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Plan of the Week: September 17th- September 23rd

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

Plays of the Week:

Play of the week goes to Dr. Taylor Meyers and her husband Chris on the birth of their son, Lucas! Congratulations and welcome to the NCC Peds family!

Additional Play of the week to Dr. Genesis James for hosting a painting class for the resident retreat! It was an excellent event, thank you for your hard work!

Shout out to Dr. Rich Zanetti, Dr. Paul Patterson, Dr. Elizabeth Schulz, and Dr. Gibran Pierlussi for covering during the resident retreat. This event could not have happened without you!





Time and Location


Monday, 9/18

MR: Case

0745-0815 America 2525

All Welcome

Orient to Service

Air Force Birthday!

Tuesday, 9/19

CPC: Dr. Suhani Patel

0745-0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Wednesday, 9/20

MR: Case, Lecture: Substance Abuse - Dr. Kandler

0745-0850 Canyon Conference Room

All Welcome

Thursday, 9/21


0730 - 0850 America 2525

All welcome

Friday, 9/22

MR: Case, Lecture: Anaphylaxis - Dr. Pollock

0745 - 0850 America 2525

All Welcome

Save the Date 🗓

Upcoming Birthdays 🎉

31AUG: PAS Abstract Submissions Open

20SEP: Bailey Howard

18SEP: Chief Resident Submissions Open

25SEP: Anna Casey

18SEP: Block 4 Starts

05OCT: Noelle Molter

18SEP: National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

18OCT: Rob Crutcher

27SEP: AHD - Genetics

13OCT: Chief Resident Statement Due Date

Continuity Clinic: Telephone Management



Meet our Rotating 4th Year Medical Students!

All Staff Updates

PCMH Assignments

  • Below are the most updated PCMH and Admin Assignments

  • For any changes to clinic assignments, as well as adding in Continuity patients, please send a message to Red Team Scheduling, and CC Jack, Dr. Carr, and Ms. Putney.

  • Please check your Amion and Genesis Schedules regularly to ensure that they match up and there are no appointments accidentally placed on the wrong day. If so, please reach out to Jack and the Admin Team ASAP.

Admin Assigments 23-24 as of 20230911
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Organization of WR-B Pediatric Medical Home TEAMS September 2023
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Cribsiders Podcast: Complex Care - Making Medical Care Less Complex for Patients and Families

  • Dr. Perkins forwarded this excellent podcast from the Cribsiders, thank you ma'am!

  • Makes complex care a little less complex by reviewing the key elements of history-taking for patients with medical technology.

  • Discusses management of acute clinical presentations and the role of the complex care physician in providing excellent care for this unique patient population.

  • Listen on Apple Podcasts:

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

COVID Vaccines

  • There are currently no COVID vaccines available at Walter Reed, with the new update to CDC recommendations for boosters for everyone greater than 6 months, order has been placed for large supply going forward.

  • Please do not send anyone to the Immunizations Clinic for COVID vaccine at this time.

Scutdog 2023-2024 QR Code:

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).

NICU Graduation Party!

  • Baby Luke, who a large number of us took care of during his NICU stay, is having a party to celebrate his Baptism and being home from the hospital. His parents have graciously invited all who took care of him to come!

  • Sunday, October 8th from 1100-1300 at the Army Navy Country Club at 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

  • Please RSVP here if you plan to attend!


Resident-Specific Updates


  • PI/QI Projects should now be in their data collection and contemplating countermeasures stage. Please reach out if you are having any issues with Carepoint or other data collection methods.

  • eIRB is due by October 3rd, please start working on this process, and can be taken almost directly from your A3 slides.

MedStudy has been activated for all PGY-3s!

  • This is an excellent resource for Board Studying, and will be available for a full year after activation. Best of luck!

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
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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 (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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