Hospitalists have taken positions in every corner of healthcare: the C-suite, hospital administration, and even nominee for U.S. surgeon general. Now, add county coroner to the list. This month, hospitalist Adam Duckett, MD, was elected coroner for Cayuga County, N.Y., whose county seat of Auburn is about 30 miles west of Syracuse. Dr. Duckett, who… [Read More]
Hands-on workshop helps hospitalists gain confidence in fundamentals, learn to teach physical exam skills better
Dr. Ramiro Jervis and Dr. Umesh Gidwani urge hospitalists to experiment with checklists during the 7th annual Hospital Medicine Symposium in New York City.
Twenty years ago, pregnant women rarely appeared in the hospital for reasons other than delivery. Two trends responsible for that shift are advanced maternal age and rising rates of obesity, defined as a body mass index of >30. The birth rate for women ages 35-44 has continued to rise, and that has brought new challenges… [Read More]
Hospital Medicine 2013 offers expert speakers, 90 educational offerings, and networking with the best and brightest hospital medicine has to offer.
Hospital Medicine 2013 starts off with a day of learning and advocacy on Capitol Hill.
Dr. Wachter closed SHM’s 2013 annual meeting in National Harbor, MD, with a keynote address that identified cost and waste reduction as new planks of hospitalist’s value proposition.
Gordon Guyatt, MD, who coined the term evidence-based medicine in a 1992 JAMA article, outlined EBM principles and challenged hospitalists to challenge the research.
HM pioneer says hospitalists who have flown under radar soon will be counted on to produce cost, waste reduction.
From early-career hospitalists looking to gain hands-on experience with intraosseous lines to family-medicine trained physicians brushing up on ultrasound usage, the procedures’ pre-courses at SHM annual meetings receive rave reviews.