Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 10/13-10/17

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 10/13-10/17

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Oct 13
** Columbus Day- No conferences

Tuesday Oct 14
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Jess Kremen, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Global Health Conference

Wednesday Oct 158am: Faculty Meeting- No morning report
12pm: Ataxia and Movement Disorders - Dr. Molly Tracy  

Thursday Oct 16
8am: TBD 
12pmPrimary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Oct 17
8:30am: Grand Rounds 

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Announcements:
1. Starting Monday 10/13, the senior residents will no longer be responsible for lab call backs in the ER. Thanks HED! 

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Local Weekend Events

October 11th: 
Waterfire, Full Lighting 
WaterFire is a multi-sensory experience that has drawn hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city. This series of bonfires installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence entices with aromatic wood smoke, flickering firelight and enchanting music.  Sponsored by: Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation: Flames of Hope® http://waterfire.org/

October 11&12th
Cinderella, Providence Performing Arts Center 
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more-plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago," in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes. http://www.ppacri.org/

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Restaurant of the Week:
New Rivers 
7 Steeple Street, Providence RI 02903

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 9/29-10/3

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 9/29-10/3

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Sep 29
8am: Intern report - Dr. Natalia Golova
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome
12pm: Seizure Evaluation and Management - Dr. John Gaitanis

Tuesday Sep 30
8am: Clinic Case Discussion - Dr. Jeff Riese
12pm: Platelet Disorders/ITP - Dr. Anjulika Chawla

Wednesday Oct 18am: Clinical Case Discussion - Dr. Adam Pallant  
12pm: Pneumonia - Dr. Ian Michelow  

Thursday Oct 2
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Jess Kremen, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Oct 3 
8:30am: Grand Rounds - TBD 
12pm: RIC meeting in Collis

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Announcements:
None this week

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Local Weekend Events

September 27th: 
Waterfire- Full Lighting, Providence 
WaterFire is a multi-sensory experience that has drawn hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city. This series of bonfires installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence entices with aromatic wood smoke, flickering firelight and enchanting music.  Sponsored by: Webster Bank and Confucius Institute http://waterfire.org/
A Night In Punjab India, Providence
Pangeaa Productions is an organization that plans cultural themed events and helps spread awareness of geography, diversity and community involvement in a fun, interactive atmosphere. A Night In Punjab will feature the Fulkari Fashion Show, authentic Indian cuisines, vendors, music, free turban tying, henna and Bhangra (dance), bouncy houses performances from the northern Indian state of Punjab. Come out and celebrate the night with us and learn about the geography and festive traditions of Punjab.  www.goprovidence.com

September 28th
1sr Annual Thayer Street Art Festival, Providence 
Thayer St District Management Authority will host the 1st annual Thayer St Art Festival on Sunday, September 28th from 10am to 5pm on Thayer St on historic college hill in Providence, Rhode Island. The art festival will feature 100 contemporary American arts and crafts artists along with strolling entertainment including Rhode Island's own the Big Nazo and Lizzie James and the Greystone Rail. The festival will feature items big and small including jewelry, ceramics, paintings, mixed media, sculpture and home accessories along with live music. http://www.festivalfete.com/
EGAPL 18th Annual Hound Hike, East Greenwich 
Join EGAPL for our biggest fundraiser of the year, the 18th Annual Hound Hike! Starting at 12:00pm, Sunday, September 28, 2014 in the Goddard Park Carousel, find vendor tables for dogs and their humans, raffle items and more! The two-mile walk (with a one-mile route also available) begins at 1 p.m. and the cost of registration is $20, which includes lunch provided by the Marra Restaurant Group. Participants are encouraged to download a pledge sheet from www.egapl.org… as each additional pledge will directly benefit our animals! New this year to the Hound Hike is our first Rainbow Bridge Memorial, honoring pets who have been lost but their memory lives on. We will also award prizes to our biggest fundraisers, our oldest dog, and more. The event continues to 3:00pm. Participating dogs must be vaccinated and dog-friendly. http://egapl.org/events.html

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Restaurant of the Week:
The Grange 
166 Broadway, Providence RI 02903

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 9/22-9/26

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 9/22-9/26

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Sep 22
8am: Intern report - Dr. Peter Townsend, GI fellow
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome
12pm: Approach to the Poisoned Patient - Dr. James Linakis 

Tuesday Sep 23
8am: Evidence Based Medicine Presentations by wards senior residents
12pm: Adolescent Growth and Development, with Confidentiality/Legal Issues - Dr. Joanna Brown 

Wednesday Sep 248am: Biostats Basics - Dr. Brian Alverson 
12pm: CPC Conference - Tim Porter, PGY3 Teaching Resident  

Thursday Sep 25
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Tim Porter, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Sep 26
8:30am: Grand Rounds - Healthcare Performance Improvement - Kerry Johnson, Founding Partner and Chief Innovation Officer for Healthcare Performance Improvement 
12pm: Primary Care Track Meeting - anyone interested is welcome
12pm: Katz Chats for PGY2s in resident library 

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Announcements:
A new Insights and Images Quiz is available on the homepage of www.jpeds.com.  The next Insights and Images quiz will be posted onSeptember 30.  Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab on http://www.jpeds.com/content/pollresultspage.

You also can sign-up to receive free Table of Contents and Article in Press e-mail alerts from The Journal of Pediatrics by logging in or registering athttp://www.jpeds.com/user/alerts/savetocalert.

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Local Weekend Events

September 19th
WaterFire- Partial Lighting, ProvidenceBegins at dusk. Waterplace Park. Water, light, smoke, music, and street performers combine to form an elemental art experience. http://waterfire.org/

September 20th
37th Annual RI Heritage Day Festival 
"Travel around the world in one day". Admission to this family event is FREE. Rhode Islanders of all ages are invited to join in a lively celebration of our state's rich cultural heritage. The Roger Williams National Memorial (North Main St) will be filled with booths from countries such as Venezuela, India, Korea, Haiti, Bolivia, Sweden, Ireland and others that will showcase their culture, music, and dance. http://www.preservation.ri.gov/heritage/

September 21st 
Arts Marketplace, Pawtucket
Welcome to the Third Annual Arts Marketplace: Pawtucket, an exciting exhibition and sale focusing on fine art and craft by artists throughout our region. http://www.artsmarketplacepawtucket.com/

September 19-21st 
9th Annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival, Newport
Rosecliff and Marble House, Bellevue Avenue. Held in one of the most spectacular settings in America, this remarkable weekend experience features hundreds of wines from around the world, fabulous food, cooking demonstrations by nationally-renowned chefs, live and silent auctions and a gala celebration. http://www.newportmansions.org/

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Restaurant of the Week:
Providence Coal Fired Pizza
385 Westminster Street, Providence RI 02903

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 9/15-9/19

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 9/15-9/19

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Sep 15
8am: Intern report - Meghan Beucher, PGY3 Teaching Resident (res library)
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome
12pm: QI and Patient Safety - Dr. Ivona Sediva 

Tuesday Sep 16
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Tim Porter, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Metabolic Disorders/Emergencies - Dr. Chanika Phornphutkul

Wednesday Sep 178am: Faculty Meeting
12pm: Cardiogenic Shock and Left Heart Obstruction - Dr. James Ziegler 

Thursday Sep 18
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Meghan Beucher, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Sep 19
8:30am: Grand Rounds - Guidelines: How They're Made, and What this Means for Bronchiolitis this Fall - Brian Alverson, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
12pm: Flanagan's Shenanigans 

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Announcements:
None

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Local Weekend Events

September 13th
Newport 375th Clambake, Newport
Begins at 5:30pm. Fort Adams North Lawn. Enjoy a classic feast prepared by McGrath's Clambakes, with cash bar and entertainment, while watching the sunset at a fantastic vantage point. Purchase tickets at Discover Newport at the Gateway Center on America's Cup Avenue; adults, $55; children under 12, $17. http://engagenewport.com/newport-375

September 13-14th 
Disney on Ice Presents: Frozen! 
Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen at the Dunkin Donuts Center! The heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into Providence. Hosted by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, with special guest appearances by your most beloved Disney Princesses and characters from favorites like Disney Pixar's Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Disney's The Lion King, this unforgettable celebration of love and friendship will leave your family with memories to last a lifetime.

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Restaurant of the Week:
Flatbread Company 
161 Cushing Street, Providence RI 02906

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 9/8-9/12

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 9/8-9/12

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Sep 8
8am: Intern report - Tim Porter, PGY3 Teaching Resident (in res library)
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome
12pm: Journal Club - Meghan Beucher, PGY3 Teaching Resident
*Article attached

Tuesday Sep 9
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Tim Porter, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Global Health/BRIGHT Conference - Trauma and global health: Post-trauma symptoms, treatment and recovery, and resilience - Nicole Nugent PhD (George Auditorium)

Wednesday Sep 108am: Clinical Case Discussion - Meghan Beucher, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Pediatric Cases from the Trail - Dr. Jeff Riese

Thursday Sep 11
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Dr. Ambrish Patel, "Visiting Professor"
12pm: Resident-Fellow forum in the Gerry House, lunch provided

Friday Sep 12
8:30am: Grand Rounds: Infant Brain and Behavioral Development - Sean Deoni, PhD, Assistant Professor of Engineering, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
12pm: Clinic Improvement Committee Meeting, held in 151

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Announcements:
1. From Dr. Jim Padbury: A new Insights and Images Quiz is available on the homepage of www.jpeds.com.  The next Insights and Images quiz will be posted on September 16. Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab onhttp://www.jpeds.com/content/pollresultspage.

2. From Dr. Dan Coghlin: We are now preparing for User Acceptance Testing round 2.  This will take place from Monday Sep 15 - Friday Sep 26.  Given what we have learned from Round 1, we have made a number of adjustments, as seen on the attached signup sheet (http://www.mysignup.com/lifespanuat).  We want to remind people who sign up that this is not training and will not substitute for training. Attached below is a number of additional suggestions for testing during UAT. 

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Local Weekend Events

Saturday, Sep 6th 
Brew at the Zoo, Roger Williams Park Zoo
Tap into your wild side at Roger Williams Park Zoo! On September 6 from 5 to 9pm sample over 100 craft beers from more than 50 of the regions’ finest brewers. Tickets are now available for purchase online. This is a 21+ event. Please note, the Zoo will be closing at 2pm on September 6 to prepare for Brew at the Zoo. Last admission is at 12 noon.  http://www.rwpzoo.org/693/rwpzoo-brew/

Sunday, Sep 7th 
Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruises and Newport Harbor Tours
Daily departures. Narrated sightseeing cruises viewing ten lighthouses and ten islands; sail under the Jamestown and Newport Bridges and through beautiful Newport Harbor. http://www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com/
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Restaurant of the Week:
North 
3 Luongo Memorial Sq, Federal Hill
(401) 421-1100

Pediatric Residency Events: Weekof 9/1-9/5


*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Sep 1- **Labor Day no conferences

Tuesday Sep 2
8am: Biostats- Dr. Brian Alverson
12pm: Katz Chats (Interns) - Dr. Katz

Wednesday Sep 3
8am: Pediatric Radiology with Dr. McCarten
12pm: Antibiotic Tasting with Dr. Alexander-Scott

Thursday Sep 4
8am: Clinical Case Discussion with Meghan Beucher- PGY 3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Sep 5
8:30am: GRAND ROUNDS (awaiting finalized schedule)
12pm: Residency Improvement Committee in Collis Conference Room

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Announcements:
1. Several infants in the NICU have been colonized with gent resistant E.coli. Please adhere to strict precautions and excellent hand hygiene practices.  
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Local Weekend Events: 
Aug 30-Sep 1
17 Annual Rhythm and Roots Festival
New England’s Hottest Festival of Music & Dance on Labor Day Weekend. World-class musicians perform on multiple stages, workshops, tented dance floors, family activities, Cajun Kids Academy, and much more included w/festival entry. Artisans, vendors, ethnic foods, beer, beverages, ice cream for sale. Kids 12 & under free with ticketed adult. Family-friendly music, culture & dance at Ninigret Park in Charlestown,RI.

Sunday Aug 31-Sep 1st
Weekend Animal Encounters
Roger Williams Park ZooProvidence, RIShare the unforgettable thrill of a close-up animal experience with your family! Feed a giraffe or a seal on weekends in September, plus Labor Day Monday (the 1st). Advanced online ticket purchase is now available! If the tickets don’t sell out online, they will also be available at the Zoo admissions gate on the day of your visit, but space is very limited.
http://rwpzoo.org/415/animal-feedings


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Restaurant of the Week:
LADDER 133 BAR AND GRILL
133 Douglas Ave., Providence, RI, 02908
(401) 272-7427



Pediatric Residency Events: Week of Aug 25-29

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Aug 25
8am: Intern report in resident library, Dr. Dana Kaplan (Using diagnostic kit for sexual assult)
8am: Senior Report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome
12pm: Anaphylaxis & Allergic Reactions, Dr. Rudders

Tuesday Aug 26
8am: Clinical Case Discussion by Jennifer Brondon Pediatric Chief Resident
12pm: Sleep Disordered Breathing, Dr. Karen Daigle

Wednesday Aug 27
8am: Clinical Case Discussion- Alex Hogan PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: TBD
4-9pm: PGY2 residency retreat 
Thursday Aug 28
8am: M&M George Auditorium
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Aug 29
8:30am: GRAND ROUNDS - Case: Infant Born with IUGR and Abnormal Liver Function Test
by Dr. Chanika Phornphutkul, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dr. Ezequiel Neimark, Associate Professor of Pediatrics.
12pm: Primary Care Track Meeting

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Announcements:
1. A new Insights and Images Quiz is available on the homepage of www.jpeds.comThe next Insights and Images quiz will be posted on September 2.  Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab on http://www.jpeds.com/content/pollresultspage.
You also can sign-up to receive free Table of Contents and Article in Press e-mail alerts from The Journal of Pediatrics by logging in or registering at http://www.jpeds.com/user/alerts/savetocalert.
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Local Weekend Events:
Saturday Aug 23rd 
Comedy & Wine at Newport Vineyards
Come and see comedian Joe Devito at the winery on Augut 23, 2014. Joe was featured in 2006 on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham" and appeared at the montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival in the New Faces program. In 2007, he was a semi-finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing: Season 5". He has also appeared on The Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, Animal Planet and CNN, and is a regular on FOX News Channel's Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. http://www.newportvineyards.com/calendar.asp

Rhode Island SPCA's Marvin Memorial Walk for Animals 
Join us for our signature event! In its 12th year, the dog walk is a great way to support the Rhode Island SPCA! Join us with your friends, family and dogs for a great day in Goddard Park! Interact with our vendors, participate in the raffles and contests, enjoy a canine agility demonstration, state police dog demonstration, and a beautiful one-mile walk through the wooded trails of the park. Great prizes, giveaways and more!
http://rispca.com/

Sunday Aug 24th
Style Week Northeast
StyleWeek, established in 2009, was created with the vision of connecting buyers and press with emerging design talent. We are a biannual fashion week focused on the business of fashion, StyleWeek is a true celebration of style and culture, which includes both formal fashion shows and community-wide events. We have showcased over 55 emerging designers on our runway since our inaugural week in 2010, including Project Runway alum and are one of the few regional fashion weeks, which has been visited by the CFDA.


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Restaurant of the Week:
Noodles 102
102 Ives St. Providence, RI 02903

For those of you who like yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/noodles-102-providence