EM2311D "Academic Hospital Medicine - the Good, the Bad and the Lovely" (IM GR-110323)

Purpose and Overview

The purpose of this presentation is to review the history and current state of academic hospital medicine as a field with emphasis on and correlation to the local academic hospital medicine service. We will review the growth of hospital medicine over the years and contextualize hospital medicine within the larger academic medical center setting. We will then learn about the various activities UT Soutwestern Division of Hospital Medicine faculty are engaged in. Clinical, operational (including patient experience, quality, safety and informatics), educational and scholarly activities will be presented.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the history and growth of academic hospital medicine.
  • Recognize clinical, operational and educational initiatives undertaken by UT Southwestern Hospital Medicine faculty.
  • Be familiar with the scholarly productivity benchmarks for academic hospitalists.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: First Last, M.D.Eugene Chu, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine - PHHS

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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