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  • Career Spotlight: Krishna C. Syamala

    • May 16, 2024
    • Krishna C. Syamala

    Dr. Syamala is a hospitalist at SSM Health St. Joseph Lake Saint Louis in Lake Saint Louis, Mo. He earned his medical degree from Guntur Medical College in Guntur, India, and completed his residencies at ARH Regional Medical Center in Hazard, Ky., and Help Hospital in India.

  • Budgeting Tips: Keeping Division Finances on Track

    • Apr 18, 2024
    • Karen Appold

    Maintaining a balanced budget can reap benefits beyond your expectations. “Developing a reputation as someone careful and good with finances can help with your future requests and negotiations,” Dr. Bonsall said.

  • Thriving Hospitalists

    Experts Offer Tips to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in Hospital Medicine

    • Feb 22, 2024
    • Thomas R. Collins

    In a session focused on “thriving” and not just “surviving,” a pair of physicians discussed how organization leaders can adapt the way they interact with their employees and target the things that really matter for people to enjoy—rather than just put up with—their jobs

  • Dual Specialties—the Best of Both Worlds

    • Dec 28, 2023
    • Sue Coons

    Hospitalists who decide to pursue additional board certifications to broaden their field of practice seldom take the same path. Regardless of whether they chose this road for a clinical interest or to further their careers, the road is personal and requires much thought and effort, dual specialists say.

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    HIRED: Mnemonic Checklist to Help You Stand Out

    • Dec 14, 2023
    • By Maria Maldonado MD; Alan M. Hall, MD; Teela Crecelius MD

    We developed a mnemonic checklist (HIRED) based on best practices as well as national survey data on top qualifications for hospitalist candidates to help you stand out as an applicant for hospital medicine.

  • What Is AI’s Promise and Potential for the Hospitalist?

    • Nov 16, 2023
    • Larry Beresford

    Sara Murray, MD, MAS, associate professor of clinical medicine in the division of hospital medicine at the University of California San Francisco and associate chief medical information officer for inpatient care and data science at UCSF Health, said hospitalists may not even see or realize all the ways AI influences their work.

  • How Having a Medical Writer on Staff Can Help Your Team

    • Nov 2, 2023
    • Mary Ann Kirkconnell Hall, MPH; Jasmah Hanna, MS

    Hospitalists face numerous demands, and those in academic medicine are also expected to write and publish their work in peer-reviewed journals, present at conferences, and give lectures and talks. Strategic use of support staff can be a catalyst for the dissemination of this knowledge.

  • Unit Medical Directors—Liaisons Between Physicians and Nurses

    • Oct 19, 2023
    • Karen Appold

    To achieve optimum care, some medical centers have hospitalists or other physicians serve in what’s called a “unit medical director” position.

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Naznin Jamal

    • Sep 28, 2023
    • Dr. Naznin Jamal

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

  • Incorporating Learners on Direct Care Services: Reclaiming the “Non-Teaching Service” for Education

    • Sep 21, 2023
    • Arunab Mehta, MD, MEd

    In the field of medical education, there’s a growing recognition of the importance of incorporating learners in direct care services with hospitalists to address the needs of both the learners and the health care system.

  • Strategies for Dysfunctional Teams and Groups

    • Sep 14, 2023
    • Beth Makowski, DO, FACOI, FHM

    Drs. Russo and Boer began by outlining the differences between high-performing and dysfunctional teams.

  • Standardizing the Recruitment Process for Hospitalist Programs

    • Sep 7, 2023
    • Abhi Kole, MD, PhD

    This workshop discussed ideas to standardize the recruitment process, ask more informative interview questions, and minimize unconscious bias to create a diverse hospitalist group.

  • Can hospitalists think like designers?

    • Aug 17, 2023
    • Jin Sol G. Lee MD, MPH, Bon Ku MD, MPP, Samir S. Shah MD, MSCE

    In this issue, we present a series of perspectives on the theme of design and its growing implications to healthcare.

  • Leadership among colleagues

    Leadership & professional development: Using our voice to promote and redefine leadership and professional development

    • Jul 26, 2023
    • Karen E. Jerardi, Kimberly D. Manning

    As we reach the end of 4 years of Leadership and Professional Development columns in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, we reflect on what we have learned and where we hope to go as the column matures.

  • LGBTQIA+ Allyship

    • Jun 21, 2023
    • Karen Appold

    This articles goes over ways Hospitalists can support our LGBTQIA+ community in different ways.

  • LGBTQIA+ Hospitalists Find Their Comfort Zones

    • Jun 14, 2023
    • Vanessa Caceres

    The Hospitalist recently spoke with five hospitalists who shared more about their challenges and opportunities as members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Harvir Singh Gambhir

    • Jun 7, 2023
    • Dr. Harvir Singh Gambhir

    A series of interviews with hospital medicine clinicians, continuing with Havir Singh Gambhir. Gain insights from their knowledge and expertise.

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Sandeep Pagali

    • May 18, 2023
    • Dr. Sandeep Pagali

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

  • Serving as a chief resident

    Leadership & Professional Development: Chief residency—A team sport

    • Apr 21, 2023
    • Colin Washington, Bruno Álvarez Concejo

    While serving as chief residents during the pandemic was no ordinary experience, the tools we leaned on are universal.

  • 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.