HMC Downtown Emergency Service Center

515 3rd Ave
Clinic contact:
Mary Pilgrim, RN, 464-1570 x3018
HMC Ambulatory Chief Resident
Thursday afternoon, 1:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For planned absences (vacation, conference leave, etc.) contact:
HMC Ambulatory Chief Resident

For emergency absences (sick leave, family emergency, etc.) contact:
Mary Pilgrim, RN
464-1570 x3018
and the HMC Ambulatory Chief Resident

Please inform the clinic of your absence before 7am so that they can contact any patients that are scheduled.

Meet chief resident in the HMC Ground West Lobby between 1:30-1:45, and then walk down to the DESC. Return to HMC by 5pm.


  • Residents will observe medical students interviewing and examining patients and provide them guidance in making a medical care plan for the patients.
  • Residents will provide the student feedback on their performance and teach them general medical principles raised by the case.
  • Residents will staff patients with the Chief Resident or Attending of the day and receive feedback on their performance from them.


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