Insights into HM and PHM fellowship programs
February 3, 2022
A hospital medicine fellowship combines the best of hospital medicine with the opportunity for physicians to specialize early in their careers. According to directors of successful programs at the...
D-dimer thresholds rule out PE in meta-analysis
December 14, 2021
Data from a large review support use of D-dimer levels to diagnose PE without imaging.
Droperidol/midazolam combo curbs agitation in ED patients
November 2, 2021
A combination of haloperidol and lorazepam has been widely used to curb agitation in these patients, but droperidol and midazolam could be more effective, owing to faster onset of action.
Mentoring is key to growing women’s leadership in medicine
October 7, 2021
Women report having a mentor less frequently than their male counterparts across all medical specialties.
Hospitals must identify and empower women leaders
October 6, 2021
Women should engage with male allies to build a pipeline of mentorship and sponsorship to help identify future leaders.
Trio of awardees illustrate excellence in SHM chapters
September 16, 2021
The SHM Chapter Excellence Awards highlight outstanding efforts, engagement, and resilience.
Fewer inpatient work hours linked with worse patient outcomes
September 14, 2021
Patients treated by hospitalists who worked more days per year fared better than those treated by hospitalists who worked fewer days, a new study finds.
Medical education must takes broader view of disabilities
September 9, 2021
Strategies for disability education can help health care providers reduce disparities in care for the disabled.
Choosing Wisely campaign targets waste and overuse in hospital pediatrics
September 8, 2021
Multiple medical societies collaborated to develop guidelines for high-value care with less unnecessary testing and hospitalization.
COVID-19 continues to complicate children’s mental health care
September 8, 2021
One pediatric hospital’s strategies for managing medical and mental health in the wake of the ongoing pandemic.