Meet the Editorial Staff

Danielle Scheurer

Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSCR, SFHM

The Hospitalist’s editorial staff includes Physician Editor Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSCR, SFHM. She is a hospitalist and the chief quality officer at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. She is former SHM physician advisor, an SHM blogger, and member of SHM’s Education Committee. She also serves as faculty of SHM’s annual meeting “ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Learning Session” pre-course. Dr. Scheurer earned her undergraduate degree at Emory University in Atlanta, graduated medical school from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and trained at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

Dr. Anika Kumar

Anika Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar is the pediatric editor of The Hospitalist. She is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and a pediatric hospitalist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. Dr. Kumar earned her medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, and trained at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.

Richard Pizzi

Richard Pizzi is editor of The Hospitalist news magazine. He has worked as an editor at Frontline Medical Communications since 2015, and previously served as editor of MDedge publications Hospitalist News and ID Practitioner. He has also worked as an editor and in editorial management roles for HIMSS Media, MedTech Media, and the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.


The Hospitalist also boasts a freelance writing staff of more than 15 journalists who have-collectively-more than 150 years’ worth of experience covering healthcare issues.


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