Should I Stay or Should I Go?
December 12, 2022
Twitter versus other platforms When Elon Musk bought Twitter in October it was anybody’s guess how things might change on the platform. Not even two months later the company has lost almost 67% of...
A Time of Self Reflection
November 17, 2022
A Q & A with SHM member, Karla Pambogo, RN, MBA It’s an exciting time to be part of hospital medicine as there are so many opportunities to get involved. Ms. Pambogo What’s your...
Scrubs or No Scrubs?
November 16, 2022
It's a question more and more physicians are asking--scrubs or no scrubs? Dr. Ashley Trotter and Dr. James Kim share their opinions on the topic. Have We Gotten Too Casual? By Ashley Trotter,...
The Blueprint for Overcoming Burnout Exists
September 1, 2022
“No one is the same,” whispered a physician seated at an adjacent table, echoing the sentiment of the entire conference room of health care workers at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. We were...
The Power of Pictures at the Bedside
September 1, 2022
Shutterstock.com The COVID-19 epidemic provided a stark opportunity to learn what the hospital experience was like with no visitors. Disconnection and loneliness in the hospital, however, long...
Unintended Consequences of the PHM Board Certification Process
August 1, 2022
Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) was designated a subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 2016, with certification through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). While this...
Gun Violence is a Public Health Crisis and as Hospitalists, It’s Time to Step Up
July 12, 2022
I did not think that becoming a pediatric hospitalist would require me to become an expert in firearm injury, but here I am. Every day more than 300 people are shot in the United States.1,2 That fact...
10 Facts for Hospitalists About Abortion
June 24, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe versus Wade is expected to result in a wave of state laws limiting access to reproductive health. This highlights why clinicians should stay current...
How Principles of High-Intensity Interval Training Can Boost Your Career Productivity
June 1, 2022
HIIT your goals! Everyone manages never-ending career and personal demands, and hospitalists are no different. We’re treating and caring for patients and dealing with urgent issues that need our...
Prescriptions for health and happiness
May 2, 2022
In addition to all the fear and chaos it has wreaked, COVID-19 has changed the way we think about our health. Thanks to the psychological, and even the physical, impacts of protracted quarantines and...