Michael Patrick, MD
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Michael Patrick, MD

 

Dr. Mike Patrick is an emergency medicine physician at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He serves as Medical Director of Digital Health for Nationwide Children’s and hosts two award-winning podcasts for the hospital: PediaCast (for parents) and PediaCast CME (for healthcare providers). He began his journey in social media and podcasting in 2006 as a means to promote health literacy and advocate for children and families in his primary care practice. Since then, millions of listeners in all 50 U.S. states and over 100 countries have tuned-in to his weekly podcasts for pediatric news, answers to listener questions, interviews with pediatric experts and free Category 1 CME Credit. In addition to podcasting, Dr. Mike promotes health and wellness on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He appears regularly on CBS affiliate 10TV News and has contributed to several digital and print publications, including the 700 Children’s Blog, KevinMD, Parents Magazine, Working Mother and Reader’s Digest. He is a Spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and serves on the Executive Committee of the AAP’s Council on Communications and Media. Dr. Mike also directs a social media elective for medical students and residents and co-authored the textbook, Social Media for Medical Professionals.