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Plan of the Week: August 27th- September 3rd

Updated: Aug 31, 2023

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week to Dr. Nicholas Lopreiato on his recent wedding! His bride is a former Marine Corps aviation maintenance officer who recently started nursing school. Congratulations!

Play of the week to Dr. Daniel Rochford for doing an excellent job communicating with a patient with borderline SI. He created excellent rapport and created a comprehensive management plan in the setting of a complicated social situation.

Additional Play of the week to Ms. Efa, Mr. Charles, Ms. Bautista, and NP Janice McGirt, who had to work Saturday with the Fire Alarm going off all shift and a power outtage. Thank you for taking care of our patients with all that going on!





Time and Location


Monday, 8/28

MR: Case, Lecture: Infection Control - Dr. Rajnik

0745-0815 America 2525 B/C

All Welcome

Tuesday, 8/29

MR: Case, Lecture: Acute Abdomen - Dr. Stephenson

0745-0850 America 2525 B/C

All Welcome

Wednesday, 8/30

NO MORNING REPORT: Academic Half Day


1300-1500 Heroes SIM Center 4008/4009

Residents/Med Students Only

Housestaff Meeting

1500-1600 Canyon Conference Room America 4th Floor

Residents Only

Thursday, 8/31

MR: Case, Lecture: GI - Dr. Burklow

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Friday, 9/1


0745 - 0850 America 2525

Residents/Med Students Only

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

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

18SEP: Block 4 Starts!

Continuity Clinic: Development I: Normal Development



Meet our Rotating 4th Year Medical Students!

All Staff Updates

Peds ENT

  • Our Peds Otolaryngologist, Dr. Jonathan Perkins, is now credentialed and will start seeing patients here at Walter Reed in the next couple weeks.

  • Feel free to reach out or refer patients, Dr. Perkins email is

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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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

GME Applications: MODS is now open!

Block 4 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

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.

Download PDF • 111KB

  • 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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