Current activities in patient care and teaching: Adult hospital medicine, 85%; teaching 15%. ... Service in organizations other than ACP: Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine Executive Council, 2009-2010; American Board of
Optimizing inpatient geriatric care is a common priority for physicians, according to a speaker at the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2016 meeting, held in San Diego in March. ... Leipzig MD, PhD, FACP, put the task more explicitly, titling her Hospital
No doubt most people in America still expect to see a doctor when they come to the hospital. ... Hopefully not. But increasingly it appears that those without a hands-on, invasive skills in medicine (like surgery) are being marginalized in the health
Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Richmond, Va., with a focus on understanding why infections occur in the hospital and ways to prevent these infections, and sees ... This post originally appeared at the blog Controversies in
years of education and another 23 years of practice as a specialist in Internal Medicine, I would be bothered by this. ... One of my patients that I have cared for for 20 years was admitted to the hospital after going to the ER with abdominal pain.
While Y2K panic fizzled, another wave of change beginning around the same time has continued to grow—hospital medicine. ... The hospitalists eventually went independent and renamed their organization the Society of Hospital Medicine in 2002.
The hero case managers. As someone who has practiced hospital medicine up and down the East Coast for the last several years, I've had the fortune of working with some ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety,
Patients come in to the hospital when they are sick, and often getting sicker. ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and perspective by practicing hospital and primary care medicine as a locum tenens physician.
The delusion continues. There's a paper in Clinical Infectious Diseases on the highly anticipated survey of Internal Medicine residents to solve the enigma of why no one is going into ... The authors of the editorial even seem somewhat astonished that
However, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently issued a report calling for improvements in diagnosis, citing evidence supporting a physiologic basis as well as a universal symptom, post-exertional malaise. ... Our conference coverage this issue