place:  Dr. Aarti Amlani (Advocate Children's Hospital)

Original Scientific Research-Resident
1st Place:  Shilpa Vasishta (M4) (University of Chicago)
2nd Place:  Dr. Stephan Edwardson (Dayton Children's Hospital)
3rd Place: Katsuaki Kojima (Michigan State University)

Case Presentation
1st Place: Dr. Anushi Shah (University of Illinois-Peoria)
2nd Place: Dr. Erica Owchar (University of Illinois-Peoria)
3rd Place: Dr. Alissa Conde (University of Illinois-Peoria)

Many congrats to all of our trainees who submitted work and we look forward to hearing about all of their research and honoring them at the upcoming regional meeting in March.  So we invite you all to come and meet them!  Registration will be open soon and we look forward to hosting all of you, learn a little, and network.

I would be remiss if I didn't thank the many of you who assisted in reviewing the many abstracts as this would not have been possible without your help.  I specifically would like to personally thank the following individuals (in no particular order):

Advocate: Kimberley Dilley
Akron Children's: Wendy Van Ittersum
Case Western: Ross Myers
Cincinnati Children's: Chris Peltier, Amrik Khalsa, Kristen Copeland, Sherine Patterson-Rose, Robert Siegel
Cleveland Clinic: Elaine Schulte, Lydia Furman, Prabhi Rajbhanduri
Indiana: Michael McKenna, Laurie Wilkie, Kimberly Schneider
Michigan State: Bill Stratbucker
University of Chicago: Lisa McQueen
University of Illinois-Peoria: Amy Christison, Michael Tarantino, Elsa Vasquez-Melendez, Bhavana Kandikattu, Michele Beekman, Jawad Javed

Please don't forget to mark in your calendars for the Regional Breakfast this spring at the PAS Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Finally I would like to introduce to you all and welcome Dr. Kimberly Schneider from Indiana University who has joined on-board as the 3rd Co-Chair of Region V.  Kimberly is a pediatric hospitalist and the Associate Director for the Hospitalist Fellowship Program. 

Look forward to seeing you at the Regional Meeting.

Region V Co-Chairs:

M. Jawad Javed, MD
Children's Hospital of Illinois
11129 N. Stone Creek Dr.
Dunlap, IL 61525
Phone: (309) 634-9811

Chris Peltier, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
4371 Ferguson Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45245
Phone: (513) 752-3650

Kimberly Schneider, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
790 Foxboro Dr
Avon, IN 46123
Phone: (317) 948-2700

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Past Meetings

Region V Meeting 2016
March 11-12
Peoria, IL

Region V Meeting 2013
March 22 - 23
Columbus, OH

Region V Meeting 2012
March 2-3
Indianapolis, IN

Region V Regional Meeting 2012

Region V Meeting and Conference, September 24, 2009 Brochure
2009 Regional Faculty and Educator Development Symposium - Cincinnati, Sept. 25-26


Previous Newsletters

    Current Region V Co-Chairs:

    M. Jawad Javed, MD
    Children's Hospital of Illinois
    11129 N. Stone Creek Dr.
    Dunlap, IL 61525
    Phone: (309) 634-9811

    Kimberly Schneider, MD
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    11621 Willow Springs Dr
    Zionsville, IN 46077
    Phone: (317) 948-2700

    Maliha Shareef, MD
    Loyola University Medical Center
    2160 South First Ave
    Maywood, IL 60153
    Phone: (708) 216-6967



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