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...
SHM Advocates for Hospitalists and Their Patients
May 2, 2022
Advocacy, simply put, is the act of pleading or arguing in favor of something. It’s raising the concerns and voices of a group to efficiently influence decisions and affect change within...
Labeling of medication warnings
September 30, 2019
Issuing timely warnings regarding medical products promotes patient safety, and the law appears to place the major onus on the manufacturer.
Consent and DNR orders
February 14, 2018
Where have the courts set the lines over the issue of consent surrounding decisions to withhold CPR?
January 9, 2018
Which physician behaviors and health care workplace environments cross the line into sexual harassment?