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Plan of the Week: September 10th- September 16th

Updated: Sep 10, 2023

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week to Dr. Bailey Howard and her husband, Marcus, and Dr. Colin McNamara and his wife Clara, for their weddings this weekend. Congratulations!!

Additional Play of the Week to Dr. Robert Crutcher, who picked up an extra Ward shift over the holiday weekend. Thank you for stepping up!

A big Thank You to everyone who covered during the outage over the weekend. Everything went smoothly thanks to everyone's prep and diligence!





Time and Location


Monday, 9/11

MR: Case, Lecture: Nephrology - Dr. Ferrara

0745-0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Tuesday, 9/12

MR: Case, Lecture: Psychological Abuse - Dr. Deye


All Welcome

Annual Pediatric Memorial Service

1600-1700 USO Warrior and Family Center

All Welcome

Wednesday, 9/13


0745-0850 Sim Center - Heroes Building 4th Floor

Residents and Medical Students Only

Thursday, 9/14

MR: Case, Lecture: Food Allergies - Dr. McMurray

0745 - 0850 Canyon Conference Room

All welcome

Friday, 9/15


Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

31AUG: PAS Abstract Submissions Open

14SEP: Marianna Caballero and Rebecca Morgis

13SEP: PEC #2

15SEP: Daniel Rochford

15SEP: Resident Fall Retreat

25SEP: Anna Casey

18SEP: Block 4 Starts and Air Force Birthday!

05OCT: Noelle Molter

27SEP: AHD - Genetics

18OCT: Rob Crutcher

Continuity Clinic: Coding Boot Camp



Meet our Rotating 4th Year Medical Students!

All Staff Updates

Influenza Vaccine Drive

  • 3-9OCT: Staff Only at WRNMMC

  • 12-28OCT: mobile vaccine mission across NCR (WRNMMC is lead this year)

  • 30OCT-15DEC: beneficiary flu drive at WRNMMC

Peds ENT

  • Our Peds Otolaryngologist, Dr. Jonathan Perkins, is now credentialed and will start seeing patients here at Walter Reed in the next couple weeks.

  • Feel free to reach out or refer patients for any of the following reasons, Dr. Perkins email is

-General pediatric ENT (recurrent ear infections, tonsil/adenoid disease, sleep disordered breathing)

-Head and neck masses (both benign branchial cleft cysts, thyroglossal duct cysts and malignant)

-Airway, voice, and aerodigestive disorders

-Pediatric hearing loss

-Cleft palate

-Craniofacial disorders

-Microtia and aural atresia

-Velopharyngeal insufficiency

-Thyroid disease and malignancy including FNA

-Vascular anomalies (infantile hemangioma, venous malformations, AVMs, etc) which I’m comfortable with both medical and surgical management of these conditions

Scutdog 2023-2024 QR Code:

Continuous Symposium: Personal Finance for the Military Physician

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2023 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).


Resident-Specific Updates

ITE Scores are available!

  • Please review your score sheet, with a mind on areas of focus for studying and study plan.

  • Speak with your Academic Advisor

Block 4 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 AUGUST 2023
Download PDF • 151KB


Educational/Teaching Opportunities

USU Teaching Opportunities

Clerkship Round Robin (recurring throughout the year)

ICR Module Small Group Teaching Opportunities at USU (COMING UP!)

USU Center for Health Professions Education (CHPE)


Research Opportunities & Upcoming Conferences

New Century Scholars Resident Mentoring Program

  • The NCScholars Program is a mentorship program aimed at increasing the diversity of the academic pediatric workforce.

  • As part of an ongoing commitment to increasing provider diversity in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP), the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) has partnered with the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) to sponsor one pediatric resident per year in the New Century (NC) Scholars Resident Mentoring Program.

  • Please let Jack and Dr. Patterson know if interested, deadline to apply is Sunday, October 1st

Upcoming Conferences:

6th annual Architecture of High Value Health Care: October 12-14th in Baltimore, MD

AAP NCE 2023: October 20-24th in Washington

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

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


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






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

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