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Plan of the Week: March 3rd - March 9th

Updated: Mar 6

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week to Dr. Nicole Martin, who did a masterful job of presenting and fielding questions at the joint surgery-pediatrics M&M.

Additional play of the week for two residents who were acknowledged by the Dean of USU's update for their presentations at AMSUS. Dr. Marianna Caballero and Pediatrics Chair COL Pat Hickey presented “Hospitalizations of Military Children Living Abroad.” While, LCDR Betsy Madison and Dr. Taylor Meyers presented “Combatting Childhood Obesity in Military-Connected Youth: Closing Knowledge Gaps with a Novel Curriculum” 

Congratulations to NCC Peds Alumni Dr. Nelson Vick, who won the Class of 2025 Outstanding Clerkship Faculty Award. Great work Nelson!





Time and Location


Monday, 3/4

MR: Communication Sim

0730 - 0850 Heroes Building Sim Center

Pediatric Residents Only

Tuesday, 3/5

MR: Introduction to new Clinical Psychologists, Case, PI/QI Team Meeting

0745-0850 America 2525

Pediatric Residents, Yellow Belts, Stakeholders

Wednesday, 3/6

MR: Grand Rounds

0745-0850 USUHS Building A, Lecture Hall A3, Virtual

All Welcome

Thursday, 3/7

MR: Board Review

0745-0850 America 2525

Residents Only

Friday, 3/8

MR: Wellness

0745-0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

12FEB: ACGME Survey Opens

10MAR: Alexis Ghersi

08MAR: International Women's Day

11MAR: Block 10 Starts

19MAR: PEC Meeting

20MAR: Noon Grand Rounds

27MAR: Pulm Academic Half Day

Continuity Clinic: Food Allergies



All Staff Updates

USU Medical Student Evaluations

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: Walter Reed GME Transition to Practice Workshop

Block 10 Schedules - Rotation Contacts Updated FEB2024

  • 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 February 2024
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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

Motivational Interviewing Small Group - March 28th New!


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

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

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

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

2024 Section on Uniformed Services Scientific Awards Abstract Competition -September 27th - October 1st in Orlando, FL (AAP Conference)

National Medical Association Conference -August 3rd-7th in New York City


Community Pediatrics Updates:


ARMY - NEW ACFT/Ht/Wt Dates!




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

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