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  • Future of hospitalists

    Bright Spots in the Future of Hospital Medicine

    • Mar 30, 2023
    • Larry Beresford

    As Americans start to rediscover their place in a (largely) post-pandemic world, hospitalists across the country are resuming and recommitting to a variety of extracurricular roles and responsibilities beyond their scheduled shifts on the hospital floors.

  • Emotional Intelligence

    The Power of Emotional Intelligence for Hospitalists

    • Mar 20, 2023
    • Farzana Hoque, MD, MRCP (UK), FACP

    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 to hospitalists.

  • change management

    Five Approaches to Change Management in Quality Improvement and Operational Initiatives

    • Feb 22, 2023
    • Thomas McIlraith, Aziz Ansari

    Hospital medicine leaders must drive operational efficiencies to reduce waste and inefficiency but also lead quality initiatives to improve patient safety and reduce complications of hospitalization.

  • ikigai

    Using Ikigai to Find Your “Something” as a Hospitalist

    • Feb 15, 2023
    • Sanjay A. Patel, Jilian Sansbury, Rashmi P. Ganith, Ryan Nelson

    By asking ourselves and reflecting on four key questions, we can use our answers to find the joy, meaning, purpose, and fulfillment we seek.

  • doctor working with documents and medical forms

    Potential Role for Hospitalist: Physician Advisor

    • Feb 8, 2023
    • Amanda Green

    While the role of physician advisor in a hospital can be as varied as that of the chief medical officer, depending on the needs of the hospital, there are some universal tasks that leaders in this position perform.

  • contract negotiation

    Contract Negotiation Know-How

    • Feb 1, 2023
    • Vanessa Caceres

    Whether you’re a hospitalist negotiating your first job contract out of residency or a seasoned professional considering a new opportunity after years with the same institution, negotiating physician employment contracts can be overwhelming.

  • doctor burnout

    What Happens When Leaders Burnout? Nine Ways to Counter Leadership Burnout

    • Jan 25, 2023
    • Vineet Arora, Barbara Overholser, Nancy D. Spector

    The good news is that there are tangible and effective ways to address leadership burnout.

  • happy doctors and nurses

    #JHMChat: Capturing Your Value Beyond RVUs

    • Jan 18, 2023
    • Suchita Shah Sata

    If you were designing the perfect hospitalist job description, what would be the optimal workload to achieve high productivity?

  • smiling doctor

    Leadership & Professional Development: Nurturing Education in the Interstitial Spaces

    • Jan 11, 2023
    • Bruno Álvarez Concejo, Shannon K. Martin

    The average resident spends most of their time in hallways and workrooms, and as hospitalist educators, we can leverage those intervening spaces to teach, reflect, and build team camaraderie.

  • sustainability

    Hospitalists Join in Sustainability Efforts

    • Jan 4, 2023
    • Larry Beresford

    A growing number of hospitals and their hospitalists are seeking ways to contribute to the conversation about sustainability and environmental stewardship for their facilities and the larger world.

  • jargon

    7 Types of Jargon Overuse

    • Dec 28, 2022
    • Lynn McDaniel

    Effective communication between clinicians and patients is essential to good care and has been shown to improve patient outcomes.

  • hospital scrubs

    Scrubs or No Scrubs?

    • Dec 21, 2022
    • Ashley Trotter, James Kim

    It’s a question more and more physicians are asking–scrubs or no scrubs?

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Jose R. Mercado

    • Dec 14, 2022
    • Dr. Jose R. Mercado

    A series of interviews with hospital medicine clinicians, continuing with Jose R. Mercado. Gain insights from their knowledge and expertise.

  • USA vote

    Hospitalists’ Voices and Votes Make a Difference

    • Dec 7, 2022
    • Alain D. Folefack, Marta B. Almli

    As hospitalists, our particular voice and especially our vote is important.

  • filling out patient form

    Nonclinical Medical Teams Role Gives Clinical Staff More Time for Patient Care

    • Nov 30, 2022
    • Sue Coons

    As patient numbers rise, so do clerical duties, and studies are showing that many highly trained clinical staff are getting bogged down.

  • nurse with books

    Books for the Hospitalist’s Soul

    • Nov 23, 2022
    • Ryan E. Nelson, Staci J. Saunders, Emma L. Scott, Alan M. Hall

    Complementary to mentorship and experiential learning, select professional-development books can help early-career hospitalists acquire the necessary skills to fulfill their myriad responsibilities.

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Klint Schwenk

    • Nov 16, 2022
    • Dr. Klint Schwenk

    A series of interviews with hospital medicine clinicians, continuing with Klint Schwenk. Gain insights from their knowledge and expertise.

  • hiring doctors

    Clinician Recruitment CEO: 2021 Market Conditions 'Point To A Looming Storm'

    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Christopher Cheney

    The most sought-after physician specialties were family medicine, internal medicine, and hospital medicine.

  • hospital at home

    Hospitalists Lead the Way for Hospital at Home Programs

    • Nov 9, 2022
    • Larry Beresford

    Research has consistently demonstrated lower-cost care, higher patient satisfaction rates, and reduced lengths of stay, readmissions, and complications.

  • burnout

    The Blueprint for Overcoming Burnout Exists

    • Nov 2, 2022
    • Khaalisha Ajala

    As a hospitalist, I witnessed how this phenomenon was exacerbated by a global pandemic, which placed a collective strain on our health system and its workers.