Class of 2019 Graduation Photos

2019 Prelims

Lung Cancer Screening Tips

  Make sure you’re screening (appropriate patients)! For more info on lung cancer screening checkout this PDF by ABIM/Choosing Wisely: https://www.choosingwisely.org/patient-resources/ct-scans-to-find-lung-cancer-in-smokers/

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VA Pest Control

  Should you come across some unexpected companions while at the VA (of the vermin, insect, or slithering kind) you can submit a pest control request via the VA portal. Click here to start a request Click ‘Start a New Request’ You name should auto-populate, select ‘Education’ as the service Leave the priority as normal …

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State of the Residency

Doctor Metting recently gave a his annual State of the Residency Address, in which many questions were answered and people felt well informed on important topics, such as the upcoming ACGME Annual Survey, future social events, how milestones work, and the fact that we will soon have meal credit at Subway! (Contains 1 attachments.)

Weekend at Benny’s (and other festivities)

  Please take a moment to RSVP to the resident dinner this weekend on Friday in honor of last year’s ABIM exam scores and the upcoming Match. You can RSVP using this link: http://evite.me/TcQukWPyfT.  We’d like to keep this event for grown ups with the following upcoming events family friendly and open to everyone: Division Director …

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Curbside Consults

Some notable articles on using curbside consults when taking care of patients. Is there room for curbside consults in good medical care? As long as the question is simple and straight forward, but discussions lasting beyond a few moments it’s always preferred to put in a formal consult. Curbside Consultations The Good, the Bad, and …

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Using VA Pagers

Instructions on how to page someone with a VA Pager: Call 43369 and follow instructions to enter the pager number e.g. 661 followed by a # and then STATE the message and then # again. You will get the message that the page has been sent.  

Upcoming Change to CLC Consults at the VA

  The CLC is hoping to streamline the assessment/transfer process with a new consult order: GEC Community Living Center Consult Training Aid. Before the process goes live they were hoping to preview the process with all VA providers.

Scholar’s Day Abstract Extension to March 11th!

  WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019 WHERE: Mayborn Auditorium, Lobby & Classrooms, Medical Education Center2401 S. 31st St, Temple, TX 76508   DEADLINES: March 11th  – Abstract Submission Extended   March 29th – Podium & Poster Presenters Announced   April 19th – Registration to Attend  To submit an abstract and for eligibility and selection process, …

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