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No goals, no objectives. Just a few hints to keep everyone happy while you are away:

Resident room mailbox:

-Tape a piece of paper to the front of your mailbox, saying that you are on vacation, the dates you will be unavailable, and that messages should be forwarded to the attending of record.

 Michart Inbox:

(NEW as of PEC meeting 1/8/2019): Residents will no longer be allowed to sign out their MiChart inboxes to a nurse or nursing pool when they are on vacation or leave. Residents will sign out their inboxes to one or more continuity clinic attendings (London, Gelb, Lorincz, Seraji, Spears, Selwa). In the comments box, they should write “Please direct all calls to the attending who last staffed this patient with me.” If any notes get through to the continuity clinic attending’s, they will forward them on appropriately.


Groupwise e-mails

To create an away message rule:

  1. Click on Tools.
  2. Select Rules.
  3. Click on New.
  4. In the Rule Name box, give your message a name (e.g. "out of office" or "vacation").
  5. Check the Received box.
  6. Click on Define Conditions.
  7. On the first line:
    1. For the first drop down menu, select From.
    2. In the second drop down menu, select Does Not Contain.
    3. In the box, type your name "Doe, John".
    4. In the last drop down menu, select "OR".
  8. On the second line:
    1. For the first drop down menu, select To.
    2. In the second drop down menu, select Contains.
    3. In the box, type your name "Doe, John".
    4. In the last drop down menu, select "END".
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click on Add Action.
  11. Select Reply.
  12. Select Reply to Sender.
  13. Check the Include message received from sender box.
  14. Click OK.
  15. Enter your reply message. Include a subject (e.g. "out of office") and a message (e.g. "I will be out of town from date x to date y, please forward all urgent matters to the attending on record").
  16. Click OK.
  17. Click Save.
  18. Select the check box of your newly created rule.
  19. Click Run.
  20. Click Close.

All done! By doing those steps, all mail sent with you specifically as a recepient (i.e. not e-mails sent to a group address) and not sent by your account (which could cause a loop of endless automatic responses) will be responded to with your message.

When you return, to turn the rule off:

  1. Click on Tools.
  2. Select Rules.
  3. Uncheck the box of your rule.
  4. Click Run.
  5. Click Close.

When you go on vacation again:

  1. Click on Tools.
  2. Select Rules.
  3. Check the box of your rule.
  4. Click Run.
  5. Click Close.

Need more information and pictures? See this document.
If you are using web based Groupwise, see this document.



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