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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Reflections Forward

    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...

  • Article

    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...

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    Connecting at Converge Via SIGs and Chapters

    March 1, 2023

    One of the many benefits of SHM membership is connecting and learning from fellow members. One of the best ways to do that is to join a Special Interest Group (SIG) or Chapter. SHM’s SIGs are...

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    The Power of Emotional Intelligence for Hospitalists

    February 1, 2023

    Emotions drive people, people drive performance. This oft-quoted expression provides a simplified explanation of emotional intelligence, but let’s dive a little deeper and consider its importance...