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News and Updates

Margaret Fang

Margaret Fang was awarded $3.5 million from PCORI to compare the effectiveness of blood thinners for the long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism.

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Wendy Anderson

Wendy Anderson and team received a $213,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for a project entitled, “Creating free web content to demonstrate the crucial role nurses play in palliative care communication in the ICU: A partnership between IMPACT-ICU and VitalTalk.”

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Sarah Schaeffer

Sarah Schaeffer will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Medicine Residency Diversity Committee.

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Stephanie Rennke

Sirisha Narayana accepted a coaching position with the Medical Student Education starting Spring 2017.

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Ami Parekh

Ami Parekh was named as one of the 2016 Becker's Hospital Review 50 Healthcare Leaders under 40.

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Upcoming Events

DHM Faculty Meeting: Teaching Series - Teaching on the Wards | Brad Sharpe, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: Clinical Reflections | Andy Lai, MD & Brad Monash, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Grand Rounds: Inpatient Viral Infections | Jen Babik, MD 12pm - 1pm | M1296 + Add to calendar
DHM Business Meeting | Bob Wachter, MD & Brad Sharpe, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: APEX - Pearls and Pitfalls | Russ Cucina, MD, Raman Khanna, MD & Sara Murray, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar


Message from Our Chief

Robert Wachter

Recent Publications

  • Hemali Patel (previous Academic Hospital Medicine Fellow), Kirsten Kangelaris, Margaret Fang, James Harrison, and Andy Auerbach have published a paper in the Journal of Hospital Medicine describing the DHM's Incubator.

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  • In a special issue of Healthcare on ethics, James Harrison, Phuoc Le, and Marcia Glass present a qualitative study describing the ethical challenges facing global health trainees completing overseas placements. 

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  • Stephanie Rennke and her colleagues published their curriculum in MedEdPORTAL Publications titled, "GeriWard: An Interprofessional Curriculum for Health Professions Student Teams on Systems-Based Care of the Hospitalized Older Adult."

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  • James Harrison, Ryan Greysen, and Andy Auerbach report the findings of a prospective observational study assessing Medicine patients' readiness for discharge. They found that 90% of patients were discharged with at least one issue that might inhibit an effective transition home.

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Meet Our Faculty

Rupa Marya


Rupa Marya, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor