Duke Hospitalist News & Updates

Duke Hospital Medicine News, Updates, and Awards
 
June 2015

David Gallagher, MD, associate professor medicine and chief of the Duke Hospital Medicine Programs has announced the creation of a Duke University Hospital Medicine fellowship program.

This two-year fellowship will focus on academic development and scholarly work aimed at preparing the fellow for a future position as a leader in academic hospital medicine.

March 2014
 

Saumil Chudgar received the 2013 Practice Course Professionalism Award from Duke University Department of Medicine.

 
July 2013
 
Brian Griffith received the Chief Information Officer Award for Excellence for his efforts with the implementation of Maestro Care at Duke University Hospital.
 
June 2013
 
Jonathan Bae received the Duke Hospital Medicine Excellence in Education award.
 
Thomas Holland was awarded the Eugene Stead Award for excellence in clinical education by the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program.
 
Nilesh Patel was awarded the Haskel Schiff award for excellence in the practice of clinical medicine.  This is a peer award voted upon by his fellow residents.
 
May 2013
 
Saumil Chudgar completed the Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership from the University of New England.
 
The Duke Medical School graduating class recognized Saumil Chudgar with the Thomas Kinney Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award recognizes the faculty member who has most impacted the medical students' education over their four years at Duke.
 
April 2013
 
David Gallagher received the Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine.
 
March 2013
 
Saumil Chudgar received the Duke Medical School Golden Apple Award for Clinical Science Faculty.  The award recognizes physician-teachers that the medical students feel have played an exceptionally effective and dedicated role in their education.
 
Duke Hospital Medicine faculty won awards in multiple categories at the Eighth Annual Duke Medicine Patient Safety and Quality Conference sponsored by the DUHS Patient Safety Center.
  • First Place, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Education: Bae JG, Cheely GR, Heffelfinger R, Springall D, Zaas AK.  "Improving Quality Improvement Residency Education through a Shared Online Experience."
  • First Place, Multidisciplinary Teamwork to Improve Quality and Safety: Patel P, Buckner C, Delana K, Niemchak S, Setji NP, Spurney Y, Stillwagon MJ, Velazquez M, Wright S, Bae JG.  "Patient Satisfaction and Self-Assessed Discharge Readiness Correlates with Readmission."
  • First Place, Patient Safety: Jolly Graham AD, Bae JG, Clark AT, Timberlake S, Issacs P, Chen L, Wright S, Buckner S, Thompson L, Martt R, Clausen J, Stillwagon MJ, Spurney Y, Setji NP.  "Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Indwelling Urinary Catheter Reduction Program and the Impact on Catheter-associatd UTIs on General Medicine units."
  • First Place, Process Improvement/Innovation: Johnson C, O'Donnell C.  "Implementation of an Early Nursing Intervention Team Combined with Phyiscal Handoff Tools Achieve Improved Patient Outcomes."
  • First Place, Engaging Patients and Families to Improve Quality and Safety: Stephany A, Patterson E, Elliott K, Fisher L, Fisher J, Tuttle C, Gasparini R, McLean H.  "Partnering with Families to Teach Patient and Family Centered Rounds"
  • Runner-up, Process Improvement/Innovation: Bae JG, Acker Y, Govert J, Hester J, Kachalia A, Owens TA, Snider W, Rohan S, Gallagher DM.  "Implementation of a Hospital Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Conference and Mortality Review using a Structured Mortality Instrument."
  • Runner-up, Engaging Patients and Families to Improve Quality and Safety: Patterson E, Elliott J, Middleton E, McLean H, Stephany AM.  "Patient and Family Centered Care: A Model of Engaging Patients and Families."
 
February 2013
 
David Gallagher, Chief of Hospital Medicine, and Adia Ross, future Duke Hospital Medicine faculty, are featured in the article "Grooming Residents to be Hospital Leaders" in the February 2013 issue of the ACP Hospitalist.
 
Resident James Gentry, mentored by Hospital Medicine faculty Cecily Peterson, won Best Overall Poster for "Death Delusions and Myoclonus in a dialysis patient with Zoster: a consequence of disease or treatment?" at the American College of Physicians, North Carolina Chapter Scientific Session.
 
January 2013
 
Aubrey Jolly Graham received a grant for her project "The Sequelae of Signout: Identifying and Quantifying Adverse Consequences Related to Inpatient Handoffs" from the Department of Medicine Faculty Development Academy.
 
November 2012
 
Stephen Bergin, Alicia Clark, Rania Kazan, Cara O'Brien, and Pooh Setji completed the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Fundamentals in Critical Care Support Course, a standardized national curriculum that trains providers in the basic principles of critical care.
 
October 2012

David Ming, Poonam Sharma, and David Boyte attended the Academic Hospitalist Academy, an interactive conference designed to provide academic hospitalists with the educational and professional development skills needed to advance junior hospitalists' careers in academic hospital medicine.

Alyssa Stephany attended the Society of Hospital Medicine Leadership Academy, a training program focused on teaching essential leadership skills needed for Hospital Medicine.

August 2012

Brian Griffith received the Master of Management: Clinical Informatics (MMCi) degree from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

July 2012

Duke University School of Medicine added the Clinical Skills Course to the curriculum for all second-year medical students with Saumil Chudgar as Course Director and Aubrey Jolly Graham, Cara O'Brien, and Cecily Peterson as small-group Faculty Leaders.

David Boyte was appointed as Director of Perioperative Medicine for Durham Regional Hospital.

Saumil Chudgar received the Duke Hospital Medicine Excellence in Education award.

Jonathan Lovins was appointed as the Associate Medical Informatics Officer for Durham Regional Hospital.

As the inaugural Duke Quality Scholar, George Cheely serves as the Chief Resident for Quality Improvement for the Medicine Residency Program at Duke University Hospital and develps quality improvement interventions focused on Care Redesign for Duke University Health System.

June 2012

Robert Lineberger was appointed as Chief Medical Information Officer for Durham Regional Hospital.

May 2012

The Duke Medical School graduating class recognized Saumil Chudgar with the Thomas Kinney Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award recognizes the faculty member who has most impacted the medical students' education over their four years at Duke.

Joanna Kipnes received the Duke Strength, Hope, and Caring award.  The award recognizes Duke employees who go well beyond expectations and whose actions reflect the core of what Duke is as an organization.

Saumil Chudgar received the Duke Medical School Golden Apple Award for Clinical Science Faculty.  The award recognizes physician-teachers that the medical students feel have played an exceptionally effective and dedicated role in their education.

April 2012

Daniel Kaplan was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) in an awards ceremony during Internal Medicine 2012, ACP's annual scientific meeting held in New Orleans, LA.

Medical student Christina Behrend, mentored by Hospital Medicine faculty Alyssa Stephany, was a winner in the Medical Student category for "A Curious Case of Caffeine-Induced Hypokalemia Paralysis" at the American College of Physicians National Meeting.

Resident Brian Miller, mentored by Hospital Medicine faculty Daniel Kaplan, was a winner in the Associate Clinical Vignette category for "Noninfectious mimics of infectious diseases: a case presentation of new onset Crohn's disease" at the American College of Physicians National Meeting.

February 2012

Jonathan Bae, Aubrey Jolly Graham, and Noppon Setji attended the Quality and Safety Educators Academy, a faculty development program sponsored by the Society of Hospital Medicine and Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine that provides educators the knowledge and tools to integrate quality improvement and patient safety into their curricula.

David Gallagher was named Chief of the Duke Hospital Medicine Programs.

January 2012

Four Hospital Medicine faculty were selected to the Department of Medicine Faculty Development AcademyJonathan Bae and Cara O'Brien were named to Administrator Scholar branch.  Saumil Chudgar and Aubrey Jolly Graham were named to the Education Scholar branch.

Thomas Owens was named Chief Medical Officer of Duke University Health System.

Brian Griffith, Clay Musser, and Jonathan Lovins were named as Duke Maestro Care Inpatient Provider Champions.

October 2011
 
Vernee Belcher, Mitchell Black, Vinod Kurup, Jonathan Lovins, Alyssa Stephany, and Adam Wachter attended the Academic Hospitalist Academy, an interactive conference designed to provide academic hospitalists with the educational and professional development skills needed to advance junior hospitalists' careers in academic hospital medicine.
 
Blaine Hall completed the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Fundamentals in Critical Care Support Course, a standardized national curriculum that trains providers in the basic principles of critical care.
 
September 2011
 
Jason Hester and Jeffrey White attended the Society of Hospital Medicine Leadership Academy, a training program focused on teaching essential leadership skills needed for Hospital Medicine.
 
August 2011
 
Brian Griffith was awarded the Joseph R. McClellan Award for excellence in clinical care and education by the Duke Internal Medicine Chief Resident Society.
 
July 2011
 
Jonathan Bae was named as the Associate Program Director for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety for the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program.

 

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