Orientation

Madigan (Tacoma), Washington - PEDS 667 P

Day 1 of Rotation

0730 MAMC GME Office: In processing - POC Ms. Kathy Rogers at 968- 1511. Office located 5th floor of the Nursing Tower. Ms. Rogers performs in-processing including badges and computer access.

0930 Orientation: POC Dr. Amy Connors, MD and/or Dr. Angie Kunz, Site Coordinator, in the Medical Student Workroom in the F Hallway of the Pediatric clinic.

If Arriving Late: Please stop by the Pediatric Clinic front desk to have Dr. Kunz paged or ask to speak with Dr. Poncedeleon, Outpatient Pediatric Clinic Chief.

Pediatrics AM Report and LectureSchedule:

0730 - 0900 Activity: Morning Report, Pearl, Lecture
Participants: All medical students
Location: Richmond Conference Room
1st Floor, Medical Mall

1200 - 1300 Activity: Medical Student Brown Bag Lecture (bring lunch)
Participants: All medical students
Location: Resident Work Room, Pediatric Clinic, F Hallway

Call Requirements: ALL SHORT CALL through 10pm (you may stay longer if interesting case)

  • Ward-2 calls
  • Newborn – one weekday
  • One weekend day duty while on ward-round on patients, complete work and home
  • Clinic - no call

Miscellaneous

  • Reference Material: Nelson’s Essentials of Pediatrics, Harriet Lane Handbook. USUHS Students: The Diagnostic Approach to Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics.
  • Paging: Dial 99, then 10 digit pager number OR contact the hospital operator at 253-968-1110 and request to have someone paged.
  • Grocery stores located in Lakewood (Safeway off of Gravely Lake Drive north of post) and Lacey (Exit 114 Marvin Rd)
  • Food:
    • Cafeteria (ground floor Nursing Tower) requires a hospital badge to enter
    • Anthony’s Pizza, Subway and others, ground floor Nursing Tower
    • Coffee/sandwich vendor plus vending machines (ground floor of Medical Mall)
  • 4th Year Students:
    1. To set up a Residency Interview:
      Contact Ms. Kendra Mejia, Kendra.mejia@us.army.mil, to schedule interview with the Department Chief, Program Director and Assistant Program Director. Class A uniform suggested for interview.
    2. To set up a MS4 rotation:
      Contact MAJ Jason Caboot, jason.caboot@us.army.mil, to arrange a rotation
  • Leave:
    Please coordinate leave plans prior to arrival as your school is the final approving authority. If traveling outside a 250 mile radius, passes may be issued on an individual basis.