CARING FOR REFUGEES AND OTHER MIGRANTS IN NEW MEXICO: A SIMPLE HANDOUT FOR HOSPITALISTS

Background: In 2016, the United States resettled 96,900 refugees. In addition to its share of US resettled refugees, New Mexico was among the 10 states with the largest share of undocumented migrants (85,000) in 2014. [...]

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Identifying and Addressing a Gap in Service: Integration of Clinical Psychology Students into the Saturday Neighborhood Health Clinic

Background: The Saturday Neighborhood Health Clinic (SNHC) is a volunteer physician and medical student-staffed clinic that provides episodic care for uninsured St. Louis residents and connects them with long term primary care providers. An estimated [...]

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IS POSITIVITY CONTAGIOUS? A SHARED APPROACH TO RESILIENCE TO ABATE HOSPITALIST BURNOUT

Background: With over 50% of hospitalists affected by burnout cited in the literature, it is imperative to evaluate tools and techniques to abate the downstream consequences. Recent work on resiliency has focused on how to [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:13:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on IS POSITIVITY CONTAGIOUS? A SHARED APPROACH TO RESILIENCE TO ABATE HOSPITALIST BURNOUT

PULMONARY DRAIN PLACEMENT BY PROCEDURE-FOCUSED HOSPITALISTS

Background: Small-bore pulmonary drains (PD) have been proven effective at replacing the previous large-bore chest tubes for resolution of pneumothorax (PTX), and management of complicated (CPEs) and recurrent pleural effusions (RPEs). The placement of these [...]

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QUALITY AS WELL AS QUANTITY: PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE FOR ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS

Background: The 2016 State of Hospital Medicine report showed that the average hospitalist compensation model is composed of 80% base pay, 15% productivity, and 5% performance. Much variation exists by region in the make-up of [...]

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SOMETHING AWESOME: ELEVATING STORIES OF AWE AMONG COLLEAGUES IN THE EVERYDAY WORK OF ACADEMIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: The healthcare workforce suffers from high levels of burnout, disengagement, and perceived isolation due to constant and unpredictable stresses. While multifactorial, the extent to which clinicians’ experience wellness and maintain resilience in a complex [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on SOMETHING AWESOME: ELEVATING STORIES OF AWE AMONG COLLEAGUES IN THE EVERYDAY WORK OF ACADEMIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE

THE HOSPITALIST AND THE NEUROSURGEON: THE ODD COUPLE OR A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN?

Background: The aging population along with increasing multi-morbidity and stricter regulations on house staff duty hours have played an integral role in fueling the drive for medical co-management of surgical patients. Parallel to these trends [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:22:55+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on THE HOSPITALIST AND THE NEUROSURGEON: THE ODD COUPLE OR A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN?

THE HOSPITALIST FACULTY SCHOLARS PROGRAM: “TOPSOIL” TO NURTURE HOSPITALIST SCHOLARSHIP AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Background: Academic hospital medicine faculty often seek career paths in medical education, quality improvement, and/or research. However, few have formal training to develop scholarship in those domains. In recognition of the desire from faculty within [...]

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TRANSFORMING IDEAS INTO REALITY: A STRUCTURED PROJECT PATHWAY TO FACILITATE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ACADEMIC RESEARCH PROJECTS IN A DIVISION OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Hospital Medicine groups are often called upon to lead initiatives that require access to high-quality data from their local health system. These include quality and value improvement (QI) efforts as well as health services [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:11:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on TRANSFORMING IDEAS INTO REALITY: A STRUCTURED PROJECT PATHWAY TO FACILITATE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ACADEMIC RESEARCH PROJECTS IN A DIVISION OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE

TWO HURRICANES IN ONE YEAR-LESSONS LEARNED FOR HOSPITALIST STAFFING AND DISASTER PLANNING

Background: Situated in coastal Florida, the four hospitals/1,000 beds in the Health First Integrated delivery network are located right in hurricane alley. Our hospitalist program had to plan for, communicate, and execute our hurricane staffing [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:49+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Other, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TWO HURRICANES IN ONE YEAR-LESSONS LEARNED FOR HOSPITALIST STAFFING AND DISASTER PLANNING

UTILIZING PEER MENTORSHIP TO IMPROVE JOB SATISFACTION AND ENGAGEMENT IN AN ACADEMIC COMMUNITY HOSPITALIST GROUP

Background: Hospital Medicine continues to grow as a specialty and hospital medicine programs are rapidly expanding to meet this demand. One of the challenges of a rapidly growing program is how to onboard our new hires in a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:52+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on UTILIZING PEER MENTORSHIP TO IMPROVE JOB SATISFACTION AND ENGAGEMENT IN AN ACADEMIC COMMUNITY HOSPITALIST GROUP