A JUST IN TIME PROGRAM TO CATALYZE THE PERFORMANCE OF NEW HOSPITAL MEDICINE WARD ATTENDINGS

Background: Academic hospitalists aspire to be highly effective teachers and must demonstrate excellence in teaching to be promoted. Internal Medicine (IM) residency programs increasingly rely on such hospitalists to supervise residents when they are on [...]

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DEVELOPING AND OPERATIONALIZING A HOSPITAL MEDICINE SPECIFIC PATIENT & FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL (PFAC)

Background: Patient & Family Advisory Councils (PFACs) are groups of patients and caregivers who share their overall experiences of care and perspectives on specific topics with hospital leaders at regular meetings. PFACs provide a crucial [...]

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DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE UNIT MENTORING PROGRAM

Background: The field of hospital medicine has grown rapidly since its inception over 20 years ago. In addition to providing vital clinical care, many hospitalists are also engaged in (or interested in pursuing) academic activities [...]

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FUELING LEADERSHIP IN YOURSELF (FLY): A NOVEL FACULTY AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Background: Healthcare has become exponentially more complex with intricate systems of care delivery and large, diverse, subspecialized provider teams. Because of the multi-faceted nature and promise of effective leadership, many healthcare systems have turned to [...]

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IMPROVING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: A DIVISION WIDE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Disparities in compensation and leadership still exist for women and underrepresented minorities in medicine. While studies have identified factors that lead to and perpetuate these inequities, institutions still struggle with how to implement long [...]

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K.I.S.S. (KEEP IT SIMPLE … SCHEDULES): HOW STANDARDIZATION AND SIMPLIFICATION CAN IMPROVE SCHEDULING AND PHYSICIAN SATISFACTION

Background: Control over work hours and schedule flexibility are important predictors of clinicians’ career satisfaction, work-life balance, and burnout, which are in turn linked to quality of patient care, recruitment, and retention. Additionally, several recent [...]

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING AS A UNIQUE TOOL TO PREVENT BURNOUT AMONG WOMEN PHYSICIANS

Background: Women represent half of our new physicians being added to practice, however the growth of women in leadership positions has lagged. Women physicians have higher burnout scores and higher suicide rates than male physicians. [...]

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REDUCING BURNOUT IN THE PHYSICIAN AND ADVANCE PRACTICE PROVIDER (APP) HOSPITAL MEDICINE MODEL THRU INCREASED APP AUTONOMY

Background: Burnout among hospital medicine providers is well known. Advanced practice providers (APPs) are well-established in hospital medicine but there is a lack of data on burnout specific to the physician-APP model. As more hospitalist [...]

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STRATEGIC GOAL SETTING THROUGH LEVERAGING INTERNAL COMMITTEES AND AN ALL HOSPITALIST RETREAT

Background: Hospital medicine groups are often quickly expanding, which causes strategic planning to focus primarily on clinical needs and staffing. It can be difficult to find opportunities for goal setting where consensus within the group [...]

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