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Plan of the Week: August 20th - August 26th

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to our excellent Program Coordinators, Ms. Lauren Schroeder and Ms. Theresa Kiefer on GME Professionals Day. Thank you for all you do!

Great work to Dr. Noelle Molter and Dr. McKenzie Bowling for the first CPC and Journal Club of the year, both were excellent and really set the tone for a great academic year.

Congratulations to Dr. Noelle Molter, who was elected Executive Coordinator of Liaisons of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT)! Great accomplishment!





Time and Location


Monday, 8/21

MR: Case, No Lecture

0745-0815 America 2525 B/C

All Welcome

Orient to Service

Tuesday, 8/22

MR: Case, Lecture: Endocrine Emergencies - Dr. Reynolds

0745-0850 America 2525 B/C

All Welcome

Wednesday, 8/23

MR: Case, Lecture: Suicidality - Dr. Nemcek

0745 - 0850 Canyon Conference

All Welcome

Thursday, 8/24

MR: No Case, Lecture: Debrief and End-of-Life Care - Dr. Edwards

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Friday, 8/25

MR: Case, Lecture: Heme Emergencies - Dr. Rees

0745 - 0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

21AUG: Block 3 Starts!

23AUG: Suhani Patel

30AUG: AHD - Obesity Curriculum

30AUG: Kevin Westbrook

31AUG: MODS Application Due

02SEP: Theresa Kiefer

31AUG: PAS Abstract Submissions Open

03SEP: Nicole Martin

15SEP: Resident Fall Retreat

Continuity Clinic: Nutrition II: Infant and Toddlers



Meet our Rotating 4th Year Medical Students!

All Staff Updates

Hospital Committees

  • Attached is the list of the Hospital Committees for this year. The document has a brief description of each committee, as well as a link to the Survey Monkey to sign-up.

  • If you are already a member of a committee, still please sign up using the Survey Monkey to ensure your information passes forward for this year. Please use your name as it appears in the Global Address Book so you can be found in Outlook.

  • Deadline to signup is 04SEP2023, and the finalized list of committee rosters will be sent out the following day.

Hospital Committee list - AY23-24
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  • LINK:

  • Initial Demographics for residents:

  • -Please select your position from the list below: Choose "Physician: Intern" or "Physician:Resident" - Please select your assigned Directorate: Choose "Directorate for Medical Services" - Where do you work?: Choose "DMS-Peds PCMH" * There are options for "Peds Heme-Onc OP+IP", "NICU", and "Peds Subspec/PSU/MICC/3W", but residents are included in the PCMH denominator

Scutdog 2023-2024 QR Code:

Pediatric Obesity Curriculum

  • Healthy Habits Pediatric Obesity Curriculum and Toolkit - New Educational Curriculum to Improve Provider's Confidence and Knowledge in the Care of Childhood Obesity. This is a great resource that is being rolled out, and will be a longitudinal study throughout this academic year.

  • Google Classroom has been launched! Please complete prior to 30AUG Academic Half Day


Resident-Specific Updates

Resident Room Rearrangement:

  • We have recently had furniture movers come and help move cubicles in the resident room.

  • If anyone has suggestions on rearrangement or an extra tv we can place in the room, please do not hesitate to reach out!

Blue Team PCMH Clinic Admin

  • Ms. Bates and Ms. Stocks will be acting as Clinic Administrators for the Blue Team for the foreseeable future

  • Please reach out to your new admin team, the clinic 3rd year, and the Chief Resident with any questions/concerns about your schedule.

  • Of note, Ms. Stocks is off on Fridays, and Ms. Bates will handle all scheduling and patient administrative duties on that day.

Admin Assigments 23-24 as of 20230728
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GME Applications: MODS is now open!

Block 3 Schedules

  • Don't forget to reach out to your Rotation Supervisors regarding your schedule if you have any questions/concerns. The below attachment has the most up-to-date contact information.

  • Additionally, check MedHub and review updated goals & objectives for your upcoming rotation!

Rotation Contacts_for residents_UPDATED AUGUST 2023
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Educational/Teaching Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities

Clerkship Round Robin (recurring throughout the year)

ICR Module Small Group Teaching Opportunities at USU

USU Center for Health Professions Education (CHPE)


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

2023 Ready Reliable Care (RRC) High Reliability Organization Awards

  • Recognizes initiative and innovations in Military Health Systems that reflect new knowledge and insights.

  • Submissions due by 21AUG 23 (TODAY!!!!)

  • Please consider PI/QI projects that have made impacts over the past year

  • Visit the HRO Awards page for more info (CAC login required):

  • Submit HRO Awards Nomination Form (CAC login required): HRO Awards Nomination Form

APA Call for Applications:

Upcoming Conferences:

6th annual Architecture of High Value Health Care: October 12-14th in Baltimore, MD

AAP NCE 2023: October 20-24th in Washington, DC NEW!

COMPRA: November 3rd-5th in San Antonio, Texas


Community Pediatrics Updates:

Child Health Advocacy in Action: A Pediatrician Rally with Policymakers

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Time:12-2 pm, final time pending permit approval

Location: U.S. Capitol Grounds, final location pending permit approval

MD AAP Annual Meeting

Theme: Adolescent Health Summit

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023

Location: Marriott BWI Airport

  • Annual AAP Meeting of Pediatricians from local area. In addition, will host a 2-hr Nexplanon training session. Please let us know if interested in Nexplanon Training. It is $25 for AAP Members.

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  • Nominations for Chapter Awards and Registration is attached below

Download PDF • 112KB






Please reach out to Jack at or with any questions or concerns.

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