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Plan of the Week: Mar 26 - Apr 1

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to AHLTA, Essentris, and CHCS. You were (mostly) dependable, and you will be missed (maybe).

Play of the week goes to Dr. Friedman, who has officially returned from deployment!





Time and Location


Monday, 3/27 Genesis Go-Live 💥 and Dr. Hepps' Birthday 🎉

MR: Genesis Radiology Orders How-To (No Case or Lecture)

0745 - 0815 America 2525 B/C Google Meet

All welcome

Tuesday, 3/28

MR: Racism in Biomedical Research, Dr. Tom Burklow

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Wednesday, 3/29

MR: Case & Dental Lecture, Cheung

0745 - 0850 Shore Conf Rm 1118, Bldg 19, 1st Floor

All welcome

Thursday, 3/30 National Doctor's Day 🩺

MR: Case & Westbrook's Journal Club

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome; please review the article below prior to JC

Code Green Exercise

0645 - 0800

Identified personnel only report to Radiology Lobby

Friday, 3/31 Last Day to Register for ABP Boards

MR: Case & Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Lecture, Urbina

0745 - 0850 America 2525 B/C

All welcome

Saturday, 4/1 April Fool's Day

Westbrook Journal Club Article
Download PDF • 639KB

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

2APR: Palm Sunday

11APR: Maggie Hasler

5APR: Passover Begins

2MAY: Amy Davis

6APR: CPC (Wilson)

7APR: Good Friday

10APR: Block 11 Start

Do you have a birthday that you want added to the calendar? Email/text Britt



All Staff Updates

Updated COVID-19 Mask Guidance

  • In outpatient settings, hospital corridors, and transit areas, mask wear is now OPTIONAL.

  • In inpatient care settings, to include same-day surgery, Emergency Department, and “sick-call settings,” mask wear is still MANDATED.

  • Masking is STILL REQUIRED for anyone who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, has had a high-risk COVID-19 exposure, or experienced symptoms within the last 10 days.

WRNMMC Mask Wear Policy (Update 2)
Download PDF • 940KB

Update your ID Card Profile

  • Prior to 31 March, please update your profile on the DHA ID Card Online website ( by following the instructions below. Because you have to log in with your CAC, you’ll need to be on a government CAC-enabled computer. This will ensure you’re appropriately mapped to the correct location and assist with CAC issues, delinquency lists, etc. Thanks for your cooperation with this.

  • Please pay particular attention to ensuring your Duty Sub Organization is “Walter Reed National Military Medical Center” (per the instructions below). You have to scroll quite a way down the list to find it.

MHS Genesis Updates:

Important Announcements:

MHS GENESIS Peds Provider Survival Guide 1
Download PDF • 6.98MB
  • MHS Genesis Patient Portal will be replacing our Tricare Online (TOL) platform

  • Safety Reports

    • If you identify a patient safety issue related to Genesis, please report this issue to your Super User and complete a PSR form. Paper PSR forms will be available in your work areas to complete, but below is the PDF version that you can print out

PSR Downtime Form
Download PDF • 196KB
  • Wellness during roll-out

    • The Red Cross will be hosting multiple events throughout the week, check out the list below:

Download PDF • 488KB


Resident-Specific Updates

AAP Resident Member Benefits/Resources

  • Check out the PDF below for a simple one-page reference of all the resources/benefits of being an AAP member

Resident Member Benefits Sheet
Download PDF • 193KB

PEDIATRICS Pediatric Trainee Feature Essay Contest

  • A call for trainee essays on ACEs. Here is an excerpt from the PDF (attached below):

  • We encourage trainees to reflect on one or more of the following questions when crafting their essays:

    • How can we, as pediatric trainees foster resilience among our patients experiencing ACEs?

    • How have ACEs you personally experienced shaped your career path and identity as a physician?

    • How can pediatricians recognize and mitigate these issues during patient encounters, in training programs, and at the policy level?

  • The essay deadline is April 14th.

Prompt_SOPT Essay Contest 2023
Download PDF • 88KB

Walter Reed Research Symposium Due Dates

  • 3/27: Posters, Privacy Release, Work Order form to MGAD (email to Stiefel/Mazurak)

  • 4/17: Non-research finalists draft 5-min poster talk; send electronic poster to R&I Committee

  • 4/24: Research finalists draft 10min PPT slide talk

Transition to Practice (PGY-3s only)

  • This week's focus: End of Tour Awards Update


Educational/Teaching Opportunities

Upcoming Educational Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities

Clerkship Round Robin (recurring throughout the year)


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences:

AAP Advocacy Conference: March 26-28th in Washington, DC

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

Partnership for Military Child Health Research Symposium: April 26th

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

Military Health System Research Symposium

2023 Section on Uniformed Services (SOUS) Scientific Awards Abstract Competition (SAC)






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