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Plan of the Week: Dec 25 - Dec 31

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to Dr. Brian Graziose and his recent engagement! Congratulations!

Play of the week goes to Drs. Billy Bennett, Bailey Howard, and Lisa Sukenaga, in a display of their knowledge of developmental milestones and superior teamwork skills, won the Annual Kids Game in Continuity Clinic!

Play of the week also goes to Dr. Lauren Vasta (NCCPeds Class of 2014) for being named the incoming Peds Heme-Onc Fellowship Director starting AY2023.





Time and Location


Sunday, 12/25 Christmas Day 🎄

Monday, 12/26 Kwanzaa and Christmas Day (Observed); Outpatient Clinics Closed

No Morning Report

Tuesday, 12/27

No Morning Report

Wednesday, 12/28

No Morning Report

Thursday, 12/29

No Morning Report

Friday, 12/30

No Morning Report

Saturday, 12/31 New Years Eve 🎊

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

  • 24-26Dec: LTC Hepps

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

1JAN: New Year's Day

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

12JAN: Goetzman CPC

16JAN: MLK Jr. Day of Service (Outpatient Clinics Closed) and Block 8 Starts

22JAN: Lunar New Year



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

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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