Research

With a strong focus on equity, faculty members are actively engaged in research to improve health care delivery, quality, and patient safety for all hospitalized patients through health services research and epidemiologic methodologies.

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Several faculty focus on delivery-based interventions for improving long-term chronic disease self-management and outcomes, while other faculty are involved in global health curricular innovation.There is a strong publication record in both undergraduate and graduate medical education  Faculty members have published > 100 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, commentaries and editorials. Finally, some faculty serve on journal editorial boards such as the Journal of Hospital Medicine.  

 

Publication Highlights

Inpatient Notes: Medical Uncertainty as a Driver of Resource Use—Examining the “Gray Zones” of Clinical Care

Wray CM, Cho HJ. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Medical Uncertainty as a Driver of Resource Use—Examining the “Gray Zones” of Clinical Care. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2018;168(12). doi:10.7326/m18-1320


Is Excessive Resource Utilization an Adverse Event?

Zapata JA, Lai AR, Moriates C. Is Excessive Resource Utilization an Adverse Event? JAMA. 2017;317(8):849. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0698


Right Care in Hospital Medicine: Co-creation of Ten Opportunities in Overuse and Underuse for Improving Value in Hospital Medicine

Cho HJ, Wray CM, Maione S, et al. Right Care in Hospital Medicine: Co-creation of Ten Opportunities in Overuse and Underuse for Improving Value in Hospital Medicine. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2018;33(6):804-806. doi:10.1007/s11606-018-4371-4


Supporting teams to optimize function and independence in Veterans: a multi-study program and mixed methods protocol

Wang V, Allen K, Van Houtven CH, et al. Supporting teams to optimize function and independence in Veterans: a multi-study program and mixed methods protocol. Implementation Science. 2018;13(1). doi:10.1186/s13012-018-0748-3


Partial Codes—A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Zapata JA, Widera E. Partial Codes—A Symptom of a Larger Problem. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016;176(8):1058. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.2540


Creatinine Versus Cystatin C: Differing Estimates of Renal Function in Hospitalized Veterans Receiving Anticoagulants

Wang CH, Rubinsky AD, Minichiello T, Shlipak MG, Price EL. Creatinine Versus Cystatin C: Differing Estimates of Renal Function in Hospitalized Veterans Receiving Anticoagulants. Journal of general internal medicine. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29855865. Published August 2018. Accessed February 17, 2021.


Blind Obedience and an Unnecessary Workup for Hypoglycemia: A Teachable Moment

Wang EY, Patrick L, Connor DM. Blind Obedience and an Unnecessary Workup for Hypoglycemia: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2018;178(2):279. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7104


Improving clerkship preparedness: a hospital medicine elective for pre-clerkship students

Connor DM, Conlon PJ, O’Brien BC, Chou CL. Improving clerkship preparedness: a hospital medicine elective for pre-clerkship students. Medical Education Online. 2017;22(1):1307082. doi:10.1080/10872981.2017.1307082


When the Script Doesn't Fit: An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning

Wheeler DJ, Cascino T, Sharpe BA, Connor DM. When the Script Doesn't Fit: An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning. Journal of general internal medicine. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28337688. Published July 2017. Accessed February 17, 2021.