Research

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

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.  

Among the research awards within the group:

  • NIH KL2 and K23 awards
  • VA Innovations Grants
  • Multiple Academy of Medical Educators grants
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Publication Highlights

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

Is Excessive Resource Utilization an Adverse Event?

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

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

Partial Codes—A Symptom of a Larger Problem

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