The Editors

Meet the Editors

Physician Editor
Weijen W. Chang, MD, FAAP, SFHM

The physician editor of The Hospitalist is Weijen Chang, a pediatric and adult hospitalist at Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield, Mass., where he is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Baystate, chief of pediatric hospital medicine and vice-chair for clinical affairs at Baystate Children’s Hospital. He has previously served as the pediatric editor for The Hospitalist and on the editorial advisory board. His contributions to SHM include serving as the chair of the Pediatrics SIG, participating in the Med-Peds SIG, and being a frequent faculty/speaker at annual meetings. Dr. Chang earned his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, graduated from medical school at New York Medical College, and trained in Med-Peds at Duke University in Durham, NC.

Dr. Anika Kumar

Pediatric Editor
Anika Kumar, MD, FAAP, FHM

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.

Lisa Casinger
is a professional editor and writer. She’s spent the last 30 years writing and editing for trade and consumer magazines and various company marketing departments. She joined Wiley in 2021.

The Hospitalist also boasts a freelance writing staff of more than 10 journalists who collectively have more than 150 years’ worth of experience covering health care issues.

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