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Current Chief Resident Roles:

  • MCV Chief: Steve Bishop
  • Teaching Chief: Josh Morales
  • VA Chief: Joe Pitcher
  • Ambulatory Chief: Jim Pellerin
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Conference Schedule

Time
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
7:30 AM
Ambulatory
Morning Report
(Journal Club)
Ambulatory
Morning Report

 Ambulatory
Morning Report

 
8:00 AM  
VA
Grand Rounds
11:00 AM
Inpatient
Morning Report
 
Inpatient
(Journal Club)
Morning Report
Inpatient
Morning Report
Inpatient
Morning Report
12:00 PM
MCV
Intern Report
 
VA
Intern Report
MCV
Grand Rounds
 
3:00 PM  
Tuesday Core
Conference
     
4:00 PM  
Tuesday Core
Conference
     
5:00 PM  
Tuesday Core
Conference
     

Locations

  • VA Ambulatory Morning Report is held in room 4D 120
  • MCV Ambulatory Morning Report is held in the 2nd floor ACC resident clinic room except temporarily on Mondays when we will be hosting Ambulatory Journal Club in N9
  • VA Inpatient Morning Report is held in the medicine conference room on the 4th floor.
  • MCV Inpatient Morning Report  is held in N9.
  • VA Interns Conference is held in the medicine conference room on the 4th floor.
  • MCV Interns Conference is held in N9.
  • Tuesday Core Conferences are usually held in N9, video conferenced to VA

Conference Attendance Requirements

  • Housestaff are expected to attend 100% of conferences for which they are available. Absences will be excused for vacation, night float duty, days off, personal or family illness or emergency, needing to provide care to one patient who requires your personal attention and other rare exceptions. Residents can determine which conferences they are expected to attend by referencing this document: Conference Attendance Requirements by Rotation
  • In order to be excused from a conference at which attendance is expected, you must submit a request via the online form here: https://redcap.vcu.edu/rc/surveys/?s=wiFJx2. Please follow the instructions carefully and submit your excuse request within 24 hours of a missed conference.

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Virtual Pagers

Chiefs

  • MCV Day Chief (7am-7pm) 1719
  • VA Day Chief (7am-7pm) 1726
  • Chief On Call Pager (Covered 24hours, 7days/wk) 1709

Inpatient Team Residents

  • MCV: 9124, 9125, 9135, 9145, 9185
  • VA: 9183, 9184, 9186, 9187

In House Intensivist

  • Pager: 9000

Night Float Days Off:

  • Night Float Coverage (pdf)
  • MCV Residents start rotation on Saturday night and MCV Intern starts rotation on Tuesday bight
  • MCV Resident 1, covering teams Heme/Onc, 1,2: Off Tuesday night and Wednesday night
  • MCV Resident 2, covering GI, Team 3,4, 5: Off Tuesday night and Wednesday night
  • MCV intern 1: covering teams 1-2: Off Sunday night and Monday night
  • MCV intern 2: Covering teams 3-4: Off Sunday night and Monday night
  • MCV Intern 3: Covering GI/team 5: Off Sunday night and Monday night
  • MCV Intern 4: Covering Heme/Onc: Off Sunday night and Monday night
  • VA general wards Intern 1, 2 and VA Resident: Covering teams 1-4
  • VA night float: Resident off Tue, Wednesday; Interns off Sunday, Monday
    VA acute care: Covering acute care, Off Friday night and Saturday night

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Social Happenings

If interested in joining, please contact Pete Meliagros

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Miscellaneous

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Resident Steering Committee

The Resident Steering Committee meets on a regular basis to discuss important issues affecting the housestaff.  These guys are your representatives in the program.  Please contact them if you have an issue that you would like the committee to discuss. Also, everyone is welcome to attend Steering Committee meetings.

Steering Committee Members

Interns: PGY2s: PGY3s: EM-IM Med-Peds:
Josna Haritha
David Jessee
Tara McGeehee
Fareed Riyaz
Liz Sonntag
Nate Warner
Joanna Chin
Nick Drake
Ralph Heard
Casey Wehunt
Krista Edelman
Marilena Lekoudis
Masey Ross
Ryan Vega

Zach Hoffman Shivani Shodhan

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