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News and Updates

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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Bob Wachter

Bob Wachter was named by Modern Healthcare magazine one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare in 2016. He’s one of only two academic physicians on the list (the other is Atul Gawande).

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Niraj Sehgal

Niraj Sehgal was selected to the Association of American Medical Colleges' Integrating Quality Steering Committee.

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The hospitalist movement turns 20! Read about the history of the fastest growing field in medical history.

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Manisha Israni-Jiang

Manisha Israni-Jiang received the Outstanding Resident Teaching Award from OB-GYN and the Department of Pediatrics' Compassionate Physician Award for 2015-16.

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Upcoming Events

DHM Faculty Meeting: Obamacare at 6: Headed for Celebration, Rehab, or Hospice? | Raman Khanna, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: Teaching Series - Lifelong learning and self-directed feedback through patient follow-up | Sirisha Narayana, MD, Sumant Ranji, MD & Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
DHM Faculty Meeting: ACE Messaging | Stephanie Rogers, 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
DHM Faculty Meeting: Updates in Sepsis | David Shimabukuro, MD 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar


Message from Our Chief

Robert Wachter

Recent Publications

  • Alvin Rajkomar and Margaret Fang investigated whether the common practice of ordering a repeat blood-count level check in hospitalized patients was useful to detect significant drops. 

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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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  • 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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Meet Our Faculty

Giovanni Elia


Giovanni Elia, MD
Professor