Does U.S. Healthcare Need More Diverse Leadership?
June 9, 2016
Throughout its history, the United States has been a nation of immigrants. From the early colonial settlements to the mid-20th century, most immigrants came from Western European countries.
Hospitalist-Led Quality Initiatives Plentiful at Community Hospitals
September 9, 2015
Community hospitals offer multiple opportunities for hospitalists to become involved in both quality assurance and quality improvement.
Job Search Tips for First-Time Hospitalists
July 6, 2015
The best strategy for landing that first job is to start your search early, says Cheryl DeVita, senior search consultant at Cejka Search, Inc., in St. Louis, Mo. “Many hospital organizations planning to add to their staff are willing to consider candidates six or 12 months out,” DeVita explains.
LISTEN NOW: Cheryl DeVita on Evaluating Contracts, Hospitalist Groups
July 2, 2015
Cheryl DeVita, senior search consultant at Cejka Search, Inc., in St. Louis, Mo., offers advice on evaluating contracts and hospitalist groups. [audio mp3="http://www.the-hospitalist.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DeVita_Locums_FINAL_062215.mp3"][/audio]
LISTEN NOW: Bob Wachter, MD, MHM discusses the many facets of healthcare IT
April 4, 2015
Listen to more of our interview with Bob Wachter, MD, MHM, on the gains, losses, and consequences resulting from healthcare IT. [audio mp3="http://www.the-hospitalist.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Audio-Clip-Wachter-2.mp3"][/audio]
LISTEN NOW: Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, SFHM, gives advice on assessing leadership skills
April 4, 2015
Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, SFHM, talks about mentors and assessing your personal qualities to be a good leader. [audio mp3="http://www.the-hospitalist.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Gundersen_CareerCenter1_FINAL_0125151.mp3"][/audio]
Leadership Basics for Young Hospitalists
April 3, 2015
Editor’s note: first published online at shmcareercenter.org There are many practical skills you should hone if you are interested in becoming a team leader in your hospital medicine group—among them the ability to engage others, to effectively conduct an efficient meeting, and to meet project de
Bob Wachter’s New Book Examines Healthcare in Digital Age
April 3, 2015
This month, Bob Wachter, MD, MHM, chief of the division of hospital medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and well known for his work in patient safety and healthcare quality, debuts his latest book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s C
Leadership 101: Basic skills for early-career hospitalists
March 10, 2015
There are many practical skills you should hone if you are interested in becoming a team leader in your hospital medicine group—among them the ability to engage others, to effectively conduct an efficient meeting, and to meet project deadlines.
Hearing Impaired Have Fewer Barriers to Healthcare Careers
August 1, 2014
Recent legislation, technological advances have helped deaf, hard-of-hearing individuals into healthcare professions