Welcome to The Maroon Service! Your time on Maroon exposes you to common bread and butter pediatric diseases, in addition to a wide range of complex medical conditions. While on this service, you will round with fellows and attendings from the General Pediatrics Hospitalist Team, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology.


Before Your Rotation

  • Review the Goals and Objectives
  • The senior 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; you should also review the off-service notes posted in Epic by the outgoing interns
  • Please reference the PHM box prior to the start of your rotation. It contains information regarding daily schedule, discharge huddle instructions, and the teaching schedule.


  • PL-1 residents: typically for a total of 6-10 weeks over the course of the year
  • PL-3 residents: four-week rotation
  • Days off: Total of four days over the course of the four-week rotation, scheduled by senior residents
  • Daily schedule as follows:
    • Day team arrives for sign-out at 6 AM in Maroon workroom
    • At least one intern and senior are designated as “long” each day and will stay through evening sign-out (which begins at 6 PM)
    • Rounds start after AM report at 9:00 AM
    • You will still be scheduled for continuity clinic during this rotation on some of your “short” days

Roles and Responsibilities

PGY-1 Responsibilities:

  • Four interns per block, with two interns on days for four weeks and the other two to alternating 2 weeks of days/2 weeks of nights as part of Night Team (this is indicated on Amion)
  • Perform the primary patient care role and complete daily patient associated care
  • Pre-round on patients, write daily progress notes (Co-sign notes written by third year medical students), and enter orders
  • Present patients on rounds
  • Call consults as early as possible and formulate a specific question
  • Communicate with patients, families, and primary physicians
  • Attend conference daily while on day team. 75% attendance is expected

PGY-3 Responsibilities:

  • Two day seniors per block
  • One senior resident remains in house until 6 PM to sign out to Night Team
  • Coordinate rounding time with attendings on all services
  • Ensure equitable distribution of patients to interns and medical students
  • Oversee and conduct sign-out and keep EPIC sign-out up to date
  • Help interns with daily plans for patients; double-check all work done by interns
  • Teach medical students and sub-interns
  • Examine all patients daily prior to morning report
  • Write H&Ps and daily progress notes for all patients followed by sub-interns
  • Alternate weekend days off with co-senior
  • Attend conference daily. 75% attendance is expected


Team generally works in conference room on north end of Comer 6