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by Joshua Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH BEST COMP PACKAGE IN THE REGION! Sign On Bonus and Relocation! NO procedures, NO night call, NO ICU! Only 15 minutes north of the City! Each day, my inbox brings me promises of a new life. One with an amazing…
I was talking with a colleague in another section today and she was noting the difference between our hospitalist group and her section.  She has somewhat intimate knowledge of our section because she did a year with us before moving on to her specialty fellowship.…
Antibiotic stewardship, SHM’s “Fight the Resistance” campaign and a number of other quality improvement-related topics appeared in hospital medicine media coverage over the last two weeks. Prior to the kickoff webinar of SHM's  “Fight the Resistance” antibiotic stewardship campaign yesterday, multiple press outlets have covered the campaign launch. Hospitalist News,…
I’ve been writing this darn blog post for four days. Every time I sit down to work on it the phone rings, someone knocks on the door, or I hear that little “ding” that means I have a new email or text. Sometimes it’s my…
by Cheryl Dodds, MD I am a psychiatric hospitalist, and even though I started being called by that title only a year ago, I have been doing the job for 14 years. I care for psychiatric patients who are no longer safe in the community,…
Because hospitalists lack a specialty code for billing (probably forthcoming), and we do not have formal board certification (I would bet it's in our future), anyone interested in identifying hospitalists beyond their hospital walls has a tough slog.  You can call several thousand hospitals and…
by Ryan Gamlin US Health care is in desperate need of leadership from within. And while there is certainly a notable and growing group of physician leaders (think of the Donald Berwicks, Eric Topols, and Bob Watchers of the world), doctors leading systemic change beyond…
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