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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.

  • Hospitalist’s Role in a Transfer Center

    • Mar 7, 2024
    • Cindy Nguyen, MD

    Drs. Sanders and Cantu are pediatric hospitalists who played an integral role in establishing the only two free-standing pediatric hospitals in their state. They shared their experiences, successes, and tips on the development of an extended transfer center at 2023's SHM Converge.

  • Empathy for the Rural Hospitalist

    • Oct 12, 2023
    • Mark Menet, MD, MPH

    In residency, we had derisive nicknames for the hospitals in the surrounding rural areas that would frequently send us patients. After we were notified of the transfer, we stayed on edge until the patient arrived, unclear of what was going to show up.

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    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.

  • Hospitalists

    Leadership & professional development: Coaching to develop clinicians, teachers, and leaders

    • Aug 24, 2023

    This article will discuss the differences between advising, mentoring, and coaching, and how hospitalists can use a coaching approach in their professional interactions.

  • Leadership & professional development: Moving on

    • Aug 10, 2023
    • Michael T. Vossmeyer MD

    It can be natural to feel a sense of diminishing self-worth as a career winds down and it is important to implement strategies to counteract such feelings.

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    Multiverse of Medicine

    • Jul 26, 2023
    • Adam J. Gray, MD; Paula Skarda, MD; Ethan Molitch-Hou, MD, MPH

    This article outlines several hospital medicine career pathways including early tips for involvement in hospital leadership, quality improvement and research, education, and primary clinical care.

  • Lessons in Redeployment from Adult Hospitalists

    • Jun 29, 2023
    • Sydney Katz, MD, Elijah Douglass, MD, and Alice J. Tang, MD, MHPE

    As emergency rooms and hospitals are increasingly overwhelmed by pediatric patients with respiratory illnesses, concerns about how the current workforce will care for the influx of patients are increasing, and hospitals are beginning efforts to redeploy physicians

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Important Lessons from Hospitalists Who Love Their Jobs

    • May 30, 2023
    • Larry Beresford

    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 COVID-19 pandemic over the past three years.

  • 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.

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    HM and APP Fellowship Benefits

    • May 12, 2023
    • Sue Coons

    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 26 pediatric fellowships listed on the SHM website.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • growth trends

    Growth Trends of the Adult Hospitalist Workforce Between 2012 and 2019

    • Oct 12, 2022
    • Joshua Lapps, Bradley Flansbaum, Luci K. Leykum, Heidi Bischoff, Eric Howell

    Accurately identifying the number of practicing hospitalists across the United States continues to be a challenge. Characterizing the workforce is important in the context of healthcare reforms and public reporting.

  • microlearning

    Improve Ward Teaching with Microlearning and Digital Content

    • Sep 28, 2022
    • James Kim

    Learning is an acquired skill, but the way we are taught throughout most of our education is not the most conducive method for retention.