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Plan of the Week: Dec 18 - Dec 24

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to Dr. Cassie Carr, who became an Associate Professor this past week.

Play of the week also goes to Dr. Connor Liggett, who received glowing remarks from a parent on the ward, commenting on his excellent bedside manner. She was very impressed by the care he gave her daughter!

Play of the week goes to the JGMESB Match Results!

NCC Pediatric Intern Class for 2024 (listed by future rank):

  • Capt Anna Casey (USUHS)

  • Capt Genesis James (Meharry)

  • CPT Karina Kauffman (USUHS)

  • CPT Madeleine Mascitti (Midwestern)

  • Capt Rebecca Morgis (Penn State)

  • LT Brandon Neal (USUHS)

  • LT Mackenzie Raber (Edward Via)

  • CPT Anna Raymond (West Virginia)

  • Capt Daniel Rochford (USUHS)

  • CPT Kayla Sallander (George Washington)

PGY2 Navy Match:

  • LT Brian Fissel (NCCPeds Intern Class of 2020)

  • LT Colin McNamara- Undersea Medicine Select; Peds PGY2 Alternate

Chief Resident Selection- 2023-2024:

  • Capt Jack Goetzman

Upcoming graduates with fellowship starts:

  • Capt Billy Bennett- Pediatric Critical Care Medicine- Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Capt Jack Goetzman- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine- SAUSHEC (pre-selected AY24-25)

  • CPT Brian Graziose- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine- NCC

  • CPT Elise Reddington- Pediatric Cardiology- Civilian Sponsored

  • Maj Sharen Wilson- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine- Civilian Sponsored

  • Capt Sidney Zven- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine- NCC

Others incoming to WRNMMC for fellowship:

  • CPT(P) Michael Bernhardt- Peds Hematology-Oncology- via 82nd Airborne Division

  • LT Kevin Claunch- Peds Infectious Disease- via NMCP

  • MAJ Andrew Hill- Peds Infectious Diseases- via TAMC

  • Capt Jenna Hoobler- Peds Endocrinology- via NMCP

  • LCDR Gibran Pierluissi-Jovet- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine- via Rota, Spain





Time and Location


Sunday, 12/18

First Day of Hanukkah 🕎

Monday, 12/19

MR: Case & CAPS Lecture, Greves

0745 - 0850

America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Tuesday, 12/20

MR: Case & Endo Lecture, Reynolds

0745 - 0850

America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Wednesday, 12/21


Please use this time to complete MHS Genesis Training

Thursday, 12/22

MR: Wellness

0745 - 0850

America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Friday, 12/23

MR: Case and Devo Lecture, Perkins

0745 - 0850

America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Saturday, 12/24

Christmas Eve 🎄

I will be on leave from 19-26Dec. For any acute call/morning report issues, please reach out to:

  • 19-23Dec acting Chief Resident: Capt Billy Bennett (

  • 24-26Dec: LTC Hepps

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

25DEC: Christmas Day 🎄

26DEC: Christmas Day (Observed) and Kwanzaa; Outpatient Clinics Closed

31DEC: New Year's Eve 🎊

1JAN: New Year's Day

2JAN: New Year's Day (Observed); Outpatient Clinics Closed



All Staff Updates

Library Updates

  • You can still access Lexicomp via UptoDate; follow the instructions below

  • Step 1: Create a personal Username and Password) when you log on “UpToDate” Mobile App:

  • NOTE: You have to RE-VERIFY your personal UpToDate username and password every 180 days (~6 months) ON-SITE to continue using it by log-on, it will alert you on your personal UpToDate Mobile App when the re-verify time is near.

Updated PSU Patient Request Form

  • The email transition to broke the PSU request form’s embedded “Email Form” box in the top LEFT corner. The form is now fixed and attached below.

  • How do you know you have the new form? The “Email Form” box in the upper LEFT corner is now purple, and not red.

  • Couple caveats for maximum functionality with this form:

    • Open and complete with Adobe Acrobat (not Edge)

    • Also have Outlook email already open

    • Once form is complete, click the PURPLE “Email Form” box in the top LEFT corner. Form will attach to a new email addressed to the PSU organizational mailbox.

    • Send it to the listserv at the top of the form!

  • We have placed the updated PSU Request Form in the PEDIATRICS share drive within the folder “PSU SEDATION REQUEST FORM.”

NEW Peds Sedation Request Form NEW
Download PDF • 387KB

Building 10 Lobby Renovation

  • The lobby of building 10 will be closed for remodeling starting 15Dec for approximately 2 years. Please see the flyer below for more information.

Construction News Flyer week of 5 December 2022
Download PDF • 1.85MB

Holiday Week Gate Changes (21NOV2022-15JAN2023)




Resident-Specific Updates

Interested in updating a continuity module?

If you would like to update the Toxic Stress CC module, please contact Dr. Saira Ahmed (


Please complete a short survey asking residents their thoughts on what would have been helpful to them as medical students preparing for a military residency. Survey will close on 31Dec.

MHS Genesis Updates:

PI/QI: Mid-Year Presentations will be 10Jan

  • Presentation Guidelines

    • Use the DHA_A3 template ( and complete slides 1-10 (steps 1-6)

    • Prepare for no more than 10 minutes for each presentation

  • Please notify your stakeholders prior to the next meeting

  • Find your project-specific template here


Educational/Teaching Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities (NEW OPPORTUNITY)


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

SOCR Meeting

  • Next meeting will be 17 January. Please email Dr. Zanetti and Dr. Kolasinski if you would like to sign up for one of the following time slots (0700, 0715, 0730, 1200, 1215, 1230, and 1245).

  • There is only one other session this year (April)

  • This is a good opportunity for senior residents to update your projects, and also for interns to meet with the team about existing or future projects in order to start second year with your second ARM day.

  • Residents who opt to meet with the SOCR are expected to submit their project proposal at least one week before the quarterly meeting. Those receiving extra ARM time should update the SOCR at least semiannually either via meeting or via email to Dr. Zanetti and Dr. K. The project proposal template is attached.

  • You can find required documents on the Research/SOCR page linked above.

AAP 2023 CATCH Grant


15th Annual Research & Innovations Month (May)


Abstract Submission

Upcoming Conferences:

AMSUS Annual Meeting 2023: February 13-16th at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center, National Harbor, MD

AAP Advocacy Conference: March 26-28th in Washington, DC (NEW OPPORTUNITY)

2023 Helfer Annual Meeting: April 16-19th in Tucson, Arizona as well as virtually

Partnership for Military Child Health Research Symposium: April 26th (NEW OPPORTUNITY)

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Conference 2023: April 27-May 1st in Washington, DC






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