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News and Updates

Andy Lai

Andy Lai was selected as one of Journal of Hospital Medicine's (JHM) most highly rated peer reviewers for 2017

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Brad Sharpe

Brad Sharpe was appointed as Chief of DHM effective December 1, 2017.

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Steve Pantilat

Steve Pantilat was an honoree for the "Outstanding Leadership to the Field of Palliative Care" at the Hospice by the Bay (HBTB) gala.

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Sara Murray

Sara Murray and a team of researchers used electronic health record (EHR) geospatial data to track hospital acquired infection.

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Upcoming Events

Incubator: Introducing Procalcitonin into Clinical Decision Making | Stephanie Conner, Sneha Daya 1:10PM - 2:00PM | M1296 + Add to calendar
Incubator: Minimally invasive informatics - Using the access log | Mike Wang 1:10PM - 2:00PM | U107 + Add to calendar
Incubator: Brainstorming session on potential research approaches for issue of autonomy vs supervision | Sirisha Narayana 1:10PM - 2:00PM | U107 + Add to calendar


Message from Our Chief

Brad Sharpe

Recent Publications

  • Bob Wachter and Kiran Gupta publish the 3rd Edition of Understanding Patient Safety. This version of the landmark patient safety primer now includes pivotal new developments in the field, including major updates in diagnostic errors, information technology, patient safety, ambulatory safety, and clinician burnout.

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  • Stepahnie Rennke, Brad Monash, and Adeena Khan published an article on a shared decision making model for hospitalists in JHM.

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  • Madhavi Dandu and her team studied the health effects of "non-lethal" crowd control weapons and found that the morbidity and mortality from expected and unexpected use is higher than usually quoted.

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Meet Our Staff

Donna Portillo

Dharana Portillo
Quality Improvement Specialist