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Plan of the Week: January 21st - January 27th

Plays of the Week:

Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Bencze and her husband, Alaa, on the birth of their daughter Olivia Cairo! Welcome to the NCC Peds family.

Please stay tuned next week for further plays of the week.





Time and Location


Monday, 1/22

MR: No Case, Lecture: How to Create a Poster - Dr. Haischer-Rollo

0745 - 0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Tuesday, 1/23

MR: DEI - Trainee Acts of Professional Resistance - Dr. Tasha Wyatt

0745-0820 America 2525

All Welcome

Wednesday, 1/24

NO MR: Academic Half Day

Academic Half Day: Developmental Medicine

1300-1500 USO Building - Room C

Residents and Medical Students Only

Housestaff Meeting

1500-1600 USO Building - Room C

Pediatric Residents Only

Thursday, 1/25

MR: Case, Lecture: GI - Dr. Burklow

0745-0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Friday, 1/26

MR: Case, Lecture: Blood Bank Part 1 - Dr. Cole

0745-0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

15JAN: MLK Day of Service Event

22JAN: CATCH Grant Application Closes

24JAN: Devo Academic Half Day

28JAN: NCR Research Competition Abstracts Due

09FEB: Nexplanon Training - Mascitti, Raymond, Fissel, Sukenaga, Davis, Martin

Continuity Clinic: Pharyngitis



All Staff Updates

NCC Peds Bookstore:

The NCC Peds Bookstore will now be open year-round! Please feel free to order through USU for all your merchandise needs.

Peds RECON Study:

  • The USU Pediatric Clinical Research Unit is now up and running with our first active protocol.: The Respiratory Co-Infection and Immunologic Response Study

  • Dr. Milissa Jones and colleagues are recruiting Associate Investigators!

  • This is a great opportunity to gain experience in clinical research with a flexible time commitment.

Patient URI Handouts:

Download PDF • 201KB

Hard Copies of the new Scutdog are available in Chief Resident Office!

Faculty Development


Resident-Specific Updates

Transition to Practice (PGY-3s Only):

This week's focus: Registering for Boards

  • Please refer to "Pre-Graduation Handbook" located on the TTP Webpage

  • ABP Registration Dates and Fees:

  • Open Registration: January 16 - April 1st

  • Application Fee: $2,288

  • Late Registration: April 2nd - May 20th

  • Late Application Fee: $2,633

  • Once you register, please upload your remittance receipt to your MedHub portfolio

Block 9 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 October 2023
Download PDF • 136KB


Educational/Teaching Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities

Clerkship Round Robin (recurring throughout the year)

ICR Module Small Group Teaching Opportunities at USU

POET Round Robin Teaching at USU


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences:

Region 4 Meeting: February 24-25th in Charlottesville, Virginia

PAS 2024: May 2nd-6th in Toronto, Ontario

AMOPS Annual Meeting: February 28th-March 2nd in Tulsa, Oklahoma

NCR Research and Innovation Month: Poster Week April 26th - May 3rd

4th Annual Partnership for Military Child Health Symposium: April 24th


Community Pediatrics Updates:

Upcoming DEI Lecture:

MDAAP Chapter Resident Advocacy Day

Thursday, February 8, 2024

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Annapolis, MD

Upcoming GMEC DEI Events:

GME Health Equity Rounds

Topic: Religious Accommodations

February 6, 2024, 1200-1300

Clark Auditorium

Attendees: All welcome!






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

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