Career Dev

Dr. Carlson

Movers and Shakers in Hospital Medicine, January 2015

This month, The Hospitalist features new appointments, promotions, awards, and achievements of hospital medicine physicians and healthcare industry professionals. Douglas Carlson, MD, FAAP, SFHM, has been appointed professor and chair of the department of pediatrics at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Ill. Dr. Carlson is a pediatric hospitalist who served as director of the pediatric… [Read More]

New Job Isn’t Focus of Everyone Seeking Advanced Management Degrees

Many hospitalists might get an advanced degree in management because they covet a specific job, but that might not be the only reason. Kevan Pickrel, MD, MHM, a regional chief medical officer for Sound Physicians in Southern California, says his decision to get a master’s in healthcare management from the University of Texas at Dallas… [Read More]

Dr. Wachter

Start Planning for Society of Hospital Medicine’s HM15 in March

“Super Bowl” of hospital medicine is less than three months away If you haven’t registered for the largest event in the hospital medicine movement, now is the time. You can still take advantage of the early registration discount through Feb. 2. And pre-courses, many of which fill up ahead of time, are still available. For… [Read More]

Hospital Medicine Events to Plan for in 2015

Get your calendars out now and plan for a successful 2015 with SHM and the hospital medicine movement. Leadership Academy Oct. 19-22, 2015 Every day, thousands of hospitalists are confronted with challenges that weren’t addressed in medical school. Topics like effective management, leadership, finances, and physician engagement are all pressing issues for hospitalists, and, for… [Read More]

Society of Hospital Medicine’s Learning Portal, Toolkits Offer Educational Opportunities for Hospitalists

Hospitalists are good planners. They also are doers. For hospitalists eager to get a jump on learning, earning CME credits, and improving their hospitals, there are lots of opportunities to get started now. SHM’s popular Learning Portal continues to introduce hospitalists to some of the most pressing topics through CME-accredited modules. Most recently, the Learning… [Read More]