Comer – Gold Service


Before Your Rotation

  • Review the Goals and Objectives
  • Third year residents for each block should reach out to the team 1-2 months in advance to discuss scheduling, which will then be reviewed by the Chief Residents once completed
  • All oncoming team members must receive verbal patient signout from the outgoing team on their new patients; you should also review the off-service notes posted in Epic by the outgoing residents


  • Team consists of two PL-2 residents and two PL-3 Residents:  Required four-week rotation, with Q4 call split between all residents
  • Total of four days off over the course of the four-week rotation

Roles and Responsibilities

Welcome to The Gold Service! On this service, you will take care of those patients admitted with hematologic and oncologic disease, including a busy Stem Cell Transplant Service. You will round with Heme/Onc fellows and attendings daily.

  • All patients will be split evenly among all four residents
  • On-call resident should always be signed into the Gold pager during morning rounds
  • All residents should know all active issues for every patient on the service
  • When attending clinic, ensure that on-call residents knows about active issues for each primary prior to leaving
  • Attend morning and noon conference daily, with 75% attendance expected
  • Help the team keep an accurate EPIC sign-out and problem list


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A gold urriculum was developed by former residents Drs. Kristin Wessel and Mimi Boren in 2015 reviewing common problems encountered while rotating on Gold.  These were reviewed by Drs. McNeer, Peddinti and LaBelle.

Veno-Occlusive Disease (VOD)

Sickle Cell Emergencies

Oncologic Emergencies

Infectious Complications in Transplant Patients