James Kim, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Emory University
“Delirium and Dementia in the Inpatient Setting” (Tuesday, 11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Maryland BD/4-6)
“This session is a repeat from previous years, but it is an engaging lecture with a lot of great material,” Dr. Kim said. “It has changed my approach to my practice of inpatients.”
“The Role of Primary Palliative Care in Complex, Chronic Disease Management” (Tuesday, 3:50 – 4:50 p.m., National Harbor 12-13)
“As the population grows older, palliative care’s role in disease management is going to become more important,” he said. “I watched one of Dr. [Aziz] Ansari’s lectures in a previous SHM meeting, and he delivers a dynamic presentation that is both informative and entertaining.”
Hyung (Harry) Cho, MD, SFHM, chief value officer at NYC Health + Hospitals
“Tweet your Way to the Top? Social Media as a Career Development Tool in Hospital Medicine” (Monday, 12:45 – 2:15 p.m., Potomac 1-3)
This includes a team of presenters who are experienced in the use of Twitter in conjunction with the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Dr. Cho said.
“Research Shark Tank” (Monday, 1:35 – 2:35 p.m., Baltimore 3-5)
This session involves judging and critiquing the latest research proposals with “contestants” in a Shark Tank format. Among the judges is Andrew Auerbach, MD, SFHM, past editor of the JHM. It “looks very engaging,” Dr. Cho said.