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Plan of the Week: July 16th - July 22nd

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to Dr. Andrew Warren for helping to implement and pilot a new night huddle between the charge nurse and senior resident. Nursing commented that Andrew did a great job of improving communication and increasing a sense of patient safety. Great work!





Time and Location


Monday, 7/17

MR: Education Meeting

0730-0850 America 2525 B/C

Academic & Military Advisors, Rotation Supervisors, Residency Leadership

Reverse Education Meeting

0745-0850 Forest Conference Rm (5th Floor)

Residents Only

ITE: Liggett (0800)

Tuesday, 7/18

MR: Case, Lecture: Scholarly Activity - Dr. Solomon APA President

0745-0850 America 2525 B/C

Attendance from all highly encouraged

Dr. Solomon will host a Question and Answer session from 0900-0930 following the lecture.

ITE: Crutcher, Lucido, Molter, Patel, Fissel, Hanciles, Westbrook, Kauffman Brown, Morgis, Neal, Rochford (0800)

Wednesday, 7/19

MR: Case, Lecture: Delivery Room Emergencies - Dr. Ketchum

0745 - 0850 Canyon Conference 4th Floor

All Welcome

ITE: Caballero, Howard, Davis, Martin, Sukenaga, James (0800)

Thursday, 7/20

MR: Case, Lecture: Toxin-Mediated Disease - Dr. Ottolini

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Friday, 7/21

Board Review

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

Residents and Medical Students only

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

18 JUL: SOCR Meeting and MR Lecture on APA from Dr. Barry Solomon

19JUL: Connor Liggett

24JUL: Block 2 Starts 🎉

26JUL: Adolescent Academic Half-Day

15AUG: Naval Operational Road Show

Continuity Clinic: Health Maintenance I: Growth and NBS



Meet our Rotating 4th Year Medical Students!

All Staff Updates

Scutdog 2023-2024 is available! Below is the QR Code for a virtual copy. Please download and save to your devices. Physical copies have been ordered as well.

Dr. Barry Solomon - Academic Pediatric Association Board Member

  • Dr. Solomon will be at Morning Report on Tuesday, July 18th! Following the case, he will be giving a lecture on the APA. He will then stay for a 30 minute Question and Answer Session.

  • All are strongly encouraged to attend! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the APA and how one can advance their career in academic pediatrics.

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.

  • Pre-Survey: Please complete this 20-30 minute survey in anticipation of self-directed learning curriculum to be released on July 15th.


  • 1JUL - Pre-Release Survey

  • 15JUL - Google Classroom for Self-Directed Learning Opens

  • 30AUG - Obesity Curriculum Academic Half Day and follow up survey

  • 1MAR - 6 month follow up survey

DEI Ice Cream Social


Resident-Specific Updates

ITE Exam Testing Period

  • When: Please arrive at 0730 with 0800 start time on scheduled date

  • Where: Building 85T, Room 2C09 Computer Classroom

  • The ITE is an opportunity to practice answer board-style questions and assess pediatric knowledge.

GME Applications: MODS is now open!

Application Timeline:

  • 1JUL - MODS Opens

  • 31AUG - GME Application must be submitted

  • 8OCT- Final Day for PD/Consultant Interviews

  • 15OCT - Application Finalized with all supporting documentation. Last day for training location preference change

  • 23-27OCT - Application Scoring Week

  • 13-17NOV - JGMESB

  • 13DEC - JGMESB Selection Results Released

Block 2 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 JUNE 2023
Download PDF • 69KB


Educational/Teaching Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities

Clerkship Round Robin (recurring throughout the year)

ICR Module Small Group Teaching Opportunities at USU


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

Next SOCR Meeting: 18JUL

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

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

2023 COMPRA invitation
Download PDF • 144KB

COMPRA Submission Guide 2023
Download DOCX • 15KB


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

  • The AAP is organizing a rally for pediatricians with policymakers on the final day of the AAP Conference in DC. Participants will gather with pediatrician advocates from around the U.S., hear from federal policymakers and pediatrician leaders about an array of child health policy issues, and collectively demonstrate pediatricians’ passion for policies that put children first

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.

  • Nominations for Chapter Awards and Registration is attached below

Download PDF • 111KB

Download PDF • 112KB






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

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