Pediatric Update: Top 10 Articles of 2021
July 1, 2022
Presenters and Summary authors: Matthew Shapiro, MD, MS, FAAP, Shuvani Sanyal, MD Dr. Sanyal Dr. Shapiro As pediatric hospitalists, our organ is the hospital. We care for a wide variety of...
June 1, 2022
Andrea Martinez Receives SHM’s Inaugural DEI Scholarship Andrea Martinez, a third-year medical student at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, received SHM’s inaugural Hospital...
LGBTQIA+ Patient Care
June 1, 2022
Where are we and where are we going? The LGBTQIA+ community has doubled since it was first measured in 2012, according to a 2022 Gallup poll—it now includes 7.1% of Americans.1 As the community...
Self-identified black patients experience higher rates of occult hypoxemia
May 2, 2022
Dr. Long Clinical question: Are there disparities in hypoxemia detection by pulse oximetry across self-identified racial groups and, if so, is there an association with clinical...
A case-based framework for de-escalating conflict
December 14, 2021
De-escalation of a conflict is a critical and evolving skill and practice.
What does it mean to be a trustworthy male ally?
November 10, 2021
“I began to understand that graceful self-promotion is not optional for many women in medicine, it is a necessary skill.”
Racial bias in pulse oximetry results confirmed
November 4, 2021
Black patients with respiratory failure had a statistically significantly higher risk of occult hypoxemia, compared with White patients.
Comorbidities larger factor than race in COVID ICU deaths?
October 21, 2021
Racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 mortality rates may be related more to comorbidities than to demographics, suggest authors of a new study.
Mentoring is key to growing women’s leadership in medicine
October 7, 2021
Women report having a mentor less frequently than their male counterparts across all medical specialties.
Hospitals must identify and empower women leaders
October 6, 2021
Women should engage with male allies to build a pipeline of mentorship and sponsorship to help identify future leaders.