The 2019 Resident Olympics


It’s that time of year again and the tradition continues! The Resident Olympics are back! So join your team, compete in the various competitions, and win it all!

This tradition starts as a way to promote wellness during these long winter months. So enjoy doing ridiculous, non-medical activities and “friendly” competition during noon report and HAVE FUN!

Here you will find team assignments, the schedule of events (also on the program’s Google calendar), and periodic score updates


Olympic Teams

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Olympic Schedule

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  • JUNIOR MINT TOSS: Join us for the time-honored tradition of the Junior Mint Toss. Event is held in the old surgical amphitheater in B Pavillion.

    - In the cup: 30 points
    - In & Out: 10 points
    - In the vicinity: 5 points

  • CAP WARS: Each team will have a box in the chief's office. Deposit a lid for points or sabotage! VA will have a version of this game with something other than caps.

    - Mountain Dew Cap: -5
    - Pepsi Cap: -2
    - Gatorade Cap: -1
    - Water Cap: +10

  • JEOPARDY: I’ll take potpourri for 200. Join us for some non-medical Jeopardy during NR!

  • MEDICAL PICTIONARY: Bringing back everyone’s favorite interview day activity. Expect some increased difficulty though…

  • SCAVENGER HUNT: Clues will be disseminated to find throughout the hospital campus. The hunt will last for 3 days

  • PUB TRIVIA: Monday Feb 18 at 7:30PM at The Pub in Rookwood Mews. Show up for your team and crush the bar trivia for points.

  • TOKYO KITTY KARAOKE NIGHT: Sunday Feb 24th, 7pm. Sing for points and have robots deliver your drinks

  • DRESS LIKE AN ATTENDING: FEB 25th at noon. Pick your favorite fashion-forward (or fashion-awkward) attending and impress us with an impersonation for a day!

  • ART SUBMISSIONS: Let your creativity shine! Submit artistic works for mega points. We accept drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, film, music, poetry, writings, etc. If you'd like to remain anonymous, please submit with your team name instead. Does not need to be related to the field of medicine. Due before 8 am on Judgement Day 2/27. 

  • MEME SUBMISSIONS: Use the meme generator of your choice and make us all laugh. Submit to Elyse at Due before 8 am on Judgement Day 2/27. 

  • STEP COUNTER: Use your phone, smart watch, fit-bit etc to count your steps each day. The day starts at midnight and lasts 24 hours. Send a screenshot or photo of your total steps in the past 24 hours to Elyse at 832-326-4102. Include YOUR NAME in text. If student or attending, please include intern or senior name as well for your proxy. Steps from prior day are due no later than noon the next day. 

Score Update

Silver Snakes: 356
Orange Iguanas: 355
Green Monkeys: 301
Blue Baracudas: 140
Red Jaguars: 35