- Current Issue
- ACP Hospitalist Weekly
- Career Connection
- RSS Feeds
Ethics in daily hospitalist practice
How to balance patient, system needs
ACP's recently revised Ethics Manual offers guidance on situations relevant to hospitalists, such as stewardship of resources, communicating with patients, and dealing with conflicts over treatment goals.
Too much of a good thing
Diagnosing and treating inpatient hypercalcemia
Inpatient hypercalcemia is most commonly associated with a malignancy, but it can be caused by other diseases and conditions as well.
Caring is hard work
Programs seek to address “compassion fatigue”
Compassion fatigue shares symptoms and some causes with burnout, but it's not quite the same thing.
Paging Dr. Right
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto developed a program to help ensure pages were sent to the correct physician.
Q&A: Keiki Hinami, MD, ACP Member
Can't always get what you want, but hospitalists come close
A recent survey aimed to gain some perspective on job satisfaction for hospitalists.
Functional quadriplegia is clinically comparable to physical quadriplegia but is rarely diagnosed.
Patient-centered care from admission to discharge
How to improve bedside visits
It's hard to increase time spent with patients, so improving the quality of the time is the only workable alternative.
Letter from the Editor
Some of this issue's topics include ethics in the hospital, diagnosis and treatment of hypercalcemia, and compassion fatigue.
From cold feet to code feat
An internship boot camp prepares final-year medical students for the daily encounters they'll face in the years ahead.
Rounds in motion
Our goal was to round with precision, though it was more likely we would meander due to the effects of Brownian motion, bouncing randomly around the hospital, starting at one point and ending up somewhere else.
Test yourself: MKSAP quiz on hypercalcemia
These cases and commentary, which address hypercalcemia, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).
New warnings for statins, drug approval for Cushing's syndrome
Details on warnings, approvals and more.
Swallowing screens after acute stroke, cardiac complications in CAP, and more.
In the News
Rapid flu tests, ICU delirium risk, and more.
Pulse On® Morgantown, WV
Are you involved in hospital medicine? Then you should be getting ACP Hospitalist and ACP HospitalistWeekly. Subscribe now.
ACP Hospitalist Weekly
From the May 22, 2013 edition
- Warfarin better than heparin bridging during cardiac device surgery
- Intensive-dose statins don't confer greater diabetes risk for post-MI elderly than moderate doses
Cartoon Caption Contest
This issue's winning cartoon caption was submitted by Jennifer L. Norris, MD, ACP Member. Thanks to all who voted!
"I had something else in mind when I asked for an outline of the patient's condition."
ACP Career Connection
Looking for a new hospitalist position?
ACP Career Connection can help you find your next job in hospital medicine. Search hospitalist positions nationwide that suit your criteria and preferences. Jobs are posted about two weeks before print publication of Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP Internist, and ACP Hospitalist. Exclusive “Online Direct” opportunities are updated weekly. Check us out online.
ABIM Maintenance of Certification for Hospitalists
Hospital-based internists have the option of maintaining their certification in either Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. Learn more about resources from ACP and the Society for Hospital Medicine to complete both MOC programs.
Ceramic Bistro-Style ACP Mug
Enjoy your morning brew and show your ACP spirit with our 15-ounce dishwasher- and microwave-safe mug. Enjoy free shipping within the continental U.S.
Earn MOC Points for Medical Knowledge
ACP offers its members many ways to earn ABIM MOC points for Medical Knowledge and to make the process easier. See details.