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

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of Aug 18-22

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of Aug 18-22

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Aug 18
8 am: Intern Report - Mariann Nocera, Pediatric EM Fellow
** in the Resident library
8 am: Senior Report - Discussion of interesting cases from the past week with the wards senior and urgent care residents - All are welcome

Tuesday Aug 19
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Alex Hogan, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Increased ICP/TBI - Dr. Susan Day

Wednesday Aug 20
8am: Faculty Meeting, no morning conference
12pm: Pediatric Radiology, Chest and Airway - Dr. Kathleen McCarten
5pm: PGY 3 Class retreat 

Thursday Aug 21
8am: Clinical Case Discussion - Alex Hogan, PGY3 Teaching Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Aug 22
8:30am: GRAND ROUNDS - Rash Decisions: Using Skin Manifestations to Cinch the Diagnosis, by our very own Dr. Michael Koster, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
12pm: Flanagans Shenanigans (aka Klein Dine) 

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Announcements:
None 

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Local Weekend Events:
Saturday Aug 16th 
Newport Concert Series - The Beach Boys
America's most beloved Southern California rockers, The Beach Boys, bring the upbeat sounds to the Newport Yachting Center stage on Saturday, August 16th. Sing along, dance and reminisce about the old times to classic hits like "I Get Around," 'Wouldn't It Be Nice" and many more! www.newportwaterfrontevents.com
Brewery Tours - South Kingstown 
Its Saturday afternoon and the Brew Bus is headed to South Kingstown for our Afternoon Delight tour. Meet us at Sons Of Liberty Spirits and we will head inside to taste Rhode Island’s favorite whiskey and vodka. Here we will check out how they make great beer into even greater whiskey. Let your taste buds dance as you treat them to the finest spirits around! Now we hop on the bus and head over to Proclamation Ale Co. Here we will find a tucked away brewery with a in your face beer mentality. Be prepared to try bold delicious beers while checking out this one of a kind brewery. You may have never heard of them before but we promise you wont forget them once we leave. Getting back on the bus now and we are headed to Whalers Brewing Co. Whalers is also new to the Scene but that isn’t stopping them from crafting great beer in an awesome space. Head inside with us and hang out with the guys that made it happen. Grab a tasting and relax as they talk about what it takes to make great beer. We will finish our tour back at Sons Of Liberty Spirits and we will be sure to send you home with some Pint glasses and happy tummies.  http://www.therhodeislandbrewbus.com/

Sunday Aug 17th 
Newport Comedy Series - Bill Cosby 
One of America's most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby makes his Newport Comedy Series debut on the Newport waterfront. He has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books such as Fatherhood. His comedy transcends age, gender and cultural barriers. http://newportcomedy.com/
Cyclovia Providence on Broadway
Cyclovía Providence, a car-free event that opens Providence streets to the people so that they can walk, skate, run, bike, exercise, and socialize. This event is free, open to the public and fun for people of all ages. The upcoming Cyclovía is on Broadway (Dean Street to Courtland Street) August 17 from 12 to 4 PM. Cyclovía Providence is sponsored by Mayor Angel Taveras in partnership with Zipcar, Walgreens, the Healthy Communities Office, the Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, and Providence Departments of Parks and Recreation. Cyclovía will include helmet fittings, Zumba, street vendors and more. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Elizabeth Garcia at egarcia@providenceri.com. See you there! www.providenceri.com

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Restaurant of the Week:
Broadway Bistro 
205 Broadway, Providence RI 02909
(401)331-2450

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

Pediatric Residence Newsletter: Week of Aug 11-15

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of Aug 11-15

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Aug 11
**VJ Day, no conferences

Tuesday Aug 12
8am: Clinical Case Discussion, Allison Heinly, Pediatric Chief Resident
12pm: Global Health Conference in George Auditorium

Wednesday Aug 13
8am: Ebola Outbreak - Dr. Michael Smit; EBM by Michelle Beller
12pm: Journal Club with Alex Hogan, PGY3 Teaching Resident 
** Article attached
4-9pm: Intern retreat 
Thursday Aug 14
8am: Clinical Case Discussion, Jennifer Brondon, Pediatric Chief Resident
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Aug 15
8:30am: GRAND ROUNDS - The Evaluation of the Febrile Infant (are we just guessing?) - Eric Biondi, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine
12pm: "Metabolic Acidosis: It's Not as Boring as You Think...Really" - Dr. Eric Biondi

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Announcements:
1. Infant CPR Training kits at Hasbro!
Hasbro now has available Infant CPR Anytime kits free of charge to families who may benefit from infant CPR Training. See this link for more information about the kits themselves:  http://commerce.workflowoneaccess.com/  Basically, the kits include a DVD and a practice doll. Families can watch the video while in-house. They can ask their nurses or physicians any questions they have about the video. On discharge, they take the kit with them. It is theirs to keep. The training has been validated to be just as effective as classroom learning: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/127/4/713.long The kits are currently stored in the PICU conference room.  Ask the PICU clinical manager, Lisa Paolino, for assistance to obtain one for inpatient families.

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Local Weekend Events:
Saturday Aug 9th 


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: National Grid.  http://waterfire.org
Brewery Tours, 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. Learn and sample some great beer from team Bucket as they show off their brewery. See where they started and how they have grown in a short time. Next stop is Foolproof Brewing, also in Pawtucket! We will head inside and taste some of Rhode Island’s favorite local beer. You will not be disappointed with the beer from these guys. Our last stop takes us to Woonsocket and the folks over at Ravenous Brewing. Here we will taste the coffee milk stout that has everyone talking along with some other delicious brews. Last, 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/

Sunday Aug 10
25th Annual Urkupina Festival, Providence 
The Rhode Island Bolivian-American Association (RIBAA) is pleased to invite everyone to the 25th annual Urkupina festival. This festival is a two-day event, which will be held on the 9th and 10th of August, 2014 at the Bank of America City Center, 2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, Rhode Island. Over 400 dancers outfitted in colorful and folkloric costumes from Bolivia make their way performing towards the heart of Providence. Year after year, this festival attracts thousands of local Rhode Islanders and visitors from neighboring states, and as always we will be partnering with WaterFire Providence®. Come enjoy authentic Bolivia cuisine, and exotic vibrant folkloric dancing, an absolute family affair.
Pints for Paws, Providence
Pints for Paws is the place to be for an enjoyable day and night of incredible live local music and delicious food and drink, all to benefit homeless animals in need. Highlights include a VIP Craft Beer Tasting that includes 2 hours of sampling local and national craft beers like Revival Brewing Co., Foolproof Brewery & Lagunitas and re-entry for the entire evening of music and fun! Live music includes Mud in Your Eye, Lucky United, Jukebox Romantics and The Throttles. Help save animals one pint at a time! http://www.parl.org/

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Restaurant of the Week:
Los Andes Restaurant 
903 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence RI 02908
(401)649-4911

For those of you who like yelp: http://losandesri.com/andes/index.php

Pediatric Residency Newsletter: Week of Aug 4-8

Pediatric Residency Events: Week of Aug 4-8

*All conferences are in Hasbro 151 unless otherwise noted.

Monday Aug 4
8am: Intern Report - Alex Hogan, PGY3 Teaching Resident
**In the 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: Lyme and Tickborne Illness - Dr. Aris Garro

Tuesday Aug 5
8am: Discharge prescriptions and Lifespan Pharmacy - Dr. Dan Coghlin, Steve Willis, and the Lifespan Pharmacy staff
**All available 1st and 2nd years must attend this morning report
12pm: Infant Formulas and Tastings - Maria Santini

Wednesday Aug 6
8am: Clinical Case Discussion, Jennifer Brondon, Pediatric Chief Resident
12pm: Tickborne Illness - Dr. Penelope Dennehy

Thursday Aug 7
8am: Evidence Based Medicine Presentations by wards senior residents
12pm: Primary Care Micropractice Meeting in designated locations

Friday Aug 8
8:30am: GRAND ROUNDS - Breastfeeding in Rhode Island: Victories, Challenges, and Opportunities - Julie Taylor, MD, MSc, Professor of Family Medicine, Directory of Clinic Curriculum, the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. 
12pm: Katz Chats with the interns in the Resident Library

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Announcements:
None

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Local Weekend Events:
Saturday Aug 2nd
60th Newport Jazz Festival, Newport
10:00am–7:00pm. International Tennis Hall of Fame and Fort Adams State Park. Enjoy the very latest tunes from some of the giants of jazz!  http://www.newportjazzfest.org/
Music for Paws- Friends of the Bristol Animal Shelter, Providence
There will be a HUGE Outdoor Family & Dog Friendly Block Party from 12pm-5pm. Tons of different vendors, free samples, food trucks, raffles, balloon animals, face painting, and MORE! There will be an Indoor Benefit Concert from 5pm-2am. 8 different bands. Cash bar, and "Friends" merchandise available for purchase. Please check out the event pages and RSVP! http://www.friendsofthebristolanimalshelter.org/

Sunday July 3rd 
4th Annual Wheels for Wishes Car Show, West Greenwich 
Spectators are free at this event with great give-a-ways, raffles, door prizes, and unique vendors. Music by "Crusin" Bruce Palmer. There is a $15 entry free. The show is open to antiques, rods, classics up to '89, and all Corvettes. 28 Classes, Best of Show, and People's Choice! There are free goody bags for the first 100 entries! 
30th Annual Charlestown Chamber Seafood Festival, Charlestown
Friday, 12-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday, 11am-10pm. A gastronomic extravaganza of Rhode Island's best seafood—lobster, steamers, chowder, fish and chips, clam cakes, corn on the cob, a raw bar, and more. Plus arts and crafts, amusement rides, rock climbing wall, children's shows, and classic car show.  http://www.charlestownrichamber.com/
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Restaurant of the Week:
Julians
318 Broadway, Providence RI 02909
(401)861-1770