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Plan of the Week: May 15 - 21

Play of the Week:

Play of the week goes to all the winners of the NCR Research & Innovation Month!

- 1st Place, Evidence-based practice: CPT Pat Reeves

- Tie for 2nd Place, Case Report (interns/residents): Capt Sidney Zven

- Tie for 2nd Place, Case Report (interns/residents): Capt Peter Broughton

- 1st Place, Case Report (fellows/staff): CPT Elizabeth Ketchum

- 2nd Place, Case Report (fellows/staff): LTC Sarah Cole

- 1st Place, Florentino: CPT Pat Reeves

- 1st Place, Quality Improvement: Dr. Margarita Wycko


Weekly Schedule



Topic and Speaker



Monday, 5/16

0745 - 0810

Case & ID Lecture, Dr. Helfrich

All welcome

In-Person, America 2525 B/C

Tuesday, 5/17

0745 - 0850

DEI: Ageism, Dr. Ghersi & Dr. Foxx

All welcome

In-Person, America 2525 B/C

Wednesday, 5/18

0745 - 0850

Grand Rounds: Pediatric Response to OAR

All welcome

Hybrid on Zoom and In-Person, USUHS Room A3

Thursday, 5/19

0745 - 0850

Morbidity & Mortality Conference, Dr. Brockman

All welcome

In-Person, America 2525 B/C


USU Allyship and Journal Club: Gaslighting of Black medical trainees makes residency

something to ‘survive’ & No One Size Fits All: A Qualitative Study of Clerkship Medical Students’ Perceptions of Ideal Supervisor Responses to Microaggressions

All welcome

Virtual only, Zoom , password: 252255

Trainee Gaslighting
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Friday, 5/20

0745 - 0850

Case and Rheumatology Lecture, Dr. Jones

All welcome

In-Person, America 2525 B/C

If you are presenting a case or lecture: please save your presentations to the ShareDrive in the folder corresponding to the year and month of your presentation: \\WRNMDFPISISMBD1\DeptShares$\Dept1\_Pediatrics\MorningReport Lectures.



All Staff:

  • Check out our pediatrics library portal here. We have access to patient handouts from the AAP right at our fingertips!

  • Mark your calendars down for the End of the Year Party on June 10th!

    • All faculty, staff, fellows, residents, significant others, children, and friends welcome!

    • The party will take place at Cabin John Regional Park. 7400 Tuckerman Ln, Bethesda, MD 20817 in the group picnic area. There will be outdoor games along with a mini playground for kids. There is a covered picnic area so the party will go on rain or shine!

    • Dinner will be catered by Mission BBQ! BYOB (Non-alcoholic beverages provided)

    • Please RSVP No later than June 6th with the total number of people in your party. Cost is $26 per person (no cost for children who will not be eating). Please RSVP using this link below and Venmo @Elise-Reddington for the cost of your party.

  • For infant males born at outside hospitals who's parents wish to have them circumcised, please have them call Dr. Greenwald's office at 301-295-4923. He will do the circumcision up until 28 days of age up on the MICC.

  • Please complete your Summer Safety Training for the hospital -- located on the intranet banner and on Relias!

  • Help the ward discharge PI/QI team out by filling out their survey, here!

  • Please be advised of the following changes to pharmacy operations, effective June 6, 2022:

    • Same-day refills will no longer be filled. Refills must be called in ahead of time and picked up ONLY at the Drive-Thru pick up or the NEX.

    • All NEW prescriptions will be processed at the Arrowhead and America pharmacies only.

    • There will likely be changes to the pediatric pharmacy hours/availability, though these details have not yet finalized. Stay tuned for further updates.

    • The above changes will be messaged to patients via PAO (i.e. updates on social media and on the intranet, etc.), but patients will likely need reminders once the changes are in effect.

    • For staff who need to pick up prescriptions- please be advised that you can request refills using your CAC-enabled computer at Prescriptions will be ready within 2 hours at America or Arrowhead and you will receive a text when they are ready. When you arrive to the pharmacy, pick up a ticket at the kiosk that says "MTF Staff" to bypass the line and be issued your prescriptions.

  • Need to find contact information for staff or a department within the NCR medical facilities? Check out the electronic Scutdog here, or stop by the Chief Office (America Bldg, 4th Floor, Room 4560) for a print copy.


  • For urgent, after-hours, or weekend issues, please call/text the Chief On-Call, listed in Amion.

    • Sam Rowe: 5/14-5/20

    • Leela Patel: on leave from 5/14-5/17

  • For resident scheduling in clinic:

    • When you are preparing for your continuity clinic for the week and notice logistical issues with your schedule (i.e., two patients booked in the same slot, siblings booked with you but in non-consecutive time slots, complex patients booked into short appointment times, etc), please complete the following steps, ideally no later than the night before your clinic:

  • Looking for information on credentialing, duty hours, and procedure logs? Please see below:

Credentialing, Procedure Logs, Duty Hours
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Feeling sick? Please click the arrow to the left for step-by-step instructions:



The NCR Competition Finalists' Posters will be displayed for a few more days through May 18th. Please take some time to check them out (especially all our Pediatrics Department posters!) on the first floor of Arrowhead.

Poster Display Week_(11-18May 2022)_Layout
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Residents, please keep the following information regarding SOCR in mind

PI/QI Milestones:


Military Specific:





Wellness and Feedback:

Wellness Resources Table- this contains a comprehensive listing of behavioral health resources accessible to trainees in our program.

Physician Wellness Resources Library- this site lists open-access online resources that promote physician wellness.

Feedback Venues Table- this table details the various avenues through which trainees can give feedback and the degree of anonymity conferred by each.


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