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Brad Sharpe

Brad Sharpe will serve as interim chief beginning December 1, 2016, as Bob Wachter assumes role as chair of Department of Medicine. Niraj Sehgal will chair the search for a new chief.

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Andy Auerbach

A team of delirium experts has been awarded an NIA/NIH grant totaling approximately $3.7 million over 5 years. Andy Auerbach will lead the Dissemination Task Force to help ensure that scientific efforts are disseminated with existing organizations, such as the American Delirium Society and European Delirium Association.

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Phuoc Le

Phuoc Le was inducted into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators for 2016.

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Lynnea Mills, Sirisha Narayana, and Brad Monash received the Haile T. Debas Academy's 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Upcoming Events

DHM Faculty Meeting: APEX - Pearls and Pitfalls | Russ Cucina, MD, Raman Khanna, MD & Sara Murray, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: Updates in Sepsis | David Shimabukuro, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Grand Rounds: Updates in Hospital Medicine | Brad Sharpe, MD 12pm - 1pm | M1296 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: Neutrophils and Organ Dysfunction in Sepsis | Kirsten Kangelaris, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar

Message from Our Chief

Robert Wachter

Recent Publications

  • Cindy Lai and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to explore the impact of premedical student involvement in student-run clinics.

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  • Alvin Rajkomar and colleagues demonstrate ways to use deep learning, an artificial intelligence technique, on chest radiographs.

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  • Kirsten Kangelaris and colleagues tested whether Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome subphenotypes would respond differently to randomly assigned fluid therapy

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  • Margaret Fang examined stability of warfarin anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation patients with an initial time in therapeutic range greater than or equal to 70%.

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Meet Our Faculty

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Giovanni Elia, MD