Weekly Announcements

There has been some recent confusion about documentation and policies regarding medical students. You can view the UH policies here, refer to the email about this, or find the policies in the "Inpatient Resource"->"General Inpatient Logistics". Reminder, it is your responsibility to ensure you are following these policies! If you have any questions please email Danielle Weber, weber2de@ucmail.uc.edu

Please remember to mark the "Follow Up" tasks as complete in Epic. This process is essential and long-call and overnight to ensure (and document) that important items are being done

The QI group for IM Research has an exciting endeavor that will soon be rolling out:
Once a month during NR, we will have a lecture series to go over some of the basics of getting your research process moving forward. The topics will include:

  • Finding a mentor
  • Hypothesis generation
  • How to write an IRB
  • How to go about transmitting results via abstracts, manuscripts, and meetings

They will also be distributing:

  • A list of mentors sorted by specialty for residents to reference
  • Updated Conference List for national specialty meetings
  • Research curriculum from November to February


Flu/TB and Requirements—MUST BE DONE BY EVERY RESIDENT BY 5 pm 12/10/18
Annual Flu vaccinations and TB tests will be available during the months of October and November. Flu vaccinations and TB tests are required for ALL residents, regardless of start date. Residents and Fellows will have the following vaccination and TB test options:

  • Resident Lunches:
    Tuesday 10/9 and Tuesday 11/13– 10:45 am to 1:15 pm

  • UCMC Across from Starbucks:
    Tuesday 10/2 10 am to 2 pm
    Tuesday 10/9 11 am to 1:30 pm (Benefit Fair)
    Friday 10/12 10 am to 2 pm

  • B Pavilion, Room 1107:
    Mondays 10/15-11/26 9 am to 3 pm
    Tuesdays 10/16-11/27 9 am to 3 pm
    Fridays 10/19-11/30 (closed 11/23) 9 am to 3 pm

  • Associate Health and Wellness at the UC Health Business Center, A Level (South Entrance), 3200 Burnet:
    Mondays-Thursdays 6:30 am to 5 pm
    Fridays 6:30 am to 4 pm

Current Long Block 12 residents: if you would like to review ANY of the prior AAP tests you haven't taken this past year, please schedule a time with Amanda in the IM office

New Long Block 13 residents: please sign up for group visits. These visits are a unique outpatient experience where patients with a shared experience meet up together with health staff to reach a shared goal

You will soon be sent a survey about the Silver Fridge website. We want to make this site the best possible resource for residents. Please take time to fill it out. If you have further feedback and/or ideas, then feel free to let us know in the "Feedback" section found on the sidebar

Please continue submitting Shout Outs and tagging your pictures to @outsidethesilverfridge on Instagram