Mr. Desamours Thrives on Serving Others
May 24, 2023
Q & A with Patrick Desamours, MSPA, PA-C, MBA, CHCQM, SFHM, director of APP operations, hospital medicine, US AcuteCare Solutions, Westminster, Md. Perseverance has paid off for Mr. Desamours...
Dr. Gundareddy Enjoys Making Change Happen
May 1, 2023
Q & A with Venkat Gundareddy, MBBS, MPH, FACP, CHCQM-PA, SFHM, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore Dr. Gundareddy thrives in the variety of his job--clinical, academic, and...
Important Lessons from Hospitalists Who Love Their Jobs
May 1, 2023
Job stress, moral injury, burnout, and the great resignation—these are very real concerns for the field of hospital medicine, exacerbated by but not limited to the unprecedented challenges of the...
Movers and Shakers April 2023
April 27, 2023
Dr. Fleming Elizabeth Fleming, DO, has joined the staff of Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minn., as a hospitalist. Dr. Fleming earned her medical degree from Des Moines...
The Unsung Health Care Hero: When the Physician Advisor Saved a Life
April 11, 2023
Leaving against medical advice is not uncommon in hospitals, but when Ms. Lydia asked to sign out, the nurse and hospitalist were shocked. Ms. Lydia, a sweet, 72-year-old patient with sepsis from...
HM and APP Fellowship Benefits
April 3, 2023
The number of hospital medicine fellowships has grown over the years. At last count, there were three administrative fellowships, 40 internal medicine fellowships, 13 family practice fellowships, and...
The Rewards of Getting Involved
March 24, 2023
The Hospitalist‘s editorial advisory board is a volunteer group of SHM members who share their time, experience, insight, and ideas to ensure we're publishing relevant, interesting, and educational...
Movers and Shakers
March 13, 2023
Dr. Vashist Amit Vashist, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FAPA, FACHE, SFHM, senior vice president and chief clinical officer, Ballad Health, Tennessee/Virginia was recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one...
March 1, 2023
Rising costs of care. Decreasing access to care. Inequities in access to quality care. Inequities in care. Systemic bias and racism. Polarizing politics. Decreasing resources. Aging systems. Aging...
The Big Tent of Health Care Must be Bigger
March 1, 2023
As I feared in last year’s Editor’s Column, this past year has seen one crisis merge into successive crises, making our waking lives a nightmarish fever dream. Just when we thought we were...