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Plan of the Week: May 29 - June 4

Play of the Week:

Bravo to Drs. Benjamin Jack, Taylor Meyers, and Bailey Howard on their research "Potty stools: The Next Step Up in the Management of Functional Constipation in Children" being presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week Conference in sunny San Diego!


Weekly Schedule:



Topic and Speaker



Monday, 5/30

Memorial Day

Outpatient Closed

No Case or Lecture

Tuesday, 5/31

0745 - 0850

Case & Dermatology Lecture (Cutaneous Neoplasms), Dr. Logemann

All welcome

In Person,

America 2525 B/C

Wednesday, 6/1

0745 - 0850

Grand Rounds, Little People in a Big World: Preparation and Planning for Transcontinental Pediatric Critical Care Air Transports, Dr. Matos

All welcome

Hybrid In Person USUHS Bldg A, Room A3

and Zoom

Thursday, 6/2

0745 - 0850

Dr. Millen's CPC

All welcome

America 2525 B/C

1200 - 1300

Discussion on Hurricane Katrina w/ CPT Guillory

All welcome

America 2525 B/C

Friday, 6/3

0745 - 0850

Case & PICU Lecture (Shock), Dr. Samtani

All welcome

America 2525 B/C

Please be advised that morning report has returned to in-person only. There will no longer be an option to join the session via ZoomGov. Plan accordingly, and join us for the in-person sessions!

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.

Continuity Clinic: Continuity Clinic Handoff



All Staff:

  • Check out the updated WIC eligibility tool!

WIC - Eligibility Tool JUN2022 v1.0
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  • Mark your calendars for the End of the Year Party on Friday, 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.

  • Graduation is rapidly approaching and will be an IN PERSON event! It will be held on Friday, June 17 at the Strathmore at 1000. Please see below for details.

NCC Graduation 2022 Details
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  • Join Spectrum, USUHS LGBQTIA+ affinity group, in celebrating PRIDE month!! Check out the flyers below.

(2) PrideEducationalEvents2022
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(6) USU Brick Party Flyer
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  • Please complete your Summer Safety Training by 31 MAY for the hospital -- located on the intranet banner and on Relias!

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

    • The PEDIATRICS PHARMACY will close.

    • 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: 5/29- 6/2

    • Leela Patel: 6/3- 6/12

  • 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:



PI/QI final presentations are on Tuesday, June 7. Please utilize the template below to craft your slides for the presentation. The goal is to walk the audience through your project while highlighting the obstacles your team faced, how you overcame them, and what you would have done differently during the process.

Final Presentation Template
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  • ARM: All senior residents MUST have a SOCR-approved project to receive 2 ARM days per block. Senior residents must update SOCR every 6 months to maintain their second ARM day.

  • RESEARCH ELECTIVE: Senior residents must present a plan to Dr. Kolasinski and Dr. Zanetti for any research elective time 3-6 months prior to their rotation start date.

  • Resources are in the "SOCR formerly RROC" ShareDrive folder, and check out page linked above for further information!


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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