Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 5/11-5/15

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 5/11-5/15
All conferences are in 151, unless otherwise stated.

Monday, May 118am: Intern report - Robyn Wing, ER fellow in Resident Library 
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards seniors and urgent care residents. All are welcome.
12pm: Neurocutaneous Disorders - Dr. Uzma Sharif

Tuesday, May 128am: Clinic Case Discussion - Jessie Kerr, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Global Health Conference in George Auditorium

Wednesday, May 138am:  Procedures in the Pedi ER - Mariann Nocera, ER fellow
12pm: Chair's luncheon - see announcements below!

Thursday, May 14
8am:  QI in Constipation - Kahleb Graham and Tim Menz
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meetings in designated locations

Friday, May 158:30am: Grand Rounds - Minds Matter: Safe Return to Work and Play after Concussion - Robyn Wing, MD, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine Fellow, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
12pm: Journal Club - Jessie Kerr, PGY3 Teaching Resident 
*Article attached

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Announcements

Resident Competition Time! It's time to name the new chair luncheon! We invite the residents to submit names for the new chair luncheon, to be voted on at our meeting May 13th. Feel free to use "Phyllis" or "Dennery". Send all submissions to the chiefs. Winner will get a new textbook from Dr. Dennery! 

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Local Weekend Events: 

May 8th-17th 
Les Miserables at Stadium Theater, Woonsocket RI
The Encore Reperatory Company presents "Les Miserables" for the next two weekends at Stadium Theater, featuring our own Dr. Bliss' daughter as the Young Cosette! For more information, check out their website http://www.stadiumtheatre.com/events/les-mis-rables/50

Saturday, May 9th BikeFest RI The third annual BikeFest RI is to be held 10am-4pm at 325 Public Street, Providence (Campus/grounds of the MET School). BikeFest RI is organized by the Recycle-A-Bike, the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition and FULL CYCLE @ the MET a community bikeshop. Family friendly activities are scheduled throughout the day and include bmx trick demonstrations from world renown rider Chris Poulos, learn to ride area and discovery zone for children under 7 by WeeBikes, an inflatable obstacle course, the National Guard's portable climbing wall and live music including Cape Verdean Grammy winner Chachi Carvalho. BikeFest RI will also have a limited supply of free helmets courtesy of RIDOT. http://bikefestri.com/

Sunday, May 10th 
Mother's Day Flowers at Providence Children's Museum Create a variety of flowers for Mother's Day. Make a watercolor flower from a coffee filter, craft tissue paper flowers, and use recycled materials to make your own crazy flower creations. Admission is free for moms and grandmoms 9 am - 6 pm. http://www.childrenmuseum.org/

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Restaurant of the Week:
Nami
198 Atwells Ave, Providence RI

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

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 5/4-5/8

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 5/4-5/8
All conferences are in 151, unless otherwise stated.

Monday, May 48am: Intern report - Jessie Kerr, PGY3 Teaching Resident in Resident Library 
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards seniors and urgent care residents. All are welcome.
12pm: ITP - Dr. Philippa Sprinz

Tuesday, May 58am: Basic Renal Ultrasound - Dr. Kathleen McCarten
12pm: Katz Chats with the PGY1's in the resident library

Wednesday, May 68am:  ADHD Medications - Dr. Beth Brannan
12pm: Rash and Fever - Dr. Penny Dennehy

Thursday, May 7
8am:  Code Skills - Dr. Robyn Wing, ER fellow
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meetings in designated locations

Friday, May 88:30am: Grand Rounds - Toxic Thyroid Nodules in Patients <21 Years Old; The RIH Experience 2003-2013 - Juanita Hodax, MD and Jessica Kremen, MD, Pediatric Residents, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 

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Announcements

Asthma Camp 2015 is still taking applications! Asthma Camp is an overnight camp located at Canonicus Camp and Conference Center in Exeter, Rhode Island for children with asthma who are between 9 to 13 years old.  Asthma Camp increases independence of children by taking away the mysteries of their asthma and showing them that they can be in control. Kids learn together how to take an active role in the management of their asthma, while having fun and enjoying a wide range of typical camp experiences. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsoring organizations all camp costs are covered for each child! Priority selection is given to children with severe asthma, who have not previously been to Camp, and who have attended an educational workshop sponsored by the Community Asthma Programs. Please call 444-8340 or visit the website for more information and application materials.  http://www.hasbrochildrenshospital.org/services/asthma/asthma-programs-and-classes/asthma-camp.html

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Local Weekend Events: 

Friday May 1st
Eat Drink RI Festival: Truck Stop, Providence RI
The biggest food truck gathering in Rhode Island is at the Eat Drink RI Festival. Come sample the best local food trucks, beer and wine at the Alex and Ani City Center. Individual tickets are $75 and benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. http://eatdrinkri.com

Taste of the Towers, Narragansett RI
The best chefs, pastry artists, cake makers and more gather for the annual Taste of The Towers. Sample hors d'oeuvres and desserts from the finest caterers while enjoying drinks from our cash bar. It's a great way to find the perfect caterer for your next special event or just experience some mouthwatering food. Tickets $30 advanced, $35 door. http://www.thetowersri.com/

Saturday May 2nd
Eat Drink RI Festival: Grand Tasting, Providence RI
The Grand Tasting, presented by Providence Monthly, features samplings of over forty locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans in the Providence Biltmore Grand Ballroom. During the Tasting there will be three Local Food & Drink Presentations featuring Rhode Island's top chefs paired with a local farmer to wow attendees with some of the best food in the country, all included with admission to the Grand Tasting for $75.  http://eatdrinkri.com

BoldrDash On the Beach, Narragansett RI
New England’s premiere obstacle course series with an average of 8-10 obstacles per mile is designed to meet all fitness levels. BoldrDash, where everyone from elite athletes to beginner runners can challenge themselves and beBold! http://boldrdashrace.com/

Sunday May 3rd
Into the Woods, Warwick RI
Ocean State Theater Company presents Stephen Sondheim's most popular Tony® Award-winning musical brings together everyone's favorite storybook characters for a timeless, grown-up musical.  http://www.oceanstatetheatre.org/tickets/into-the-woods/

Cox Providence Rhode Race, Providence RI
The eighth annual Cox Providence Rhode Races weekend will feature a marathon, half marathon, 5k and kids fun run. With over 4,000 participants in 2014, Providence is one of the fastest growing, affordable races in the northeast! http://www.rhoderaces.com/

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Restaurant of the Week:
Garde De La Mer
86 Dorrance St, Providence RI

For those of you who like yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/garde-de-la-mer-providence

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 4/27- 5/1

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 4/27- 5/1
Hope everyone is enjoying the great spring weather! 
All conferences are in 151, unless otherwise stated.

Monday, Apr 278am: Joint Intern/Senior report: Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards and urgent care residents. All are welcome.
12pm: Psychosomatic Disorders - Dr. Emily Katz

Tuesday, Apr 288am: Clinical Case Discussion - Veronica Bernardo, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Acute Abdominal Pain - Peter Townsend, GI fellow

Wednesday, Apr 298am:  Clinical Case Discussion - Juanita Hodax, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: CPC - Veronica Bernardo, PGY3 Teaching Resident

Thursday, Apr 30
8am:  Clinical Case Discussion - Juanita Hodax, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meetings in designated locations

Friday, May 18:30am: Grand Rounds - Pediatric Anemia in an Urban Primary Care Setting - Kathryn Scott, MD, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
12pm: RIC meeting in Collis

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Announcements

1. The Second Annual Health Disparities Symposium 2015 is to be held on May 12th 4-8pm at Brown Alpert Medical School. This will be the 2nd annual event with an evening of speakers, poster presentations, and breakout sessions. Keynote speaker: Elizabeth Roberts, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. For more information,  https://sites.google.com/a/brown.edu/health-disparities-symposium-2015/home.

2. The Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA) will be partnering with the Brown Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) to provide healthcare and counseling to the community at The Annual Community Health Fair to be held on Saturday, May 2nd 9am-12pm at Elizabeth Baldwin Elementary School in Pawtucket. All volunteers are welcome! Please email Yasmin Khawja at ykhawja@Lifespan.org for more details.

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Local Weekend Events: 
14th Annual Spring Thaw Pow Wow, 
The Native American Heritage Series and the Native Americans at Brown will be hosting their 14th Annual Spring Thaw Pow Wow on April 25th. A pow wow is a contemporary Native American social gathering. It will be a day of dance competition, Native American food, and quality Native American arts and crafts. The event is free to the public and dance registration is free! https://www.facebook.com/events/1377164092591346/

Save the Bay Seal Cruise- Newport
Join us for our award-winning seal-watching tours around Rose Island. We provide binoculars and expert guides. Free Parking! http://www.savebay.org/seals

Seal Feedings at Roger Williams Park Zoo
Share the unforgettable thrill of a close-up animal experience with your family! Feed a seal on Saturdays and Sundays in April and May. Online registration will be available soon on the Zoo’s website. Space is limited. https://www.rwpzoo.org/415/animal-feedings

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Restaurant of the Week:Enoteca Umberto
256 Atwells Ave, Providence RI

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 4/20-4/24

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 4/20-4/24

All conferences are back in 151, unless otherwise stated. 

Monday, Apr 20
8am: Intern report - Dana Kaplan, Child Abuse Fellow in Resident Library 
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents. All are welcome. 
12pm: Child Physical abuse and mimickers - Dr. Bimpe Adewusi

Tuesday, Apr 21
8am: Faculty Meeting - No conference
12pm: Rule Out Sepsis - Dr. Michael Koster 

Wednesday, Apr 22
8am: Constipation -  Tim Menz and Kahleb Graham, PGY3s
12pm: Pediatric stroke - Dr. Michael Rivkin, guest speaker from BCH 

Thursday, Apr 23
8am: Evidence Based Medicine presentations - Ward seniors 
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meetings in designated locations

Friday, Apr 24
8:30am: Grand Rounds - Big Data and Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Peter Townsend, Fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
12pm: Eating Disorder and Refeeding Syndrome - Dr. Abigail Donaldson 

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Announcements: 
1. Please consider volunteering or donating to the Breeze against Wheeze 5K Run/3K Walk to help raise money for the Hasbro Children's Hospital Asthma Camp. The flyer is attached. For more information on volunteering or donations, please email  Oyinkansola_Osobamiro@brown.edu or Breeze.Against.Wheeze@gmail.com

2. 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 April 28.  Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab on http://www.jpeds.com/content/pollresultspage.

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Local Weekend Events: 
Gondola Tours- Family Discount for April vacation! 
During April vacation, pay for 2 passengers and bring up to 4 more passengers for free for any of our trip packages. Bring the kids for a great tour of the capital city, or get a babysitter and bring along some friends to escape for an evening. Please call 401.421.8877 and mention April vacation to make a reservation. See you on the water!  http://www.gondolari.com/

All Inclusive Brewery Tour Bus- Providence 
Rise and shine its Brewery tour time! Meet us in front of Trinity Brew House and hop on board. First stop is Bucket Brewery in Pawtucket. Next stop is Foolproof Brewing, also in Pawtucket! Our last stop takes us to Woonsocket and the folks over at Ravenous Brewing. HLast, we hop back on the bus and head for Providence! Your knowledge will be tested and prizes will be given out to those who listened along the way. Make sure you head into Trinity Brew House after our tour and enjoy 20% off your meal just for being a Brew Bus rider! Now that’s a GREAT deal! http://www.therhodeislandbrewbus.com/

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Restaurant of the Week:
Bodega Malasana
186 Union Street, Providence RI

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 4/13-4/17

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 4/13-4/17

All conferences are back in 151, unless otherwise stated. 

Monday, Apr 13
8am: Intern report - Juanita Hodax, PGY3 Teaching Resident in Resident Library 
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents. All are welcome. 
12pm: No conference... enjoy your lunches! 

Tuesday, Apr 14
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Veronica Bernardo, PGY3 Teaching Resident 
12pm: Global Health Conference - Dr. Delma Jean Watts in George Auditorium 

Wednesday, Apr 15
8am: This is.... Jeopardy!   
12pm: Flanagan's Shenanigans

Thursday, Apr 16
8am: Pediatric M&M in George Auditorium 
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meetings in designated locations

Friday, Apr 17
8:30am: Grand Rounds - No Spank You: The Fine Line Between Discipline and Child Abuse - Natalie Kissoon, MD, Fellow in Child Abuse Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
12pm: Journal Club - Juanita Hodax, PGY3 Teaching Resident 

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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 on April 14.  Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab onhttp://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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Restaurant of the Week:
Figidini Wood Fire Eatery 
67 Washington Street, Providence RI 

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 4/6-4/10

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 4/6-4/10

Congrats on making it through your first week of Epic! We know it was a rough week, but thank you all for your hard work and positive attitudes. Please take a look at the locations of our conferences, as they are still hosting the Epic command center in 151. 

We would also like to share with everyone our new pediatric residency website which also just went live! Thank you to Eric Chow who put in a ton of work on this. brownpediatricresidency.com

Monday, Apr 6
8am: Intern report - Veronica Bernardo,Teaching Resident in Resident Library 
8am: Senior report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents. All are welcome. To be held in PDR123 
12pm: Hypertension - Dr. Kremsdorf in PDR123 
12pm: Cardiac Sim for senior residents (please see separate email) 

Tuesday, Apr 7
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Veronica Bernardo, Teaching Resident in George Auditorium 
12pm: Katz Chats for PGY1's in Resident libary 

Wednesday, Apr 8
8am: Our Trip to Haiti - Allison Labadie, Renee Kleris, and Robyn Wing in Ortho Conf room  
12pm: PAS Posters and Presentations in George Auditorium 

Thursday, Apr 9
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Juanita Hodax, Teaching Resident in Ortho Conf room  
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting (Locations TBD)

Friday, Apr 10
8:30am: Grand Rounds: TBD

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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 on April 14.  Inactive quizzes will be archived under the Collections tab onhttp://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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Restaurant of the Week:
Cafe Nuovo
1 Citizens Plaza Suite 1000, Providence RI 

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of 3/30-4/3

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of 3/30-4/3

Happy Epic GoLive! There will be no morning reports and limited noon conferences this week to provide additional time for residents to become more familiar and efficient with EPIC. Please note where each noon conference is taking place, as EPIC will be using 151 all week. 

Monday Mar 30
No conference

Tuesday Mar 31
12pm: Clinical Pathology Conference - Renee Kleris, Teaching Resident (George Auditorium)

Wednesday Apr 1
No conference 

Thursday Apr 2
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting (Locations TBD)

Friday Apr 3
8:30am: Grand Rounds:TBD

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Restaurant of the Week:
Ivy Tavern
758 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906